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Case packer

The Efficia 400 from Unitrak (Port Hope, Ontario, Canada) is an automated system that delivers bagged liquids or dry goods from f/f/s machines, counts and layers the bags as they're deposited into a set-up case and then discharges the case onto a central delivery conveyor leading to the case sealer.
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Air conveyor

The Surge Controlled conveyor system from Ouellette Machinery Systems (Fenton, MO) uses a balanced air stream delivery to direct air flow equally on both sides of the bottle.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Achievements

Green Bay Packaging Inc.'s (Green Bay, WI) Folding Carton Div. has earned the "World Class Supplier" award from Master Lock Co., Door Hardware Div.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Chep USA has relocated to 225 East Robinson St., Orlando, FL, 32801-4393, phone: 407/422-4510; fax: 407/422-4614.
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Supplier news: Achievements

Sealed Air Corp. (Saddle Brook, NJ) has received Appleton Papers Environmental Partnership Award for recycling one million pounds of packaging material in 1995.
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F/f/s for screw-cap bags

General Packaging Equipment's (Houston, TX) line of automatic liquid vertical form/fill/seal machines can now produce bags with screw caps. Bags must be made of a heat-sealable material, and can be as large as 14" x 22".
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High-speed printer/applicator

The Label-Aire Model 2138-Series D high-speed printer/applicator from Weber Marking Systems (Arlington Heights, IL) produces p-s labels ranging in size from 0.75" x 0.5" to 4.65" x 10" at a rate of 10"/sec.
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Ink-jet printers

Matthews Intl.'s (Pittsburgh, PA) Jet-A-Mark® CIJ-6700 ink-jet printer prints small characters onto most packages. A removable hand terminal allows message programming and editing, while daily functions are controlled with a built-in interface.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Sonoco Products Co. (Hartsville, SC) will diversify its consumer packaging offerings with the purchase of The Specialty Packaging Group, Inc. (Wausau, WI).
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

United Parcel Service (Atlanta, GA) will begin construction of a new 40ꯠ-sq' package sorting and distribution facility in East Los Angeles, CA.

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