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Flow line weighers

Flow line weighers from Ramsey Technology (Minneapolis, MN) measure the mass flow rate and total mass of free-flowing particulate materials with an accuracy of ±.5% or better.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Eastman Chemical Co. (Kingsport, Tenn) sold its polypropylene business to Huntsman Chemical (Salt Lake City, UT).
Machine Product Brief
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Case palletizer

Model 72 case palletizer from A-B-C Packaging Machine (Tarpon Springs, FL) has a unique design that allows one worker to palletize cases quickly and safely.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Advanced Dielectric Div. Taconic Plastics, Ltd. (Peters-burgh, NY): C. Buck Smith, general mgr.
Controls Product Brief
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Infrared thermometer

Ircon's (Niles, IL) Mirage® MR-30 series infrared thermometer provides accurate measurements from 500 to 2500°F. Can operate in high ambient temperatures up to 140°F without external cooling.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Weyerhaeuser Co. (North Bend, OR) is converting its containerboard factory to run exclusively on waste paper and will close an adjoining pulp mill.
Machine Product Brief
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Case packing brochure

A four-color brochure on case packing equipment is now available from Blueprint Automation (Richmond, VA). "The Final Link" features drawings and highlights of various case packing lines including case/bale, vertical and twin MCR case packers.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Nordson Corp. (Duluth, GA): Gail H. Leonard, domestic customer service center mgr.
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Supplier news: International agreements

AEG Daimler-Benz Industrie (Frankfurt, Germany) and Group Schneider (Paris, France) announced their automation controller venture, AEG Schneider Automation.
Materials Product Brief
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Vf/f/s with header card

Gess Systems (Palmyra, WI) has introduced a new vertical f/f/s system with a heat seal header attachment that produces bags up to 6" x 11" from rollstock at speeds over 25 packages/min.

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