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Mega Pumps: Airless pump dispenser

The Mega Pumps (Eastontown, NJ) airless pump dispenser is now available in a 30-mL or 50-mL, round or oval mini dispenser. Suitable for a wide range of viscous products such as skincare treatments, eye creams, lotions, sunscreens and gels, the dispensers have a variety of actuators.
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Polypack Inc: Carry-handle applicator

A new machine from Polypack (Pinellas Park, FL) applies carry handles to shrink-wrapped multipacks of bottles, cans, tins, bags and bricks in 1 or 2 lanes.
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Weber Packaging Solutions: Weber Packaging Solutions: Label printer

Weber Marking Systems (Arlington Heights, IL) introduces its wide-web Legitronic® 27/28 Series thermal/thermal-transfer label printers. The 27 Series incorporates a standard 203-dpi printhead that delivers high-density bar codes, text and graphics at 10”/sec.
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Capmatic Ltd.: Filler/capper

The Patriot FC-41 monobloc filler/capper from Capmatic® (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) fills and caps 3길 square containers/hr. Once the containers are closed, a sensor inspects them to ensure the cap is accurately positioned.
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ID Technology: Ink-jet printer

The Model 107 ink-jet printer from ID Technology (Fort Worth, TX) produces large-character text on cases, mounting directly to a conveyor or case taper.
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Willett America Inc: Ink-jet coder

Willett’s (Fort Worth, TX) 370 ink-jet coder can control up to 8 printheads to work in any combination on 2 production lines. A choice of printheads means the system can print 2 lines of low-resolution text at speeds to 400’/min on nonporous substrates or 4 lines of high-resolution text, logos and bar codes at up to 1ꯠ’/min on porous surfaces.
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Tharo Systems, Inc: Label-design software

Tharo Systems (Brunswick, OH) has introduced EasyLabel® 32, the company’s newest bar-code labeling and product-identification software. The 32-bit package features a new user interface, advanced database functions and support for ActiveX controls for greater functionality and flexibility.
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Avery Dennison Retail Information Systems (Printer Div.): Pallet-labeler brochure

The PLU-2C pallet labeler is highlighted in a 4-page color brochure from Avery Dennison Printer Systems (Philadelphia, PA). Includes components information, as well as photos and technical specifications on the machine, which prints and applies labels to 2 adjacent sides of a stationary pallet.
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All-Fill Inc: Auger filler

A variable-speed chain conveyor indexes containers under the fill head and on to the next station on All-Fill’s (Exton, PA) SHAA-400 auger filler. Containers up to 7”W and of varying heights are accommodated through adjustable guide rails and a jack that raises or lowers the 16-gal hopper.
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M&H Plastics: M&H Plastics: Personal care bottle

M&H Plastics’ Glacier bottle from Lerman Container (Naugatuck, CT) is extrusion blow-molded and available in PVC and Eastman’s (Kingsport, TN) Eastar™ PETG copolyester.
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Davis Engineering, a div. of Douglas: Multipacker for cans

Davis’ (Deerwood, MN) Model 4/6/8 multipacker packs 4 or 6 cans—minimum of 2”dia—in paperboard cartons at speeds to 1ꯠ cans/min. A configuration that packs 8 cans is optional.
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Batching Systems: Vibratory feeder

The SKAKO FV vibratory feeder from BSI (Owings, MD) features an electromagnetic vibrator that helps to untangle metal parts that might lock together as they’re conveyed.
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MRM/Elgin Corp.: Capper options

The Versa Cap III from MRM/Elgin (Menomonie, WI) features spring-loaded discs that extend the contact time with the cap during tightening and minimize variations in torque.

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