The FRESH-PAC is a USDA-approved stainless steel vacuum/gas flush sealing machine used for fresh foods from Packaging Aids (San Rafael, CA). It features electronic timer controls, an adjustable sealing head with 3-position height adjustment and a pneumatically controlled foot switch.
Aidlin Automation (Bradenton, FL) will display the new Flex-Pack integrated flexible packaging system. It uses the latest in robotic, vision testing and controls technology to package goods for the consumer products industry.
SICK Optic-Electronic's (Eden Prairie, MN) smallest bar code scanner is the new CLV 220. Measuring only 4.9" x 2.7" x 1.4", it offers features usually found only in large scanners, including a 1겨-Hz scan rate, adjustable focus control and a broad reading range.
Triangle Packaging Machinery's (Chicago, IL) complete bag-in-box food packaging system will be introduced. It consists of a new vf/f/s bag machine, the Acceleron "Advantage" Model B2, and a new horizontal cartoner, Model HCM-A900.
Lumastrobe (Midland Park, NJ) has introduced a low-profile panel alarm light series for use with automated equipment. Single or multiple lights can be used to indicate operating status or potential problems in a line.