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Johnson Controls, Inc: High-cavitation blow molder

The new IBS-129-3S injection blow molder from Johnson Controls (Manchester, MI) features high cavitation for small bottles of polyolefins and PVC for cosmetics, pharmaceuticals or personal care products.
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Lepel Corporation: Cap detection system

Lepel's (Waukesha, WI) new Multi-Monitor is a combination detection system that detects and rejects faulty containers on induction cap sealing lines.
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Eriez Magnetics: Vf/f/s metal detector

The E-Z Tec® VFS metal detector from Eriez (Cleveland, OH) detects minute pieces of ferrous contamination in gravity-fed material. Its low profile enables it to fit between the checkweigher and the vf/f/s system so that it detects just prior to packaging.
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Sussex Plastics, Inc,: Stock compacts

Sussex Plastics (Sussex, WI) introduces a line of injection-molded stock compacts made from an ABS/SAN blend. The compacts have a rounded square design with interchangeable deck plates for blush, eye shadow, pressed powder and creme powder.
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REB, Inc: Piston filler

The RVS Series of rotary volumetric piston fillers from REB (Menomonie, WI) is suitable for food, personal care products, chemicals and paints.
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Case conveyor brochure

Alvey Systems' (St. Louis, MO) new brochure highlights its case conveyor line used throughout the beverage, consumer goods manufacturing and retail distribution industries.
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Mettler-Toledo Safeline Inc: Mettler-Toledo Safeline Inc: Checkweigher/detector

Hi-Speed Checkweigher's (Ithaca, NY) modular Combo units are able to integrate the Hi-Speed Cornerstone(TM) checkweigher with metal detectors such as Safeline Metal Detection's (Tampa, FL) Powerphase(TM) to provide processors with improved inspection and accuracy.
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A-B-C Packaging Machine Corp.: Flap-folding infeed

A-B-C Packaging Machine (Tarpon Springs, FL) has introduced an infeed device that lowers a case over products instead of lowering products into the case so that manual lifting is not necessary.
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MRM/Elgin Corp.: Capper

MRM Elgin's (Menomonie, WI) Versa-Cap capper applies plastic or metal continuous-thread caps onto plastic, metal or glass containers at speeds to 240 caps/min, depending on cap and bottle size, material and spacing.
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CAP-L Company: CAP-L Company: Cap-feed elevators

Cap-L (Ramsey, NJ) now offers a new line of automatic, low-cost cap-feeding elevators suitable for pharmaceutical, cosmetics and food applications.
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Cavanna U.S.A.: Horizontal f/f/s system

Evolution® is Cavanna USA's (Sparta, NJ) continuous-motion, horizontal "pillow pack" system designed for individual or multiple products such as bakery foods, snacks, electronics and medical products.
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K&R Equipment, Inc: Bag decuffer/top sealer

K&R Equipment's (San Jose, CA) new PBD-AT 3 plastic bag decuffer/top sealing machine automatically decuffs the bag on the lined container filled with product before being sent downstream.
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Schroeder Machines: Case packer

Model 8500 top-loading case packer from Schroeder Machines (East Syracuse, NY) uses biaxial servo modules to pack unstable containers or bags from an infeed conveying system into erected RSC cases.
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Inspection equipment

AGR International (Butler, PA) will be demonstrating a blow-molder vision inspection system that inspects containers while they are inside a two-stage blow-molding system.
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Automated Production Systems, Corp.: PET bottle handling system

Automated Production Systems' (New Freedom, PA) high-speed conveyor and accumulation system can handle up to 470 bottles/min. The system offers an automatic pallet handling system, complete line-speed modulation and pressureless combining.

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