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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Alco Standard Corp. (Valley Forge, PA) has acquired LSi, which is a distribution div. of Lantech, Inc. (Louisville, KY).
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Controls Product Brief
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Hot plate tunnels

New hot plate tunnels from Great Lakes (Chicago, IL) are designed to control the location of seals on shrink-wrapped packages, causing seal seams to be pulled underneath or to the sides of the the package.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Gulf States Paper Corp. (Tuscaloosa, AL): D. Lantz Reppert, executive vp, paperboard converting.
Machine Product Brief
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In-line capper

Kiss Packaging Systems (La Porte, IN) has designed an in-line capper with a "micro knob" adjustment to increase or decrease torque while the machine is running.
Machine Product Brief
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Labeling video

Labeljet's (Ft. Worth, TX) new video shows its range of label applicators and printer applicators, including blow-on, tamp and synchronous applicators.
Controls Product Brief
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Heavy-wall PET jars

Nadel Industries (Port Chester, NY) has introduced a complete line of heavy-wall PET jars in sizes ranging from 5 mL to 3 oz. Available in clear, transparent, opaque, or frosted colors.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

AMBEC (Owings Mills, MD): Walter E. Langosch, dir. of sales and mktg.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Arkay Packaging Corp. (New York, NY): Sanford L. Goldsmith, vp of sales and mktg.
Controls Product Brief
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Contrast scanner

The KT 5 Contrast Scanner is a high-speed solid state registration control scanner from Sick Optic-Electronic (Eden Prairie, WI) that provides good sensitivity at ranges up to 40 mm (1.57") even at 10ꯠ operations/ sec.
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Supplier news: International agreements

X-Rite, Inc. (Grandville, MI) announced that it will participate in a color chemistry research partnership with Leeds University (Leeds-Bradford, England).

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