Machinery

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Mateer Burt (Pneumatic Scale): Microprocessor-controlled filler

Operating at speeds to 400 containers/min, Mateer Burt’s (Exton, PA) Series 9 auger fillers use a microprocessor to control all filling functions.
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Columbia Machine: Floor-level palletizer

Priced at less than $75ꯠ, the FL 100 floor-level palletizer from Columbia (Vancouver, WA) accommodates products at speeds to 20 cases/min, but can be upgraded for faster production lines.
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dot packaging group-Clarke: dot packaging group-Clarke: EAS tagging

Dot Packaging (Batavia, IL) has acquired applicators to place electronic article surveillance (EAS) tags on the blister cards, display cards, clamshell inserts and skin board packages it produces.
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Prodo-Pak Corp.: Hf/f/s pouch system

Producing, filling and sealing as many as 110 pouches/min, the H-110 hf/f/s machine from Prodo-Pak (Garfield, NJ) is recommended for packaging liquids, pastes, powders or granular products.
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Omega Design Corp.: Wraparound cartoner

Omega Design (Exton, PA) offers the Novopack CFM 25S-6/35 wraparound cartoner, which wraps cylindrical containers with corrugated supports or trays.
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Key International: F/f/s blister packer

Ten models in the Ministar series of blister packaging equipment from Key Intl. (Englishtown, NJ) run at speeds to 40 cycles/min to produce PVC, PVDC, PET or aluminum blister packs.
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Lachenmeier Inc: Lachenmeier Inc: Hood stretch wrapper

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.
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Capper

Operating at speeds to 400 caps/min, the CM400 capper from Cozzoli (Plainfield, NJ) offers automatic height adjustment to accommodate a range of container sizes.
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Markem-Imaje: Markem-Imaje: Markem-Imaje: Thermal-transfer ribbon

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.
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MG America: Top-loading case packer

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.
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Pechiney Plastic Packaging: Pechiney Plastic Packaging: Pechiney Plastic Packaging: PP container

Pechiney Plastic (Chicago, IL) has developed Polyplus™, a 3 or 4 layer, coextrusion blow-molded PP container technology for food and juice products.
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A-B-C Packaging Machine Corp.: Partition inserter

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.
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Squid Ink: Ink jet fluids

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.
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Collet system on overcapper

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.
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System brochure

AGR Intl.’s (Butler, PA) new brochure describes its Integrated ID System, the latest addition to its line of inspection and verification devices for the pharmaceutical industry.

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