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Materials Product Brief

Cook-in films

Cryovac (Duncan, SC) has released data sheets describing the full family of CN-Series cook-in materials, the multi-ply, co-extruded shrinkable structures for meat and poultry products.
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Machine Product Brief

Optical character verification

PPT Vision (Minneapolis, MN) has announced an Optical Character Verification (OCV) tool designed to perform high-speed visual inspection and verification of printed characters.
Supplier News

Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

International Paper (Purchase, NY): David W. Oskin, executive vp for consumer pkg. and specialty industrial products.
Controls Product Brief

Heart-shaped bottle

Clinton Packaging (St. Louis, MO) has introduced a heart-shaped bottle for the gourmet food and specialty product market. The glass bottles are available in 250- and 750-mL sizes.
Supplier News

Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Reynolds Metals (Richmond, VA) has reached an agreement to purchase the manufacturing operations of Hargro Flexible Packaging Corp. (Boyertown, PA).
Controls Product Brief

High speed bottle fillers

Krones (Franklin, WI) VP electro-pneumatic bottle fillers accurately fill plastic or glass bottles within ±2 mm fill-height accuracy, and at speeds to 1겨/min, depending on model and bottle size.
Controls Product Brief

Medical tray sealers

Synergy II medical tray sealers from EMD Products (Libertyville, IL) offer GMP-compliant construction, maximum operator safety and superior process control with particulate-free operation required for clean room environments.
Supplier News

Supplier news: International agreements

Jefferson Smurfit Group plc (Dublin, Ireland) announced that Smurfit Ireland and UK have established a joint venture with the Singapore-based New Toyo Group to manufacture folding cartons.
Supplier News

Supplier news: Achievements

ISO 9002 certification: Challenge, Inc. (Indianapolis, IN); Gulf States Paper Corp.'s (Tuscaloosa, AL) Waco, TX, plant; Jefferson Smurfit Corp.'s (St.
Supplier News

Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Steinau-Fisher, Inc. (Cincinnati, OH) has changed its name to Fisher Design, Inc



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