George Gordon Associates (Nashua, NH) has introduced a 9" wrapping system that combines side-by-side tray infeed with vertical wrapping. This dedicated system reaches speeds to 240 products/min, depending on product and application.
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Reynolds Metals Co. (Richmond, VA) is planning to sell a set of Alabama mills to Aluminum Co. of America (Knoxville, TN). Reynolds is also involved in a strategic alliance with Air Liquide America Corp.
CCL Label (Itasca, IL) has introduced IVHL 2. It's the latest generation of a pressure-sensitive inverted vertical hanging label for use with bottles of pharmaceutical products that must hang from an IV stand.
Kerr (Lancaster, PA) has introduced ScriptVision(TM) PP amber vials for prescription tablets. In sizes from 6 to 60 drams, they offer up to 30% greater transmission of light visible to the naked eye than comparable vials, says Kerr.
Cape Systems (Plano, TX) has introduced Cape Pack '97 software for packaging design analysis. This newest version includes improvements in imaging for the Shape Wizard component and the new Display Tray Wizard, as well as the 3-D Imaging(TM) program.