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Label printer/applicator

The Model 8221 standard label printer/applicator from Matthews Intl. (Pittsburgh, PA) is designed for high-volume, long run applications. It accommodates a 16" OD label roll, and prints and applies up to 120 labels/min, depending on label size.
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Supplier News
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Mead Packaging (Atlanta, GA) is constructing a new state-of-the-art offset printing facility near Lanett, AL.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Interroll Corp. (Wilmington, NC): John Griffin, president and CEO.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Enercon Industries Corp. (Menomonee Falls, WI): David C. Syverson, regional sales mgr., cap sealing systems.
Materials Product Brief
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Cheese overwrap film

Designed to replace conventional overwrap films for cheese, Cryovac's (Duncan, SC) BDF-4000 is a high-barrier film with built-in oxygen and aroma barriers.
Materials Product Brief
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Hot melt applicator

The Mod-Plus(TM) Marathon BF automatic applicator from ITW Dynatec (Hendersonville, TN) uses a large internally heated filter that is said to virtually eliminate plugged nozzles that result in downtime and product rejects.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Willett America, Inc. (Lawrenceville, GA) is relocating to a larger plant in Ft. Worth, TX.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Printronix (Irvine, CA) has established Peak Technologies (Columbia, MD) as an authorized national service provider for its printer and software products.
Controls Product Brief
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Video carton printing

Laminart(TM) is a patented new process from Oracle Packaging (Toledo, OH) that bonds high-quality paperboard printed graphics directly on a videocassette shell to eliminate the need for secondary packaging.
Materials Product Brief
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Seven-layer coextruded film

Curwood (Oshkosh, WI) has introduced ICE(TM) (internal coolant exchange) 9300, a new seven-layer high-barrier coextruded flexible film. It provides haze-free clarity, color fade protection and longer shelf life, says the company.

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