The CodeTaper attachment from Better Packages (Shelton, CT) combines carton marking and sealing in one operation by printing information directly onto gummed paper tape during the tape dispensing process.
Technology Container (Shrews-bury, MA) has developed a line of hexagonal corrugated drums made of 275-lb double-wall corrugated. For use in applications requiring more strength than four-sided boxes, the one-piece drums store flat and are easy to assemble.
The Pentaloader from Pentalift Equipment (Guelph, Ontario, Canada) is an automatic work positioner designed to ease pallet loading and unloading. Auto- matically adjusts the height of a pallet as weight is added or removed, thus reducing the need for workers to bend over repeatedly.
Sprinter Marking (Zanesville, OH) has announced a modified version of its ink code-marking machines. The Model 44 EH 1, with an extended 1" head for marking in recesses, can mark a double line approximately 1/3 the way around a 7/16" diameter rubber tube.