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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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Elmark Packaging: Compact p-s label

Elmark Packaging's (West Chester, PA) Mini-Pro 25 is an economical, portable label applicator that mounts easily to most packaging machinery. The Mini-Pro automatically applies p-s labels up to 21/2" W at speeds to 712"/min.
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QuickLabel Systems: Color printer

The QLS-2000 color digital thermal-transfer label printer from QuickLabel Systems (West Warwick, RI) provides an economical means of printing colors onto white label stock.
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Ramsey: Metal detector

A new metal detector from Ramsey/Icore (Minneapolis, MN) inspects powder or granular products in gravity-fed operations. Designed for food and pharmaceutical applications, the MetalScout IIe VFS is specifically for vertical systems and is microprocessor-based.
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Datamax: Label printer spec sheet

The steel-encased DMX 800 thermal label printer is the subject of a new spec sheet from Datamax (Orlando, FL). It provides detailed information on its features and options.
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B&H Labeling Systems: Roll-fed labeler

B&H Labeling Systems' (Ceres, CA) 8000U labeler is designed for installations where floorspace won't allow an in-line labeler. The 180° turn of the synchronized conveyor results in a 20% smaller footprint and 10% faster speeds, says the company.
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ABB Robotics: Robotic palletizer

The IRB 640 FlexPalletizer® from ABB Flexible Automation (New Berlin, WI) is a standardized automatic pallet handling, loading and unloading system that accepts a 352-lb payload and operates at up to 20 cycles/min.
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Chase-Logeman Corporation: Checkweigh/fill/cap system

The Chase-Logeman (Greensboro, NC) Model FCC3-12H filling and capping system is now equipped with a checkweighing system. Designed for use in pharmaceutical, biological and diagnostic applications, this system reaches speeds to 35 vials/min, or 60/min without checkweighing.
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Vertical f/f/s system

The Vertek from WeighPack Systems/Paxiom (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) is a vertical form/fill/seal system designed to package products weighing up to 25 lb into bags at speeds up to 60/min, depending on product.
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Horizontal form/fill/seal system

Cavanna USA (Sparta, NJ) has introduced Logica Polar®, a PC-controlled, continuous-motion pillow pack machine that allows 100% washdown while running.

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