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Squid Ink: High-resolution ink jet printing system

Squid Ink’s new PZ Pilot Touch hi-resolution ink jet printer provides high-quality printing as either an oil-based system for printing on porous surfaces like corrugated cases, or as a solvent-based system for printing on non-porous products like plastics, PET bottles, PVC pipe, metals and foils, blister packs, coated corrugate, and more.
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Primera: Toner cartridges reduce cost/label

Primera Technology, Inc. has increased the capacity of its cyan, magenta, yellow, and black toner cartridges by 10% for its CX1200 Digital Label Press; the price of the cartridges remains the same as before.
Materials Product Brief
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Mocon: Oxygen permeation test system

See it at Interpack, Hall 5, Stand J03! Suitable for food, pharmaceutical, medical device, and material producers who need to test packaging structures for oxygen permeation, the new fully-automated and user-friendly OX-TRAN Model 2/22 H oxygen permeation test system from Mocon uses advanced technology and design enhancements to significantly reduce test times depending on barrier quality.
Machine Product Brief
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Sharp Packaging Systems: Semi-automatic bagging system

Featuring a wider maximum bag width and full-color touchscreen, Sharp Packaging Systems’ new SX tabletop semi-automatic bagging machine prints the address onto the bag, then opens and seals it once the product is inserted.
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Cermex: Multi-function top-loading case packer

See it at Interpack Hall 13, Stand C47! Designed for home and personal care products, the new FlexiCase multi-function top-loading case packer from Cermex combines forming, loading, and sealing features (including space-saving footprint and height; lightweight, secure gripping tooling; and a wider choice of gripping arms) to pack products that are difficult to accumulate into RSCs.
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Zanasi: Entry-level CIJ industrial printer

Zanasi’s Z3000 small-character, entry-level Continuous Ink Jet (C.I.J.) printer features new software that allows 3-line coding to produce high-quality barcodes and logos on most surfaces.
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Yaskawa Motoman: PLC control for multiple robots

Yaskawa Motoman’s MLX200 Robot Gateway PLC control platform for Motoman robots enables the control of multiple robots entirely through Rockwell Automation’s ControlLogix and CompactLogix Programmable Automation Controllers (PAC), for a multitude of applications including assembly, part transfer, picking, sorting, kitting, case packing, palletizing, and de-palletizing.
Materials Product Brief
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U.S. Aragonite: Anti-microbial plastics enhancer

U.S. Aragonite Enterprises’ renewable anti-microbial Oshenite-MHP plastics performance enhancer combines Fusionite, a patented ion process technology from CMS Technology, with its Oshenite mineral to produce a product that inhibits the bacteria that cause foodborne illnesses, odors, mold, mildew, and algae in a wide range of packaging and consumer good applications.
Supplier News
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Bruce Larson joins HayssenSandiacre as Director of New Business Development

In support of HayssenSandiacre’s global growth initiatives, Bruce Larson has joined the company’s ONE GLOBAL TEAM as Director of New Business Development; he will be responsible for generating primary and secondary packaging opportunities in North America, Mexico, and South America.
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Dr. Ing. Andreas Weideneder joins Smart Skin as Executive Vice President for Smart Skin Technologies Europe

Smart Skin Technologies Inc., pressure management solutions provider for the bottling and packaging industries, has announced that brewing expert Dr. Ing. Andreas Weideneder, of Gammelsdorf, Germany, has joined the company as Executive Vice President for Smart Skin Technologies Europe, expanding the company’s global presence.

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