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Capmatic Ltd.: Monoblocs brochure

The Alpha series of crimping and capping monoblocs is featured in a new color brochure from Capmatic (Montreal, Quebec, Canada). The 8-page brochure lists specifications for each model and features numerous large photos.
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Avery Dennison Retail Information Systems (Printer Div.): Printer/applicator data

A new data sheet from Avery Dennison Printer Systems (Philadelphia, PA) describes the line of TTX x50 printer/applicators, which feature a one-step labeling process for printing and affixing up to 60 labels/min.
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Koch Equipment LLC: Tray sealer for MAP applications

The KATS(TM) 1500 MAP tray sealer from Koch Equipment Div. (Kansas City, MO) features vacuum/gas-flush controls for modified-atmosphere packaging and quick-change tooling for up to 4 trays/cycle and up to 1귔 cycles/hr when working without vacuum/gas.
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Enercon Industries Corp.: Induction cap sealer

Enercon Industries (Menomonee Falls, WI) has introduced its new stainless-steel-enclosed, air-cooled, induction cap sealer. The Super Seal(TM) models 75 and 100 are designed to operate without water cooling on filling/packaging lines in the pharmaceutical, nutrition supplement, and health and beauty aids industries.
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Standard-Knapp: Case packer

The Versatron case packer from Standard-Knapp (Portland, CT) is now equipped with Soft-Catch technology, a feature that lifts the case up and then lowers it at the same speed as the dropping product, making the case bottom a more yielding surface that receives the product gently.
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A-B-C Packaging Machine Corp.: Bag palletizer

A-B-C's (Tarpon Springs, FL) 4-color brochure features the 72B bag palletizer and describes the advantages of this model, which allows packagers to eliminate manual palletizing at an economical price, says the company.
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Rovema Packaging Machines L.P.: Vf/f/s machine

Rovema Packaging Machine's (Lawrenceville, GA) VPK-260 vf/f/s machine offers continuous-motion operation at speeds to 180 bags/min. Suitable for handling fragile food products like candy, bakery goods and cereal, as well as frozen and pet foods.
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Loveshaw, An ITW Company: Label applicator

Loveshaw's (South Canaan, PA) Little David VersaLabel(TM) Apply Only System automatically or semi-automatically applies pre-printed labels to pallets, cases, cartons or products.
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Hoppmann Corp.: Scallop feeder

The new and improved FS scallop centrifugal feeder from Hoppmann Corp. (Chantilly, VA) is designed to feed and orient products that are tubular, rectangular, oval or square.
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MRM/Elgin Corp.: Fillers

MRM Elgin (Menomonie, WI) has released a color brochure highlighting its volumetric, fill-to-level and time/pressure fillers. Machines handle a broad array of products of various viscosities, as well as different-sized containers measuring from fractional oz to 5-gal units.
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Streamfeeder: Coupon inserter

The ST 550 Universal Friction Feeder® from Streamfeeder (Minneapolis, MN) automatically inserts coupons into cartons and containers at speeds to 450/min.
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Thermedics Detection Inc: X-ray systems

Thermedics Detection (Chelmsford, MA) offers the InScan® line of X-ray-based imaging equipment for a variety of package types. The InScan 100 checks net fill levels of containers.
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Fernqvist Labeling Solutions: Color label printer

The Palette is a new color label/bar-code thermal-transfer printer from Fernqvist (Mountain View, CA). It uses one printhead and four-panel CMYK ribbons.
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Dalemark Industries Inc: Transport assembly

The 900-TA off-line transport assembly from Dalemark (Lakewood, NJ) feeds, marks and accumulates flat corrugated cases or multiwall bags through an integrated printer or labeler from any supplier.
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Synergistech, Inc: Vision inspection systems

Synergistech's (Harrisburg, PA) line of vision inspection systems identifies, measures and verifies parts and processes on a packaging line. Among the machine's functions are evaluation of lighting and velocity, measurement of geometric properties and location of patterns.

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