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Materials Product Brief
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Metal detector

A new second-generation variable frequency metal detector from Graseby Goring Kerr (Amherst, NY) can be used to inspect fresh or frozen products with either metallized or non-metallized films on the same production line.
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Materials Product Brief
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Moisture permeation system

The MAS 1000(TM) moisture barrier measurement system from Testing Machines (Islandia, NY) is designed to measure the precise level at which moisture will permeate and diffuse through packaging materials.
Materials Product Brief
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Cartoner

The Cartopac CP80R is a medium-speed rotary-style cartoner from IWK Packaging Machinery (Fairfield, NJ). Suitable for cartoning a range of products, including tubes, bottles, blisters, jars, sachets and printed leaflets, at speeds to 85 products/ min.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Achievements

David A. Markgraf, Enercon Industries (Menomonee Falls, WI), was inducted as a Technical Assn. for the Pulp and Paper Industry Fellow.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Achievements

ISO 9002 certification: Plastican, Inc. (Leominster, MA); White Cap, Inc. (Downers Grove, IL) for its Champaign, IL, manufacturing facility; A.B.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Gulf States Paper Corp. (Tuscaloosa, AL) and Georgia-Pacific Corp. (Atlanta, GA) formed a joint venture to sell SBS paperboard produced by both companies.
Machine Product Brief
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Ink-jet coding on wet glass

Domino Amjet (Gurnee, IL) has created a specialized marking ink called BK3401 along with a specially engineered version of the Solo 6 ink-jet coder to permit ink-jet coding on wet beverage bottles.
Controls Product Brief
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Motion controllers

Ormec's (Rochester, NY) new Orion(TM) motion controller family includes the 586/133MHz processor. This processor offers a 25% speed increase and enables Ormec customers to upgrade to a more industrial PC-based platform.
Supplier News
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Supplier news:

Jefferson Smurfit Corp.'s (St. Louis, MO) Industrial Packaging Div. opened a new partition plant in Covington, GA. The company's Smurfit Recycling Div.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Van Pak Corp. (Maryland Heights, MO) has acquired Newtec, Inc. (St. Louis, MO).

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