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N-ionomer

Blending a small percentage of DuPont's (Wilmington, DE) Surlyn® N-ionomer into EVOH while reducing the EVOH's ethylene content optimizes processability without lowering barrier properties.
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Ink-jet printer

Freeform® HDIJ is a patented, high-definition ink-jet printing system from Domino Amjet (Gurnee, IL). Priced competitively with typical ink-jet products, it uses a single nozzle to provide a printout with a resolution of up to ten times that of similar products, says the company.
Machine Product Brief
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In-line skin packager

Zed Industries (Vandalia, OH) has added touch-screen controls to its Auto Skin-Trim in-line skin-packaging machine. Designed for high-volume skin packaging using 18" x 24" master cards, it operates at speeds in excess of 10 cycles/min.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

R.A. Jones & Co. (Cincinnati, OH): Ricky Evans, project mgr., Knowledge Based Services(TM) dept.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Green Bay Packaging Inc. (Green Bay, WI): Erwin Hess, general mgr., Chicago sales & distribution div.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Huntsman Corp. (Salt Lake City, UT) has acquired United Films Corp. (Bloomington, IN), a manufacturer of high-barrier multilayer coextruded films.
Materials Product Brief
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Bar coding ink

Barcode Ink from FoxJet (Arlington, TX) has been formulated to produce darker, higher-quality bar codes and images on both brown and white corrugated containers.
Machine Product Brief
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Portable and tabletop mailing solutions

On July 1, 1996, the United States Postal Service announced new discount incentives requiring bar code tray labels. Monarch Marking Systems (Dayton, OH) has published portable and tabletop mailing solutions that comply with new postal regulations.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

American Packaging Corp. (Rochester, NY) has established a new flexographic printing and laminating division in Story City, IA.
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Supplier news: International agreements

KHS Manufacturera (Zintacantepec, Mexico) has changed its name to Klockner Empaques, and now represents all Klockner Bartelt and Medipak equipment.

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