The Astec® LSA 9000 shrink label applicator series lets users incorporate thinner films with narrower layflat than other competitive units, says the co. Continuous web control and positive sleeve movement of the cut sleeve from the applicator onto the product reportedly enables continuous high-speed sleeve control. Has quick-release sets for quick parts changeovers and motor-driven adjustment. The machines can apply sleeves at up to 1,200 containers/min.
American Fuji Seal, Inc., 800/489-9211. www.afseal.com