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Bag-in-box vacuum sealer

The VVS Series vertical vacuum sealer for bag-in-box applications from Packaging Aids (San Rafael, CA) employs a floating head that allows heavy bags to be vacuumed and sealed efficiently.
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Stretch wrapper

Lantech's (Louisville, KY) S-Series semi-automatic stretch wrapping system wraps tall, light, unstable or heavy loads at speeds to 35 loads/hr.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Cognex Corp. (Natick, MA): Justin Testa, dir. of mktg.
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Flexibles mark technical achievements

FPA '94 competition winners created specialized packs: a child-resistant, easy-open bag and a recloseable handle bag for insecticides; a flexible wrapper for a rare crystal block; and a special bag containing a tarnish preventer for shipping jewelry.
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Liquid bulk containers

EZ-Bulk® corrugated containers from Paper Systems (Des Moines, IA) for shipping nonhazardous liquid products weigh less than 75% of traditional containers and can be recycled.
Machine Product Brief
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Sprocket-driven belts

Intralox (New Orleans, LA) offers two new sprocket-driven modular plastic conveyor belts for horizontal incline/decline or radius applications. These belts offer low maintenance and improved tracking.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

TAPPI (Atlanta, GA): Fellows for meritorious service to the association and the industry: John W. Glomb, Ph.D., Westvaco Corp. (New York, NY); Keith M.
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Liquid filler

Chase-Logeman's (Greensboro, NC) Model F8-200T rotary filling machine can handle up to 200 containers/min, four at a time. Uses positive, secure handling to eliminate jams with odd-shaped containers.
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Disk mailers

Sealed Air's (Saddle Brook, NJ) Jiffy(TM) disk mailer is a low-cost mailer with a premium appearance. Uses white liner board consisting of 100% recycled fibers with 80% post-consumer content.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Rock-Tenn Co. (Norcross, GA) Recycled Fiber Div.: Steve Flanagan, southwest regional sales and operations mgr.; Mike Lambert, southwest regional sales mgr.; Chuck Wuchter, Dallas plant mgr.

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