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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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Machine Product Brief
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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.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Nadel Industries (Port Chester, NY): Michael Druce, account executive.
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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.
Materials Product Brief
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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.
Materials Product Brief
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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

Toray Plastics (America), Inc. (North Kingstown, RI): Chris B. Lockhart, new market development/key accounts mgr.; Philip W. Dabbert, sales.
Machine Product Brief
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Conveyor accessories

Intralox (Harahan, LA) has introduced 2" (51 mm) H flights and sideguards for the Series 1100 Flush Grid conveyor belt. These flights enable the belt to convey product inclines while maintaining minimal drop height to minimize product damage.
Controls Product Brief
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Applications news

Fleetwood Container, Vernon, CA, has added a six-color Cuir Rotaflexo® Mark II 2200 top printer equipped with an Inkontrol® automatic viscosity/pH controller, both from Automato/oon (Plover, WI) The Inkontrol system automatically monitors and controls viscosity and pH during print runs to provide consistent quality, and free up operators.
Materials Product Brief
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Packaging web sites

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