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Matthews Intl. Corp. (Pittsburgh, PA): Richard L. Pellegrini, president, marking products div.
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Klockner Pentaplast of America, Inc. (Gordonsville, VA): Thomas Goeke, COO.
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Distance-settable sensors

Omron Electronics (Schaumburg, IL) has introduced new distance-settable sensors that assure stable detection of objects and materials. Background immune, they're effective regardless of color or material pattern.
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Tray wrapper

Ceimos C-3000 stretch wrapping machine from Polypack (Largo, FL) is designed for trays of fruit, vegetables, meat and poultry. It automatically wraps and seals trays of product in stretch film while advancing over a hot plate.
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Shrink wrappers

Models APSS 1800 and APS 2700 intermittent-motion side-seal shrink wrappers from Automation Packaging (Tampa, FL) are suited for applications where a range of sizes need to be wrapped.
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Compact sensors

NaiS(TM) UZA photoelectric sensors from Aromat (New Providence, NJ) have a continuously-variable potentiometer for simple adjustments of light intensity.
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Supplier news: International agreements

Crown Cork & Seal Co. (Philadelphia, PA) has become the world's largest packaging company by acquiring CarnaudMetalbox SA (Paris, France).
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Western Atlas, Inc. (Hebron, KY): Randy Bender, dir. of distribution and intl. sales for material handling systems div.
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Child-resistant blister foil

A new child-resistant foil from Hueck Foils (Manasquan, NJ) combines advanced heat seal technology with two-side printing capabilities to create a compliance package specifically suited for OTC drugs and vitamin supplements.
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Label printer/applicator

The Model 8221 standard label printer/applicator from Matthews Intl. (Pittsburgh, PA) is designed for high-volume, long run applications. It accommodates a 16" OD label roll, and prints and applies up to 120 labels/min, depending on label size.

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