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FoxJet, An ITW Company: FoxJet, An ITW Company: Ink-jet mounting bracket

FoxJet's (Arlington, TX) Integrated Spring Bracket improves accuracy and consistency of ink-jet case printing. It adjusts to uneven substrates and aligns the printhead for accurate, consistent, high-resolution printing on cases and cartons.
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Unitrak Corp.: Case packer

The Efficia 300 Layer Packer from Unitrak (Port Hope, Ontario, Canada) provides a fast and efficient way to automatically layer and fill cases of pouched products.
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Imaging Technology Inc: Ink-jet printer

For use with small- to medium-sized operations, the Marksman(TM) 2020 from ITI (Cookeville, TN) is said to be the first ink-jet printing system capable of printing on both porous and nonporous surfaces simultaneously.
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Chronos Richardson: Compact bag palletizer

Chronos Richardson's (Fairfield, NJ) Chrono-Pal(TM) PL 900C is a new compact bag palletizer. Reaches speeds to 1ꯠ bags/hr, depending on weight or size.
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Automated Packaging Systems: High-speed counter

The Accu-Count® Advantage from Automated Packaging Systems (Streetsboro, OH) now features an interrupting accumulator for prevention of overcounts and an accuracy rate of 99.9%, says the company.
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Hytrol Conveyor Company, Inc : Accumulation conveyor

Hytrol Conveyor's (Jonesboro, AR) EZ Logic(TM) accumulation system combines photo-electronic and microprocessor technology to achieve a cost-effective conveyor system.
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Automatic case packer

The Model 491 top-load, automatic case packer from Focke (Greensboro, NC) is designed to pick and place cartons, bags and bottles at speeds to 15 cases/min.
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Corner labeler

The ApplyPro Corner Wrap(TM) is designed to print and apply a bar-code label on two adjacent sides of a case or carton using a unique vacuum system. This tamp/wipe system comes equipped with a Zebra printer.
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Ball Corp.: Fill/plug/cap system

Model RFPC Dual-Index rotary monoblock machine is a fill/plug/cap system from Cozzoli (Plainfield, NJ). Suitable for nail polish, it's designed with an overhead ball dropper station that inserts two balls into each container.
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Graphic Packaging Intl.: Continuous-motion cartoner

Minnesota Automation's (Crosby, MN) new continuous-motion cartoner can run cartons from 11/2" x 3/4" x 4" to 7" x 3" x 7" at speeds to 250/min.
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Dalemark Industries Inc: Thermal-transfer printer

Dalemark Industries (Lakewood, NJ) has developed the XXTREME thermal-transfer printer for blister cards and strip and fanfold labels. Suitable for most materials, in widths from 1.2" to 6.1".
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Imaging Technology Inc: Machine vision software

The latest version of Sherlock32 machine vision software is available free of charge from Imaging Technology (Bedford, MA). The 32-bit software is Windows 95- or NT-based.
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Fogg Filler Co.: Quick-change valve

Fogg Fillers' (Holland, MI) Quick-Change Valve is designed to solve labor-intensive removal and cleaning of valves in gravity liquid fillers. The patent-pending system uses external clips that easily disconnect from outside of the bowl, eliminating the need to reach inside the filler bowl and re-sanitize it.
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P.P. Payne, Inc: Teartape for candy

P.P. Payne (Ashland, VA) has introduced a new application for its Supastrip® teartape. The teartape can now be integrated into flow packs within the confectionery industry.
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