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Domestic acquisitions, agreements

GE Fanuc Automation (Charlottesville, VA) and Phoenix Contact (Harrisburg, PA) have made an agreement where GE Fanuc will employ Phoenix Contact’s low-density I/O product, Inline, as the foundation for its own I/O product, VersaPoint™.
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PMMI executive board officers: (from left) Charles D. Yuska, Bernard M. McPheely, Mel Bahr, Robert S. Potdevin.
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Appointments, promotions

Crown Cork & Seal (Philadelphia, PA): John W. Consay, to replace retiree William J. Avery, CEO. —Multisorb Technologies, Inc. (Buffalo, NY): Mark E.
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Transport management

HK Systems (New Berlin, WI) has released Express Ship™ Version 7.2, a key module of its SCM/Enterprise Transportation Management suite. Designed for companies using multiple carriers for shipping.
Ten 50-mL rum bottles are packed in an open-ended, neck-through paperboard carton to secure the bottles during case packing and
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Case packer provides Bacardi with rum on the run

A new case packer helps Bacardi Bottling package 10-count cartons of 50-mL rum miniatures into corrugated shippers.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

HK Systems, Inc. (New Berlin, WI): Daniel J. Quinn, vp, Intl. Business.
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Supplier news: Achievements

HK Systems, Inc. (New Berlin, WI) has established a scholarship program at the Milwaukee School of Eng.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

HK Systems, Inc. (New Berlin, WI): Thomas B. Mann, vp, sales and mktg., Unit Handling Systems Business Unit.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

HK Systems (New Berlin, WI): D. J. "Jim" Pratt, vp, von Gal® palletizer operations.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

HK Systems, Inc. (Milwaukee, WI) has acquired the Material Handling Systems division and VantageWare Software subsidiary of Western Atlas Inc. (Hebron, KY).
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

HK Systems, Inc. (New Berlin, WI) acquired the Material Handling Systems Div. and VantageWare Software Subsidiary of Western Atlas Inc. (Hebron, KY).