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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.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Profile Packaging, Inc. (Sarasota, FL) has relocated within Sarasota to a larger, 20ꯠ sq' facility, which it says quadruples its capacity.
Controls Product Brief
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Pacific Scientific: Brushless motors

Pacific Scientific's Automation Technology Group (Rockford, IL) has introduced a new brushless motor. The PACTORQ(TM) motor uses a neodymium magnet rotor design combined with an optimum magnetic circuit to pack more torque in a smaller housing, says the company.
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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.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Sweetheart Cup Co. Inc. (Owings Mills, MD): Mark B. Kirkwood, dir. of sales, Packaging Div.
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Supplier news: International agreements

Datamax Corp. (Orlando, FL) has acquired Pricemaster PLC (Harlow, Essex, England), a producer of primary and secondary price-marking and short-run specialty p-s labels.
Controls Product Brief
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Photoelectric sensors

The Skan-A-Matic C2000 series of high-performance, subcompact, photoelectric sensors from Clarostat (Richardson, TX) are designed for harsh-duty environments.

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