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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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GRAFCO PET Packaging Technologies: Squat-style sprayer

Grafco (Hanover, MD) has announced the addition of a 32-oz squat-style sprayer to its line. The sprayer, which features a 28-400 finish, is blow-molded of PET.
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A-B-C Packaging Machine Corp.: Case packer

A-B-C's (Tarpon Springs, FL) Model 800 automatic case packer is now available with stainless- steel construction at every possible point of product contact.
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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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Auto Labe: Pallet labeler

The Model 150 print-and-apply pallet labeler from Auto Labe (Fort Pierce, FL) is portable and adjustable, and it incorporates a swing tamp for front and side pallet labeling at speeds to 10 pallets/min.
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GEI Intl. Inc: Filler/sealer

The Turbo Rotafil processing system from GEI Intl. (Exton, PA) is designed to dispense containers, fill with single or multistation depositors, seal with either plastic or foil membranes and apply either a tamp-on or screw-on lid.
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Motoman Robotics: Pick-and-place robot

The PackWorld® pick-and-place system from Motoman (West Carrollton, OH) includes a high-speed, six-axis robot, MRC controller with menu-driven application software, an integrated mechanical or vacuum gripper, powered conveyor(s) and operator interface.
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Heuft USA Inc: Fill-level inspection

Heuft's (Downers Grover, IL) fill-level detection system using vision technology is described in a new color brochure. The vision system is said to accurately inspect fill level regardless of bottle height fluctuations.
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Mahaffy & Harder Engineering Co.: Tray sealer

Producing modified-atmosphere, vacuum or ambient atmosphere packaging, the Sureflow® Model SSTS tray sealer from Mahaffy & Harder (Fairfield, NJ) can be supplied with data acquisition/report generation capabilities.
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Automated Packaging Systems: Automated Packaging Systems: Case packer

A new four-color catalog sheet from Automated Production Systems (New Freedom, PA) highlights the company's APS Soft-Pak case packer, which provides gentle case packing of either glass or plastic containers.

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