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Vertical f/f/s with auger filler

Eagle Packaging (Oakland, CA) will show its new Phaser(TM) vertical form/fill/seal machine with auger filler. Its open, low-profile design allows easy access to bagger functions.
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Wraparound labeler

Labeling Systems (Mahwah, NJ) will show its new Model 1600 front, back and wraparound labeling system. It's equipped with a positioner/spacer feature that allows usage with most product shapes, without the use of change parts, at speeds to 145 cycles/min.
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Seal-less tensioner

Midwest Industrial Packaging (Winnetka, IL) has developed a seal-less tool that tensions, cuts and seals steel strapping. Innovative, says the company, is that Model MIP-4700 can be adjusted when fitted with the company's strap guide.
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Digital labeling

CMS Gilbreth (Trevose, PA) has introduced a new digital imaging service geared for short runs or prototypes. The process eliminates conventional negatives and printing plates or screened art preparation and instead uses electronic prepress and digital technologies to create images in multiple colors, or four-color process illustrations on a variety of substrates.
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Shrink bundler

Arpac's (Schiller Park, IL) Model 55GI high-speed shrink bundler is designed exclusively for the printing and publishing industry. It wraps random-sized, strapped or unstrapped stacks of books or magazines at speeds to 55 bundles/min.
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Dual-lane filler

Ratioflo's (Watkinsville, GA) Model RDL-7308 dual-lane filler is equipped with eight volumetric modules and 16 filling nozzles. As eight containers in a lane are being filled, the second lane is being transferred.
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Liquid filling machine

The new Electroflo 6000 automatic liquid filling machine from Electronic Filling Systems (Winder, GA) is designed to handle very thin to very thick fluids.
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Piston fillers

All-Fill's (Exton, PA) AFI/Hunter line of volumetric piston filling systems are suited for food, cosmetics, drugs and chemical applications.
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Robotic case loader

Salwasser (Reedley, CA) will introduce its new automatic robotic case loading system. It consists of a Model FX-100 robotic case loader, integrated with a model OBC-2 case opener/bottom closer.
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Indexing conveyor

WeighPack Systems (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) now offers bottle/can indexing conveyors for integration on WeighPack's automatic weigh/fill systems.
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Sleeve cartoner

Adco Manufacturing's (Sanger, CA) new 6BC-400 high-speed, horizontal sleeve cartoner allows automatic indexing and loads cartons of one-piece trayed or bagged products at a maximum speed of 400 cartons/min.
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Static-resistant conveyor links

Intrinsically Static Dissipative (ISD(TM)) links from Flexlink Systems (Bethlehem, PA) are used with conveyor systems to provide virtually static-free conveyor operation, says the company.
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Self-torquing capper

A new rotary-type, continuous-motion capper from National Instrument (Baltimore, MD) achieves rates up to 100 containers/min, using six torquing stations.
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Microprocessor control system

Labeling Systems (Oakland, NJ) has introduced its newest microprocessor control system for the Model 3000 labeling head. Its exclusive 32-bit RISC microprocessor provides complete control and monitoring of labeler functions.
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Checkweighing system

B.C.E. Technologies (Tampa, FL) will introduce the new Smartweigh checkweighing system. It's economically priced for low- and mid-speed checkweighing.

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