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KNP BT (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) announced that Polish corrugated packaging subsidiary, Expac Fabryka Tektury i OpakowSigman Sp.zo.o, has agreed to take over assets of the former state-owned company Fabryka Wyrobow Papierowych.
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Machine Product Brief

Ink-jet printer

Model 6100 ink-jet printing system from Foxjet (Arlington, TX) uses a nontoxic, nonhazardous solid ink to print small characters at up to 200 dpi at speeds to 250'/min.
Machine Product Brief

PC-based bagging system

Spee-Dee Packaging (Sturtevant, WI) has incorporated the latest developments of its Computer Control 3 operating system in a net weigh bagging system.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Libby Perszyk Kathman (Cincinnati, OH), Nancy Goodfellow mgr., client services.
Controls Product Brief

End loader and carton closer

Bradman-Lake (Charlotte, NC) will unveil its new Challenger SL 302 automatic end-loader and top-load carton closer at interpack. The SL 302 uses an adjustable magazine gate to adjust height of carton hopper to produce up to 300 cartons/min.
Materials Product Brief

Nylon resins

AlliedSignal Plastics (Morristown, NJ) will present its latest developments in Aclar® moisture barrier films, Capran® cast polyamide films and OxyShield(TM) family of high-oxygen barrier films.
Machine Product Brief

Tamp-blow applicator

Label-Aire's (Fullerton, CA) Model 2138 inverted tamp/blow 2" stroke label applicator labels plastic containers at speeds to 12 cycles/min. In conventional tamp-blow processes, the tamp extends after the product is detected.
Materials Product Brief

Custom recyclable labels

GreenCode(TM) labels from Imtec (Bellows Falls, VT) can be custom-made from recyclable materials so that the container blends with the recycling stream.
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Supplier news: Achievements

ISO 9002 registration: Tag & Label Corp. (Anderson, SC); Jefferson Smurfit Corp.'s (St. Louis, MO) Chesterfield, MO, Highland, IL, and Jonesboro, AR, container plants.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Hoppmann Corp. (Chantilly, VA) signed on with Flex-Link (Bethlehem, PA) to build Flex-Link conveyors and automation components.



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