Machinery

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Fasback Corp.: Case sealer

Fasback’s (Monterey, CA) semi-automatic Little Boxer™ Workstation uses hot melt adhesive to seal up to 10 boxes/min. The portable machine can also erect boxes and is suitable for use with coated or uncoated RSC and HSC corrugated cases.
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Volumetric filler

Spee-Dee (Sturtevant, WI) has upgraded its Spee-Dee-Matic volumetric cup filler to include a 10’ conveyor with delay/dwell settings for each filling station.
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Keyence Corp. of America: Machine vision system

The CV-500 machine vision system from Keyence (Woodcliff Lake, NJ) features an integral monitor and controller. Set-up is accomplished via 1-touch selection from pull-down menus.
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Checkweighers

Alpha’s (Exton, PA) HP Series of checkweighers is recommended for pharmaceutical, cosmetics and food packaging applications. The various models offer weighing capacity of 1 kg to 150 kg and speeds from 150 to 400 containers/min.
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ID Technology: Printer/applicator

The 262 thermal-transfer label printer/applicator from ID Technologies (Fort Worth, TX) can be integrated directly into production lines and can be oriented to apply labels to the tops, bottoms or sides of passing packages.
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Automated Systems Integrators Ltd.: Warehousing brochure

Automated Systems Integrators (St. Louis, MO) has released a 4-page brochure describing its products and services. “Material and Information Flow Solutions” provides an overview of the company’s stand-alone machines, palletizers and depalletizers, gantry robotics, conveyors, and software and control systems.
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Mega Pumps: Airless pump dispenser

The Mega Pumps (Eastontown, NJ) airless pump dispenser is now available in a 30-mL or 50-mL, round or oval mini dispenser. Suitable for a wide range of viscous products such as skincare treatments, eye creams, lotions, sunscreens and gels, the dispensers have a variety of actuators.
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Polypack Inc: Carry-handle applicator

A new machine from Polypack (Pinellas Park, FL) applies carry handles to shrink-wrapped multipacks of bottles, cans, tins, bags and bricks in 1 or 2 lanes.
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Weber Packaging Solutions: Weber Packaging Solutions: Label printer

Weber Marking Systems (Arlington Heights, IL) introduces its wide-web Legitronic® 27/28 Series thermal/thermal-transfer label printers. The 27 Series incorporates a standard 203-dpi printhead that delivers high-density bar codes, text and graphics at 10”/sec.
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Capmatic Ltd.: Filler/capper

The Patriot FC-41 monobloc filler/capper from Capmatic® (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) fills and caps 3길 square containers/hr. Once the containers are closed, a sensor inspects them to ensure the cap is accurately positioned.
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ID Technology: Ink-jet printer

The Model 107 ink-jet printer from ID Technology (Fort Worth, TX) produces large-character text on cases, mounting directly to a conveyor or case taper.
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Willett America Inc: Ink-jet coder

Willett’s (Fort Worth, TX) 370 ink-jet coder can control up to 8 printheads to work in any combination on 2 production lines. A choice of printheads means the system can print 2 lines of low-resolution text at speeds to 400’/min on nonporous substrates or 4 lines of high-resolution text, logos and bar codes at up to 1ꯠ’/min on porous surfaces.
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Tharo Systems, Inc: Label-design software

Tharo Systems (Brunswick, OH) has introduced EasyLabel® 32, the company’s newest bar-code labeling and product-identification software. The 32-bit package features a new user interface, advanced database functions and support for ActiveX controls for greater functionality and flexibility.

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