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.
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.
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.
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.
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.