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Materials Product Brief
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Slip masterbatch

Product 100907 is a new slip masterbatch for polyolefins from Ampacet (Tarrytown, NY). Product 100907 contains 5% of a modified amide and is specifically developed for water-based ink or sealing and laminating applications in which conventional slip additives may result in adhesion problems.
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Machine Product Brief
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Ink-jet printer literature

The Jet-A-Mark® IP*9100 ink-jet printer is featured in a color data page from Matthews Intl. (Pittsburgh, PA). The literature sheet highlights the installation, operation, ink system and graphics of the characters available from the IP*9100.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: International agreements

Western Atlas (Beverly Hills, CA) acquired United Barcode Industries (Stockholm, Sweden) and will integrate UBI with its Intermec Div.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: International agreements

Plastofilm Industries, Inc. (Wheaton, IL), an Ivex Co., announced a joint venture with Allplax (Salinas, PR) to create Plastofilm PR, Inc.
Controls Product Brief
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Bag and pouch making

GN Packaging Equipment (Mississauga, Ontario, Canada): Medical pouch machines, GN26MP and GN36MP, produce pouches from webs to 26" and 36" widths, respectively.
Machine Product Brief
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Conveyor rollers

Taperphex® Gold Precision Bearing Conveyor Rollers from Interroll (Wilmington, NC) employ patented spring-loaded tapered shaft ends that lock into the conveyor frame mounting holes.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Multivac, Inc. (Kansas City, MO): Don Smith, exec. vp, gen. mgr.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: International agreements

Canadian Inkjet Systems (Oakville, Ontario, Canada) will be the sole distributor and service provider in Canada for Lock Inspection Systems, Inc.
Controls Product Brief
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Technical training

Pneumatic Scale (Cuyahoga Falls, OH) is offering technical training on Series 2000 Closetech Can Seamers at either its site or in the packaging plant.
Machine Product Brief
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High-level palletizer for configuration flexibility

The HL6000 automatic high-level palletizer from Columbia Machine (Vancouver, WA) is designed to give maximum flexibility in pattern forming and layout configuration.

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