Automation Packaging (Tampa, FL) has introduced the CMSS Side Seal continuous motion shrink wrapper. Uses a "hot knife," quick-release cross seal bar and a durable plasma-coated seal wheel that requires no hot wire for sealing.
The 6CM automatic bagger from American-Newlong (Indianapolis, IN) has a continuous rotary filling system to fill up to 32 bags/min. Can be used for a wide range of products, including rice, seed, grain, chemicals and pet foods.
Dorner (Hartland, WI) has introduced a standard conveyorized table for ink-jet printing. Speeds range from 10' to 200'/min. Adaptable to most manufacturer's printheads, the table allows printing on tops, bottoms and sides of products requiring coding or identification.
Hoppmann's (Chantilly, VA) three-part assembly system accurately assembles spout to cap to overcap at speeds to 430 parts/min. Parts are oriented diameter to diameter and exit centrifugal feeders onto an accumulation in-line conveyor.
Weigh Right Automatic Scale's (Joliet, IL) new brochure highlights its electronic net weight filling systems. In-cludes weigh count fillers designed for small parts and hardware, vibratory feed fillers and gravity flow weighers for free-flowing and semi-free-flowing materials, as well as fully automatic weighers for rigid container filling.