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NPES: How-to booklet

NPES The Assn. for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies (Reston, VA) has published a booklet, Safe Cleaning of Flexographic Presses.
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Pearson Packaging Systems: Case packer

Pearson’s (Spokane, WA) VersaPack® VP35 case packer features interchangeable infeed mechanisms so that the machine can change from packing cartons to packing cans in less than 10 min.
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Numation, Inc: Numation, Inc: Controls design guide

A new guide from Numation, Inc. (Avon, OH) gives dimensional data, load ratings, deflection formulas, critical speed and drive sizing calculations for a wide range of motion control products.
On the FBM 20 hf/f/s pouch machine, printed film is side-sealed (below left) as it indexes from left to right. In the "duplex" m
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Pouch machinery fills versatility needs

Hf/f/s pouch equipment reduces material waste and ups speed for California Redi-Date. The contract packager plans to employ a similar machine to add versatility.
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Automated Production Systems, Corp.: Bag palletizing system

Model RBPS-6, a fully integrated robotic palletizing system for multiple production lines, is available from Automated Production Systems (New Freedom, PA).
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UVA Packaging: Modular vf/f/s system

The Newton vf/f/s machine from UVA Packaging (Richmond, VA) has a modular design that allows for easy add-ons, changes and upgrades. The semi-open machine provides easy access for inspection and adjustments, reducing maintenance time.
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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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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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