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Machine vision camera

PPT Vision (Minneapolis, MN) has announced the PPT-DS2(TM), a new shutterable, double-speed, full-resolution, asynchronous camera for machine vision applications.
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Supplier news: International agreements

Poly-Ply Corp. (Miami, FL) has opened a new plant in Zacapu, Mexico.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Formost Packaging Machines (Woodinville, WA): Wayne Mast, regional sales mgr., Pacific Northwest.
Controls Product Brief
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Distance-based pricing

United Parcel Service (Atlanta, GA) is now offering distance-based pricing for its air express service. The new pricing structure is based on both weight and distance of packages shipped.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Heat and Control, Inc. (So. San Francisco, CA): Blake Svejkovsky, product mgr. for the new line of FastBack(TM) horizontal motion conveyors.
Machine Product Brief
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Remote I/O printers

Diagraph (St. Louis, MO) now offers many of its on-line printing systems with a built-in remote input/output in the system controllers. This allows simplified integration of on-line product identification, carton printing or bar coding without additional hardware or software.
Machine Product Brief
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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.
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.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Captive Plastics, Inc. (Piscataway, NJ): John Dezio, president and COO.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Rexam Metallising (Oak Brook, IL): Dan Napralla, vp, general mgr., North America; John Ramm, vp, sales & mktg.; Dave Carson, field service mgr.

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