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Portable sealer

Enercon (Menomonee Falls, WI) will debut a semi-automatic portable induction sealer at the show. The sealer is designed to cycle when a bottle is placed into it, and automatically shuts off once the sealing cycle is completed.
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Shrink film

Cryovac (Duncan, SC) will debut a new shrink film, LD-935. This coextruded thin film offers performance characteristics of heavyweight films in downgauged versions of 30 and 45 ga.
Controls Product Brief
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Parcel shipping scale

Mettler-Toledo (Worthington, OH) has introduced a new low-cost, all-purpose parcel shipping (PS) scale. It has a range of 0 to 150 lb. It's rugged enough, says the company, to withstand a 300% static overload.
Supplier News
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Supplier news:

Stone Container Corp. (Chicago, IL) opened an 80ꯠ sq' box plant in Seattle, WA.
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Supplier news: International agreements

Doyen Medipharm, Inc. (Lakeland, FL) has acquired the assets and intellectual property of Datum Ltd. (Norwich, England).
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Supplier news:

Alloyd Co., Inc. (DeKalb, IL): Jim Price, sr vp, sales and mktg.
Materials Product Brief
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Vegetable oil bottles

Clinton Packaging (St. Louis, MO) has added the 1귔-mL size to its line of glass bottles. These rounded square bottles, also available in stock sizes of 500 mL and 1ꯠ mL, are especially suitable for vegetable oils.
Materials Product Brief
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Moisture indicator cards

Humonitor® Humidity Indicator Cards display the relative humidity percentage, up to 60%, within a sealed container or closed space. The expanded line from Multisorb Technologies (Amherst, NY) now includes single-dot, three-dot, four-dot and six-dot cards that change color from blue to pink to indicate an unsealed container and/or damaging level of humidity.
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Supplier news: Achievements

Laurence "Larry" Wright, Warren Packaging (Davenport, IA), was elected chairman of the board of the National Paperbox Assn.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Rock-Tenn Co. (Norcross, GA) has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase Rite Paper Products, Inc. (Wright City, MO).

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