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Monarch Marking Systems: Promotional labeler

Model 1138 promotional labeler from Monarch Marking (Miamisburg, OH) prints large 8-mm-high characters, features 5 print character positions and has versatile pricing formats as well as bold, vibrant label designs.
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Unique Solutions: Servo-driven inserter

The US301 ProMaster Elite from Unique Solutions® (Lake Zurich, IL) is a servo-driven inserter. It takes 2-D or 3-D items from a continuous, perforated bandolier format and places them into cartons, bags or other packages.
The redesigned Tums package (left) features a snap-on/twist-off cap and an oval-shaped neck finish that is induction-sealed on a
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Tums packages sealed with a twist

SmithKline Beecham breaks new ground with an oval-shaped, induction-sealed foil membrane beneath a twist-off cap. Benefits include reduced downtime and less scrap.
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Capmatic Ltd.: Tabletop monoblocks

Capmatic’s (Montreal North, Quebec, Canada) Bambino FS Monoblocks are designed to package vials with either sterile or nonsterile products. Production speeds vary from 15 to 50 bpm, depending on the size of the vial and functions required.
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Sigpack Systems Div., a Bosch Packaging Technology Co.: Sigpack Systems Div., a Bosch Packaging Technology Co.: Vf/f/s system

The Infinity 1016 vf/f/s machine from SIG Pack Eagle (Oakland, CA) produces pillow, gusseted and flat-bottom packages with optional holes, tear notches and easy-peel seals.
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High-slip film improves operations

It’s been nearly seven years since Fritz-Pak Corp. began using water-soluble film for its bags of powdered concrete retarder. Concrete truck operators toss the bags into the mixer to keep the concrete from setting too fast.
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Clements Industries, Inc: Safety shield

The ergonomic Tach-It® Safety Shield from Clements Industries (South Hackensack, NJ) is designed for use with carton sealers and industrial tape dispensers.
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Columbia Machine: Palletizing book

Columbia Machine (Vancouver, WA) has published The Science of Palletizing, a free 64-page book covering basic and advanced palletizing. Includes information on the latest technologies of robotic palletizing, labels-out stacking and double stacking.
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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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Hartness International: Pick-and-place case packer

The GlobalPak™ continuous-motion case packer from Hartness (Greenville, SC) packs or unpacks containers in corrugated trays, RSC cases, tab-lock cases or plastic crates at speeds to 65 containers/min.
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Solus Industrial Innovations: Solus Industrial Innovations: Urethane covered rollers

Designed by Solus Industrial Innovations, formerly Nolu Plastics (Aston, PA), urethane-covered steel rollers are said to reduce friction and abrasion to protect heavy-weight architectural components, consumer product equipment, furniture, or other components with decorative finished surfaces, from conveyor handling damage.
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Poly-Clip System Corp.: Labeling system

Poly-Clip’s (Mundelein, IL) ES 5000 labeling system complements a double-clipping machine used for sealing the casing of products like sausage and turkeys.

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