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Materials Product Brief
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New film grade

Aclar® NT from AlliedSignal Specialty Films (Morristown, NJ) is a new grade of fluoropolymer film comprising clear, non-yellowing and scratch-resistant moisture barrier films.
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Printed desiccant bags

United Desiccants (Belen, NM) now offers four-color printing on its Container Dri® line of desiccant bags. This allows company logos and graphics to be display-ed on the white front panel of the desiccant bag.
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Supplier news: International agreements

Tuscarora Inc. (New Brighton, PA) acquired EPS (Moulders) Ltd. (Livingston, Scotland), a manufacturer of custom molded EPS. Tuscarora has also announced an agreement with BASF (Ludwigshafen, Germany) to conduct a joint feasibility study into the development of the EPS molding business in Brazil.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

North American Packaging Corp. (NAMPAC) (Atlanta, GA) has changed its name to Southcorp Packaging USA, Inc. to reflect the name of its affiliated company in Melbourne, Australia.
Controls Product Brief
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Brushless servomotors

Pacific Scientific's (Rockford, IL) new 2" and 3" frame Sentry brushless servomotors use high torque per frame size with a medium inertia design for improved load inertia matching.
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Autoclavable/ETO bags

Fisher Container (Evanston, IL) has developed Precision Clean® Breather Bags for the pharmaceutical and medical device markets. Made of 50% DuPont Tyvek® and 50% Precision Clean® HD (HDPE), the bags are processed in a Class 10 clean room for sterility.
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Low-energy PE shrink film

DuPont (Wilmington, DE) has added a low-energy PE film to its family of Clysar shrink films. Clysar LE is a multi-layer, cross-linked film with good toughness, elasticity, optical properties and high available shrinkage.
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Supplier news: International agreements

Gebo Industries (Strasbourg, France) acquired the assets of Aidlin Automation Corp. (Sarasota, FL).
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

DuPont (Wilmington, DE) will invest $500 million in its ethylene copolymers business, resulting in a 25% expansion in manufacturing capabilities.

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