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Stretch wrappers

Orion Packaging (Memphis, TN) will show its full line of semi- and fully automatic stretch-wrapping equipment. Both rotary turntable and rotary tower models will be demonstrated.
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Water bottles

Two styles of PET water bottles have been introduced by Plastic Bottle (Libertyville, IL) for the retail water and sports drink market. M- and J-style tall rounds are available in four sizes: 355-mL, 500-mL, 1-L and 1.5-L.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Achievements

Stanley J. Puskarz of Fowler Products (Athens, GA) is the Georgia Society of Professional Engineers' engineer of the year.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

American Packaging Corp. (Rochester, NY): Robert G. Martin, vp, sales and mktg.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Scandia Packaging Machinery (Clifton, NJ): Larry Sportello, mktg. and sales, cartoning machinery.
Controls Product Brief
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Slip sheet dispenser

Model RM-960 sheet dispenser from Newcastle (New Castle, PA) dispenses tie or slip sheets for unitizing or load transfer applications. Vacuum cups lift a single sheet from a storage magazine and transfer it horizontally.
Machine Product Brief
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Auger filler

Model SHA-400 single-head auger filler from All-Fill (Exton, PA) can handle most types of containers, ranging from 1" to 7"in dia. It incorporates a Cerebus III computer controller, which allows the operator to set and main-tain target weights, minmizing overfills.
Materials Product Brief
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Corrosive materials containers

Tufftote containers from Hoover Materials Handling Group (Alpharetta, GA) are suited for acids, resins, caustics, water-based paints and other applications where corrosion-resistance, high strength and low tare weight are required.
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Supplier news: Achievements

Placon (Madison, WI) was the first company to earn the "Partners in Quality Award" from SC Johnson Wax, Racine, WI.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Western Atlas (Hebron, KY): Ronald Fredrick, mgr., Material Handling Systems Div.

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