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Controls Product Brief
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Kollmorgen: Motion control chip

Kollmorgen Motion Technologies (Radford, VA) has introduced a new motion control chip designed to simplify the motion controller. The PCD-4500 combines control and translator functions into one 44 QFD package, and operates as a satellite microprocessor to simplify motion design.
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Machine Product Brief
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Label Printers: Label Printers: Marking products

The 1997 Industrial Marking Products Catalog is now available from Diagraph (St. Louis, MO). The catalog offers traditional hand-marking products, label printers, labels and ribbons, and advanced/ automated systems such as on-line printer/ applicators and bar-code ink-jet systems.
Materials Product Brief
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National Starch & Chemical: Water-resistant resin

Ultra-Guard(TM) from National Starch & Chemical (Bridgewater, NJ) is a water-resistant resin for corrugated board that is said to be compatible with all starches and does not shock the adhesive system upon addition or use.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Achievements

Blistex Inc. (Oak Brook, IL) has named Rock-Tenn Co. (Norcross, GA), which supplies four- and five-panel packers to Blistex, Supplier of the Year.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Nadel Industries (Port Chester, NY): Christopher Pakrul, account exec.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Exxon Chemical Co. (Houston, TX) plans to increase high-pressure LDPE capacity at its Baton Rouge, LA, plastics plant by 210 million lb/yr by implementing a debottleneck step.
Machine Product Brief
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Graphic Controls Corp.: Ink-jet marking

The 1881 high-resolution ink for porous substrates is available from Graphic Controls (Buffalo, NY). The black ink comes in 500-mL direct replacement bottles.
Controls Product Brief
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Auger filler for dry, flowable products

Developed to replace volumetric cup fillers, the Neotron System® is a multi-auger filler from GEI Mateer Burt (Wayne, PA) that fills dry, flowable products like soup base, parmesan cheese, drink mixes and spices into PS and paperboard containers 10-up.
Machine Product Brief
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Ink-jet system

The new LINX 4200 Series small-character continuous ink-jet system from Diagraph (St. Louis, MO) prints up to two lines of information with five message storage capability.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Unisource Worldwide, Inc. (Berwyn, PA): Richard H. Bogan, sr vp, CEO.

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