The new Pak Tek cushion caser is said to improve reliability using a servo-controlled cushion drop. Promised are more reliability, repeatability and much less maintenance through the co.'s “soft-touch” drop. The servo motor offers far more smoothness and consistency than air controls, the co. notes, eliminating air lines, cylinders and filters and enables the caser to make a quick changeover to corrugated cases and other pack patterns just by flicking on the servo control switch.
Thiele Technologies, Inc., 612/782-1200. www.thieletech.com