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SPONSOR: U.S. Tsubaki August 5, 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 www.ustsubaki.com.

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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 is exhibiting at the Pack Expo >>

U.S. Tsubaki will be exhibiting at this year's upcoming Pack Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada. Come check us out at booth S-5278 at the Las Vegas Convention Center from September 28-28, 2011.

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THE LATEST INNOVATIONS

Label dispenser with inkjet printer

See it at PACK EXPO! Designed for lower volume operations in the snack and baking industries, EPI Labelers’ automatic label dispenser with inkjet printer comes with a sealed inkjet cartridge that uses HP technology. Prints date codes, lot numbers, expiration dates and more to a multitude of packaging including boxes, cartons and clamshells. Operated by a handheld controller, the labeler dispenses 1 pressure sensitive label at a time, to be lifted off... Read more

Multi-axis auger filler

See it at PACK EXPO! The 4-lane Multi-Axis 3600 Series Digitronic® Auger Filler from Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery is designed to accurately fill a variety of dry food products including drink mixes, cocoa, soup mixes and coffee into rigid containers. The machine delivers product from a common hopper with dual infeed flow. Increasing the number of delivery lanes available significantly enhances productivity, making it useful for high output production environments.... Read more

Eco-friendly, affordable labeler for stretch-sleeve films

Krones’ Sleevematic ES labeler is designed for handling stretch-sleeve films, allowing an extremely high stretch on beverage containers of up to 55%. Made of recyclable LDPE, these films are an eco-friendly alternative to sleeves made from PVC. The high stretching capability of the material allows the sleeve to be smaller (less material). Since the stretch-sleeves are more than twice as elastic as conventional stretch-sleeves, they are well suited for... Read more

Thermal transfer overprinter

The Compact 32d from ID Technology is a versatile, compact and affordable digital coding solution for labels and flexible films that does not require a dedicated controller and prints 300 dpi logos, barcodes and text at up to 750 mm/s. With no factory air required, there are fewer running costs, less maintenance and fewer variables when setting up the printer. Four ribbon save modes minimize running costs and downtime, while proven dancer arm technology... Read more

Inkjet printer comes with on-line self-maintenance

See it at PACK EXPO Booth #-5158! The Linx CJ400 continuous inkjet printer features unique portability, fast set-up and the Easi-Change® Service Module, which can be changed in minutes using on-screen prompts, without a technician or service call. Further self-maintenance features include on-screen trouble... Read more

 

Rotary infeed, accumulating tables

See it at PACK EXPO! Oden Corporation's rotary infeed tables and rotary accumulating tables allow operators to easily feed and unload plastic and glass containers to/from packaging line conveyors. Rotary tables are stainless steel with heavy-duty frames fabricated of 1.5-in. square 304 stainless steel tubing. Suitable for washdown environments. Tables are available in 3 diameters, 30-, 36- and 47-in. Leveling feet are provided. Turntables are equipped with a 1/4 HP 90 VDC... Read more

High-speed partition opener/inserter

See it at PACK EXPO Booth #C-600table { }td { padding-top: 1px; padding-right: 1px; padding-left: 1px; color: black; font-size: 11pt; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; text-decoration: none; font-family: Calibri,sans-serif; vertical-align: bottom; border: medium none; white-space: nowrap; }.xl63 { font-size: 18pt; font-family: Calibri; }! A-B-C ‘s partition opener/inserter for high-volume packaging lines feeds partitions into 2 cases simultaneously via servo-powered... Read more

Robotic palletizer stacks a variety of packaged goods with stability

Robotpac from Beumer is a space-saving, fully automatic articulated robot that is able to solve even complex palletizing and de-palletizing challenges reliably and efficiently. Specially designed gripper elements allow a wide variety of packaged goods, from bags, cartons and trays to corrugated boxes, crates and canisters, to be stacked with stability. Depending on the application, up to 1,900 units/hour can be processed. The precision and stability of the palletized stacks... Read more

High-speed case sealer with flight bar

Operating at speeds up to 40 cases/min., the EZGLUE™ Case Sealer with Flight Bars from Eagle Packaging Machinery is engineered to glue and seal erected and loaded cases in a compact footprint. The Flight Bar style design ensures that the case will be square when sealing. The flight bar assists with tall cases that tend to tip on a belt conveyor, and for light or heavy cases that require a positive push through the machine. The case gluer comes with an Omron PLC and touch... Read more

Vial filler fills 40 bottles/min.

See it at PACK EXPO Booth #4832! PallayPack’s Versablock vial filler offers all the features of a high end monoblock for filling, plugging and pick and place capping, at an economical price. Designed for manufacturing environments where a large variety of products must be handled. The Versablock operates at... Read more

 

Upcoming events:

International Dairy Show
The International Dairy Show features the latest trends and innovations in the dairy industry, and will be held in Atlanta, Georgia at the Georgia World Congress Center, September 19-21.

PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2011
Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV. North America's largest packaging and processing event includes a Pharmaceutical Pavilion, Processing Zone, Brand Zone, Confectionery Pavilion and more, September 26-28.

Process Expo
The industry's only single-destination food equipment expo featuring end-to-end food processing and packaging machinery and services across all food sectors, held at Chicago's McCormick Place, November 1-4.

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