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Vertical form/fill/seal

Triangle Package Machinery (Chicago, IL) has introduced the Acceleron Advantage, a new vertical f/f/s machine with 40% fewer parts. Forming tube assemblies are now changed simply by releasing two hand clamps, sliding out the old assembly, then sliding in and clamping another.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Great Northern Corp. (Appleton, WI): Richard C. Detienne, vp of the Specialty Group, and will remain president of Laminations.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Horix Manufacturing Co. (Pittsburgh, PA): M.H. Kilany, director of market development.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Green Bay Packaging (Green Bay, WI) is building a new 220ꯠ-sq-ft corrugated container facility in Coon Rapids, MN.
Machine Product Brief
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Thermal label printer

Doran Scales (Batavia, IL) has introduced the SSP Thermal Label Printer, an easy-to-use industrial-quality bar code printer that operates at 1", 1.5" or 2"/sec speeds.
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Repulpable splicing tape

tesa 51441 repulpable, single-coated flatback tape for core starting, end tabbing and butt splicing of heavy corrugated is available from tesa tape (Charlotte, NC).
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Supplier news: International news

Vitro, S.A. (Mexico) and its U.S. subsidiary Anchor Glass Corp. plan to "significantly increase" capital expenditures over the next 18 months for new glass forming machines.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

The Aluminum Assn. (Washington, D.C.): Allen Born, Chairman of the Board.
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Hewlett-Packard wins injunctions against counterfeiters

Hewlett-Packard Co., Palo Alto, CA, announced Sept. 11 that its law suits against two distributors and sellers of counterfeit HP LaserJet printer toner cartridges have resulted in permanent injunctions prohibiting these companies from selling refilled toner cartridges as new HP products.
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Military shipping brochure

Ranpak (Concord Township, OH) has published a brochure focusing on the use of PadPak® cushioning in military-related products. The four-color, eight-page brochure describes how the PadPak system for void-fill, wrapping, cushioning, blocking and bracing meets or exceeds all conventional and most military regulations for dunnage packaging.

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