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3M Industrial Adhesives and Tapes Division: Printable tape applicator

The 3M-Matic™ Print and Seal Applicator PS2000 from 3M (St. Paul, MN) combines sealing and labeling functions in one system. Uses a thermal printer to print custom text, logos, graphics and bar codes directly on PP sealing tape on boxes, eliminating the need for separate labels.
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Bagging system

Recommended for bagging tortillas of virtually any dia and stack height, the T-Pak 550 from O/K Intl. (Marlborough, MA) uses hot air, rather than a Teflon-coated band, to seal bags.
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Marconi Data Systems: Two-panel case labeler

The Marsh Dual Panel Tamp Module from Marconi Data Systems (Belleville, IL) can apply labels to 2 adjacent case panels without having to stop or turn the case as it indexes through the line.
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Auger Fabrication, Inc: Auger/pump guide

A new Auger & Pump Specifier Slide Chart is available from Auger Fabrication (Exton, PA). Created to help auger filling equipment parts customers quickly compare the capacities of different augers and fall times.
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Newtec, Inc: Bag palletizer

Recommended for use in the chemical, agricultural and food processing industries, the Grip-Pal palletizer from Newtec (Tampa, FL) uses a robotic arm with proprietary gripper tooling to lift and place bags squarely and flatly on pallets in preset patterns.
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Marconi Data Systems: Case labeler

The Marsh Dual Panel Tamp Module from Marconi Data Systems (Belleville, IL) can apply labels to 2 adjacent case panels without having to stop or turn the case as it indexes through the line.
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The New Resina Corp.: In-line capper

A new screw capper from Resina (Brooklyn, NY), the NRK-400, applies lug or screw caps using steam injection to create vacuum seals. Especially suitable for caps larger than 53 mm in dia, the machine operates at speeds to 300 bottles/min.
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Senzani USA Corp.: High-speed cartoner

The touch of a button begins a 5-min no-tool changeover, complete with compressed-air cleaning procedure, on the IVFB10 vertical cartoner from Senzani (Boston, MA).
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Harland America Inc: Harland America Inc: Roll-fed labeler

The stepper-driven Sirius from Harland (Delran, NJ) applies preprinted rollstock labels to a variety of products. Available as an in-line or stand-alone unit, the labeler offers memory for 100 products and accommodates a 400-mm (15.76”) label roll.
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Ross Industries: Tray packer

A modified atmosphere tray packer, the Inpack S45™ from Ross (Midland, VA) creates hermetically sealed packages using preformed barrier trays and lidding film and an enclosed evacuation and gas-flushing chamber.
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Willett America Inc: Wet-bottle coding

Wet-Bottle Black ink from Willett (Fort Worth, TX) is designed to adhere to glass bottles wet from condensation or washing. The ink is resistant to abrasion and and even to spillage of some distilled products.
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Change Parts, Inc: Stars and guides

Kwik-Change stars and guides from Change Parts (Ludington, MI) fit over quarter-turn locking hubs, which remain fixed to the machine. A simple quarter turn is all that is needed to release and replace each Kwik-Change star and centerguide with no tools.
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EZ-Tek Industries Inc: Case taper/packer

Ez-Tek Industries (Deer Park, NY) has introduced the Easy-Taper/Packer. Said to increase worker productivity, reduce fatigue and save valuable work space.
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Pharmaceutical labeler

Recommended for use in packaging pharmaceuticals, the VAL550 syringe labeler from Newman (Belle Mead, NJ) applies paper or plastic labels to glass and plastic syringes at speeds to 350/min.
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Wepackit, Inc: Small case erector

Wepackit’s (Orangeville, Ontario, Canada) small case erector is 66”x36”. The Mini Rector erects RSC and HSC cases at 12/min, and no-tool changeover takes less than 5 min.

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