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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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Materials Product Brief
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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.
Supplier News
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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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Mexico beckons U.S. packagers

More visitors from South and North America are expected for Expopak '96, Mexico's largest packaging exhibition, planned for June 25 to 28. U.S. and U.S.-related companies will play a major role.
Materials Product Brief
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Pouches for sterilization

TPF-0562 film pouches from Tolas Health Care Packaging (Feasterville, PA) are made of PE and DuPont's Tyvek® to create a high-performance alternative to conventional autoclavable packaging.
Controls Product Brief
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Automatic bag closer

Model 865 automatic bag closing machine from Kwik Lok (Yakima, WA) is equipped with variable-speed control for closing up to 80 bags/min. The bag-actuated machine can close any package width without adjustments.
Supplier News
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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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Supplier news: Achievements

The Curwood Group (Oshkosh, WI) won the Kraft Foods Rick Stuedemann Award for Supplier Excellence.
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Supplier news: International agreements

Exxon Chemical Co. (Houston, TX) is pursuing and establishing licensing relationships with Asian companies for its polymer technologies.

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