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Packaging World      Special Projects Editor, Gretchen Edelbrock
SPONSOR: U.S. Tsubaki December 8, 2011 | Edited by Gretchen Edelbrock

U.S. Tsubaki Acquires KabelSchlepp >>

U.S. Tsubaki Power Transmission, LLC is excited to announce the integration of KabelSchlepp America into its operations as part of the Tsubakimoto Chain Company's global acquisition of the German-based Cable & Hose Carrier manufacturer.

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U.S. Tsubaki's Attachment Chain Configurator >>

U.S. Tsubaki recently announced the exciting launch of its very own Attachment Chain Configurator. U.S. Tsubaki teamed up with PARTsolutions and together created a web-based tool accessible at

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U.S. Tsubaki's Lube-Free Lambda® Chain Offer >>

U.S. Tsubaki is currently running a special promotion for users interested in switching to its Lube-Free Lamdba® Chain. See if you qualify for this risk free trial. U.S. Tsubaki's Lambda® Chain is built to be the longest lasting Lube-Free Roller Chain.

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U.S. Tsubaki's Updated Product Brochure >>

U.S. Tsubaki has recently updated its Corporate Product Line-card Brochure. This brochure provides a quick snap shot of U.S. Tsubaki's extensive product line-up, which also now includes KabelSchlepp Cable & Hose Carrier Systems.

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U.S. Tsubaki New Thermorformer Chain Brochure >>

Thermoforming is unique, and no one understands that better than Tsubaki. We've been designing and manufacturing Thermoformer chain for more than 40 years. Don't risk needless downtime grappling with inferior products. Tsubaki ingenuity and dependability can get you running smoothly and keep you running longer.

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Balcony-style thermoformer for syringes, ampoules, vials and medical devices

The Farmo Res Prima K7 Thermoformer from MG America can form blisters with depths as great as 40mm using deep-draw capabilities. The Prima K7 runs up to gently handles fragile products at 35 cycles/min., and is operated by PLC with transfer on one lane for the production of trays in PET, PVC and polystyrene. Other highlights include a new syringe buffer system with a capacity of more than... Read more

Entry-level transmission rate units

Designed for food, beverage, pharmaceutical and other companies that need to verify the barrier properties of their packaging materials, Mocon is bundling two of its entry-level, stand alone, permeation units for easy entry into OTR and WVTR testing. The OX-TRAN® Model 1/50 for oxygen and PERMATRAN-W® Model 1/50 for water vapor testing are part of this program. (The entry-level package promotion applies to one of each unit or two of the same model.) The dual system... Read more

Versatile, cost-effective large-character ink jet printer uses one or two printheads

The SQ/2 Scorpion ink jet printing system from Squid Ink is available as a water-based system for printing on porous surfaces like corrugated cases, or as a solvent-based system for printing on non-porous products like plastics, metals, stretch films, coated corrugate and more. Prints with two SQ/2 Scorpion single line printheads, or one Series 1600 printhead for bold, full-character size and split-line capability... Read more

Advanced vision-inspection system

The filtec SpectroVision Touch is a technologically-advanced vision inspection system for optical detection of defects in a multitude of applications including: fill level; cap quality; labeling; and empty cans. The touch screen and versatile user interface make it easy to tailor to user requirements. Provides inspection accuracy at speeds more than 1,800 cpm. Integrates with other filtec inspection products... Read more

Clear vacuum chamber for bubble leak test

The new LVC-1218-1121-VC-PT Vertical Clear (VC) vacuum chamber from LACO Technologies, Inc. is a clear-acrylic vacuum chamber specifically designed for visual bubble leak testing. The vacuum chamber offers a vertical cylindrical design and is constructed of durable cast acrylic. The clear acrylic material provides a full 360-degree view of packaging during test. The LVC-1218-1121-VC-PT is designed with a shelf mounted beneath the vacuum ... Read more

Fully-automated, self-contained bulk material handling system has 12,000-lb. capacity

National Bulk Equipment's fully automated, self-contained, bulk material handling system completely manages material from the introduction stage, through discharge and conditioning, to downstream supply of finished material into manufacturing operations with limited human interaction. Operator interaction is limited to container loading and removal. The NBE lift-and-seal carriage receives each 1,450-lb... Read more

Desktop color label printer saves time, money, environment

Designed for labeling specialty foods, wine, medical and nutritional products, water bottles, hardware, and much more, Primera's CX1000 Color Label Printer is a desktop, full-color label printer designed for printing from 100 to 5,000 labels at a time at 2400 dpi. Import label files into the included PTPrintÖ Software, specify how many labels are needed, and press go. Design changes can be accomplished immediately so there is no wasted inventory. The CX1000 provides 2400 dpi print quality... Read more

Blow-molder produces up to 2,250 containers/hr. and cavity

The Contiform 3, the latest generation of Krones' stretch blow-molding machine series, increases production output, reduces total air and energy consumption, and features improved hygienic design. The Contiform 3 also shortens product change-over times to increase flexibility, and provides greater user-friendliness. The machine's completely redesigned blow-molding station enables plastic containers to be reliably produced at a speed of up to... Read more

Liquid packaging machines quickly and accurately fill pouches

Used in combination with any acceptable film type, Taisei Lamick's DANGAN III Liquid Packaging Machines provide fast change over, low defect rates and a general increase in speed, and continuously fill pouches without interrupting the liquid flow between each seal to produce finished pouches that are completely full with virtually no excess air. The DANGAN III fills pouches at exceptionally high and sustainable... Read more

Weigh module converts machines into scales

The Pinmount PDX from Mettler Toledo, an enhanced version of the Pinmount weigh module, features the entirely digital POWERCELL PDX, which allows true predictive diagnostics of each individual load cell to prevent down-time or inaccuracies. The Pinmount PDX's built-in predictive diagnostics system constantly monitors the load cell and alerts the supervisor if a potential problem arises. The microprocessor inside each load cell continually adjusts ... Read more

UPCOMing events:

Experience the newest packaging technologies and equipment, meet suppliers, and compare solutions at WestPack at the Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA on February 14-16.

Contract Packaging Assoc. Annual Meeting
Join Contract Packaging Asssociation members at their annual gathering, held this year at Gran Melia Hotel & Resort, Rio Grande, Puerto, Rico on February 23-26.

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