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Machine Product Brief
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Case packer

The Model 4500 Flex Packer case packer from Barry-Wehmiller Packaging Systems (Clear-water, FL) can run multiple products and case sizes with minimal changeover time.
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Supplier News
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Baldor Electric Co. (Fort Smith, AR) acquired a speed reducer line from Grant Gear (Boston, MA).
Machine Product Brief
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Machine vision systems

Cognex (Natick, MA) has introduced two high-performance machine vision systems. The Checkpoint 800 is an easy-to-use box level or VMEbus-based system.
Materials Product Brief
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Barrier shrink film

BDF-1000 is a moisture barrier shrink film from Cryovac (Duncan, SC), Suitable for a variety of food products with critical shelf lives, including trayed pasta, specialty baked goods, nuts, powders and dehydrated food products.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Enercon Industries Corp. (Menomonee Falls): Jeffrey C. Boehmke, intl. sales mgr., induction cap sealing equipment.
Machine Product Brief
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Three-part capper

Hoppmann's (Chantilly, VA) three-part assembly system accurately assembles spout to cap to overcap at speeds to 430 parts/min. Parts are oriented diameter to diameter and exit centrifugal feeders onto an accumulation in-line conveyor.
Materials Product Brief
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Laminated foam literature

Sealed Air (Saddle Brook, NJ) now offers a literature sheet on its Polylam® laminated foam plank cushioning, used for a variety of applications.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

B.C.E. Technologies, Inc. (Tampa, FL): Steve LaMalfa, mgr. of customer service; Gary Gatewood, vp manufacturing.
Materials Product Brief
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Flexo imprinter

Adolph Gottscho's (Union, NJ) Gotavure high-speed continuous motion flexographic imprinter eliminates the need for preprinted web stocks. Imprints graphics and bar codes at speeds to 500"/min on continuous motion webs of all types of film, foil and paper.
Controls Product Brief
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Case sealers

The BEL line of semi- and fully-automatic case sealers from Belcor Industries (Richmond, British Columbia, Canada) uses patented Snap-folder technology for operator safety.

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