The XL printer from Datamax (Orlando, FL) prints in direct thermal or thermal-transfer mode. Printing 6"/sec, the unit accepts roll-fed, die-cut, continuous or fan-folded labels with a maximum roll dia of 8" and a maximum label width of 4.65".
The DVS volumetric piston filler from REB (Menomonie, WI) features a vibrating hopper and positive closing nozzles to fill glass, metal or plastic containers with up to 160 fl oz of thin liquids, chunky semi-solids or thick pastes.
Literature is available from Greydon (Springfield, NJ) describing its GB-602 and GB-642 traversing ink-jet systems for multilane applications. Systems print on almost any substrate and retrofit to all f/f/s packaging machines.
Easy webbing and maintenance is fostered by the swing-away tamp accessory on MMI's (Savanna, IL) Label Mill® 3600 label printer/applicator. Depending on the print engine, the printer runs at speeds of 10"/sec to 12"/sec.
From Diagraph (St. Louis, MO) comes a color tri-fold brochure titled "Diagraph Label Converting: A Visual Tour." Various sections highlight the company's capabilities, resources, advantages, equipment and range of market applications.
Progressive Plastics (Cleveland, OH) has introduced a family of clear or frosted PVC bottles. The injection blow-molded or extrusion blow-molded bottles come in 1-, 2-, and 4-oz sizes as well as a 2-oz tapered cylinder.