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Static-dissipative film

Klockner Pentaplast's (Gordonsville, VA) new Pentastat(TM) SC 660/05C is a clear, rigid, static-dissipative vinyl film for clamshell packaging of electronic products, offering more consistent electro-static (ESD) properties than the Pentastat SC 660/05 it will replace.
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Square gallon jug

Kols Containers (Baltimore, MD) has introduced a 1.5-gal HDPE square jug as a stock item. Created with source reduction in mind, the jugs can be packed into a four-pack reshipper for shipments of six square gal instead of the standard four rounds.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Polyair Packaging (Chicago, IL) will open a new plant in Atlanta, GA.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Hueck Foils (Manasquan, NJ) has acquired 25.7 acres of land in Richland County, SC, for the construction of its first U.S. manufacturing facility.
Controls Product Brief
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Slat lane divider

Krones (Franklin, WI) has introduced a slat lane dividing system designed to eliminate container breakage and jams associated with conventional multiple-gate dividing systems.
Controls Product Brief
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Hot-stamp controller

The DSP Controller from United Silicone (Lancaster, NY) is now available as a standard feature on the company's Model US 10 one-ton Vertical Hot Stamping Machine.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Heat and Control, Inc. (San Francisco, CA): Bill Hennig, dir. of packaging systems product development; Gary Franger, account mgr. for packaging systems sales.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

MGS Machine Corp. (Maple Grove, MN): M. Kerry Fillmore, sales mgr.
Machine Product Brief
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Networking software

Safeline Metal Detection (Tampa, FL) has introduced SafeNet networking software, which allows full utilization of microprocessors in digital metal detectors through linking of PCs and metal detectors.
Materials Product Brief
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Lacquered blister foil

White stove lacquer blister foil from Hueck Foils (Manasquan, NJ) has good contrast and smooth surface that helps eliminate problem spots caused by in-line printing applications where solvents displace coding ink.

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