The Kalish Bandstar from DT Kalish (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) is a versatile TE neck/body bander. It uses a positive band feed and placement system that feeds an uncut band directly on to each container, then cuts the band to its precise length in a single, continuous motion.
Multisorb Technologies (Buffalo, NY) has introduced Skavenger(TM) Mini Preform desiccants. The mini preforms offer uniformity in size and shape, resulting in a more consistent adsorption rate and capacity, and better operation in automated feed systems than molecular sieve beads, says the company.
A labeling/tag delivery system that attaches to Hamer's (Minneapolis, MN) Model 125 automatic bag closer offers ice and produce packagers a low-cost and secure way of attaching labels/tags and closing bags.