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Rotary lidding system

Model RO112HB is a rotary lidding system from Engineered Automation (Comstock Park, MI) that uses a continuous rotary design for accurate placement of snap-on lids.
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Machine Product Brief
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Ink-jet printer

Diagraph's (St. Louis, MO) Model I.V./700 is a single-line ink-jet printer that provides a good starting point for users switching from contact coding to automated case coding.
Materials Product Brief
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Lipstick cases

Two slim-line PP lipstick cases have been introduced by World Wide Packaging (East Hanover, NJ). Patented hermetic "air-lock" closures help keep lipsticks moist.
Controls Product Brief
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Digital servo drives

The Ecodrive family of digital servo drives from Indramat (Hoffman Estates, IL) is designed to offer high-performance at comparable costs for narrow-web printing applications.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Mateer Burt (Wayne, PA) has been renamed GEI Mateer Burt by parent company GEI Intl. PLC.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (Arlington, VA): Barry Shoulders of BWI Kartridg Pak (Davenport, IA), chairman of the '97 executive committee; other committee members include Fred Erler of Nordson Corp.
Controls Product Brief
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Accumulation tables

Easy Flow(TM) pressureless accumulation tables from Automated Production Systems (New Freedom, PA) provide accumulation for light and unstable containers, and are designed to fit most existing production lines.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Zebra Technologies (Vernon Hills, IL) has formed a personal printer division to service the small and home office bar code printer market.
Materials Product Brief
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Tabletop chipboard printer

Bell-Mark's (Pine Brook, NJ) TB920 tabletop chipboard printer can print bar codes on cartons, blister cards, inserts or displays at speeds to 125 units/min.
Controls Product Brief
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Mustard jars

Plaxicon's (Rancho Cucamonga, CA) new family of PET containers is suited for food products such as mustard. Available in 9-, 24- and 32-oz sizes, the jar has an injection-molded neck finish for a tight tolerance.

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