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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.
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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

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

Arpac (Schiller Park, IL) opened a full sales and service office in Mexico City.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Printpack Inc. (Atlanta, GA) and Orchem, Inc. (Cincinnati, OH) have introduced a full service flexible packaging converting operation called Orflex Packaging, Inc.
Materials Product Brief
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Sealing head

The "1" flat sealing head from Enercon (Menomonee Falls, WI) seals 20- through 120-mm cap foil innerseals. Handles continuous-thread as well as child-resistant caps using magnetic energy to align them proper-ly.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Alcoa Clos-ure Systems Intl. (Indiana- polis, IN) and Zepf Technologies Inc. (Waterloo, Ontario, Canada) have formed Alcoa Zepf, L.L.C.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Linear Films (Tulsa, OK) and National Poly (Atlanta, GA) are now Atlantis Plastics (Atlanta, GA).

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