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AF3-MC to Demo at Infoflex

Written by Alfonse Novelli on February, 2020

Novation will be showcasing the new AF3-MC in booth #106 of the Infoflex show April 20 – 21 in Columbus. The AF3-MC can apply various color flags on demand for identifying various types of defects, or for marking the beginning and end of a defect.

Novation about to release new multi-color WebFlagger

Written by Alfonse Novelli on February, 2019

Novation has developed a new option for the industry standard WebFlaggers. This option allows for rolls of flags to have more than one color. This “skip flag” option allow the operator to select the color flag to be applied to the web. This option will be available in Q2 of 2019.

Novation, Inc. of Bethlehem, PA Develops Smaller, Thinner Flag

Written by Todd Edwardson on July, 2016

In order to address situations where a flag protruding into the web can damage a customer’s product, Novation has developed a smaller version of flags for use with the AF2 WebFlagger. This flag protrudes less than 3/8” (9.5mm) into the web. This allows for flags to be located outside the coated or printed section of […]

Novation to exhibit at ICE 2013

Written by Todd Edwardson on July, 2016

Novation will be exhibiting at the ICE 2013 show in Orlando, April 9-11, 2013 in booth #960.  An operational AF2 WebFlagger will be displayed along with the various styles of defect flags offered.  Novation staff will be on site to demonstrate the equipment and answer any technical or commercial questions.

Novation to exhibit at Labelexpo

Written by Todd Edwardson on July, 2016

Novation will be exhibiting at Labelexpo Americas 2014 in booth #6642. The show takes place September 9 – 11 at the Donald E. Stevens Convention Center in Rosemont IL. ScrapTracker, the defect marking and logging system will be on exhibit along with the AF2 WebFlagger. An additional AF2 WebFlagger will be located in the BST […]

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