Overture ES is a new ink-jet printing system from Marsh (Belleville, IL) capable of controlling one or two high-resolution printheads. It produces text, graphics and most bar-code symbologies at speeds to 250'/min, with a 99.9% read rate.
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Weber Marking Systems' (Arlington Heights, IL) Label-Aire® pallet load print/apply labeling system combines high print quality with simultaneous label applications for quick identification of pallet loads.
Sekisui TA (Garden Grove, CA) has introduced the STA-CF980 Series, a uniform case erector and bottom taper. This automated system takes cartons from a vertical magazine and folds and tapes the bottom flaps.
Squid Ink Manufacturing (Minneapolis, MN) has introduced the Model SQ/2 large-character ink-jet printer. It prints a single line of type, consisting of 3/4" or 1/2" high characters at speeds of over 200'/min.
The 1997 Labels Catalog, a 62-page full-line catalog, is being offered by Lancer Label (Omaha, NE). It features the company's standard offering of labels and label applications as well as new stocks for labels on rolls and laser/ ink-jet labels, NameDropper(TM) designs, phone and address shapes to help promote Internet addresses, and low quantity, digitally printed durable decals.
The Metal Scout IIe PL Pipeline Model metal detector from Ramsey (Minneapolis, MN) is a microprocessor-based metal detector that is suitable for inspection of liquid or slurry-type products such as pie filling, sauces, ham, peanut butter, relish and meat.
The AMT CE 12 case erector from Automated Machine Technology (Nelson, MN) is designed for intermediate and low-speed use. It operates at speeds to 15 cases/min and can accommodate a range of case sizes.
Integrasafe is a hologrammed induction heat-sealable membrane for PE containers from Sonoco Capseals (Slough, Berks, England). Because exact reproduction of the holograms would be difficult, these membranes offer a high degree of tamper-evidence without changing existing packaging designs.