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Econocorp Inc: Carton sealer

The Econoseal® Twinseal carton sealer from Econocorp (Randolph, MA) has been modified for quick and tool-less changeovers. Hand-crank knobs and square-up rails are now ratchet handles.
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MG America: Compact case packer

Quick changeover is easily accomplished with the Model B88 case packer from MG America (Fairfield, NJ). Compact machine can pack bottles, tubes, soaps or cans into cases measuring 180x100x120 mm (7”x3.9”x4.7”) to 500x320x350 mm (19.7”x12.6”x13.8”).
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Bilt-Rite Conveyors, Inc: Bed-belt conveyor

The versatile H-400 horizontal slider bed belt conveyor from Bilt-Rite (Springfield, NJ) starts at a standard length of 7’, offering 2’ incremental sections and 6’, 8’ and 10’ intermediate sections.
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Systronics, Inc: Inspection system

Systronics’ (Norcross, GA) SPI-1000 in-line inspection system uses a camera and PC-based processor to detect package defects, verify absence or presence of product and confirm accurate label placement.
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Salwasser Mfg. Co., Inc: Case/tray packer

The SFX-100 case/tray packer from Salwasser (Reedley, CA) uses a 2-axis robotic arm with vacuum or gripper tooling to lift and place full layers of product into 1 or more cases/trays in each cycle.
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Small palletizers

Top Tier’s (North Adams, MA) Tower model palletizer measures 36 sq’, while the End-of-Line model measures 60 sq’. Both models start at $50ꯠ, offer various configurations for infeed and outfeed, and have memory for 150 preprogrammed stacking patterns.
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Zebra Technologies: 'Smart label' printer

Operating on labels that have radio frequency identification (RFID) transponders embedded in them, Zebra’s (Vernon Hills, IL) R-140™ prints on the labels’ surface while simultaneously encoding the transponders.
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Kerr Group Inc: Child-resistant package

The Pharmaceutical Div. of Kerr Group (Lancaster, PA) has introduced Tab II, a child-resistant package that includes a 1-piece injection-molded PP cap and a 1-piece injection/stretch blow-molded PP bottle.
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Manta Ray, Inc: No-power case sealer

The Quick Loader top-and-bottom case sealer from Manta Ray (Menomonee Falls, WI) requires no power. The operator slides the case onto the wedge, which closes the bottom flaps.
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Clements Industries, Inc: Bag sealer

The Tach-It Model 3235 steel bag sealer from Clements Industries (South Hackensack, NJ) features an easy-opening, tamper-evident seal suitable for food, chemical and industrial bagging.
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Econocorp Inc: Mini case sealer

The Econoseal Mini Monoseal from Econocorp (Randolph, MA) is a semi-automatic carton flap glue sealer that can be used to seal carton end flaps, hinge covers, side glue joints and gable tops.
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Oystar Jones: Ergonomic cartoner

The CMA Mini Compact intermittent-motion, semi-automatic cartoning machine from R.A. Jones (Cincinnati, OH) allows an operator to hand-load cartons from a seated position at 60 cartons/min.
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Filamatic, a division of National Instrument LLC: Liquid filler

The Filamatic® CE-DAB-32-2 from National Instrument (Baltimore, MD) is a bench-top semi-automatic volumetric liquid filler designed to dispense solutions ranging from 1 cc to 1100 cc/stroke at speeds from 10 to 60 containers/min.
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EZ-Tek Industries Inc: Case taper/packer

Ez-Tek Industries (Deer Park, NY) has introduced the Easy-Taper/Packer. Said to increase worker productivity, reduce fatigue and save valuable work space.
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Pharmaceutical labeler

Recommended for use in packaging pharmaceuticals, the VAL550 syringe labeler from Newman (Belle Mead, NJ) applies paper or plastic labels to glass and plastic syringes at speeds to 350/min.

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