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Materials Product Brief
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Mini bottles

The Mini Pour-Out line of amber glass bottles is available from the Cosmetic Packaging Group (Union, NJ), a division of the O. Berk Co. The bottles are offered in 10-, 15-, 20- and 30-mL sizes, all with an 18-mm finish.
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Controls Product Brief
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Hot melt labeling

The Trine GLE (Glueless Lead Edge) roll labeling system from CMS Gilbreth (Trevose, PA) applies hot melt adhesive to only the trailing edge of a wraparound label, which overlaps the leading edge.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Fabri-Kal Corp. (Kalamazoo, MI): Mark J. Graff, vp, sales and mktg.
Materials Product Brief
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Foodservice paperboard

A new line of dual ovenable release (DOR) paperboard for the foodservice and perishable bakery products markets has been introduced by International Paper (Purchase, NY).
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Conveyor belts

Intralox (Harahan, LA) will display a variety of new modular plastic conveyor belts at WestPack. The Onepiece(TM) Live Transfer Belts eliminate the need for deadplates at 90° angle transfers.
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Heat seal technology

Perfecseal (Philadelphia, PA) has introduced PerfecFlex(TM) CPT (Clean-Peel Transfer) heat sealant. This new polymeric material can be laminated to or extrusion-coated onto a variety of films.
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LLDPE polymer

Made in a gas-phase process, MXSTEN polymers from Eastman Chemical (Kingsport, TN) are characterized by an extra low density of 0.905 and unusually high dart-impact and tear strength.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

R.A. Jones & Co. Inc. (Covington, KY): George Thomas, vp, sales and mktg.; John Finck, vp, systems solutions and services.
Controls Product Brief
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Plastic bag

A high-clarity, scratch-free PP bag has been introduced by Minnesota Contract Packaging (Apple Valley, MN). The Tag-Bag® is available with a peel seal and header as well as a top hole punch that makes the bag suitable for peg display.
Machine Product Brief
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Thermal-transfer label printer

Designed for industrial environments, the Zebra 105Se thermal- transfer printer from Diagraph (St. Louis, MO) prints labels up to 4.5" W, making it suitable for product, pallet, parts and inventory/shelf labeling in warehouses.

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