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Shrink wrap system

Arpac's (Schiller Park, IL) Model BPTW-60 shrink wrap system overwraps 60 trays/min using either plain or print-registered PE film. It uses an overwrap flight bar system and single sheets of film cut by a rotary knife.
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Vertical pouch machine

The LA-500 platen-sealing vertical pouch packaging machine from Klockner Medipak (Clearwater, FL) produces up to 900 pouches/min. For use with a broad range of pharmaceutical, food and personal care products, including liquids, powders, granules, ointments, tablets and transdermal patches.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Rennco Packaging Machinery and Systems (Homer, MI) has formed the Renwrap Packaging Machinery Div.
Controls Product Brief
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Printing on unsupported foil

Hueck Foils (Manasquan, NJ) offers flexo and rotogravure printing on 10- and 12- micron (.40 and .48 mil) unsupported foil. Specifically for novelty products including seasonal promotions and specialty confectionery products.
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Stretch wrapper

The Muller® Model 6500 5-sided stretch wrapper from Newtec(TM) (Sunset Hills, MO) employs a pivoting carriage to apply layers of film diagonally over the top of the load at up to 60 loads/hr.
Machine Product Brief
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Container unscrambler

The Model JH container unscrambler from Omega Design (Lionville, PA) handles a variety of shapes and sizes at speeds to 150 containers/min. Normally requires only 10- to 15-min changeover time.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Gulf States Paper Corp. (Tuscaloosa, AL): Jon Warner Jr., chairman of the board of directors; J. Edward Woods, president and COO will also serve as CEO.
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Supplier news: Achievements

ISO 9002 registration: Bemis Co.'s Pepperell, MA. plant; Jefferson Smurfit Corp's Anderson, IN, container plant; Rex-Rosenlew Intl. Inc.
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LDPE foam

Sealed Air (Saddle Brook, NJ) has introduced Cell-Aire®, a LDPE foam made with recycled resins in a CFC- and HCFC-free process. Offers protection comparable to the original Cell-Aire product and better than corrugated or newsprint, says the company.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Libby Perszyk Kathman (LPK) (Cincinnati, OH): Jeff Rice, associate production mgr.

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