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Volumetric cup filler

The Series 500 volumetric cup filler from GEI Mateer Burt (Wayne, PA) can reach speeds to 120 containers/min and fill volumes of up to 98 cu". Typical applications include dry products such as rice, beans, nuts, candy, popcorn, pet food and frozen vegetables, as well as nonfood products such as silica or potpourri.
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Supplier News
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Ranpak Corp. (Concord Township, OH): Jason Bevis, regional mgr., Southeast U.S.; Brian Zielinski, sales rep.
Controls Product Brief
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Rectangular bottle

The London Rectangle from Berlin Packaging (Chicago, IL) is a 6.5-fl-oz glass bottle suited for gourmet food applications. Its wide mouth, with a 58/2030 or 58/400 finish, permits fast filling on the packaging line and easy spooning by consumers.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Perfecseal, Inc. (Philadelphia, PA) will manufacture thermoformed trays at its Carolina, PR, plant.
Materials Product Brief
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Polyethylene resins

Dow Plastics (Midland, MI) has introduced Elite(TM) enhanced PE resins for consumer and industrial film applications. Made via Insite(TM) single-site catalyst technology, Elite 5100, 5110 and 5400 are PE resins that offer high stiffness and strength, high stretch and puncture-resistance, and improved sealability.
Controls Product Brief
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Capper brochure

The Capamatic® chuck-style cappers are the focus of a brochure from National Instrument (Baltimore, MD). The brochure discusses single- and dual-head chuck-type cappers and rotary cappers.
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Supplier news: Achievements

Jeffrey Buchta of Menasha Corp., Promo Edge Div. (Neenah, WI), was inducted into the Good Manufacturing Practice Institute's Hall of Fame, Erlanger, KY.
Controls Product Brief
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Molded cradle structure

The High Lip Rollguard II(TM) Model L-RF-10-SL is a molded roll cradle from Great Northern Corp. (Appleton, WI) that's designed to protect rollstock during handling, storage and shipping.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

GEI Mateer Burt, Inc. (Wayne, PA) began manufacturing the PPM line of p-s labelers, which was formerly manufactured by GEI Ashford in the U.K.
Materials Product Brief
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Iron supplement regs

An informative packet from Hueck Foils (Manasquan, NJ) is designed to help manufacturers of iron-containing supplements comply with the new FDA regulations that require unit-dose packaging to prevent accidental ingestion by children.

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