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Roll-on shrink film

The Label-Lyte® Roll On Shrink On (ROSO) product line of OPP films from Mobil Chemical, Films Div. (Pittsford, NY), is designed to combine bright, high-gloss appearance with just-in-time efficiency.
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Supplier news: Achievements

Tharco (San Lorenzo, CA) is the recipient of a WRAP (Waste Reduction Awards Program) award given by the State of California for the second straight year.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

The Woodman Co. (Decatur, GA): Jeffrey W. Almond, vp and general mgr.; T. Ross Long, vp, technology; Barry W. Phillips, vp, customer service.
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Flexible composite package

Designed by Sonoco Products (Hartsville, SC) as an alternative to stand-up flexible pouches and bag-in-box packaging, the Can-O-Bag is a lightweight container constructed of a spiral-wound body ply with a spiral or convolute label.
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Metallocene plastomers

Exxon Chemical (Houston, TX) has added five grades of FDA-compliant plastomers to its metallocene specialty family. They offer good breathability, clarity and enhanced sealability for packaging film production.
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Prestretch film carriage

The Muller® Pak-Air system from Newtec (St. Louis, MO) is a prestretch film carriage with an improved, four-sided knife cartridge that slits the film into equal sized bands.
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Supplier news: Achievements

Krones, Inc. (Franklin, WI) was presented with a supplier quality award by Cervecersqrta Cuauhtémoc-Moctezuma.
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Supplier news: Achievements

Jefferson Smurfit Corp's (St. Louis, MO), Memphis, TN, container plant has received the Valued Supplier Award from the Kellogg Co.
Materials Product Brief
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In-line screw cappers

Designed for medium speed applications, The New Resina Corp.'s (Brooklyn, NY) NRC-30 and NRC-40 capping machines reach speeds to 150 and 250 containers/min, respectively.
Machine Product Brief
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Print-and-apply labeler

The Cimjet®300 thermal-transfer print-and-apply labeler from Griffin-Rutgers (Ronkonkoma, NY) is compact and self-contained, and uses modular label applicators for simplified changing between packaging lines.

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