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Dorner Mfg. Corp.: Low-profile conveyors

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'.
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Kallfass Packaging Machinery: L-sealer

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.
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Markem-Imaje: Ink-jet printer

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.
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Supplier news: Achievements

ISO 9001 certification: Edson Packaging Machinery Ltd. (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada); Great Lakes Packaging Corp. (Germantown, WI); Jefferson Smurfit Corp.
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Supplier news: In Memoriam

Henry J. Landis, 91, founder of injection molding company Landis Plastics (Chicago Ridge, IL), died August 5.
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Efector, Inc: Proximity switch

The new quadronorm plus(TM) proximity switches from efector (Exton, PA) are two-wire DC devices that can provide four different output functions, depending on how they are wired: open or closed positive switching, or open or closed negative switching.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

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.
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Filamatic, a division of National Instrument LLC: Rotary stoppering machine

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.
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PSI: Conveyor stops

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.
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Materials Handling Systems, Inc: Materials Handling Systems, Inc: Packaging/handling systems

Ram Center (Red Wing, MN) will display robotic machinery for cus-tom-designed packaging and materials handling systems. Applications include PET preform feeding systems, PET preform line balancing, PET bottle bulk palletizing, product case loading and case palletizing.

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