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Supplier news: Achievements

ISO 9002 certification: Arco Chemical Co.'s (Newtown Square, PA) Painesville, OH, plant; Jefferson Smurfit Co.'s (St. Louis, MO) Fernandina Beach, FL, containerboard mill; Lawson Mardon Flexible, Inc.
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Machine Product Brief
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Laser coder

The BlazerJet(TM) dot-matrix system from Lasertechnics (Albuquerque, NM) offers the flexibility of an ink-jet coder without the inks or solvents. Designed for pharmaceutical packagers, the system produces computer-generated, indelible, precisely-positioned codes on products moving on virtually any type of packaging equipment at speeds to 700 ft/min.
Machine Product Brief
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Quick-change labeler

The Trine Quick Change(TM) 4500 labeler from CMS Gilbreth (Trevose, PA) applies labels to cylindrical containers at speeds to 300 labels/min. Can run multiple product sizes and labels.
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Supplier news: Achievements

ISO 9001 certification: CMS Gilbreth Pkg. Systems (Trevose, PA); Rexham Packaging (Greensboro, NC); Turck Inc.'s (Minneapolis, MN) Plymouth, MN, and Golden Valley, MN, plants; Doerfer Engineering a div.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Berry Plastics Corp. (Evansville, IN) acquired Sterling Products Inc. (Winchester, VA).
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

International Paper's (Purchase, NY) Akrosil div. began a multiphase expansion program that will double silicone-coated paper and film output.
Controls Product Brief
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Servo-driven cartoner

Formula IMC/S multi-packing cartoner from Klockner Bartelt (Sarasota, FL) is the first intermittent-motion, multi-axis cartoner to have independent servo drives performing all major functions, says the manufacturer.
Materials Product Brief
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Hot-fill capper

The Model Y221 capping machine from Alcoa Closure Systems (Indianapolis, IN) is a high-speed, hot-fill plastic closure applicator. Suitable for products bottled in steam-filled, high temperature conditions, such as juice.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Setco, Inc. (Anaheim, CA): Donald E. Parodi, president.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Thermedics Detection, Inc. (Chelmsford, MA) has formed an alliance with and investment in Insight Control Systems Intl. Inc.

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