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Continuous-motion cartoner

Formula 150 is a new medium-speed continuous-motion horizontal cartoner from Klockner Bartelt/Medipak (Sarasota, FL). Operates at speeds to 150 cartons/min.
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Controls Product Brief
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Stainless steel motor

Baldor Electric (Ft. Smith, AR) has developed an all stainless-steel motor designed specifically for applications requiring aseptic conditions, including pharmaceuticals and food processing.
Machine Product Brief
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Automated CO2 tester

Model TS 91 CO2 Tester from Vibrac (Amherst, NY) is a compact bench top system that measures and stores precise results at the push of a button. A microprocessor computes the CO2 content from precise simultaneous measurements of pressure, temperature and relevant product formula.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Checkpoint Systems, Inc. (Thorofare, NJ): Nicholas Martino, vp, mktg.
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Supplier news: International agreements

Sonoco Products Co. (Hartsville, SC) is beginning operations in Indonesia to produce both consumer and industrial packaging products.
Controls Product Brief
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Controls & drives brochure

Indramat (Hoffman Estates, IL) has introduced a new 6-page color brochure that describes the complete range of digital control/drive schemes used to control individual motion axes as well as entire machine and production lines.
Machine Product Brief
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Plastic bottle unscrambler

Econo-Feed Models 330 and 350 are new plastic bottle unscramblers from Pace Packaging (Fairfield, NJ). They're designed for packagers who need to unscramble plastic bottles as tall as 10 1/4" at slow to moderate speeds.
Materials Product Brief
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Agricultural chemical IBC

MacMillan Bloedel Bulk Packaging (Marietta, GA) has introduced a 110-gal version of its SpaceKraft IBC used for semi-bulk shipments of nonhazardous liquids.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Riverwood Intl. (Atlanta, GA): Octavio Orta, senior vp; W.D. (Don) Tatum, vp, North American packaging operations.
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Supplier news: Achievements

ISO 9001 registration: Schneider Plastics, Inc. (San Marcos, CA); Lumonics Inc. (Kanata, Ontario, Canada); Best Label Co., Inc. (Cerritos, CA).

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