ISO 9002 certification: Klockner Pentaplast of America, Inc. (Gordonsville, VA) for rigid plastic films produced at its Gordonsville and Rural Retreat, VA, facilities; Automated Packaging Systems, Inc.
Dorner Mfg. (Hartland, WI) offers CE-marked low-profile conveyors and gearmotors that comply with European safety directives. The 2100 Series is offered in widths from 1" to 40", and lengths from 1' to 100'.
The Kallfass Universa 5050 is now available through Complete Packaging Solutions & Systems (Alpharetta, GA). This compact L-sealer has a sealing frame of 20" x 20" and is recommended for small to medium packages.
The 7S L.E. continuous ink-jet printer from Imaje (Kennesaw, GA) is a cost-effective solution for printing simple codes on products and packages. Portable, it can be plugged in to most electrical outlets and can be maneuvered to fit changing line requirements.
UCB Films PLC (Wigton, Cumbria, England) will invest £4m a year until 2002 for the development of specialty cellulose films. The investment will be spread across the company's sites at Bridgwater and Wigton, England; Burgos, Spain; and Tecumseh, KS, USA.
A new rotary stoppering machine from National Instrument (Baltimore, MD) offers high-speed, continuous-motion stoppering with reliable placement. Designed for use in a Class 100 Clean Room, the Capamatic® DLS-12-T offers speeds to 300 containers/min, using 13- to 30-mm, full- or partial-depth stoppers.
Newly redesigned compact cantilever slides are small but can handle high-impact loads, says manufacturer PHD (Ft. Wayne, IN). Series SA and SB Slides can carry loads for a wide variety of applications with dynamic side loads at up to 75 lb.