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Klockner Bartelt/Medipak (Sarasota, FL): Curtis Boswell, operations mgr. of Medipak; Rick Manning, service and parts mgr. of Bartelt/Ho/oonsel Tevopharm NA.
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Compact disc tins

Independent Can (Belcamp, MD) has introduced a new tin designed for packaging compact discs and CD-ROMs. Made of 88# tinplate, it measures 4 13/16" W x 5 9/16" H x 3/8" deep.
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Supplier news: International agreements

CCL Industries (Toronto, Canada) has purchased select custom label divisions as well as the labeling equipment division from Avery Dennison (Pasadena, CA).
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Wrap and top label printer/applicator

Label-Aire (Fullerton, CA) now offers a printer/applicator combination with capabilities for both top and side labeling at speeds to 50 containers/min.
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Bag heat sealer

The HS Series of heat sealers from American-Newlong (Indianapolis, IN) seals heavy-duty bags filled with most granular or powdered products. Fills both gusseted and non-gusseted PE bags at speeds from 23" to 65"/min; .03" to .04" thick.
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Can labeler

The Mateer-Burt (Wayne, PA) UCL uniform can labeler can reach speeds to 800 containers/min. This nonadjustable horizontal roll-through labeler applies full-wrap labels to cylindrical containers on lines dedicated to a single size container.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Malnove Inc. (Omaha, NE) purchased 14.5 acres in North Jacksonville, FL, to construct a $19.5 million folding carton plant.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Huhtamaki Co., Inc. (Overland Park, KS): Lawrence D. Boyle, head of North American sales.
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Cost cutting pallet purchases

The National Wooden Pallet and Container Assn. (Arlington, VA) has introduced a new twelve-page, full-color booklet titled "How to Save Money on Pallets." The booklet offers seven money-saving "lessons" with tips on how to reduce costs throughout the whole life of the pallet.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

AIS Container Handling (Dutton, MI): Daniel Callahan, vp, sales.

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