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Slotted dispenser

Weatherchem's (Twinsburg, OH) Flapper® dispenser is now available with a slotted pour option for coarse products such as fertilizers or ice melt.
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Supplier news: International agreements

Eastman Chemical Co. (Kingsport, TN) is building a new plant located northeast of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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Printer for f/f/s machines

The Flex Print compact in-line printer from Bell-Mark (Pine Brook, NJ) measures 16" W x 18" H, for easy integration with most hf/f/s machines, including Multivac, Tiromat, Dixie, and Mahaffy & Harder.
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Starch-based tape

Central Products (Menasha, WI) has introduced 911 Adhesive. It is nontoxic, odor-free, repulpable, water-soluble and remoistenable. The adhesive tape is used for indirect food contact applications requiring FDA or USDA acceptance.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

International Paper (Purchase, NY) has announced construction of a 120ꯠ-sq-ft manufacturing and engineering unit near Cincinnati, OH.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

James River Corp. (Richmond, VA) intends to sell its CZ Inks Div. (St. Louis, MO) to Sun Chemical Corp. (Fort Lee, NJ).
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Cup filling system

Autoprod (Clearwater, FL) will show its Flexotherm CIP cup filling system at the Jagenberg booth at interpack. The system fills preformed containers ranging in volume from 12 to 1겨 cc at speeds to 7꼀 cups/hr in a sterile air enclosure.
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Dual-ovenable trays

OvenMate BRC(TM) paperboard trays from Gulf States Paper (Tuscaloosa, AL) provide a cost-efficient alternative to PET-coated ovenable trays. FDA-approved for food contact, they are suitable for use in commercial, conventional and microwave ovens.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Emplex Systems Inc. (Scarborough, Ontario, Canada) has obtained the North American rights to distribute Pacepacker equipment.
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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.

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