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F/f/s blister packer

Klckner Medipak (Clearwater, FL) has introduced the Compacker 3, a f/f/s blister packing machine. Low in cost, it offers the largest format in its price range, says the company, and is ideal for generic pharmaceuticals and contract packagers.
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Machine Product Brief
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Bag palletizer

The Faiveley® Series 1000-2500 bag palletizer from Newtec (St. Louis, MO) offers precise 90° positioning through a system of turning crosses and belt conveyors for palletizing at up to 500 bags/min.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Huhtamaki Co., Inc. (Overland Park, KS): Patrick Neubauer, plant mgr., Huhtamaki of Australia.
Supplier News
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From show to shining show

At the November 13-17 Pack Expo 94, visitors (51꽘) were up 15% and the number of exhibiting companies (1곥) climbed 11% over Pack Expo 92 numbers, reports the Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: International agreements

Klockner Medipak (Clearwater, FL) has signed a licensing agreement to market and service the VE-TRA-CO (Milan, Italy) line of cosmetics and personal care packaging and processing machinery exclusively in the Americas.
Materials Product Brief
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TE yogurt container

Cap Snap (San Jose, CA) has introduced a patented polyethylene reclosable TE cap for yogurt and cultured dairy products. Using Autoprod's heat-form closing technology traditionally used for milk cartons, the cap uses a mechanical external ring with a pull tab for 8-oz dairy containers.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Riverwood Intl. Corp. (Atlanta, GA): G. Phillips Jones, dir. of North American packaging sales.
Controls Product Brief
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Quarterly magazine

MAN Roland's (Westmont, IL) quarterly news magazine for the printing industry, "Revue," features the latest in industry ideas, equipment and processes.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

DuPont Co. (Wilmington, DE) will increase capacity for its "Clysar" shrink film business with a 16ꯠ-sq-ft expansion at its Clinton, IA, facility.
Materials Product Brief
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Furniture materials

Sealed Air (Fair Lawn, NJ) now offers literature on packaging materials common- ly used in the fur- niture industry including Instapak® PU foam-in-place and Bub-ble-Pad® furniture wrap.

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