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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.
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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: Appointments, promotions

Jefferson Smurfit Corp. (St. Louis, MO): John J. Curry, vp, mgr., Eastern region; Eric R. Fox, vp, mgr., Upper Midwest; James A.
Controls Product Brief

Horizontal bagger brochure

Formost Packaging Machines, Inc. (Woodinville, WA) offers a four-page, full-color brochure that describes and illustrates the horizontal Formost GT bagger, designed to operate at speeds up to and beyond 90 packages per/min.
Supplier News

Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

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

Label applicator

The System I roll-on labeler from Lord Label (Arlington, TX) is now available with a side drive to provide consistent orientation on lightweight products as they're conveyed through the applicator.
Materials Product Brief

Low-VOC ink

Videojet's (Wood Dale, IL) patented 16-2960 low-VOC Microsphere ink is an environmentally-safe, high-contrast ink that can operate in Videojet's Excel® series of nonpigmented printers.
Supplier News

Supplier news: International agreements

Ramsey Technology, Inc. (Minneapolis, MN) has acquired Hitech Electrocontrols Ltd. (Shoreham, England).
Controls Product Brief

Operator panel

Aromat's (New Providence, RI) Intelligent Operator Panel can be connected to the Aromat FP series PLC for precise control of complex machine operations.
Supplier News

Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Cryovac Div. of W.R. Grace & Co. (Duncan, SC) is investing $5 million to boost production of HS 3000 film at its Simpsonville, SC, plant.



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