The latest generation of the Xymark(TM) Sprint Series of low-cost laser marking systems has been introduced by Lumonics (Oxnard, CA). It reaches operating speeds of up to 2ꯠ characters/second and marks up to four lines of text or graphics.
The E Series palletizer with double-stack palletizing capabilities from Columbia Machine (Vancouver, WA) eliminates the need for forklift stacking or stand-alone stacking equipment, while maximizing floor or truck space.
The Ultra-Fil is a new net weigh filler from Horix (McKees Rocks, PA). Fully electronic, it integrates into most packaging line controls, employing a centralized operator panel for easy access to machine controls.