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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

J.L. Clark (Rockford, IL) is constructing a 25ꯠ-sq-ft addition to its plastic molding facility.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Graphic Packaging Corp. (Wayne, PA): David H. Hofmann, was presented with the 1995 CMM Norm Abrams Converter of the Year Award during a ceremony at CMM Intl.; Clemmon Brown, account rep.
Materials Product Brief
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Meat packaging film

American National Can (Chicago, IL) has introduced a multilayer packaging film called Q3(TM). An addition to the proprietary Tubular Water Quenched line of plastic packaging, Q3 offers enhanced performance for traditional processed meat products, such as sausages and lunch meats, as well as applications that use a deep-draw process, such as bulk smoked sausage or braunschweiger.
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Intermittent-motion cartoner

The Cartopac CPE intermittent-motion cartoner from IWK Packaging Machinery (Fairfield, NJ) offers a unique "feed flat, print and assemble sequence" that keeps cartons flat for printing prior to erecting.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Halpak Plastics, Inc. has relocated to 360 Marcus Blvd., Deer Park, NY, 11729-4504, 800/4-HALPAK.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Inovpack Vector, Inc. (Stamford, CT): David D. McCaffrey, vp, sales and mktg.; Gordon Kelly, southeast sales mgr.; David R. Hugg, midwest sales mgr.
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Heat sealing guide

TOSS Machine Components (Nazareth, PA) has introduced a free guide to heat sealing. "Nine Steps to Heat Sealing Perfection" offers tips on how to increase productivity while reducing rejects and downtime.
After boxes of achitectural hinges (far left) are glued shut, a label is tamped onto the tops. (Left) The final product is label
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Opening doors to bar coding

Door hinge manufacturer Hager Companies swings from a contact roll coder to a high resolution tamp-on label printer/applicator. Results are increased legibility, decreased downtime and the addition of bar codes.
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Infeed and hot plate tunnel

Great Lakes (Booth 1546) will display its new custom-designed Infeed and Hot Plate Tunnel. This new infeed will be shown dividing pharmaceutical bottles into groups of three and shrink wrapping them into packages of three or six.
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Oval tubes

Fenton, Weber & Jones' (Tonawanda, NY) 2-oz Elise oval tube for the cosmetics and personal care industries is now available with Seaquist Closures' (Mukwonago, WI) 15-mm flat-lid smooth-wall butterfly closure.

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