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Tapered container labeler

To eliminate difficulties associated with label application to tapered containers, Auto Labe (Ft. Pierce, FL) has developed a semi-automatic labeler that applies crescent- shaped labels to small, tapered, round containers.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Tri-Seal Intl. Inc. (Blauvelt, NY): Richard McKenna, dir. of sales & mktg., sheet products.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Oden Corp. (Buffalo, NY): Thomas Sliwinski, technical sales.
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Bar code scanner

The Symbol LS 3200 ER extended range hand-held scanner from Symbol Technologies (Bohemia, NY) reads bar codes of most any size at distances ranging from near contact to over 35'.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Duplex (Sycamore, IL) has signed a strategic alliance with Advanced Labeling Systems (Southbridge, MA), whereby Advanced Labeling will provide Duplex with a wide range of Automatic Identification Systems.
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Aseptic tub filler

Autoprod (Clearwater, FL) has introduced a new Gasti high-speed aseptic tub filler that uses servo-drives for product-specific settings of filling and transport parameters.
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Conveyor belt flights

Series 400 flights from Intralox (Harahan, LA) are used with the Series 400 flat top belts for elevating products on a conveyor. These flights require no vulcanizing or fastening.
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Supplier news: International agreements

Poly-Ply Corp. (Miami, FL) has opened a new plant in Zacapu, Mexico.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Formost Packaging Machines (Woodinville, WA): Wayne Mast, regional sales mgr., Pacific Northwest.
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Distance-based pricing

United Parcel Service (Atlanta, GA) is now offering distance-based pricing for its air express service. The new pricing structure is based on both weight and distance of packages shipped.

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