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Materials Product Brief
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Adhesive coating

Perfecseal® SBP2000 is a new adhesive formulation from Perfecseal (Philadelphia, PA) designed to solve problems associated with standard coated Tyvek® lid stocks used for medical pack-aging devices.
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Machine Product Brief
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High-definition ink-jet printing

FreeForm® high-definition ink-jet (HDIJ) printing from Domino Amjet (Gurnee, IL) is a single-nozzle continuous ink-jet system. It deploys faster sweep rates to provide printout with a resolution of up to 10 times that of current products, says the company.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Tri-Seal Intl. Inc. (Blauvelt, NY): Richard McKenna, vp, sales.
Controls Product Brief
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Filling systems brochure

Autoprod Inc. (Clearwater, FL) has released a four-page, full-color brochure, "The new generation of Autoprod filling systems." It provides an overview and technical details on Autoprod's Gold(TM) and Gold Plus(TM) CIP/SIP technologies, filling systems and margarine fill/seal/cap systems.
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Supplier news: International agreements

The Specialty Chemical Additives Div. of Ciba Additives (Tarrytown, NY) and the Industrial and Agricultural Products Div. of Hoffman-LaRoche, Inc.
Machine Product Brief
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Label printer

The 20 Series thermal/thermal-transfer label printer from Weber Marking Systems (Arlington Heights, IL) is suited for high-volume applications. It prints bar codes, text and graphics at 12"/sec at 203 dpi onto p-s labels and tags measuring up to 5.5" W and 30" L.
Controls Product Brief
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Invisible bar code technology

Invisible bar code technology from Eastman Chemical (Kingsport, TN) employs inks with compositions based on near-infrared fluorophores (NIRFs). NIRFs fluoresce in the near-infrared region and are thus invisible to the naked eye.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Mead Packaging (Atlanta, GA) commenced production at its new $12.5 million offset printing facility in Lanett, AL.
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Supplier news: International agreements

Twinpak (St. Laurent, Quebec, Canada) has sold its packaging distribution unit to the unit's management team, which will continue the business under the Ampak name.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Mead Corp. (Dayton, OH) will acquire a Rumford, ME, coated paper mill from Boise Cascade for approximately $650 million.

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