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Automatic bag closer

Model 865 automatic bag closing machine from Kwik Lok (Yakima, WA) is equipped with variable-speed control for closing up to 80 bags/min. The bag-actuated machine can close any package width without adjustments.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Emplex Systems Inc. (Scarborough, Ontario, Canada) has obtained the North American rights to distribute Pacepacker equipment.
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U.S. companies say Eco-labels have hollow echo

U.S. Trade Representative presses European Union to endorse labels with descriptive language. Threats of trade retaliation ups the ante.
Materials Product Brief

Stretch wrap film

Intertape Polymer Group's (Danville, VA) StretchFlex stretch films are engineered to wrap uniform or irregular, light or heavy loads. Good clarity, cling properties and puncture-resistance make load identification and wrapping easy.
Materials Product Brief

In-line screw capper

The New Resina Corp. (Brooklyn, NY) will exhibit its new NRC-20 HES automatic in-line screw capper, in conjunction with distributor Peter Binder GmbH.
Supplier News

Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

O. Berk Co. (Union, NJ) has formed a new business unit called The Cosmetic Packaging Group.
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Supplier news: Achievements

Matcon (Sewell, NJ) has been awarded the ISPE Environmental Initiatives Award for reduced packaging waste.
Machine Product Brief

Case weigher/labeler

The BCE 2500HBX is a NEMA 4X washdown automatic case weighing and labeling system from B.C.E. Technologies (Tampa, FL). It uses a heavy-capacity in-motion case weighing frame integrated with a high-performance BCE thermal/ thermal-transfer label printer/applicator for automatic case label printing and applying.
Materials Product Brief

Bottle unscrambler

Kalish (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) has eliminated change parts on its Kalisort 150 bottle unscrambler to minimize changeover time to under 2 minutes without tools.
Supplier News

Supplier news: International agreements

Sonoco Products Co. (Hartsville, SC) has teamed up with Biederman Enterprises Inc. (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) to provide plastic grease cartridges to the North American market.



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