A new bag closing system from American-Newlong (Indianapolis, IN) is a versatile combination of the A1-PB pedestal and the DS-9 sewing head. It can sew most types of bags, including paper, plastic or cloth.
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SecuriSeal(TM) from National Packaging Services (Ridgefield, NJ) is a tamper-evident tape intended to counteract theft. The tape is designed so that if slit, no other tape can adhere to it because of its non-stick surface.
Weber Marking Systems (Arlington Heights, IL) has introduced the Label-Aire® Model 2020 label applicator for accurate positioning of full, overlap and partial wraps of p-s labels on cylindrical containers.
Auto-Mate Technologies (Riverhead, NY) has introduced Model AM-20 induction foil cap sealer. It eliminates water cooling to save power. Measuring only 29" W, the portable sealer is the smallest 2 Kw induction foil sealer in the industry, says the manufacturer.
B.A.G. Corp. (Dallas, TX) has introduced a foil "cube" liner that form-fits a container and fills without wrinkles. Said to be flexible, puncture- and tear-resistant, the liner is constructed of multilayer laminations of PET, aluminum and PE.
Slipstick® conveyor scale feeders from Triple/S Dynamics (Dallas, TX) range from 3' to 10' L, in widths up to 24". For more even product distribution around a scale feed cone, the feeder may be equipped with a conical discharge.
Union Camp Graphics (Nor-cross, GA) is offering Microlite(TM) packaging, a microflute corrugated that is said to be cost-effective and lightweight, while offering better compression strength than a folding carton plus master case.