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Static shielding pouches

Suited for products sensitive to electrostatic discharge, static shielding pouches from Polyair Packaging (Chicago, IL) employ Polyair's pink antistatic bubble for shock absorption, and a metallized polyester layer for shielding electrostatic discharge.
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Supplier News
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Tetra Laval Group (Albion, MI) has changed its name to Tetra Pak Hoyer.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Dick Lee, the founder and owner of Econocorp, Inc. (Randolph, MA) sold the majority of stock interest to Wayne Goldberg, president, and Mark Jacobson, vp.
Controls Product Brief
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Corner wrap system

Superior Machine Systems (Mason, OH) introduces its Genesis Corner Wrap system Series 9000 in its new full-color brochure. The system provides an effective way to automatically label two adjacent panels of boxes.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Huntsman Corp. (Salt Lake City, UT) has acquired Deerfield Plastics Co., Inc. (South Deerfield, MA), a producer of PE films.
Machine Product Brief
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Ink-jet software

Imaging Technologies (Cookeville, TN) has introduced BoxWriter(TM) software, a Microsoft® Windows(TM)-based program for high-resolution ink-jet printing systems.
Machine Product Brief
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Vertical f/f/s with auger filler

Eagle Packaging (Oakland, CA) will show its new Phaser(TM) vertical form/fill/seal machine with auger filler. Its open, low-profile design allows easy access to bagger functions.
Controls Product Brief
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RF welder

Thermex-Thermatron (Bay Shore, NY) has developed a radio frequency welder that uses a combination of PLC control and specific algorithms to allow preprogramming of up to eight settings.
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Supplier news: Achievements

Sherwood Tool, Inc. (Kensington, CT) won the Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute's exporter of the Year Award.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Fogg Filler Co. (Holland, MI): Brad Fogg, sales rep., South America and South Africa.

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