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Vacuum pump

ELMO-L is an innovative vacuum pump from Siemens Energy & Automation (Norwood, OH) that emits only cool, clean, dry air, without carbon dust or oil emissions.
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Materials Product Brief
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Shrink film

Improved Clysar HP shrink film from DuPont Packaging (Wilmington, DE) is said to be a more forgiving film, meaning that it can withstand a broader thermal range in both sealers and tunnels.
Machine Product Brief
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Product handling system

The Model 3300 turnkey product handling system from Label-Aire (Fullerton, CA) is a conveyor that orients, spaces and labels containers. Its patented design allows feedscrew pitches to be manually adjusted for different product shapes, without the use of tools.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Monarch Marking Systems (Miamisburg, OH): Kenneth A. Cassady, COO.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: International agreements

Anchor Glass Container Corp. (Tampa, FL) will sell its assets to Consumers Packaging, Inc. (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) and Owens-Brockway Glass Container, Inc.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Chesapeake Corp. (Richmond, VA): William T. Tolley, CFO.
Materials Product Brief
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Aluminum bottles

A new line of aluminum bottles has been developed for the pharmaceutical industry by O. Berk (Union, NJ). Applications include antibiotics, bulk concentrated vitamins and ether, as well as essential oils and other health and beauty-related products.
Materials Product Brief
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Corrugated pallet system

The EZ-Pallet from Paper Systems (Des Moines, IA) is a 100% recyclable, corrugated stackable pallet said by the company to be 80% lighter than traditional wooden pallets.
Machine Product Brief
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Label study

The Tag and Label Manufacturers Institute (Naperville, IL) has released an updated version of its study, "The North American Market for P-S Labels." The nearly 200-page report examines the latest trends in raw materials, converting methods and end-user markets for the tag and label industry.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Graphic Packaging Corp. (Wayne, PA): Thomas L. French, COO.

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