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Crimper for cold sealing

The PSD(TM) (Polymer Sealing Device) crimper from Lako Tool & Mfg. (Perrysburg, OH) has been designed to aid cold sealing in packaging applications.
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Machine Product Brief
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Induction sealing on untreated glass

Enercon Industries (Menomonee Falls, WI) has developed new waxless foils that enable untreated glass jars to be induction sealed at high speeds. Previously, glass containers had to be treated in order to accept a foil inner seal.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Mateer-Burt Co., Inc. (Wayne, PA) has changed its name to GEI Mateer-Burt, Inc.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Dimension Industries, Inc. (Maple Grove, MN): David M. Stearns, vp, sales and mktg.
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Supplier news: International agreements

DuPont Packaging and Industrial Polymers (Wilmington, DE) will invest more than $15 million at its DuPont Packaging France S.A. shrink film production facility in Le Trait, France.
Controls Product Brief
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Manual dumping station

Flexicon (Phillipsburg, NJ) has developed a Manual Dumping Station configured for direct connection to flexible screw conveyors. It collects dust created during manual dumping of powder and bulk solid materials from bags, boxes, drums and other containers.
Materials Product Brief
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Foam-in-place system

Instapak® 900 from Sealed Air (Danbury, CT) is an electric foam-in-place packaging system with metering pumps that measure and control precise amounts of chemical mixtures and dispense them in proper ratios.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

DuPont (Wilmington, DE): Jerome M. Smith, vp, general mgr., Packaging and Industrial Polymers.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

CMS Gilbreth Packaging Systems (Trevose, PA) has been purchased by Impaxx (Barrington Hills, IL).
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Supplier news: Achievements

ISO 9002 certification: Atlantis Plastics, Inc. (Atlanta, GA) for its third stretch film facility.

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