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Materials Product Brief
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Nonskid additive

Ludox® 3000 is a thin, transparent liquid from Michelman (Cincinnati, OH) that, when applied to recycled and mottled-white substrates, provides nonskid properties.
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Machine Product Brief
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Filling and screw capping

Information sheets from Chase-Logeman (Greensboro, NC) detail the FCC line of automatic liquid filling and screw capping. The FCC line can fill and apply the screw cap in successive operations while the normally unstable container is controlled in the starwheel.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Lansmont Corp. (Monterey, CA) moved its corporate headquarters to Ryan Ranch Research Park, 17 Mandeville Ct., Monterey, CA 93940, phone 408/655-6600; fax 408/655-6606.
Controls Product Brief
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CD-ROM packaging

Automated Packaging Systems' (Streetsboro, OH) new Autobag® CD-ROM Infeed packaging system is capable of packaging over 55 single disc bags/min.
Supplier News
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Reusable packs could diminish corrugated demand

Although the environment is no longer a hot packaging issue in the U.S., global companies must contend with European regulations that target shipping containers and other transport packaging.
Materials Product Brief
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UV-curable topcoat

Originally developed to protect bar coding on circuit boards, 1071S is a UV-curable protective topcoat from Craig Adhesives and Coatings (Newark, NJ).
Controls Product Brief
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Live roller conveyor

Model 190-ABEZ live roller conveyor from Hytrol Conveyor (Jonesboro, AR) is a general transport conveyor with the capabilities of accumulating products with zero pressure.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Bagcraft Corp. of America (Northfield, IL) bought AB Specialty Holding Co. (Hialeah, FL) from Stone Container Corp. (Chicago, IL) and also acquired the Alfred J.
Controls Product Brief
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Packaging analysis software

Cape Pack® '96 is a Windows(TM)-based program from CAPE Systems (Plano, TX) that offers true simplicity and realism to package design and pallet loading programs, including the generation of true-to-life graphical images.
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Supplier news: Achievements

ISO 9002 certification: Atlas Electric Devices Co. (Chicago, IL); The Reynolds Co. (Greenville, SC) for the manufacture of water-based, hot melt, and dry-blended adhesives, as well as specialty industrial coatings.

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