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High-speed label imprinter

The Champion PS-1 is a compact hot-stamp label imprinter from Norwood Marking Systems (Downers Grove, IL). It can print more than 600 messages/ min, with a minimum dwell time of 20 milliseconds.
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Supplier news: Achievements

Andex Industries (Escanaba, MI) is the recipient of the Ergonomic Innovation Award from the Michigan Dept. of Labor.
Materials Product Brief

Case packer/unpacker

Krones' (Frankin, WI) Roundpak case packer/unpacker can handle glass or PET containers in a wide range of shapes, sizes and weights at speeds to 100 cases/ min.
Controls Product Brief

Semi-automatic liquid filler

National Instrument's (Baltimore, MD) Filamatic Model WRP-1 semi-automatic volumetric liquid filling system fills containers from pints to multi-gallons with ±0.5% accuracy.
Materials Product Brief

Pouch former/fillers

Autopouch and Flat Pak from Action Packaging (Roosevelt, NJ) both produce pouches from rollstock and fill- and impulse-seal them at speeds to 45/min.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Fabri-Kal Corp. (Kalamazoo, MI): Steven C. Emminger, vp, sales & mktg.
Machine Product Brief

Case palletizer

The Model 72 semi-automatic case palletizer from A-B-C Packaging Machine (Tarpon Springs, FL) allows packagers to increase their palletizing speed, while minimizing operator fatigue and injury.
Materials Product Brief

Sterilizable medical film

Cryovac® M312 is a PVC alternative for medical packaging from Cryovac (Duncan, SC). This multi-layered coextruded film has improved moisture retention and better performance in refrigerated conditions than PVC, says the company, with good clarity after autoclaving.
Machine Product Brief

Printhead design

Diagraph's (St. Louis, MO) new printhead design has a unique shape to facilitate printing at close proximity on awkwardly-shaped products or in difficult to reach locations.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Jefferson Smurfit Corp.'s (St. Louis, MO) Smurfit Recycling Co. has opened a new 42ꯠ-sq-ft recycling facility in San Diego, CA.



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