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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Captive Plastics, Inc. (Piscataway, NJ): Peter G. Martin, vp, sales & mktg.; Robert Richey, sales mgr., East Coast
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Printpack Inc. (Atlanta, GA) will purchase the flexible packaging div. of James River Corp. for about $365 million (Richmond, VA). Assets include nine manufacturing plants in the U.S., one in Mexico, and part of the technical center in Milford, OH.
Machine Product Brief
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Palletizing robot

Motoman (West Carrollton, OH) has introduced the PalletWorld® Motoman S604/30 robot for handling a full range of palletizing applications. It can palletize 15 cases/ min or 30/ min with a double-tooled gripper.
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Multi-range case sealer

A-B-C Packaging Machine (Tarpon Springs, FL) has introduced a case sealer that handles seven different case styles. The Super Pro 30S case sealer runs RSCs, HSCs, CSSCs, full- and partial-overlap cases and gap flap cases, in sizes from 8" x 6" x 4.5" to 24" x 16" x 18".
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Priority One Packaging Machinery, Inc. (Waterloo, Ontario, Canada) has created an automation and systems integration subsidiary called Priority One Automation, Inc.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

CMD Corp. (Appleton, WI): Joel Breitrick, sales & mktg. mgr.
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Supplier news: Achievements

ISO 9001 registration: Sonoco Engraph Carton Div. (Charlotte, NC); Marsh Co. (Belleville, IL); Simplimatic Eng. Co. (Lynchburg, VA); Lepel Corp.
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Metal detector

The Metalchek 30 metal detector from Lock Inspection Systems (Fitchburg, MA) can be connected to a PC and printer for data analysis on rejects. Stores up to 100 product settings.
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Susceptor films

Himac (Atlanta, GA) offers a line of polyester microwave susceptor films that can be chemically or corona treated to precise customer specifications.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Jefferson Smurfit Corp.'s (St. Louis, MO) Per Pak operations has acquired the assets of Elite Pkg. (Memphis, TN) and will be known as PerPak/Elite.

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