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Shaft gear motors

New single-phase parallel shaft gear motors offer higher horsepower and torque ratings than previous versions, says manufacturer Baldor Electric (Ft.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

R.A. Jones & Co. Inc. (Covington, KY): George Thomas, vp, sales and mktg.; John Finck, vp, systems solutions and services.
Machine Product Brief
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Manual carton former

Adco's (Sanger, CA) 1HCF manual carton former is designed to allow an operator to form lock-style, top-load trays and tri-seal cartons for test market samples or for testing new carton designs.
Materials Product Brief
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Metal detector

A new second-generation variable frequency metal detector from Graseby Goring Kerr (Amherst, NY) can be used to inspect fresh or frozen products with either metallized or non-metallized films on the same production line.
Materials Product Brief
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Moisture permeation system

The MAS 1000(TM) moisture barrier measurement system from Testing Machines (Islandia, NY) is designed to measure the precise level at which moisture will permeate and diffuse through packaging materials.
Materials Product Brief
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Cartoner

The Cartopac CP80R is a medium-speed rotary-style cartoner from IWK Packaging Machinery (Fairfield, NJ). Suitable for cartoning a range of products, including tubes, bottles, blisters, jars, sachets and printed leaflets, at speeds to 85 products/ min.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Ranpak Corp. (Concord Township, OH) moved its headquarters to a larger, 162ꯠ sq' facility at 7790 Auburn Rd., Concord Township, OH 44077; phone: 800/726-7257; fax: 216/354-1435.
Materials Product Brief
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Company brochure

Display Pack (Grand Rapids, MI) has released a brochure on its converting and contract packaging capabilities. Six-, five- and two-color presses for printed packaging materials are described.
Materials Product Brief
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Shrink wrap system

Associated Bag (Milwaukee, WI) offers a manually operated portable shrink wrapping system that plugs into standard 110v outlets. It includes a bar sealer/film dispenser, two-speed heat gun and PVC film in 22" x 100' rolls.
Materials Product Brief
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Vertical f/f/s system

The Vegatronic® CM 400 is a continuous-film-motion vertical form/fill/ seal machine from Ilapak (Newtown, PA). Film tracking capabilities permit fin seals as small as 1/8" at speeds to 190 bags/min.

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