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Controls Product Brief

Vertical cartoner

Legend(TM), a new servo-driven, semi-automatic vertical cartoner from R.A. Jones (Booth #1206), operates at speeds up to two-thirds faster than current models.
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The new Acclaim 400(TM) label printer/applicator from Imtec (Booth #1327) is specifically designed to provide print-and-apply labeling technology for distribution centers, particularly for cross-docking applications.
Controls Product Brief

Horizontal f/f/s

The new Model 8000 Series horizontal form/fill/seal machine from Mahaffy & Harder Eng. (Booth #1508) accommodates a broad range of flexible and semi-rigid materials.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Arpac L.P. (Schiller Park, IL) is planning to purchase Diablo Packaging Machinery (San Leandro, CA).
Controls Product Brief

Kraft for multiwall bags

Camden(TM) Premier kraft paper is a new high-performance multiwall grade from International Paper (Purchase, NY). It can be used as insulation backing, wrapping, cohesive coating and p-s tape applications.
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Supplier news: Achievements

Pete Sites of Perceptics Corporation (Knoxville, TN) recently received Johnson & Johnson's Eagle Award of Excellence, for his work in creating an automated machine inspection system for new one-day disposable soft contact lenses.
Machine Product Brief

Tilting tray/slat sorter

Mathews Conveyor's (Danville, KY) tilt tray can be configured as both a tilting tray sorter or a tilting slat sorter. As a tilting tray sorter, it uses trays from 18" to 48" on centers, tilting 33° on either side with an 80-lb live load per tray capacity.
Materials Product Brief

Security tape

Red Alert tape from Central Products (Menasha, WI) is a water-activated tape that leaves a bottom red sheet on the carton after opening, so it is obvious if a carton has been opened prior to its final destination.
Machine Product Brief

Thermal/thermal transfer printer

New HERCULES 600 thermal/thermal transfer label printer from Tharo Systems (Booth #364) features a laser quality print resolution of 300 dots per inch, and prints at speeds up to 8"/sec.



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