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Pallet unwrapper

MSK Covertech (Marietta, GA) has introduced the Defotech fully automatic pallet unwrap-ping machine. Designed for applications where large quantities of shrink or stretch film must be removed from pallets on a daily basis, the Defotech can unwrap up to 60 pallets/hr and then transfer the film to a baler or conveyor.
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Supplier News
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Supplier news: International agreements

Huntsman Corp. (Salt Lake City, UT) announced that the debottlenecking of two production lines at its Carrington, England, facility will add 60 million lb of crystal and HIPS capacity by late 1997.
Controls Product Brief
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Options for heat sealer

Alloyd (DeKalb, IL) has introduced three options for its Model 2SM1216 and 2SM1428 Two-Station Medical Shuttle Heat Seal Machine with Level Three Data Acquisition.
Machine Product Brief
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Pharmaceutical labeler

Model 390 is a vial, syringe and ampule labeler from Auto Labe (Ft. Pierce, FL). A stepper-driven roller conveyor with an automatic label applicator allows labeling at speeds to 80 products/min.
Machine Product Brief
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Coding system

Smart Date direct thermal traversing coding system from Bell-Mark (Pine Brook, NJ) was designed to replace conventional hot stamp coders on form/fill/ seal machines, baggers and labelers.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Lipson Alport Glass & Associates (Northbrook, IL) will relocate its New York office to 747 Third Ave., 35th floor, New York, NY 10017; phone: 212/486-3090; fax: 212/486-9275.
Controls Product Brief
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Fitment applicator

Portola Packaging (San Jose, CA) has developed a fitment applicator for gabletop cartons. Series 2 is a low-cost applicator that will fit most single- and dual-lane gabletop fillers.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: International agreements

ARCO Chemical Co. (Newtown Square, PA) sold its plastics business to NOVA Chemicals (Calgary, Alberta, Canada).
Materials Product Brief
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High-barrier tray

Cryovac North America (Duncan, SC) has introduced the Cryovac® Barrier Foam Tray. Its multi-layer, coextruded barrier film, laminated to the inside surface, allows gas flushing and secure seals on MAP packages.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Weber Marking Systems (Arlington Heights, IL): Brad Weber, president.

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