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Supplier news: In Memoriam

George F. Kress, founder of Green Bay Packaging, Inc. (Green Bay, WI) and honorary chairman of the board, died on December 8.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Greif Bros. Corp. (Delaware, OH) has signed an agreement to acquire KMI Continental Fibre Drum, Inc., Fibro Tambor, and Sonoco Plastic Drum, Inc., all wholly owned subsidiaries of Sonoco Products Co.
Materials Product Brief
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Weyerhaeuser: Shipper/display box

A shipping and display system for stand-up, gusset-bottom pouches called the Profile(TM) Saam-Box is available from Weyerhaeuser (Tacoma, WA). The corrugated Saam-Box is automatically filled with interleaving pouches, leaving no internal wasted space.
Materials Product Brief
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Sealed Air Corporation: Reflective insulation

TempShield(TM) reflective bubble insulation from Sealed Air (Saddle Brook, NJ) provides insulation and cushioning for food and other perishables. It consists of one or two layers of BarrierBubble(TM) material laminated between two layers of aluminum foil to provide thermal resistance.
Materials Product Brief
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Slautterback Corp.: Hot melt applicator

Slautterback (Monterey, CA) has introduced the Dual V3 Pump for its line of hot melt applicator units. The pump doubles the adhesive flow rate compared to a standard V3 pump, says the company, and allows two different applications to be performed simultaneously with two distinct pressure settings.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Krones, Inc. (Franklin, WI): Scott Jamison, Southeast regional sales mgr.; Marcus Mielke, regional sales mgr., Western Canada.
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Supplier news: In Memoriam

Joe Raymond, executive vp, sales and mktg., employed by Krones, Inc. (Franklin, WI) for nearly 20 years, died on January 4.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Southwest Endseals, Inc. (Houston, TX) is a new company that manufactures sealing jaws for vf/f/s packaging machines. It is located at 5730 Nunn St., Houston, TX 77087; phone: 713/649-4852, fax: 713/649-8684.
Controls Product Brief
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Galil Motion Control, Inc: Motion controller

Galil Motion Control's (Mountain View, CA) DMC-1412 single-axis stand-alone controller is for stepper and servo motor control. It uses a specialized 32-bit processor that accommo-dates encoder speeds to 8 million counts/sec for servos and 2 million/sec for steppers.
Machine Product Brief
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Triangle Package Machinery Co.: PC-based f/f/s controller

Triangle Package Machinery's (Chicago, IL) Selectech 32 is a PC-based control for the supplier's vf/f/s machine as well as the attached scale.

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