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Emplex Systems Inc: Rotary band sealers

New MPS 6100 and 6500 Series of continuous rotary band sealers accommodate virtually any flexible sealing application, according to manufacturer Emplex Systems (Scarborough, Ontario, Canada).
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Compacker: Case packer

The End-packer II-3 from Compacker (Davenport, IA) provides automatic case erecting, product accumulation, loading and choice of hot melt or p-s tape sealing.
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Key Automation: Pouch cartoner

Key Automation's (Eagan, MN) Model CCL pouch collation and display cartoning system operates at a rate faster than 1ꯠ ppm with 8 to 35 pouches per lane.
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The Power Group: The Power Group: Liquid filler

The new Sanko FR-1 multi-lane liquid filler operates at speeds to 2꼀 units/min. It is available from T.H.E.M. of New Jersey (Mt. Laurel, NJ) and The Power Group (St.
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Key-Pak div. of R & D Packaging Co.: Combination scale

Key-Pak's (Lebanon, NJ) Model EL-800 vertical form/fill/seal machine can now be augmented with the Model CCNW-800 combination scale. Digital signal processing and 24-bit A/D converters deliver accurate weigh-ments from the eight-head scale.
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Schroeder Machines: Case packer

The Quadnumatic® Model 2500 case packer from Schroeder (E. Syracuse, NY) automatically collates products and loads and seals cases at speeds to 12/min.
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Fernqvist Labeling Solutions: Label printer

FLS Ovation 2 from Fernqvist Labeling Solutions (Mountain View, CA) is a high-quality, compact and economical label printer available as direct thermal or as optional thermal transfer.
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International Automation/Boekels: Checkweigher

The CheckLogic series checkweigher from IAI/Boekels (Oakland, NJ) checks up to 550 pieces/min and is easily integrated into new and existing packaging lines in the food, pharmaceutical and personal hygiene industries.
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Partition inserter

New partition inserter from R.A. Pearson Co. (Spokane, WA), was developed to accept a multitude of partition styles, making it suitable for a variety of case packing applications.
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Portola Packaging, Inc: Certified bottling equipment

The 5-gal water bottling equipment from Portola Packaging (San Jose, CA) has been certified by NSF. Using a bacteriological swab test, Portola's washers were tested to NSF standard 3 for sanitization efficacy using ozone as a disinfectant.
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BluePrint Automation: Case packer

BluePrint Automation's (Colonial Heights, VA) robotic case packer, the "Swing Machine," packs bags or cartons-vertically or horizontally, standing up or lying down-at speeds up to 50 picks/min.
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TMC: Vertical cartoning

The continuous-motion vertical flip-top cartoning system from TMC (Elk Grove Village, IL) operates at speeds as fast as 500/min. Cartoner can interface with volumetric fillers, computer scales or slat counters and is recommended for use in packaging pharmaceuticals and food products in flip-top cartons.
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Berlin Pkg.: Wide-mouth PET bottles

Berlin Packaging's (Chicago, IL) wide-mouth packers are stretch/blow-molded PET bottles suitable for pharmaceutical applications. The packers are available in 33-mm and 38-mm finishes, either continuous-thread or featuring a TE neck bead.
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Roe Inc: Vertical accumulator

The Roe-Lift® Mini vertical accumulator is available from Roe (Perrysburg, OH) in either single-sided or over-the-top style. The machine automatically accumulates up to 300' of products from 0.75" to 4.5" H, up to 8" W and weighing up to 60 oz/in.
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Exxel Container, Inc: Applying PLSs in packaging

A 12-page booklet titled "Control Solutions for Packaging" is available from AVG Industrial Automation (Carol Stream, IL). It describes in detail how programmable limit switches (PLSs) can increase packaging productivity for case and tray packers, bottle fillers, cartoners, vertical and horizontal form/fill/seal machines and wrappers.

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