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Clear vials

Kerr (Lancaster, PA) has introduced ScriptVision(TM) PP amber vials for prescription tablets. In sizes from 6 to 60 drams, they offer up to 30% greater transmission of light visible to the naked eye than comparable vials, says Kerr.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

B.A.G. Corp. (Dallas, TX) opened a manufacturing plant in Juarez, Mexico.
Controls Product Brief
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Cross block connector

An adjustable, ergonomically designed cross block connector from Nolu Plastics (Aston, PA) provides machine designers and equipment operators with fast, no-tool adjustments in a variety of sanitary and portable equipment applications.
Materials Product Brief
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Web treatment, film making

BST PRO MARK (Elmhurst, IL): The digital control processor, ekr 1000, is a modular web guide especially suitable for frequent substrate changes.
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Web treatment, film making

Raytek (Santa Cruz, CA): Thermalert® MP40(TM) infrared line scanner profiles temperature on continuous sheet and web processes. Its 57.6 kbaud rate increases image scrolling speed and lets users see a complete thermal image of the material on their computer screen to easily detect nonconformities and correct them.
Machine Product Brief
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Large-center cartoner

The Centurion(TM) is a flexible large-center cartoner from R.A. Jones (Covington, KY) that can be configured for single or multiple bag-in-box or cracker slug configurations.
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Supplier news: International agreements

Chesapeake Corp. (Richmond, VA) reached a preliminary agreement in principle for St. Laurent Paperboard Inc. (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) to purchase Chesapeake's West Point, VA, kraft products mill, four box plants and other related assets.
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Terminal block

The UDK 4-ILA 500 terminal block from Phoenix Contact (Harrisburg, PA) indicates current loop status to eliminate downtime when investigating circuit faults.
Materials Product Brief
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Pouch transfer machine

A new pouch transfer machine from Key Automation & Design (West St. Paul, MN) permits plants to upgrade pouch or bag loading from manual to automatic.
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Web treatment, film making

Strachan Henshaw Machinery (Elk Grove Village, IL): The Accutec modular sheeter accommodates a range of material sizes, reaching speeds up to 1괌 fpm.

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