Mobil Chemical Films Div. (Pittsford, NY) has introduced its Bicor® BSM-2 film. This one-side metallized OPP film features a proprietary broad-range sealant and is for use in laminations to reverse-printed outer webs.
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An aseptic pouch for UHT-processed milks and liquids has been developed by Elopak Inc. (New Hudson, MI). The Elopouch(TM) is a coextruded structure made primarily from PE with up to six layers and is said to keep the product fresh for up to four months at ambient temperature.
Baldor Electric (Ft. Smith, AR) has expanded its line of SmartMotors(TM) to include washdown duty units. They range from 1 to 10 HP, in both 230 and 460 v versions in NEMA frame sizes from 143TC to 215TC.
A recyclable corrugated container that uses a patented barrier coating to resist moisture is available from International Paper (Shreveport, LA). Applications for Fibreshield(TM) include shipping meat, fish and poultry and fresh flowers.
Associated Bag (Milwaukee, WI) is offering a free 107-page catalog featuring its complete line of packaging supplies. The full-color catalog includes a wide range of PE bags for industrial applications, with over 300 styles and sizes of zipper bags.