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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Menasha Corp. (Neenah, WI): Mark S. Cane, president of both Menasha's Material Handling Group and its Orbis Div.
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Controls Product Brief
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Emerson Motion Control: Sizing servo motors

A how-to paper on servo motor sizing for position control applications is available from Emerson Motion Control (Chanhassen, MN). Provides plenty of examples of formulas that can be used to compute required torque, factoring in inertia, friction, acceleration and deceleration.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

ID Technology (Fort Worth, TX) has opened its new 35ꯠ sq' headquarters located at 2051 Franklin Dr., Fort Worth, TX 76106; phone: 888/438-3242, fax: 817/626-0553.
Machine Product Brief
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Mathews Conveyor: Flat-top sliding shoe sorter

Mathews Conveyor's (Boston, MA) Sliding Shoe Sorter has a unique flat-top feature to allow sorting of odd-shaped items on a conveyor. Sorts at speeds up to 540'/min and can sort as many as 230 cases or cartons/min, based on a box length of 18".
Materials Product Brief
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Orbis: Knocked-down bins

The Express Series(TM) family of bulk knocked-down bins is available from Orbis (Oconomowoc, WI). The structural foam HDPE containers, designed to be easily washed, knocked down and stored, have a 48" x 40" footprint and come in two heights: 29" and 46".
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

SIG Pack Systems Inc. (Raleigh, NC): Graham Nice, dir., sales.
Machine Product Brief
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All-Fill Inc: Filler/weigher

All-Fill's (Exton, PA) Model SHA-400 automatic filling and Checkstar checkweighing system uses Cerebus III controls and an exclusive transfer design between filler and weigher to smoothly move containers onto the weighing platform for accurate measurement and minimal spillage.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

QDC Plastic Container Co. (Lansing, MI): Ken David, general mgr.
Machine Product Brief
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ARPAC LLC: Tray packer/wrapper

Designed for the food, beverage and HBA industries, the Tray Star(TM) 60RC is a tray erecting, packing and shrink wrapping system from Arpac (Schiller Park, IL).
Machine Product Brief
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IWK Packaging Machinery Inc: Laser coding

The Dynamark system is a new laser coding feature available on all tube filling equipment from IWK Packaging Machinery (Fairfield, NJ). This noncontact coder imprints production dates, expiration dates, batch and lot identification in a standard print area measuring up to 40 mm x 40 mm (1.6" X 1.6"), with a print height of 2.5 mm (0.1").

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