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Empty can inspector

Krones (Franklin, WI) offers an empty can inspector that detects dents, flange damage, deformations, dirt and foreign particles inside the can and tear formation on the inside coating.
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Friction feeder

Streamfeeder's (Minneapolis, MN) Silver Series S275 Universal Friction Feeder(TM) with intelligent controller and bar-code reader inserts small products like pharmaceutical leaflets and prepaid phone cards quickly and accurately.
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Ink-jet printer literature

The Jet-A-Mark® IP*9100 ink-jet printer is featured in a color data page from Matthews Intl. (Pittsburgh, PA). The literature sheet highlights the installation, operation, ink system and graphics of the characters available from the IP*9100.
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Labeling software

Weber Marking Systems (Arlington Heights, IL) has released Legi for Windows 2.1.1, the latest version of the company's Windows(TM)-based labeling design software package.
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Print/apply labeler

Auto Labe's (Ft. Pierce, FL) Model 150 print/apply labeler is suitable for one-up or next-label-out applications, and can be configured in either a tamp-on or blow-on version.
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Label/tag delivery system

A labeling/tag delivery system that attaches to Hamer's (Minneapolis, MN) Model 125 automatic bag closer offers ice and produce packagers a low-cost and secure way of attaching labels/tags and closing bags.
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Conveyor lane divider

An innovative conveyor lane divider from Nolu Plastics (Aston, PA) enables conveyor systems to be reconfigured with quick, simple adjustments. Aluminum rails fitted with Nolu D guides attach onto a conveyor system to create two or more distinct lanes, dividing the conveyor surface while guiding product.
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Pharmaceutical vial labeler

Designed with the needs of the pharmaceutical industry in mind, the Krones (Franklin, WI) Autocol Rotary Vial Labeler applies p-s labels on small pharmaceutical vials at speeds to 400 containers/min.
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Material handling brochure

A four-color brochure from AccuLift (Blanchester, OH) offers solutions to palletizing, conveying and other challenges through custom-built systems.
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Vinyl compound

Occidental Chemical (Dallas, TX) has developed a new chemical-resistant vinyl bottle compound for packaging aggressive chemical products, such as pine- or limonene-based cleaners.
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Digital video camera

The Encore(TM) high-speed digital video camera from Olympus America (Melville, NY) is designed for motion analysis of high-speed packaging equipment.
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Vertical f/f/s system

The Vertek vf/f/s system from WeighPack Systems (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) is compact, requiring only 2' x 4' of floorspace. This mid-range machine is designed to produce 40 to 70 fin-seal packages/min, in sizes from 2" x 2" to 7.65" x 12".
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Volumetric cup filler

The Series 500 volumetric cup filler from GEI Mateer Burt (Wayne, PA) can reach speeds to 120 containers/min and fill volumes of up to 98 cu". Typical applications include dry products such as rice, beans, nuts, candy, popcorn, pet food and frozen vegetables, as well as nonfood products such as silica or potpourri.
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Printer/applicator

Quadrel's (Mentor, OH) printer/ applicator applies labels to tops, bottoms, sides and corners of products at speeds to 100 products/min. The integrated thermal/ thermal-transfer print engine prints product-specific bar codes and other information on demand.
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Case packer

The Minatus case packer from Hartness (Greenville, SC) is capable of handling round and non-round containers, as well as containers with handles and pump triggers, and 2- and 3-piece cans.

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