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Torque tester

The ST-94 electronic torque tester from Sure Torque (Bradenton, FL) uses load cell technology to provide an accuracy of ±0.1 in-lbs. Applications include pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and other consumer products.
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Materials Product Brief
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Heat sealer

Model 15-DLX is the latest two-station, semi-automatic shuttle heat sealer from Zed Industries (Vandalia, OH). Sealing now takes place over the tray system to minimize required floor space to 26" x 66" and facilitate quick change-overs.
Supplier News
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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.
Controls Product Brief
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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: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Corrupad Protective Packaging, Inc. (Bensenville, IL) and Kieffer Paper Mills, Inc. (Brownstown, IN) have formed a new paper manufacturing company called Enviro-Packaging Inc.
Materials Product Brief
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Protective materials

American Excelsior (Arlington, TX) has introduced Eco-Foam® starch-based colored sheets and planks. They can be fabricated into a variety of forms, including end caps, pouches, edge protectors, rolls and die-cut shapes.
Controls Product Brief
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Control software

Pacific Scientific's (Rockford, IL) AML(TM) Advanced Motion Language replaces proprietary hardware with a software solution that runs on open PC platforms.
Materials Product Brief
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Monoblock machinery

M&O Perry Industries (Corona, CA) has introduced new Monobloc® Series Machinery that can be custom designed to orient, fill, close and heat-seal a wide variety of uniquely shaped medical or biotech packages.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Tri-Seal Intl. Inc. (Blauvelt, NY): Richard McKenna, dir. of sales & mktg., sheet products.

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