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Dynax: Materials handling system

The robotic five-axis Flexcell™ from Dynax (Sarasota, FL) loads, unloads and assembles delicately finished packaging components. including bottles, closures or other small pieces that have easily marred finishes.
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IWK Packaging Machinery Inc: Ease of operation

New generation of IWK (Fairfield, NJ) PC-controlled tube fillers and cartoners are built with a human-machine interface (HMI) that provides an on-line troubleshooting guide with complete documention.
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Innopaq, Inc: Guiderail adjuster

Innopaq’s (Clearwater, FL) Quadro system connects a conveyor’s guiderail brackets so they can be adjusted by going to a centralized gearbox and turning 1 knob.
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Bilt-Rite Conveyors, Inc: Chain conveyors

Specifications and features of 3 of Bilt-Rite’s (Garfield, NJ) flat-top chain conveyors are detailed in a new brochure. Conveyors featured include the FTC-760-SR, a straight-running conveyor; the FTC-760-SF, a side-flexing chain curve conveyor; and the SSC series of stainless-steel flat-top chain conveyors.
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Alpha Plastics: Apothecary bottles

Alpha Plastics’ (St. Louis, MO) new line of apothecary bottles, are injection/stretch blow-molded of PET. The bottles are available in 6 sizes: 75cc/100cc; 120cc; 150cc; and 200cc, all with 38-mm neck finishes; and a 250cc/300cc bottle with a 45-mm neck finish.
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A-B-C Packaging Machine Corp.: Case sealer

A-B-C (Tarpon Springs, FL) offers a full color, 4-page brochure describing its updated Super Pro Model 30HM automatic top-and-bottom case sealer. The new model, with speeds to 50 cases/min, has easy-set adhesive adjustment, so changes in glue patterns are fast and simple, says the manufacturer.
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Harland America Inc: Harland America Inc: Roll-fed labeler

The stepper-driven Sirius from Harland (Delran, NJ) applies preprinted rollstock labels to a variety of products. Available as an in-line or stand-alone unit, the labeler offers memory for 100 products and accommodates a 400-mm (15.76”) label roll.
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Ross Industries: Tray packer

A modified atmosphere tray packer, the Inpack S45™ from Ross (Midland, VA) creates hermetically sealed packages using preformed barrier trays and lidding film and an enclosed evacuation and gas-flushing chamber.
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Willett America Inc: Wet-bottle coding

Wet-Bottle Black ink from Willett (Fort Worth, TX) is designed to adhere to glass bottles wet from condensation or washing. The ink is resistant to abrasion and and even to spillage of some distilled products.
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Change Parts, Inc: Stars and guides

Kwik-Change stars and guides from Change Parts (Ludington, MI) fit over quarter-turn locking hubs, which remain fixed to the machine. A simple quarter turn is all that is needed to release and replace each Kwik-Change star and centerguide with no tools.
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Newman Labeling Systems: Continuous label feeder

Newman Machinery’s (Belle Mead, NJ) Easisplice continuous label feeder provides an uninterrupted supply of label feedstock in virtually any web size and material.
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ARPAC LLC: Compact multipacker

Arpac’s (Schiller Park, IL) Brandpac® BPMP-50 is a compact bottom-overlap multipacker. Product sizes can range from 2 ?” to 4” in dia and up to 12” tall.
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IWK Packaging Machinery Inc: PC-controlled cartoner

IWK Packaging Machinery (Fairfield, NJ) has introduced PC-controlled cartoning machines that offer tool-less changeovers, positive carton erecting and a quick-change modular assembly for glue-to-tuck conversions.
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Econocorp Inc: Carton sealer

The Econoseal® Twinseal carton sealer from Econocorp (Randolph, MA) has been modified for quick and tool-less changeovers. Hand-crank knobs and square-up rails are now ratchet handles.
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MG America: Compact case packer

Quick changeover is easily accomplished with the Model B88 case packer from MG America (Fairfield, NJ). Compact machine can pack bottles, tubes, soaps or cans into cases measuring 180x100x120 mm (7”x3.9”x4.7”) to 500x320x350 mm (19.7”x12.6”x13.8”).

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