Neil Whittaker and Martin Braithwaite, management team of the precision tooling business of CarnaudMetalbox Eng. (Paris, France), purchased the business from owners Crown Cork & Seal (Philadelphia, PA) and will call the company Innotek (London, England).
Imtec's (Bellows Falls, VT) LabelKwik(TM) label dispenser dispenses p-s labels for hand placement onto containers or products. It dispenses die-cut and butt-cut labels ranging in size from 0.125" x 0.25" to 9" x 6".
A new second-generation variable frequency metal detector from Graseby Goring Kerr (Amherst, NY) can be used to inspect fresh or frozen products with either metallized or non-metallized films on the same production line.
The MAS 1000(TM) moisture barrier measurement system from Testing Machines (Islandia, NY) is designed to measure the precise level at which moisture will permeate and diffuse through packaging materials.
The Cartopac CP80R is a medium-speed rotary-style cartoner from IWK Packaging Machinery (Fairfield, NJ). Suitable for cartoning a range of products, including tubes, bottles, blisters, jars, sachets and printed leaflets, at speeds to 85 products/ min.
Associated Bag (Milwaukee, WI) offers a manually operated portable shrink wrapping system that plugs into standard 110v outlets. It includes a bar sealer/film dispenser, two-speed heat gun and PVC film in 22" x 100' rolls.