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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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Horizontal cartoner

A new horizontal cartoner from Triangle Package Machinery (Chicago, IL) uses PS product trays that slide into position for quick changeover. Changeover time has been reduced by two-thirds, says the company.
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High-level palletizer for configuration flexibility

The HL6000 automatic high-level palletizer from Columbia Machine (Vancouver, WA) is designed to give maximum flexibility in pattern forming and layout configuration.
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Linerless label printer

Barcode Blaster CL is a new linerless label printer from Cognitive Solutions (Paso Robles, CA). Cutter-equipped, it uses direct thermal media up to 4.25" W and 12" L.
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Metal detector

The features and benefits of the MetalScout IIe metal detector are described in a new full-color brochure from Ramsey Technology (Minneapolis, MN). The MetalScout IIe is a microprocessor-based instrument designed for use in the food processing, food packaging and pharmaceutical industries.
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Improved palletizer

Currie Machinery (Santa Clara, CA) now offers a rotating power roller bed feature for the company's Model LSP-8 and HSP-6 palletizers. This feature allows pallets or loads to be properly oriented for maximum load stability and palletizing speeds before palletizing begins.
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Label printer/applicator

The PA/4000 series fan-fold label printer/applicator system from Diagraph (St. Louis, MO) uses a direct-thermal printer and is designed for continuous operation.
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Standards availability

American Society for Testing and Materials (West Conshohocken, PA) standards can now be delivered within 10 minutes to any fax machine, anytime, says the organization.
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Case erector

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.
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Volumetric piston filler

All-Fill's (Exton, PA) Model 305 single-head volumetric piston filler is suitable for a wide range of liquids, creams, pastes and other viscous products.
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Large-center cartoner

The Centurion(TM) is a flexible large-center cartoner from R.A. Jones (Covington, KY) that can be configured for single or multiple bag-in-box or cracker slug configurations.
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Labeling machines

Literature on two new automatic sleeve labeling machines is now available from SleeveTech (Raleigh, NC). The Model SL-1800 can label plastic bottles from 8 oz to 21/2 gal at speeds to 30 bottles/min.

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