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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Pactiv Inc. plans to move its headquarters from Evanston, IL, to Lake Forest, IL, by March 1998.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

H.B. Fuller Co. (St. Paul, MN) has purchased the adhesives business of Eastman Chemical Co. (Kingsport, TN).
Materials Product Brief
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Self-venting pouch

A new, patented self-venting stand-up pouch from Curwood (Oshkosh, WI) permits microwave heating of liquid or high-moisture products. It consists of a peelable strip sealed inside the top of any standard stand-up pouch.
Machine Product Brief
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Vitamin E antioxidant

Ronotec® Dry 17 Vitamin E antioxidant from Hoffman-LaRoche (Paramus, NJ) is available in a dry solid form. It's low-dusting, has good flow characteristics and disperses easily.
Materials Product Brief
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Disposable tote drain

The EZ-Drain from Paper Systems (Des Moines, IA) is a TE valve system that permits complete product evacuation of the company's EZ-Bulk tote system.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Doyen Medipharm, Inc. (Morris Plains, NJ): Jim O'Brien, vp, sales & mktg.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Exxon Chemical (Houston, TX) has announced a large addition to its EXACT Plastomer capacity in Baton Rouge, LA, using a significant portion of Paxon Polymer Co.'s PE slurry plant in Baton Rouge.
Controls Product Brief
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Photoelectric sensor

Aromat's (New Providence, NJ) NAiS-brand AKA series of photoelectric sensors is available with PNP or NPN output. Diffuse reflective units can detect objects up to 70 cm away.
Controls Product Brief
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Specialty partitions

Sonoco Products Co.'s Partitions Div. (Hillside, IL) has released a four-page brochure introducing the company's complete line of specialty applications.
Materials Product Brief
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Label guide

Weber Marking Systems (Arlington Heights, IL) has released an updated edition of its 20-page booklet, "Getting To Know Labels." The booklet provides a glossary of common label terms with easy-to-understand definitions, plus an overview of Weber's range of facestocks and adhesives.

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