The KL Mega Stretch machine from KL Lachenmeier, represented in the U.S. by Global Marketing Management Group (Charlotte, NC), opens and stretches the film hood by 60% to 100% as it applies the hood to the load.
Markem (Keene, NH) has introduced its 3710 Series black thermal-transfer ribbon for use with its Smart Date product line. It’s said to provide improved print quality when printing on rough substrates such as frozen foods and pharmaceutical applications.
The Model B88V top-loading case packer from MG America (Fairfield, NJ) keeps products in an upright orientation through the packing process. By simultaneously filling 1 case and erecting another, the machine achieves speeds to 22 cases/min.
The automatic Model 70 partition opener/inserter from A-B-C (Tarpon Springs, FL) operates at speeds to 35 cases/min, inserting 6-, 12-, 24- or 48-celled chipboard partitions into RSC, HSC and tablock-style cases.
Squid Ink’s (Spring Lake Park, MN) catalog details its line of ink jet fluids and printing systems. Includes information on HR70, a hi-resolution ink used to print small characters, logos and bar codes.
Quick Disconnect Collet System on overcapper from Haumiller (Elgin, IL) is designed to reduce parts changeover time by 90%. No tools needed. Said to be user-friendly, system allows customers to change different size and shape cap tooling easily and quickly.