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Machine Product Brief
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Case packer/unpacker

Designed for smaller operations with moderate speed requirements, the Linapac case packer/unpacker from Krones (Franklin, WI) takes minimal floor space to pack containers into a case, or remove them from a case, at speeds to 8 cycles/min.
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Controls Product Brief
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Multiwall bag

International Paper's (Purchase, NY) new multiwall bag provides the protection of a sealed pinch-style bag plus the stacking features of a square-bottom self-opening sack.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Independent Can Co. (Belcamp, MD) added an 80ꯠ sq', $2 million distribution center to its headquarters. Full utilization is scheduled for early 1997.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Containers Northwest Corp. changed its name to CNC Containers Corp. (Tumwater, WA), which serves as the parent company over its joint-venture interest in Containers Southwest L.L.C.
Controls Product Brief
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Catalog supplement

McKernan Packaging Clearing House (Reno, NV) now sends a monthly Packaging Clearing House Catalog supplement to preferred customers that describes new items available since the last catalog publication date.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: International agreements

Paper Converting Machine Co. Ltd. (Plymouth, UK) and Printpack Europe Ltd. (Bury, UK) discontinued the joint demonstration facilities at Printpack's Saffron Walden, UK, site, which was used to show PCMC's narrow web Vision flexographic printing press.
Materials Product Brief
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P-s film facestocks

FLEXcon (Spencer, MA) and Valéron Strength Films (Houston, TX) have introduced Valeron/ PS(TM) film face-stocks for p-s applications. They're suited for steel marking, drum labels and other applications that require printability and high strength in harsh outdoor environments.
Machine Product Brief
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Inserter

The Northfield Model 1600 is a continuous-feed inserter available from Promo Edge (Neenah, WI). It automatically bursts apart continuous-feed coupons or other inserts separated by perforations and feeds them into folding cartons or flexible packages at speeds to 600 pieces/min.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Augros, Inc. (Clark, NJ): Anthony Spinozzi, dir., Prestige product sales.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Barber-Coleman Co. (Loves Park, IL) will distribute Balluff, Inc.'s (Florence, KY) linear position transducers, sensors and automatic ID systems.

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