Machinery

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Wepackit, Inc: Small case erector

Wepackit’s (Orangeville, Ontario, Canada) small case erector is 66”x36”. The Mini Rector erects RSC and HSC cases at 12/min, and no-tool changeover takes less than 5 min.
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MAP Systems, a div. of ClearLam Packaging: No-vacuum MAP system

MAP Systems (Des Plaines, IL) introduces a modified atmosphere “interface” system that uses a patented Dual Laminar Flow™ and Gas Laser™ technology, rather than vacuum, to remove oxygen and replace it with another gas, usually nitrogen.
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Strapping tool

Greiner’s (Essingen, Germany) Combi PP is a manual strapping tool in 3/8” to 5/8” PP strap widths. Offers easy operation, high mobility, reliable crimp with seal and high sealing strength.
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Roberts PolyPro: Packaging 'fixtures'

Roberts PolyPro (Charlotte, NC) offers literature on its packaging fixtures for paperboard and plastic packages, as well as its high-speed paperboard converting machinery.
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Imagenation: Frame grabber

Imagenation’s (Beaverton, OR) PXD1000 frame grabber is designed for use with any machine vision system that uses RS422- or RS644-based digital cameras.
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Arrowhead Systems LLC: Lubrication system

The ArrowLube conveyor lubrication system from Arrowhead (Oshkosh, WI) follows a preset injection schedule to deliver a fixed amount of oil or grease lubricant to bearings.
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Dimension Industries, LLC: Cartoner

Dimension Industries (Maple Grove, MN) introduces a collating and cartoning system for bulk quantities of filled blisters. After accumulating product from 2 bowl feeders, 2 towers orient and collate 5 to 10 blisters into stacks.
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The New Resina Corp.: Torque inspection system

The TorqGuard™ torque inspection system from New Resina (Brooklyn, NY) is designed to be integrated with Resina cappers or to stand alone in conjunction with any capping system.
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Intl. Packaging Systems, Inc: Plastic tier sheets

Ecotier™ PP sheets from Intl. Packaging Systems (Ann Arbor, MI) provide a clean, cost-effective, and “earth-friendly” method for stacking containers on pallets for shipment to food and beverage producers.
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Formost Fuji Corporation: Tortilla bagger

Operating at speeds to 60 bags/min, the JV-60 tortilla bagger from Formost (Woodinville, WA) handles 6” to 14” dia tortillas in variable stack heights.
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Labeling Systems : Labeling literature

From Labeling Systems (Oakland, NJ) comes new literature compiled of 5 separate color brochures: Customized Labelers, Front & Back Labelers, Wrap-Around Labelers, Print & Apply Labelers and Stand-Alone Labelers.
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Salwasser Mfg. Co., Inc: Case/tray packer

The SFX-100 case/tray packer from Salwasser (Reedley, CA) uses a 2-axis robotic arm with vacuum or gripper tooling to lift and place full layers of product into 1 or more cases/trays in each cycle.
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Small palletizers

Top Tier’s (North Adams, MA) Tower model palletizer measures 36 sq’, while the End-of-Line model measures 60 sq’. Both models start at $50ꯠ, offer various configurations for infeed and outfeed, and have memory for 150 preprogrammed stacking patterns.
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Zebra Technologies: 'Smart label' printer

Operating on labels that have radio frequency identification (RFID) transponders embedded in them, Zebra’s (Vernon Hills, IL) R-140™ prints on the labels’ surface while simultaneously encoding the transponders.
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Kerr Group Inc: Child-resistant package

The Pharmaceutical Div. of Kerr Group (Lancaster, PA) has introduced Tab II, a child-resistant package that includes a 1-piece injection-molded PP cap and a 1-piece injection/stretch blow-molded PP bottle.

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