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Printer/applicator

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.
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Case erector/bottom sealer

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.
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Thermal-transfer printer

The Zebra 160S is the latest addition to Diagraph's (St. Louis, MO) Value Line(TM) family of thermal-transfer printers. This all-metal system has been designed for demanding environments.
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Ink-jet printer

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.
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Labels catalog

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.
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Labeling system

Quadrel Labeling's (Mentor, OH) ModuLine labeling system has been redesigned with heavier duty components, an 8" conveyor and no-tool changeover capabilities.
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Metal detector

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.
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Hologram induction seals

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.
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Decorating capabilities

Transparent Container (Chicago, IL) offers decorating options for transparent packages. Printing capabilities include four-color process, line art and half-tone printing.
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P-s labeler

Model STP 1 is a new stepper-driven pressure-sensitive labeler from ELF Machines (LaPorte, IN). Micro processor-controlled, it delivers speeds to 200 containers/ min with ±1/32" accuracy.
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Machinery brochure

Salwasser's (Reedley, CA) new brochure contains a brief history and profile of the company, photographs of various Salwasser machines and the manufacturing facilities.
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Tamp labeler

Model 3200 is an operator-driven, semi-automatic tamp labeler from Machine Systems (Grand Rapids, MI) used to apply pressure-sensitive labels to bottles, boxes or other products.
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Overwrapper improvements

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.
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Label materials guide

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.
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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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