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Thermoformed clamshells

Polyfoam Packers (Wheeling, IL) has introduced 16 stock sizes of thermoformed clamshells with a J-hook merchandising option. Made of PVC, they are available in 15- and 20-ga thicknesses.
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Adhesive nozzles

Nozzletech (Orlando, FL) has introduced a series of "tee"- and "ribbon"-type extrusion nozzles for both hot melt and cold adhesive.
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Open-head plastic drum

Sonoco Products (Marietta, GA) has introduced an open-head plastic drum designed for use in shipping and storing hazardous materials. Made of HMWHDPE, the OT-55 drum is a straight-sided, 55-gal reusable container, offering an alternative to the open-head DOT 17H steel drum.
Machine Product Brief
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Bar code printer enhancement

Zebra Technologies (Vernon Hills, IL) anounced that 300 dpi resolution is now available as an option on the Value-Line(TM) 105S thermal-transfer bar-code printer.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Achievements

Enercon Industries Corp. (Menomonee Falls, WI) received the 1995 Supplier Excellence Award from 3M Mexico and Riker, S.A. de C.V.
Controls Product Brief
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P-s stock for Indigo

MACtac (Stow, OH) has developed a special top coating for p-s stocks used with Indigo's Omnius® Digital Offset Color(TM) presses. IMAGin(TM) gloss roll label stock is a bright gloss white paper stock engineered for optimum printing and designed for high-end consumer products.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: International agreements

As a result of the European merger of the rigid film businesses of Klockner Pentaplast and Hoechst's Kalle Hartfoilen (Wiesbaden, Germany), the U.S.
Controls Product Brief
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Bottle plate technology

Krones (Franklin, WI) has introduced servo-controlled bottle plate technology, designed to replace traditionally engineered and manufactured cams and to provide accurate label placement on uniquely shaped bottles.
Controls Product Brief
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Digital case printer

Model DCP 3200-V1 digital case printer from Iconotech (Buffalo Grove, IL) incorporates a vacuum feed system enabling it to handle a range of cases, including corrugated, single sheets, die cuts, wraparounds and trays.
Machine Product Brief
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Digital labeling

CMS Gilbreth (Trevose, PA) has introduced a new digital imaging service geared for short runs or prototypes. The process eliminates conventional negatives and printing plates or screened art preparation and instead uses electronic prepress and digital technologies to create images in multiple colors, or four-color process illustrations on a variety of substrates.

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