Horix Manufacturing (McKees Rocks, PA) offers box loading and unloading equipment for medium or high production packaging applications. A pneumatically operated gripper/transfer head can handle a range of carton sizes.
A new line of vacuum cups molded from natural gum rubber is now available from Anver (Hudson, MA). Available in standard or custom compounds, cups resist paper dust and ink and are offered in standard push-, stretch-, clip- and screw-on mounting styles.
Univation Technologies (Houston, TX), the joint venture of Union Carbide Corp. (Danbury, CT) and Exxon Chemical Co. (Houston, TX) for PE technology, licensing and catalyst supply, has opened for business worldwide.