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Bag discharger

The BFF Series bulk bag discharger from Flexicon (Phillipsburg, NJ) uses two devices to promote full un-loading for both free-flowing and nonfree-flowing materials.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Teknor Apex Co. (Pawtucket, RI): Tina Soares, customer service mgr. for the Plastics Div.; Robert Duarte, dir. of manufacturing at Teknor Color Co.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Ranpak Corp. (Concord Township, OH): Doug Bible, Northwest regional sales mgr.; Andrew J. Kisela, Jr., national accounts mgr. for Government/Aerospace; Jason L.
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Induction sealing technical paper

Lepel (Edgewood, NY) offers "Understanding the Fundamentals of Induction Sealing." This free technical paper provides an in-depth look at the induction sealing process.
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Labeling software

SATO America (Sunnyvale, CA) has upgraded its Label Wizard(TM) label design and production software to version 2.3. This program allows labels to incorporate text and graphics as well as most types of bar codes.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Enercon Industries Corp. (Menomonee Falls, WI): Laurie L. Wittlieff, customer service products mgr.; Paul Reed, service mgr. for both the corona treater and cap sealer product lines.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Indigo (The Netherlands): John Icke, vp and general mgr., responsible for the development of worldwide packaging businesses.
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Supplier news: Achievements

The Photo Chemical Unit of the Eastman Kodak Co. has awarded their Supplier Quality Award to Fowler Products Co. (Athens, GA).
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Bar coding

Datamax (Eden Prairie, MN) has published a new pamphlet providing guidelines for choosing a labeling system. It addresses several key issues including defining your application, print technologies, label and ribbon requirements, connectivity and printer specifications, as well as verification needs.
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Coextruded PET/RPET sheet

Wellman Inc.'s (Ripon, WI) Extrusion Division introduces a coextruded polyester rollstock using 100% post-consumer recycled PET sandwiched between two layers of virgin PET.

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