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Bar code booklet

An updated 20-page booklet entitled "How to Stay on Top of Bar Codes" is available free from Weber Marking Systems (Arling-ton Heights, IL). Examines trends and technologies associated with bar codes, including bar code terminology.
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Liquid packaging brochure

Horix Mfg. (McKees Rocks, PA) offers literature on its expanded line of packaging machinery in these full color brochures. Horix technology incorporates unscramblers, rinsers, fillers, cappers, labelers, packers, wrappers, storage silos, vibratory extractors, automatic elevators, and conveyor systems.
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Puck feeder

Hoppmann (Chantilly, VA) has introduced a new feeder with integrated pucks designed to gently orient and accumulate a variety of hard-to-handle parts such as baby bottle nipples, finger pumps, nasal sprayers, candy, rubber valves and mascara brushes.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Seal-It Inc. (Hicksville, NY): Randall Cornett, sales rep.
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Hot melt applicator

The Mod-Plus(TM) Marathon BF automatic applicator from ITW Dynatec (Hendersonville, TN) uses a large internal heated filter that is said to virtually eliminate plugged nozzles that result in downtime and product rejects.
Materials Product Brief
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Snap-hinged closures

Zeller Plastik's (Libertyville, IL) new Zelsnap(TM) dispensing closures are suited for families of products, including honey, mustard, relishes and syrups, in that they help maintain a family look.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

R.A. Jones & Co., Inc. (Cincinnati, OH): Ralph J. Olson, president and CEO, replacing Al Koehlinger, who is retiring after 35 years with the co.
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Vacuum packaging system

Cryovac (Duncan, SC) has introduced the Model VC-14A, a fully automatic vacuum packaging system designed to meet the needs of medium-sized food processing operations.
Machine Product Brief
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Vial labeling system

Label-Aire's (Fullerton, CA) Customized Model 2120 vial labeling system is capable of labeling seven different sizes of vials at speeds to 120/min, with an accuracy of ±1/32".
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Klockner Bartelt/Medipak (Sarasota, FL): John Rogers, general mgr. of exports (Latin America); Dick Templin, natl. sales mgr. of Ho/oonsel Tevopharm Systems; Irv Tucker, engineering mgr.

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