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Volumetric cup filler

The Series 500 volumetric cup filler from GEI Mateer Burt (Wayne, PA) can reach speeds to 120 containers/min and fill volumes of up to 98 cu". Typical applications include dry products such as rice, beans, nuts, candy, popcorn, pet food and frozen vegetables, as well as nonfood products such as silica or potpourri.
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Supplier News
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Sonoco Engraph (Atlanta, GA) is expanding its packaging options with web carton printing.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Enercon Industries Corp. (Menomonee Falls, WI): Greg Schuelke, exec. vp.
Controls Product Brief
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Screen print coatings

Two coatings from Cork Industries (Folcroft, PA) for use in screen printing are UV curable for high-gloss results. Cork-Kure CU 1065 has a 330-350 CPS viscosity and Cork-Kure CU-1066 has a 490-510 CPS viscosity.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Perfecseal, Inc. (Philadelphia, PA) will manufacture thermoformed trays at its Carolina, PR, plant.
Materials Product Brief
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Polyethylene resins

Dow Plastics (Midland, MI) has introduced Elite(TM) enhanced PE resins for consumer and industrial film applications. Made via Insite(TM) single-site catalyst technology, Elite 5100, 5110 and 5400 are PE resins that offer high stiffness and strength, high stretch and puncture-resistance, and improved sealability.
Controls Product Brief
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Capper brochure

The Capamatic® chuck-style cappers are the focus of a brochure from National Instrument (Baltimore, MD). The brochure discusses single- and dual-head chuck-type cappers and rotary cappers.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

A new technical center for Enercon Industries Corp. (Menomonee Falls, WI) is under construction in Germantown, WI. Completion is scheduled for July 1997; its world headquarters will relocate to that site in 1998.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Zebra Technologies, Inc. (Vernon Hills, IL) opened sales support offices in Singapore and Miami, FL.
Controls Product Brief
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Bar-code scanner

The LS2100 is a bar-code scanner from Datalogic (Scotts Valley, CA) suitable for applications that require inexpensive fixed-position bar-code scanning of medium- and low-density codes in harsh environments.

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