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Terminal block

The UDK 4-ILA 500 terminal block from Phoenix Contact (Harrisburg, PA) indicates current loop status to eliminate downtime when investigating circuit faults.
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Temperature-sensitive film for fresh produce

Apio Inc. Value Added Group of Guadalupe, CA, is among the first companies to use a new technology for fresh-cut produce packaging. Developed by Landec (Menlo Park, CA), the Intellipac(TM) technology is based on an unusual "side chain crystallizable" polymer having an internal "temperature switch." At elevated temperatures, when respiring produce needs more oxygen, the polymer becomes more permeable, allowing the necessary oxygen in.
Materials Product Brief
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Slip masterbatch

Product 100907 is a new slip masterbatch for polyolefins from Ampacet (Tarrytown, NY). Product 100907 contains 5% of a modified amide and is specifically developed for water-based ink or sealing and laminating applications in which conventional slip additives may result in adhesion problems.
Machine Product Brief
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Ink-jet printer literature

The Jet-A-Mark® IP*9100 ink-jet printer is featured in a color data page from Matthews Intl. (Pittsburgh, PA). The literature sheet highlights the installation, operation, ink system and graphics of the characters available from the IP*9100.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

FMS Manufacturing (Visalia, CA) has changed its name to Serpa Packaging Solutions.
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Supplier news: International agreements

Plastofilm Industries, Inc. (Wheaton, IL), an Ivex Co., announced a joint venture with Allplax (Salinas, PR) to create Plastofilm PR, Inc.
Controls Product Brief
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Bag and pouch making

GN Packaging Equipment (Mississauga, Ontario, Canada): Medical pouch machines, GN26MP and GN36MP, produce pouches from webs to 26" and 36" widths, respectively.
Machine Product Brief
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Conveyor rollers

Taperphex® Gold Precision Bearing Conveyor Rollers from Interroll (Wilmington, NC) employ patented spring-loaded tapered shaft ends that lock into the conveyor frame mounting holes.
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Supplier news: International agreements

Western Atlas (Beverly Hills, CA) acquired United Barcode Industries (Stockholm, Sweden) and will integrate UBI with its Intermec Div.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

B&H Labeling Systems (Ceres, CA) opened a branch office in Querétaro, Mexico.

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