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Bar code scanner

The Symbol LS 3200 ER extended range hand-held scanner from Symbol Technologies (Bohemia, NY) reads bar codes of most any size at distances ranging from near contact to over 35'.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Multiform Desiccants, Inc. (Buffalo, NY) has changed its name to Multisorb Technologies, Inc.
Machine Product Brief
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Products catalog

Diagraph Corp. (St. Louis, MO) has unveiled its new, full color 1996 Industrial Marking Products Catalog that offers "back-to-back" solutions for displaying information.
Materials Product Brief
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Adhesives containers

Sonoco Products Co. (Hartsville, SC) introduces an eight-page color brochure highlighting its products and services for the adhesive sealants industry.
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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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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: International agreements

Eastman Chemical Co. (Kingsport, TN) opened an office in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Machine Product Brief
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Label printer/applicator

Imtec (Bellows Falls, VT) has introduced the Acclaim400(TM) label printer designed to print and automatically apply labels to packages varying in height from .125" to 32".
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MEK ink replacement

Willett America (Ft. Worth, TX) has developed a line of ethyl acetate-based inks designed to replace methyl ethyl ketone inks. EA inks release less odors than MEK inks, are biodegradable and can be easily broken down and absorbed in the human body, says the company.

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