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IBC for corrosives

The reusable Econo Cube from Clawson Container (Clarkston, MI) is an economic intermediate shipping container made of LLDPE and designed for corrosive liquids.
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Controls Product Brief

Vacuum/gas flush sealing

The FRESH-PAC is a USDA-approved stainless steel vacuum/gas flush sealing machine used for fresh foods from Packaging Aids (San Rafael, CA). It features electronic timer controls, an adjustable sealing head with 3-position height adjustment and a pneumatically controlled foot switch.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Krones, Inc. (Franklin, WI): Jim Soenke, regional sales mgr. for IL, IA, WI, SD & ND.
Machine Product Brief

Integrated bagging system

Chronos Richardson (Hennef, Germany) has introduced a fully-automatic integrated bagging system that bags materials into open-mouth multi-wall paper or plastic bags.
Machine Product Brief

Horizontal wrapper brochure

Formost Packaging Machines (Woodinville, WA) offers a four-page brochure on the Fuji-Formost FW-3400 Alpha III form/fill/seal system. Includes specifications for six models, as well as typical display screens and machine dimensional drawings.
Controls Product Brief

Folding cartons brochure

Paperboard Packaging Council (Washington, DC) has released a brochure called "Paperboard Folding Cartons: An Open and Shut Case." It describes important benefits of the folding cartons in four areas: Efficiency, shelf presence, consumer friendliness and environmental responsibility.
Machine Product Brief


The Label-Aire® Model 2134 printer/applicator from Weber Marking Systems (Arlington Heights, IL) integrates a thermal/thermal-transfer label printer and an automatic tamp-on label applicator.
Controls Product Brief

Motion control software

Warner Electric (S. Beloit, IL) has introduced a Windows(TM)-based software package that guides designers through sizing and selecting products required for linear motion applications.
Controls Product Brief

Alarm lights

Lumastrobe (Midland Park, NJ) has introduced a low-profile panel alarm light series for use with automated equipment. Single or multiple lights can be used to indicate operating status or potential problems in a line.
Supplier News

Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Sekisui TA Industries (Garden Grove, CA) began production of p-s tapes at its new plant in Rogersville, TN.



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