Polyfibron Technologies (Atlanta, GA): The Boxcor(TM) direct-to-plate imaging system for corrugated plate makers is said to reduce plate production times by over 30% while dramatically reducing materials costs.
An adjustable, ergonomically designed cross block connector from Nolu Plastics (Aston, PA) provides machine designers and equipment operators with fast, no-tool adjustments in a variety of sanitary and portable equipment applications.
A new horizontal cartoner from Triangle Package Machinery (Chicago, IL) uses PS product trays that slide into position for quick changeover. Changeover time has been reduced by two-thirds, says the company.
Chesapeake Corp. (Richmond, VA) reached a preliminary agreement in principle for St. Laurent Paperboard Inc. (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) to purchase Chesapeake's West Point, VA, kraft products mill, four box plants and other related assets.