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Materials Product Brief
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Blister forming/cartoning

The Compacker 1200-Pacliner 3000 (CP1200-P3000) from Klockner Medipak (Clearwater, FL) is designed for high-production blister packaging operations requiring no-tool changeover.
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Machine Product Brief
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Labeling software

Weber Marking Systems (Arlington Heights, IL) has released Legi for Windows 2.1.1, the latest version of the company's Windows(TM)-based labeling design software package.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Alloyd Co., Inc. (DeKalb, IL) signed a letter of intent for the acquisition of Callanan Co. (Elk Grove Village, IL).
Controls Product Brief
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Ultrasonic sensor

Turck (Minneapolis, MN) has introduced the Q30, a low-cost ultrasonic sensor. It was designed with a single high-performance transducer that is used as both the emitter and receiver.
Controls Product Brief
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Depalletizer

Automated Production Systems' (New Freedom, PA) new depalletizer uses soft start/soft stop motors for increased container stability and improved line efficiency.
Materials Product Brief
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Mini preform sorbents

Multisorb Technologies (Buffalo, NY) has introduced Skavenger(TM) Mini Preform desiccants. The mini preforms offer uniformity in size and shape, resulting in a more consistent adsorption rate and capacity, and better operation in automated feed systems than molecular sieve beads, says the company.
Materials Product Brief
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Horizontal form/fill/seal system

The FBM 1 is a horizontal in-line rotary form/fill/seal system from Laudenberg/ Profile Packaging (Sarasota, FL) that can produce pouches at speeds to 120/ min, or 240/min when using a duplex system.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Sonoco Engraph (Atlanta, GA) is expanding its packaging options with web carton printing.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Enercon Industries Corp. (Menomonee Falls, WI): Greg Schuelke, exec. vp.
Controls Product Brief
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Screen print coatings

Two coatings from Cork Industries (Folcroft, PA) for use in screen printing are UV curable for high-gloss results. Cork-Kure CU 1065 has a 330-350 CPS viscosity and Cork-Kure CU-1066 has a 490-510 CPS viscosity.

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