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Liqui-Box Corp.: Bag-in-box filler

The Model 1500 Pacesetter II bag-in-box filler from Liqui-Box (Worthington, OH) offers 45- to 70-day shelf life for extended-shelf-life products. Handles particulates up to 3/4" and fills bag sizes from 1 to 8 gal at rates of 14/min.
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Sekisui TA Industries, Inc: 'Silent' tape

Silent Supreme(TM) is a new aqueous acrylic tape from Sekisui TA Industries (Garden Grove, CA) that unwinds silently, reducing excess noise in the workplace.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

FlexLink Systems, Inc. (Bethlehem, PA): Armando Lopez, regional sales mgr., Southwest.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Bayer Corp., Polymers Div. (Pittsburgh, PA): Dr. Klaus H. Sommer, vp, polymers research.
Controls Product Brief
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Plastican, Inc: UN Packaging

Plastican (Leominster, MA) offers a list of UN specification packages for quick referral, and also phone assistance. The list includes types of contents (liquid or solid), volume (in gallons), cover style (pressed on or threaded), UN package code, specific gravity, tested pressure, and maximum weight (in kilograms).
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Ashland Chemical Co. (Dublin, OH) has acquired the flexible packaging adhesives business of Century Intl. Adhesives and Coatings Corp. (Columbus, OH).
Machine Product Brief
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Huhtamaki: Stretch sleeve labeler

Designed for the dairy industry, the SR-05 PE stretch sleeve labeler from Huhtamaki (DeSoto, KS) applies sleeve labels to containers at speeds to 90/min.
Machine Product Brief
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Optima Control Systems: Checkweigher

Optima Control Systems (Atlanta, GA) has introduced the Checkweigher EC-S. This high-performance system can accomplish up to 200 weighments/min. Weighments can range up to 60 kg (132 lb) with an accuracy of 25 mg and up.
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Supplier news: International agreements

Eriez Magnetics (Erie, PA) has expanded with the purchase of Pulse Technology, Ltd. (Abingdon, U.K.) by Eriez Europe.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Willett America, Inc. (Ft. Worth, TX): Steve Yorlano, Eastern regional sales mgr.

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