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Web treatment, film making

Raytek (Santa Cruz, CA): Thermalert® MP40(TM) infrared line scanner profiles temperature on continuous sheet and web processes. Its 57.6 kbaud rate increases image scrolling speed and lets users see a complete thermal image of the material on their computer screen to easily detect nonconformities and correct them.
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Large-center cartoner

The Centurion(TM) is a flexible large-center cartoner from R.A. Jones (Covington, KY) that can be configured for single or multiple bag-in-box or cracker slug configurations.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: International agreements

Western Atlas (Beverly Hills, CA) acquired United Barcode Industries (Stockholm, Sweden) and will integrate UBI with its Intermec Div.
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Pouch transfer machine

A new pouch transfer machine from Key Automation & Design (West St. Paul, MN) permits plants to upgrade pouch or bag loading from manual to automatic.
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Web treatment, film making

Strachan Henshaw Machinery (Elk Grove Village, IL): The Accutec modular sheeter accommodates a range of material sizes, reaching speeds up to 1괌 fpm.
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Decorating capabilities

Transparent Container (Chicago, IL) offers decorating options for transparent packages. Printing capabilities include four-color process, line art and half-tone printing.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Multivac, Inc. (Kansas City, MO): Don Smith, exec. vp, gen. mgr.
Materials Product Brief
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Liners on a roll

Custom Packaging Systems (Manistee, MI) is now offering form-fit bulk liners on a roll. Liners come in assorted sizes, gauges and barrier films. Spout length and diameter are designed to the customers' specifications with one or both spouts sealed.
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Empty can inspector

Krones (Franklin, WI) offers an empty can inspector that detects dents, flange damage, deformations, dirt and foreign particles inside the can and tear formation on the inside coating.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Portola Packaging (San Jose, CA) has restructured to combine the previously separate sales, service, and manufacturing organizations of Cap Snap (San Jose, CA) and NEPCO (San Jose, CA).

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