The Ultra-Fil is a new net weigh filler from Horix (McKees Rocks, PA). Fully electronic, it integrates into most packaging line controls, employing a centralized operator panel for easy access to machine controls.
The latest generation of the Xymark(TM) Sprint Series of low-cost laser marking systems has been introduced by Lumonics (Oxnard, CA). It reaches operating speeds of up to 2ꯠ characters/second and marks up to four lines of text or graphics.
The Legacy® small center cartoner from R.A. Jones (Covington, KY) employs the Acc-U-Just(TM) system for quick changeovers in 20 minutes. An operator simply dials new settings into a digital handwheel/counter and adjusts the bucket length and carton transport.