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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Pactiv (Houston, TX) acquired the business and assets of Lux Packaging, Ltd. (Waco, TX).
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Materials Product Brief
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Static-dissipative film

Klockner Pentaplast's (Gordonsville, VA) new Pentastat(TM) SC 660/05C is a clear, rigid, static-dissipative vinyl film for clamshell packaging of electronic products, offering more consistent electro-static (ESD) properties than the Pentastat SC 660/05 it will replace.
Materials Product Brief
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Square gallon jug

Kols Containers (Baltimore, MD) has introduced a 1.5-gal HDPE square jug as a stock item. Created with source reduction in mind, the jugs can be packed into a four-pack reshipper for shipments of six square gal instead of the standard four rounds.
Controls Product Brief
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Ionizing air blower

The NeutroAir ionizing air blower from Tantec (Schaumburg, IL) is a stand-alone static eliminator that uses a high-pressure fan to move high-velocity ionized air to neutralize a product's surface.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Achievements

Society of Plastic Engineers (Brookfield, CT) awarded its 1995 International Award in Business Management to Frank R. Nissel, president of Welex Inc.
Controls Product Brief
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Slat lane divider

Krones (Franklin, WI) has introduced a slat lane dividing system designed to eliminate container breakage and jams associated with conventional multiple-gate dividing systems.
Controls Product Brief
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Hot-stamp controller

The DSP Controller from United Silicone (Lancaster, NY) is now available as a standard feature on the company's Model US 10 one-ton Vertical Hot Stamping Machine.
Controls Product Brief
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Split-reservoir coder

The Model 416 split-reservoir coding machine from Sprinter Marking (Zanesville, OH) can mark two colors with a single piston stroke at speeds to 350 containers/min.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Huntsman Packaging Corp. (Salt Lake City, UT): David H. Huntsman, CEO and vice Chairman.
Machine Product Brief
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Networking software

Safeline Metal Detection (Tampa, FL) has introduced SafeNet networking software, which allows full utilization of microprocessors in digital metal detectors through linking of PCs and metal detectors.

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