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Compacker: Compacker: Integrated blister-former/cartoner

Klöckner Medipak (Clearwater, FL) has integrated its Compacker 200 blister packager and its Pacliner 1500 cartoner to form a single machine that is less than 25’L.
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Cermex Inc: Wraparound case packer

The WL35 case packer from Cermex (Norcross, GA) packs 5- to 10-count bundles of plastic-wrapped sachets into preformed wraparound cases at speeds to 120 products/min.
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A-B-C Packaging Machine Corp.: Case packer with partition inserter

A-B-C’s (Tarpon Springs, FL) Model 800 case packer is now offered with an optional automatic partition inserter. To increase case-stacking strength, using single- or double-walled partitions between layers of product is an alternative to buying heavier cases.
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Labeling Systems : Print-and-apply labeler

LSI’s (Oakland, NJ) Series 200 print-and-apply labeler operates at speeds to 180 labels/min running labels as large as 7.2”x14”. The thermal-transfer printer produces alphanumeric text, graphics and bar codes.
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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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Auto Labe: Vial label printer/applicator

Auto Labe (Fort Pierce, FL) introduces equipment that combines its Model 390 conveyor and its Model 150 thermal transfer/thermal printer applicator. The system prints small labels at 203 or 305 dpi, then applies them to round vials or ampules at speeds to 100 containers/min.
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Dynax: Materials handling system

The robotic five-axis Flexcell™ from Dynax (Sarasota, FL) loads, unloads and assembles delicately finished packaging components. including bottles, closures or other small pieces that have easily marred finishes.
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IWK Packaging Machinery Inc: Ease of operation

New generation of IWK (Fairfield, NJ) PC-controlled tube fillers and cartoners are built with a human-machine interface (HMI) that provides an on-line troubleshooting guide with complete documention.
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Innopaq, Inc: Guiderail adjuster

Innopaq’s (Clearwater, FL) Quadro system connects a conveyor’s guiderail brackets so they can be adjusted by going to a centralized gearbox and turning 1 knob.
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Bilt-Rite Conveyors, Inc: Chain conveyors

Specifications and features of 3 of Bilt-Rite’s (Garfield, NJ) flat-top chain conveyors are detailed in a new brochure. Conveyors featured include the FTC-760-SR, a straight-running conveyor; the FTC-760-SF, a side-flexing chain curve conveyor; and the SSC series of stainless-steel flat-top chain conveyors.
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Alpha Plastics: Apothecary bottles

Alpha Plastics’ (St. Louis, MO) new line of apothecary bottles, are injection/stretch blow-molded of PET. The bottles are available in 6 sizes: 75cc/100cc; 120cc; 150cc; and 200cc, all with 38-mm neck finishes; and a 250cc/300cc bottle with a 45-mm neck finish.
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A-B-C Packaging Machine Corp.: Case sealer

A-B-C (Tarpon Springs, FL) offers a full color, 4-page brochure describing its updated Super Pro Model 30HM automatic top-and-bottom case sealer. The new model, with speeds to 50 cases/min, has easy-set adhesive adjustment, so changes in glue patterns are fast and simple, says the manufacturer.
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Roberts PolyPro: Edge protectors

Roberts PolyPro (Charlotte, NC) has introduced edge protectors made of HDPE. Designed to act as a shield at corners of packaging held together by strapping, the edge protectors have prescored fold lines and pop-out tabs to keep straps secure and make them easy to apply.
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Kaufman Container Company: Grip ovals

E-Z grip ovals from Kaufman Container (Cleveland, OH) now come in 24- and 32-oz sizes. Extrusion blow-molded of HDPE, these containers feature a large label panel area and can be in-mold labeled.

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