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.
Scandia's (Clifton, NJ) Model 626 overwrapper now features an elevator infeed conveyor to increase speeds to 120 parts/min. Though used primarily for CD and CD Rom packaging, the unit can accept most packages ranging from 5/16" H x 31/4" W x 2" L to 2" H x 8" W x 67/8" L.
Over 95 label materials are listed in Imtec's (Bellows Falls, VT) Label Material Selection Guide. The guide contains nine categories of labeling applications such as shipping, abrasion resistant, security, laminated and high-temperature resistant.
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.
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.