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.
Bell-Mark (Pine Brook, NJ) has introduced a free-standing printing station equipped with an enclosed doctor blade ink system, which allows for high-quality printing at speeds to 1겨'/min on paper, film or foil .
VisualMotion(TM) 5.0 from Indramat (Hoffman Estates, IL) provides a Windows(TM)-based user interface for point-and-click programming, operation and management of Indramat CLC multiaxis coordinated motion controls and digital drives.
The Vegatronic is Ilapak's (Newtown, PA) new automatic vf/f/s system that permits quick changeover from standard pillow-style to zipper packs. Handle adjustments, rather than tools, allow 90° rotation of jaws.