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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

BWI Inex (Clearwater, FL) will supply machine vision systems from Systech (Cranbury, NJ) to the pharmaceutical and consumer products industry in a strategic alliance between the two companies.
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IBC with corrugated pallet

A corrugated pallet option on the SpaceKraft® intermediate bulk container for liquids from MacMillan Bloedel Bulk Packaging (Marietta, GA) provides a lightweight, low-cost alternative to conventional wooden pallets.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

MAP Systems Intl. (Des Plaines, IL) has formed as a supplier of vacuumless packaging systems to the food and beverage industries.
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Supplier news: International agreements

Saint Gobain Group (Courbevoie, France) will build a $71 million glass packaging manufacturing facility in Montblanc, Spain.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Jefferson Smurfit (St. Louis, MO) has purchased Tropicana Dole Beverages' captive corrugated box mfg. plant in Bradenton, FL, and will continue to supply Tropicana under a long-term purchase agreement.
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Only leaders need apply

In the year 2000, say Packaging World sources, the key ingredient in a director of packaging will be dynamic leadership skills. The candidate had better be a people person, too, and be able to wear a number of interdisciplinary hats.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Mead Packaging (Atlanta, GA) commenced production at its new $12.5 million offset printing facility in Lanett, AL.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Jefferson Smurfit (St. Louis): James D. Duncan, vp/general mgr., Industrial Packaging Div.; Patrick J. Moore, vp/CFO; Gary L. West, vp/general mgr., Container Div.; Robert A.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Atlantis Plastics (Miami, FL) will sell its blow molding subsidiary, Plastic Containers (Atlanta, GA), to Reid Plastics (Arcadia, CA).
Machine Product Brief
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Continuous-motion cartoners

A complete line of continuous-motion cartoners for single and multi-pack cartoning is available from Dimension Industries (Maple Grove, MN). They offer speeds up to 300 cartons/min, depending on package size.

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