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Fife Corp. (Oklahoma City, OK): Melvin M. O'Donnell, president.
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Supplier news: International agreements

Eastman Chemical Co. (Kingsport, TN) opened its first Latin American Eastapak PET plant in Cosoleacaque, Veracruz, Mexico; Eastman broke ground for another Eastapak PET plant in Zarate, Argentina; it will also build a new plant in Port of Rotterdam, The Netherlands, to produce PET for containers and PTA, a raw material used to produce PET.
Materials Product Brief
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Auger filler

Designed for small fills, the Neotron Model 1100 auger filler from Mateer-Burt (Wayne, PA) provides accuracies within ±15 mg on a 345-mg fill for in-house testing of hygroscopic powders.
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Printing

BST Pro Mark (Elmhurst, IL) offers Front-To-Back Registration Monitoring, a new software option on its Pro Scan Eagle video inspection system. Allows press operators to view both sides of the same repeat job on the fly, with a side-by-side comparison on the monitor.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Dow Plastics (Midland, MI) plans to become a leading supplier of PP by committing to metallocene development for PP products, licensing of SPHERIPOL process technology for PP manufacturing, and new plant construction.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

ARPAC L.P. (Schiller Park, IL): Walter E. Langosch, vp, sales & mktg; Herman A. Hazen, sales & mktg. mgr., Printing & Publishing Industry; Richard L.
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Supplier news: Achievements

ISO 9002 registration: Gulf State Paper Corp. (Tuscaloosa, AL); Jefferson Smurfit Corp's (St. Louis, MO) Hendersonville, NC, paper tube plant, and New Hartford, NY, container plant.
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Cap liner guide

Tri-Seal Intl., Inc. (Blauvelt, NY) has released a six-page Cap Liner Guide that features 18 different closure-lining options. The guide includes descriptions, applications, features and physical samples of plastic extruded and co-extruded liners.
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Monobloc capping system

M&O Perry Industries' (Corona, CA) latest development in the Monobloc® series is a system designed for small-volume biotech applications, such as the filling of DNA-related products.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

American National Can Co. (Chicago, IL): Edward A. Lapekas, senior vp, Beverage Cans Americas.

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