Machinery

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Kerr Group Inc: Kerr Group Inc: Random checkweigher

Operating at speeds to 700 packages/min, the D900 checkweigher from Goring Kerr (Westmont, IL) can run random products on the same line using automatic product changeover.
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Omega Design Corp.: Wraparound case packer

Omega Design (Exton, PA) introduces the Novopac VF 200 ALV wraparound case packer, which automatically places square, cylindrical and rectangular products into trays or cases at speeds to 25 cases/min.
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Vision Packaging Systems: Vf/f/s machine

Vision Packaging Systems’ (Green Bay, WI) Eclipse vf/f/s machine features a continuous-motion design with 2 sets of sealing jaws working independently from each other.
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M&H Plastics: M&H Plastics: Sculpted bottle

The new Adelphi bottle from England’s M&H Plastics is available from the Lerman Container Div. of Custom Bottle (Naugatuck, CT). Extrusion blow-molded HDPE bottle offers a generous decorating area and solid surface grip.
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Bell-Mark Corp.: Bell-Mark Corp.: Bell-Mark Corp.: Traversing thermal printer

Bell-Mark’s (Pine Brook, NJ) EasyPrint direct thermal traversing printer produces variable text, bar codes and graphics on film, foil, Tyvek and paper used in hf/f/s equipment.
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Nordson Corporation: Adhesive pattern controller

Nordson’s (Duluth, GA) Tempus™ pattern-control system regulates adhesive application in case erection, case sealing, tray making and pallet stabilization operations.
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Triangle Package Machinery Co.: Weigher/cartoner for pasta

Integrating its Selectacom combination scale with its ProLine vertical cartoner, Triangle (Chicago, IL) has created a line that weighs and packages 8 oz to 32 oz of pasta at speeds to 160 cartons/min.
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Gold Cup, a div. of the Frain Group: Rotary cup filler

Operating at speeds to 50 containers/min, Gold Cup’s (Addison, IL) rotary cup filler offers fill heads for low-viscosity liquid, slurry or dry, free-flowing products.
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Cermex Inc: Shrink wrapper

In a typical application, the TA 800 shrink wrapper from Cermex (Norcross, GA) is using 2 lanes to stretch band six 330-mL bottles of shampoo at speeds to 216 bottles/min.
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A-B-C Packaging Machine Corp.: Bag turner for palletizers

A-B-C (Tarpon Springs, FL) now offers for its bag palletizers a device that lies flush with conveyor rollers, then pops up underneath heavy, industrial, bagged products to lift and turn them 90°, 180° or 270°.
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Mateer Burt (Pneumatic Scale): Wraparound labeler

Operating at speeds to 800 containers/min, the Burt Mark V model 408 horizontal wraparound labeler from Mateer Burt (Exton, PA) applies full-wrap labels to round containers made of glass, metal or fiber.
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Keyence Corp. of America: Machine vision system

The CV-301 machine vision system from Keyence (Woodcliff Lake, NJ) detects true RGB color after the desired color is calibrated using a hand-held controller.
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PneumaticScaleAngelus: Small container capper

Capping containers as small as 1” in dia or width, the MTC capper from Pneumatic Scale (Cuyahoga Falls, OH) uses magnetic torque control, eliminating moving parts that wear or possibly scuff containers.
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Loveshaw, An ITW Company: Case taper

The Little David® Legend Series™ Uniform Case Sealer from Loveshaw (South Canaan, PA) tapes the top and bottom of cases. This semi-automatic unit tapes cases ranging from 2” to 24” in height, 4½” to 22” in width and 3” to infinite lengths.
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Capmatic Ltd.: Cappers and crimpers

Capmatic (Montreal-Nord, Quebec, Canada) offers a brochure describing the Jolly series, a multifaceted line of cappers and crimpers. The Jolly series is easily integrated with other Capmatic filling systems and can cap products with standard or unusually shaped caps or bottles at speeds to 60 bpm.

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