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Peelable lidding films

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Amcor N-Gage high-barrier, peelable lidding films seal directly onto APET trays.


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Code detection system

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Automatically checking for the presence of an ink jet-printed code on every product, the Videojet code detection system is used for flat packaging with a white or light marking window.


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Resealable zippers

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Elplast resealable EL-ZIP Color press-to-close zippers come in over 100 colors to complement package designs.


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Barrier shrink packaging

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Used for fresh and processed meat, poultry, cheese and perishable foods, Krehalon barrier shrink packaging materials offer puncture and abrasion resistance, as well as oxygen, moisture and UV barrier properties, for standard, high-abuse and cook-in shrink bags.


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Polyester sheet

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The OCTAL DPET direct-to-sheet polyester sheet is intended for high-volume food and consumer packaged products; it eliminates 5 stages of the conventional production process (pelletizer, SSP, compactor, dryer and extruder) to eliminate defects and resin contamination.


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Bottle filler

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The Dispense Works RP Series robotic bench top bottle/vial filler system requires no PC for operation; it provides all preprogrammed software functions for filling, capping, assembly, positioning, etc. Hundreds of files may be stored on the machine.


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Bag conveyor system

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The Multi-Conveyor 2:1 mild steel-constructed  bag conveyor system merges over 100 products/min. from 2 lines into a single line to feed an automated case packing machine.


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Straddle stacker

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The Crown SX 3000-40 walkie straddle stacker has a 4,000-lb. maximum load capacity and a 192-in. maximum lift height. It features a cast aluminum design, maintenance-free battery pack and 30A, 120V onboard charger.


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Drying system

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Compatible with glass, plastic and metal containers in all shapes and sizes, the Gebo Cermex OptiDry drying system features independently adjustable nozzle positioning to target airflows at a container’s neck, body or both.


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Polyester lidding films

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Toray LumiLid dual-ovenable polyester lidding films are FDA compliant for use with oven temperatures up to 400°F for 30 min.


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