Machinery

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Brenton, a division of Pro Mach: Case packer

Priced under $130ꯠ, the LSP1260 from Brenton (Alexandria, MN) top-loads products into cases using gripper or vacuum tooling at speeds to 60 products/min, or 12 cases/min.
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Capper

Operating at speeds to 400 caps/min, the CM400 capper from Cozzoli (Plainfield, NJ) offers automatic height adjustment to accommodate a range of container sizes.
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Markem-Imaje: Markem-Imaje: Markem-Imaje: Thermal-transfer ribbon

Markem (Keene, NH) has introduced its 3710 Series black thermal-transfer ribbon for use with its Smart Date product line. It’s said to provide improved print quality when printing on rough substrates such as frozen foods and pharmaceutical applications.
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MG America: Top-loading case packer

The Model B88V top-loading case packer from MG America (Fairfield, NJ) keeps products in an upright orientation through the packing process. By simultaneously filling 1 case and erecting another, the machine achieves speeds to 22 cases/min.
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Pechiney Plastic Packaging: Pechiney Plastic Packaging: Pechiney Plastic Packaging: PP container

Pechiney Plastic (Chicago, IL) has developed Polyplus™, a 3 or 4 layer, coextrusion blow-molded PP container technology for food and juice products.
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A-B-C Packaging Machine Corp.: Partition inserter

The automatic Model 70 partition opener/inserter from A-B-C (Tarpon Springs, FL) operates at speeds to 35 cases/min, inserting 6-, 12-, 24- or 48-celled chipboard partitions into RSC, HSC and tablock-style cases.
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Squid Ink: Ink jet fluids

Squid Ink’s (Spring Lake Park, MN) catalog details its line of ink jet fluids and printing systems. Includes information on HR70, a hi-resolution ink used to print small characters, logos and bar codes.
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Collet system on overcapper

Quick Disconnect Collet System on overcapper from Haumiller (Elgin, IL) is designed to reduce parts changeover time by 90%. No tools needed. Said to be user-friendly, system allows customers to change different size and shape cap tooling easily and quickly.
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System brochure

AGR Intl.’s (Butler, PA) new brochure describes its Integrated ID System, the latest addition to its line of inspection and verification devices for the pharmaceutical industry.
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Programmable printing

$vF$?LMarking Systems’ (Downers Grove, IL) thermal-transfer printers are suitable for printing variable information on demand. The J27i2’s compact print unit and separate controller allow mounting on labeling and packaging machinery where space is limited.
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Econocorp Inc: Cartoner

The ECM Series cartoner, developed by Econocorp (Randolph, MA), is a horizontal continuous-motion machine capable of handling glue- or tuck-style cartons from 2”x¾”x5” to 8”x3”x12”.
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Cap unscrambler

Operating at speeds to 1ꯠ caps/min, Eckel & Sohn’s (Gau-Oderheim, Germany) Model C-2000 cap unscrambler is suitable for both regular 28-mm beverage caps and sports caps.
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Mateer Burt (Pneumatic Scale): Mateer Burt (Pneumatic Scale): Label applicator

Flexline 60, from Mateer Burt (Exton, PA), is said to provide accurate label placement using a blow-on, tamp-on or wipe-on application mode.
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Ashworth Bros., Inc: Conveyor for food contact

Conveyor for food contactThe EZ Clean 2000 plastic conveyor belt from Ashworth (Winchester, VA) meets HACCP standards and is strong enough to withstand the impact of direct meat chopping and operations.
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Columbia Machine: Palletizer

Columbia’s (Vancouver, WA) 610 palletizer runs 98% of the time during 3-shift, 365-day use, according to company. The machine palletizes 60 cases/min and lifts layers weighing as much as 1ꯠ lb.

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