National Packaging Services (Ridgefield, NJ) has designed Natpack(TM), a corrugated container for shipping hazardous materials. A viable replacement for 55-gal drums, Natpack measures 36" H x 36" W x 36" L, holds one cubic yard of material, and has an 8-mm thick PE liner.
A shipping and display system for stand-up, gusset-bottom pouches called the Profile(TM) Saam-Box is available from Weyerhaeuser (Tacoma, WA). The corrugated Saam-Box is automatically filled with interleaving pouches, leaving no internal wasted space.
TempShield(TM) reflective bubble insulation from Sealed Air (Saddle Brook, NJ) provides insulation and cushioning for food and other perishables. It consists of one or two layers of BarrierBubble(TM) material laminated between two layers of aluminum foil to provide thermal resistance.
Slautterback (Monterey, CA) has introduced the Dual V3 Pump for its line of hot melt applicator units. The pump doubles the adhesive flow rate compared to a standard V3 pump, says the company, and allows two different applications to be performed simultaneously with two distinct pressure settings.