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Machine Product Brief
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Wraparound tray/case packer

Douglas Machine (Alexandria, MN) will display a high-speed continuous-motion wraparound tray/case packer set up to run 12-oz cans. It can run a wide range of products at speeds to 85 cases/min.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Jefferson Smurfit Corp. (St. Louis, MO): John J. Curry, vp, mgr., Eastern region; Eric R. Fox, vp, mgr., Upper Midwest; James A.
Controls Product Brief
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Horizontal bagger brochure

Formost Packaging Machines, Inc. (Woodinville, WA) offers a four-page, full-color brochure that describes and illustrates the horizontal Formost GT bagger, designed to operate at speeds up to and beyond 90 packages per/min.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Cryovac Div. of W.R. Grace & Co. (Duncan, SC) is investing $5 million to boost production of HS 3000 film at its Simpsonville, SC, plant.
Materials Product Brief
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Pouch feeder

Hoppmann's (Chantilly, VA) new pouch feeder gently single files numerous styles of pouches at speeds to 220/min. Pouches are fed into a centrifugal feeder, where an integral star wheel system picks them up from the rim of the feeder and places them end to end on an elevated conveyor.
Materials Product Brief
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Bulk system literature

Flexicon Corp. (Phillipsburg, NJ) introduces a new, six-page color brochure describing two types of bulk bag discharging systems. The BFF Series util-izes a forklifting frame to position bulk bags, and the BFC Series uses a cantilevered I-beam with hoist and trolley, eliminating the need for a forklift.
Materials Product Brief
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MAP brochures

Praxair, Inc. (Danbury, CT) has released two new brochures describing the benefits of modified atmosphere packaging for snack foods. The first brochure describes the benefits of modified atmosphere packaging and nitrogen supply options.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Checkpoint Systems, Inc. (Thorofare, NJ): Nicholas Martino, vp, mktg.
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Supplier news: Achievements

ISO 9001 registration: Schneider Plastics, Inc. (San Marcos, CA); Lumonics Inc. (Kanata, Ontario, Canada); Best Label Co., Inc. (Cerritos, CA).
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Plastofilm Industries Inc. (Wheaton, IL) has announced its expansion into Enniskillen, Northern Ireland.

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