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Machine Product Brief
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Ink-jet printer

A color data page from Matthews Intl. (Pittsburgh, PA) features the Jet-A-Mark DOD*1001 ink-jet printer. The literature sheet describes the benefits of the DOD*1001, including message flexibility, modular design, rugged construction and increased production.
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Controls Product Brief
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Resin storage

Store up to 60ꯠ lb or 2겨 cu' of resin in the Silo Sack(TM) from B.A.G. Corp. (Dallas, TX). The vertical construction is designed to reduce overall storage space.
Materials Product Brief
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Tube filler

The new TFS 10 is a low- to mid-volume tube filler from IWK Packaging Machinery (Fairfield, NJ) designed to meet the needs of contract packagers, private-label manufacturers, and other small-run pharmaceuticals and cosmetics manufacturers.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Unisource Worldwide, Inc. (Berwyn, PA): Richard H. Bogan, sr vp, CEO.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: International agreements

Trexel, Inc. (Woburn, MA) is working with Alusuisse-Lonza (Zurich, Switzerland) to develop microcellular foam products. The first commercial product from the partnership will be introduced by Alusuisse-Lonza by the end of 1997.
Machine Product Brief
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Central Products: Carton sealer

The CP-322WA is the first automated, water-activated carton sealer developed by a tape manufacturer, says Central Products (Neenah, WI). The water-activated seal keeps static electricity low, making it suitable for computer or electronic items.
Controls Product Brief
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Desiccant feeder

Omega Design (Exton, PA) has introduced the Model CDFI automatic indexing canister desiccant feeder. Using a 1-g canister desiccant, it runs at speeds to 120 pieces/min; up to 75/min for a double drop, and up to 55/min for a triple drop.
Materials Product Brief
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Filling system

The FP 2x6 Filling System from Autoprod (Clearwater, FL) is capable of filling up to 480 cups/min, 12 at a time. An optional automatic loader allows a single operator to run two lines at once.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Industrial Dynamics Co., Ltd. (Torrance, CA) has acquired the industry rights to use and further develop Control Micro Systems' (Winter Park, FL) vector laser marking technology for the beverage and packaging industries.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Expac Corp. (Park Ridge, NJ) has opened an office in Lombard, IL, to provide improved service to its Midwest customers.

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