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Interroll Corp.: Conveyor rollers

Series 1.700 "Anti-Litho" rollers include a PE surface that resists the build-up of lithographic ink, glue and carton dust from paperboard cartons. Produced by Interroll (Wilmington, NC), the rollers are suited for beverage applications, where printed cartons are conveyed from filling lines to palletizing equipment.
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Markem-Imaje: Label printer/applicator

Cimjet 331 is Markem's (Keene, NH) newest digital bar-code label printer/applicator. Using air-jet technology, it employs a unique diffuser to evenly distribute pressure over the label surface.
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Web Systems, Inc: Chill-roll system

The Ion Storm 200 electrostatic chill-roll tacking system from Web Systems (Boulder, CO) aims to increase productivity for film extruding, converting and printing applications.
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AMS Filling System Inc: In-line auger filler

AMS Filling Systems (Malvern, PA) has introduced the Model TA-520 automatic in-line auger filler. It's designed for use with large or irregular-shaped containers.
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Pillar Technologies - An ITW Company: Cap sealer

Pillar Technologies' (Hartland, WI) Unifoiler 3000 is an induction sealing system that uses air instead of a water recirculator to cool its sealing coil.
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Cognex Corporation: Machine vision system

Cognex (Natick, MA) has introduced the Checkpoint 900 Dual, an integrated machine vision system consisting of an industrial-hardened, rack-mountable PC and two Checkpoint 900 boards.
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Great Lakes Corp.: Great Lakes Corp.: Side-seal shrink wrapper

Great Lakes' (Chicago, IL) TS37 continuous-motion shrink wrapping system has a side-seal capability that allows for close sealing proximity, improving package appearance and strength.
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BWI Inex: Inspection system

BWI Inex Vision Systems' (Clearwater, FL) patented Prolaser non-contact dimensional gauging system automatically inspects glass and plastic containers.
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Packard Inc: Intermittent-motion cartoners

The 9000 Series of intermittent-motion cartoners from Packard (Prospect, CT) are designed for heavy-duty, continual use. They can reach speeds of up to 53 cartons/min, depending on size and tuck configuration.
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Bottle inspector

AGR Intl.'s (Butler, PA) Blowmolder Vision Inspection System is a device that inspects plastic containers while they are inside a two-stage blow-molding system.
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K&R Equipment, Inc: Case erector/bag inserter

K&R Equipment (San Jose, CA) has introduced a new case erector/plastic bag insertion system designed to operate at the beginning of a bulk packaging line.
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Krones, Inc: Stretch/blow molder

A compact stretch/blow-molding machine for both returnable and nonreturnable bottles is available from Krones (Franklin, WI). The Contiform's heater and blowing wheels are arranged one above the other with a vertically operating transfer starwheel system.
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Integrated tag and label

An integrated tag and label that allows apparel makers to meet vendor requirements for hang tags and separate p-s labels marked with identical variable data is available from Avery Dennison Tag & Label Products (Philadelphia, PA).
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Webtron/Aquaflex: Quick-changeover press

Changeovers involving as many as six color stations and two die-cutting stations are possible in 10 min, says Webtron/Aquaflex (Ft. Lauderdale, FL), with the InstaPrep printer.
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Heuft USA Inc: Labeler literature

The Tornado labeling machine is featured in a new brochure from Heuft USA (Downers Grove, IL). Within the four-page brochure are the benefits of the machine (simplified maintenance and easy-to-change rotating bottle platforms), its features (steel- and plastic-toothed gears), and options (label and container inspection).

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