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| By Suzanne Shelley



Herma US

Herma US

This high-speed machine applies adhesive labels

The high-precision Herma 400 label applicator (photo) is available for both end users and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). The compact module features a 400-W servo drive that achieves speeds in excess of 4,000 in./min, or up to 1,000 products per minute, with label registration accuracy of 0.008 in., says the company. The versatile Herma 400 can apply any type of adhesive label to virtually any type of product or package, and is used across a wide variety of industries, including pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, logistics, food and beverages, and the automative and chemical sectors. Depending on the machine type, the applicator can be installed in a horizontal, upright or suspended position. Thanks to the wide range of ancillary modules available, the Herma 400 can be integrated into any production line, or built into a labeling machine specifically developed to suit individual requirements. — Herma US Inc., Fairfield, N.J.