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Controls Product Brief

Door lock switches

Omron Electronics (Schaumburg, IL) has introduced two new safety door lock switches with special operation keys that assure positive break in contacts to increase safety and re-duce liability.
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Controls Product Brief

Bag-opening system

Formost Packaging Machines (Woodinville, WA) has developed an innovative bag opening system for use with its GT-4 Bagging System for bakery products.
Machine Product Brief

Motorized rollers

The Power Moller is an internally powered, motorized roller used in conveyor systems and material handling equipment. Somfy Systems (Cranbury, NJ) now offers an eight-page bro-chure on its Power Moller line.
Controls Product Brief

Heat sealing products

United Silicone (Lancaster, NY) offers a full line of flexible silicone rubber products for use in heat seal packaging applications, including rollers, platens, custom heat seal dies and squeeze bars.
Supplier News

Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Bemis Co., Inc. (Minneapolis, MN) will buy Banner Pkg., Inc. and has entered into a memorandum of understanding relating to the acquisition by Bemis of Banner Packaging, Inc .(Oshkosh, WI).
Supplier News

Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Innovative Folding Carton Co. (South Plainfield, NJ): Anita F. Salomon, quality assurance mgr.
Controls Product Brief

Proximity switches

New inductive proximity switches from efector (Exton, PA) provide extended sensing ranges for applications where limitations in space require a small sensor.
Controls Product Brief

Plastic syringe filler

Chase-Logeman's (Greensboro, NC) Model 611 filling machine fills plastic syringes with liquids or gels as viscous as 500ꯠ centipoise. It uses a specially designed pneumatically actuated dispensing valve for accurate filling at speeds to 25 syringes/min.
Materials Product Brief

TE fitments for gabletops

Portola Packaging (San Jose, CA) has introduced a new line of LDPE TE fitments for half-gal and 2-L gabletop paperboard cartons. The EL 64 extended-life molded-membrane fitment consists of a threaded closure and overcap, plus a membrane with a pull ring inside for added tam-per evidence.
Machine Product Brief

Shrink wrappers

The Babypack and Dibipack 4255 portable one-step seal/shrink wrap machines from Dibipack (Passaic, NJ) eliminate the need for a separate L-sealer and tunnel.



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