The DBSC 100 Series brushless servo control from Baldor Electric Co. (Ft. Smith, AR) is a digital control designed to operate AC servo motors. It can interface with signals from either stepper or servo motion controllers.
Dow Plastics (Midland, MI) plans to become a leading supplier of PP by committing to metallocene development for PP products, licensing of SPHERIPOL process technology for PP manufacturing, and new plant construction.
An automatic counter/bagger/bag palletizer automates the handling of converted can ends. From Fleetwood Systems (Romeoville, IL), the system is said to increase line speeds and decrease operator involvement.