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Cartoner brochure

Roberts Systems (Charlotte, NC) has released a six-page brochure titled "The Total On-Demand Cartoning System." Described within is the Servostar intermittent- motion cartoner and the different types of packaging applications it handles.
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Precision Microcontrol Corp.: Application notes

Precision MicroControl (Carlsbad, CA) is offering free application notes on three packaging applications: horizontal f/f/s, vertical f/f/s, and synchronizing multiple conveyors.
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Weber Packaging Solutions: Label printer

The 22 Series thermal/thermal-transfer label printer from Weber Marking Systems (Arlington Heights, IL) offers 300-dpi printing for applications such as automotive and retail compliance labeling.
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Wide-mouth jars

Robb Container (Naperville, IL) has introduced two sizes to its line of wide-mouth HDPE jars. The 16-oz and 32-oz sizes are available with an 89/400 or 83/400 finish.
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Machine Systems Inc: Tamp label applicator

The TAL-3000 tabletop tamp label applicator from Machine Systems (Grand Rapids, MI) is compact, lightweight and portable. Works with most label stocks, says the company, in sizes ranging from 1/2" x 1/2" to 4" x 4".
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Electronic tablet counter

Modular king's (Fairfield, NJ) TB4 electronic tablet counter provides continuous filling for most shapes and sizes of compressed tablets and hard and soft gelatin capsules.
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Packaging Aids Corporation: Vertical f/f/s system

The VMP 170 is one of the smallest controlled vertical form/fill/seal machines, says manufacturer Packaging Aids (San Rafael, CA). It's targeted as an alternative for pre-made bag operations where higher production and cost savings are desired.
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Horizontal form/fill/seal system

The Format® is a PC-controlled continuous-motion horizontal form/fill/seal system from Cavanna (Sparta, NJ) suitable for forming either cold- or heat-seal material into pillow-packs.
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Ramsey: Metal detector for vf/f/s

Ramsey/Icore (Minneapolis, MN) has introduced the MetalScout IIe "VF" metal detection system. Designed for applications with limited space, the compact unit can be installed between a combination scale and bagger in vf/f/s applications.
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Willett America Inc: Label printer/applicator

The 2620 label printer/applicator from Willett Labeljet (Ft. Worth, TX) is designed as an economical, versatile system. Available in right- and left-handed versions, for tamp or air-jet label application, the 2620 can print up to 12"/sec and up to 6.6" W.
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Willett America Inc: Mini coder

The 460Mi Micro Coder from Willett (Ft. Worth, TX) can print a high-resolution code as small as 0.8 mm in single line mode. This continuous ink-jet printer is suitable for coding on pharmaceutical, cosmetics and medical device products.
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Imaging Technology Inc: Machine vision system

Imaging Technology's (Bedford, MA) newest machine vision system inspects at speeds over 20ꯠ parts/min, without use of a processor. The Prophecy 550 system incorporates Intel MMX technology, Sherlock 32 software and the company's IC-PCI frame grabber for an easy-to-use and configure system, says the company.
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ARPAC LLC: Powered conveyor

For use in the high-volume printing and publishing industries, Arpac (Schiller Park, IL) has introduced the 90° Powered Conveyor. It's said to make efficient use of limited space and to be compatible with high-speed Arpac shrink bundlers.
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Roller centers

Buschman (Cincinnati, OH) now offers carrier rollers spaced on 2" centers for curves, spurs and straight sections of its V-belt live roller transportation conveyor.
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O. Berk Company: Glass containers

O. Berk (Union, NJ) can now supply blue and green colored glass containers for applications that require a more upscale shelf appearance such as the cosmetics, health and beauty, vitamin and healthcare markets.

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