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The SP4000 palletizer has a soft-turn infeed is designed to gently handle products and can turn them 90, 180 or 270 deg. Stop-less gap technology is incorporated into a row former and includes a bi-parting stripper apron to allow patterns to be formed with gaps in both directions. “Touch-less” turning increases production speeds and can eliminate product damage, the co. says. Product Manager Pattern Programming software lets operators add or modify existing patterns, view production reports and adjust drive and timer settings.

Columbia Machine, Inc., 800/628-4065.

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