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Elopak (New Hudson, MI) has acquired the French plastic film producer Norester (Normandy, France) from the Vulliez Group.
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Controls Product Brief

Vertical sealing system

All Packaging Machinery (Ron-konkoma, NY) has introduced a heavy-duty, variable speed, continuous band sealer that can seal up to 45'/min. It can seal and trim Tyvek, polyester, nylon, poly-coated paper, foil, coextrusions and poly-laminatied materials, as well as unsupported films such as PE and PP.
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Low-level palletizer

The Faiveley® low-level case palletizer from Newtec (St. Louis, MO) uses modular components to offer end users a wide variety of layout possibilities.
Materials Product Brief

Pouch machine

The Totani three-side seal pouch machine from Amplas (Booth 1360) reaches speeds to 180 cycles/min and offers individually adjustable automatic tension control of the web.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Adept Technology, Inc. (San Jose, CA) merged with SILMA Inc. (Cupertino, CA) to jointly serve in the factory automation industry.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Huhtamaki Co., Inc. (Overland Park, KS): Charles F. Marcy, president and chief executive officer.
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Ionized air blower

Simco (Booth 660) is introducing its Aerostat Phoenix ionized air blower. It cleans and neutralizes static charges on surfaces. Balanced to within ±30 V, it has variable air volume up to 300 cfm.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

HealthStar Inc. (Quincy, MA) has formed a special internal engineering unit to focus on rebuilding tablet presses at its new Diagnostic Center and Remanufacturing facility.
Controls Product Brief

Automatic bag palletizer

SDP Series 2000 automatic bag palletizer from Slidell (Owatonna, MN) has a unitized design to help reduce installation time. It's shipped intact and ready for installation.
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Gantry palletizer

Kaufman Engineered Systems' (Toledo, OH) new gantry-style stacker/palletizer uses either an air suction head or a clamping head to pick up items and place them on a pallet.



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