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Automatic label applicator

Designed for non-contact application in the produce industry, the CPL1000 is a high-speed blow-on label applicator from Columbia Labeling Machinery (Danielson, CT) that reaches speeds to 400 labels/ min.
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Materials Product Brief
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PVC reclaim system

Klockner Pentaplast of America (Gordonsville, VA) has introduced a system for reclamation of PVC trim and lidstock. Under the Optima(TM) system, Klockner will buy back edge trim from pharmaceutical customers who purchase both Pentapharm® blister packaging films and Optilid(TM) push-through vinyl lidstock.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: International agreements

Tuscarora Inc. (New Brighton, PA) acquired EPS (Moulders) Ltd. (Livingston, Scotland), a manufacturer of custom molded EPS. Tuscarora has also announced an agreement with BASF (Ludwigshafen, Germany) to conduct a joint feasibility study into the development of the EPS molding business in Brazil.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

North American Packaging Corp. (NAMPAC) (Atlanta, GA) has changed its name to Southcorp Packaging USA, Inc. to reflect the name of its affiliated company in Melbourne, Australia.
Controls Product Brief
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Brushless servomotors

Pacific Scientific's (Rockford, IL) new 2" and 3" frame Sentry brushless servomotors use high torque per frame size with a medium inertia design for improved load inertia matching.
Materials Product Brief
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Cohesive bonding

Cryovac (Duncan, SC) offers a choice of four special cohesive bonding solutions for unitizing pallet loads. For use with the FastBreak® Cohesive Unitizing System.
Materials Product Brief
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Bulk food containers

Richards Packaging (Mississauga, Ontario, Canada) offers 1-lb, 500-mL, and 100-mL molds for PET containers suitable for spices and bulk foods.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Inland Paperboard and Packaging, Inc. (Indianapolis, IN) has acquired Rand-Whitney Packaging (Leominster, MA) and CB Displays (Rural Hall, NC) as a part of reorganizing its Specialty Graphics Group.
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Supplier news: Achievements

ISO 9001 certification: Green Bay Packaging, Inc. (Green Bay, WI) for its Tulsa, OK, container division.
Controls Product Brief
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Slot sensors

New teachable slot sensors from Balluff/Datalogic (Florence, KY) bring high sensitivity and fast response to label and edge detection, as well as reading of registration marks.

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