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IoPP books

The Institute of Packaging Professionals (Herndon, VA) has announced two new packaging books. Controlled and Modified Atmosphere Food Packaging is based on presentations from a recent MAP-related conference.
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Supplier news: International agreements

Lasertechnics (Albuquerque, NM) appointed new distributors and sales reps in North, Central and South America to expand its international marketing program.
Controls Product Brief
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Carton marker/sealer

The CodeTaper attachment from Better Packages (Shelton, CT) combines carton marking and sealing in one operation by printing information directly onto gummed paper tape during the tape dispensing process.
Materials Product Brief
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Mini case erector/sealer

Marq Packaging's (Yakima, WA) Model 2000 mini case erec-tor/sealer is now available with handwheel adjustability and a new hopper option for added versatility.
Machine Product Brief
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Corner wrap labeler

The Genesis 9500 corner wrap printer/applicator from Superior Label Systems (Cincinnati, OH) uses a two-step process to apply labels to adjacent panels of a package.
Machine Product Brief
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P-s labeler

The Neptune(TM) p-s labeler from Engraph Machine Systems (Delran, NJ) can apply labels from 10 mm x 10 mm to 6" x 14" on most semi-rigid or rigid packages.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Primex Plastics Corp. (Richmond, IN) has begun use of its heavy gauge polyester extrusion lines at its Richmond, IN, facility.
Controls Product Brief
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Automatic work positioner

The Pentaloader from Pentalift Equipment (Guelph, Ontario, Canada) is an automatic work positioner designed to ease pallet loading and unloading. Auto- matically adjusts the height of a pallet as weight is added or removed, thus reducing the need for workers to bend over repeatedly.
Materials Product Brief
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Corrugated display/shipper

A three-piece, die-cut corrugated display/shipper from International Paper Container Div. (Memphis, TN) provides good structural support for products packaged in plastic bottles.
Materials Product Brief
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Hexagonal corrugated drums

Technology Container (Shrews-bury, MA) has developed a line of hexagonal corrugated drums made of 275-lb double-wall corrugated. For use in applications requiring more strength than four-sided boxes, the one-piece drums store flat and are easy to assemble.

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