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Colorful front labels are applied to pouches by a tamp labeler (top). On the can-filling side, cans are positively captured on t
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Packaging technologies blossom at seed company

Filling of plant seeds into cans and pouches sold to commercial growers took a big step forward when Seminis built a new plant. Front-and-back labeling systems are standouts.
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Belvac Production Machinery, Inc: Rotary screw capper

The 10-head Euro/PK™ rotary screw capper from Belvac Production (Lynchburg, VA) allows users to run continuous thread screw closures and sports caps on the same machine, with minimal change parts, and without tool.
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P.E. USA, Inc: Rotary p-s labelers

B&J Machinery (Cincinnati, OH) rotary pressure-sensitive labelers are now offered with the option of an automatic nonstop system using a redundant head.
Furman Foods: Depalletizing
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Furman Foods: Depalletizing

At this canner of tomatoes, tomato sauces, canned beans and related products, filled, unlabeled steel cans arrive stacked in layers on pallets.
Blue Diamond Growers' line operator Sharon Anderson (above) uses a mouse and keypad to load a message into one of five networked
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Blue Diamond networks coders

Networking multiple coders to a host PC saves time and provides flexibility for nut cooperative Blue Diamond Growers.
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Intralox: Conveyor belts

Intralox (New Orleans, LA) presents a line of conveyor belt solutions for packaging applications. Included are Series 400 (shown) and Series 800 roller top belts that offer low back-pressure accumulation capabilities along with reduced maintenance.
Alot number has been ink-jet printed to a case of shortening via a new printing unit that increases code legibility and programm
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Packager says out with the old, in with the new

Company replaces ink-jet coding system to enhance printer flexibility and the legibility of its code, saving time and money.
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Norwood Marking Systems: Thermal-transfer printer

Jaguar II thermal-transfer programmable printer from Norwood Marking (Downers Grove, IL) has a print rate of up to 350 prints/min with a 2”x3” print area (intermittent) or continuous-motion speeds of over 1ꯠ mm/sec with a 2”x5” print area.
Ryt-way's new wrappers sit side-by-side (above).
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Wrapper does 'ryt' by contract packager

New wrapper greatly reduces material waste and labor costs while boosting productivity and employee morale.
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Yamato Corporation: Flexible case packer

Yamato’s (Mequon, WI) FCP-500V flexible case packer is designed to vertically case pack flexible bags, stand-up pouches, and rigid cartons (multiple rows and multiple layers) into RSCs, HSCs, trays, and more.
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General Conveyor Co. Ltd.: Company profile

General Conveyor Co. (Aurora, Ontario, Canada) has published an 8-page company profile that includes information on its international presence, facts about its customer service, and photos of its palletizer line.
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Accraply, Inc A Division of Barry-Wehmiller Companies, Inc: P-s labeler

he Model 9000R rotary-based p-s labeler from Accraply (Plymouth, MN), a Barry-Wehmiller Co., is precisely controlled to apply front and back, multi-panel, or wraparound labels at high speeds.
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RBS Technologies, Inc: Free Web listing

A basic listing on www.sourceiml. com, The Directory of In-Mold Labeling, provided as a service to the IML industry by RBS Technologies (Scottsdale, AZ), is available at no cost.
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Pactiv: Pactiv: Poucher with slider applicator

Klöckner Bartelt’s (Sarasota, FL) RPM 950 hf/f/s system now can integrate Pactiv’s Hefty™ Slide-Rite® reclosure system for stand-up pouches.
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VIPColor Technologies: VIPColor Technologies: Tag, label printer

Full-color labels can be printed on-demand due to an innovative tag and label printer powered by Hewlett-Packard ink-jet technology. Produced and marketed by VIPColor Technologies (Newark, CA) the VP2020 prints labels up to 6” W.

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