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MOCON, Inc: Gas stream analyzer

Mocon (Minneapolis, MN) has released a four-page brochure on its GSA Series of on-line gas stream analyzers for testing gas-flushed packages. The GSA Series consists of six models that can measure oxygen, carbon dioxide or both, continuously or intermittently.
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Case-coding printhead extends over conveyor

Marsh's (Belleville, IL) new BC-256 high-resolution printhead uses a special print engine design to enable the unit to extend over a conveyor to print a UCC/EAN SCC-14 bar code, without modifying the conveyor.
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Automatic wrap labeler

Ohio Electronic Machinery's (Salem, OH) automatic wrap labeler is designed for small-diameter, cylindrical products. It wraps p-s labels around products ranging from 1/4" to 21/2" dia, at rates to 100 products/min.
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Shanklin Corporation: Shrink packaging machinery

Shanklin's (Ayer, MA) 26-page general catalog is titled "Quality Shrink Packaging Machinery." It begins with a company overview and follows with various models of shrink packaging machinery, including L-Sealers, multipackers, overwrappers and shrink tunnels.
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Dual-corner case labeler

Labeling Systems' (Oakland, NJ) new Model 9900 dual-corner wrap case labeler uses two separate labeling stations to allow air cylinder applicators to apply labels to the front/side and side/trailing panels.
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Shrink tubing

Templock (Oxnard, CA) Performance Formulas is a new line of shrink tubing for high-speed neck-banding systems operating at 300 bpm and higher. The PVC shrink tubing provides clear tamper-evident banding and is said to offer more uniform shrinkage.
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Masterfil USA LLC: Rotary capper

Suitable for personal care, pharmaceutical and detergent applications, the Masterfil rotary capper from Rodico (Upper Saddle River, NJ) is capable of reaching speeds over 250 caps/min.
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Feeder/counter

The P-120 high-speed feeder/ counter from Sure-Feed Systems (St. Petersburg, FL) feeds coupons, inserts, disks and other flat items at rates to 500'/min.
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Servo-driven case packer for pouches

Designed for drink pouches, Schneider Packaging Equipment (Brewerton, NY) has introduced a servo-motor-operated pouch case packer. It automatically packs irregularly shaped pouches (with or without straw attached) into five-panel wraparound corrugated cases at speeds over 20/min.
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Weber Packaging Solutions: Weber Packaging Solutions: Hand-held terminal

Weber Marking Systems (Arlington Heights, IL) has introduced the LegiLink hand-held terminal. It permits multiple label formats and databases to be downloaded from a PC and transferred to one or more stand-alone label printers or automatic printer/applicators.
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White Cap Inc: Tamper-evident closure

The 48-mm Plasti-Twist® Plus closure from White Cap (Downers Grove, IL) offers tamper evidence through a patented drop-down band. The closure is available with the E-Z Torque liner, a non-PVC thermoplastic elastomer liner that is molded into the cap.
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Datamax: Datamax: Printer/applicator

Columbia Labeling Machinery (Danielson, CT) has introduced the CPA-350, a thermal-transfer printer/ applicator that uses the Datamax PE42/43 print engine to reach speeds up to 10"/sec.
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Keyence Corp. of America: Machine vision system

The CV Series compact vision system from Keyence (Woodcliff Lake, NJ) offers four image processing modes: area detection, pattern matching, absolute position detection and relative position detection.
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Horix Manufacturing Co.: Palletizer/depalletizer

Horix (McKees Rocks, PA) has introduced a new line of palletizer/ depalletizers that are modular in construction and can be tailored to meet exact customer container requirements.
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Imtec, Inc: Printer/applicator

ValuePro(TM) is a printer/applicator from Imtec (Bellows Falls, VT) that applies labels to the top, bottom, front, or sides of cartons or cases.

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