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A-B-C Packaging Machine Corp.: Case sealer

Tape roll changes require minimal downtime on A-B-C’s (Tarpon Springs, FL) new case sealer with dual, external tape-drum holders. When the first roll is running out, the machine sounds an alarm or flashes a light to alert the operator, who then attaches the end of the first tape roll to the leader from the full roll.
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Triangle Package Machinery Co.: Bag-in-box cartoners

Triangle’s (Chicago, IL) USDA-approved ProLine horizontal bag-in-box line is made for cartoning poultry and meat at speeds to 120 cartons/min. The hf/f/s machine bags product in zippered pouches then uses a pick-and-place mechanism to put pouches into gable-top cartons.
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Kerr Group Inc: Kerr Group Inc: Checkweigher

Goring Kerr (Westmont, IL) has released a brochure describing its D900 checkweigher. Machine incorporates a 32-bit processor system and integral PC micro-controller to handle all weighing, control and reject functions at line speeds to 700 packages/min.
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ARPAC LLC: Tray packer for PET bottles

Operating at speeds to 350 bottles/min, Arpac’s (Schiller Park, IL) Tray Star 25® intermittent-motion tray packer loads ½-L, 1-L and 1 ½-L PET bottles into corrugated trays in either a 4- or 6-across pattern.
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Krones, Inc: Sterile bottle filler

Krones’ (Franklin, WI) PET-Asept system is suitable for bottling either microbiologically sensitive beverages in an aseptic mode or beverages like carbonated soft drinks in a nonaseptic mode.
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Monarch Marking Systems: Promotional labeler

Two new hand-held promotional labelers from Monarch Marking (Miamisburg, OH) are ideal for distributors, wholesalers and retailers. Durable units are made of ABS and come with a 1-year warranty.
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Easybag Packaging Systems: Vf/f/s machine

The Mini2000 vf/f/s machine from Easybag (Schaumburg, IL) produces, fills and seals PE, PP or laminate bags measuring 4 ¼” to 10”W and 3” to 12”L.
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Tri-Seal, a Tekni-Plex Co.: One-piece induction seals

From Tri-Seal (Blauvelt, NY) comes a new family of high-performance, 1-piece induction seals that can be used on bottles made of CPET, PP, other polyolefins and glass.
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Omega Design Corp.: Unscrambler catalog

Omega Design (Exton, PA) has released its revised 4-page color catalog describing the Omega RP Unscramblers. High-speed rotary-pocket unscramblers gently pick up and cradle each plastic container and set them precisely in line.
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Eagle Product Inspection, formerly Smiths Detection: Eagle Product Inspection, formerly Smiths Detection: X-ray food inspection

Smiths Heimann Corp. (Alcoa, TN) has released a ?white paper?-style book explaining X-ray inspection of food. The ?Gray Book?
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Bell-Mark Corp.: Bell-Mark Corp.: Bell-Mark Corp.: Printer for hf/f/s machines

The FlexPrint inline printer from Bell-Mark (Pine Brook, NJ) prints text and bar codes on Tyvek, paper and plastic film webs on hf/f/s machinery. Running at 35 cycles/min, the servo-driven machine uses 1 cylinder for all message sizes and features ?-gal disposable ink cartridges.
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Auger Fabrication, Inc: Auger Fabrication, Inc: Auger Fabrication, Inc: Replacement catalog

Auger Fabrication (Exton, PA) has designed a catalog that will allow auger filling equipment customers to identify, specify and order replacement parts for machinery.
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Multifeeder Technologies: Feed-and-glue system

Multifeeder’s (White Bear Lake, MN) feeding and gluing system uses a friction feeder to dispense flat products onto a conveyer. The next station applies a glue pattern to that product, and a second feeder places another product on top of the first.
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Universal Labeling Systems, Inc: Labeling equipment

Universal Labeling Systems (St. Petersburg, FL) has released a tri-fold brochure that details the company’s complete line of p-s labeling equipment. The catalog-style brochure includes descriptions of semi-automatic and automatic labeling machines, as well as print-and-apply units.
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CTM Labeling Systems, Inc: Label applicator

CTM Integration’s (Salem, OH) 360 Series label applicator dispenses up to 1귔 p-s labels/min through merge, blow or tamp application methods.

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