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Channelizer

Cintex's (Kenosha, WI) Microplan Channelizer provides up to four channel separations on urethane conveyors with variable speed drives to 200 ft/min.
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Poultry tray packs

DuPont's (Wilmington, DE) Clysar® poultry tray packaging system includes Clysar RS500 shrink film, the RS510 conversion kit for modify- ing existing Ossid 500 tray packaging equipment, and a hot water shrink tunnel that minimizes print distortion.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Newtec Inc. (Sunset Hills, MO): Ramiro P. Benitez, dir., Latin American machinery sales.
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CD/CD-ROM jewelcase

Tek Packaging Group/Fuzere (Stockton, CA) has introduced a CD/CD-ROM jewelcase package that holds one, three or five jewelcases for bundling of multiple CDs.
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Platen printer

Adolph Gottscho's (Union, NJ) platen printers for intermittent motion thermoforming, pouch and blister machines provide high quality imprints, scannable bar codes and graphics.
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Hot stamp ribbons

Norwood Marking's (Downers Grove, IL) hot stamp ribbons are made with protection of the environment in mind. They are formulated to be well below the CONEG proposed maximum limit of 100 ppm.
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Supplier news: International agreements

GE Plastics (Pittsfield, MA) has opened two polycarbonate compounding facilities in Cartagena, Spain.
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Shrink wrap system

Arpac's (Schiller Park, IL) Model BPTW-60 shrink wrap system overwraps 60 trays/min using either plain or print-registered PE film. It uses an overwrap flight bar system and single sheets of film cut by a rotary knife.
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Vertical pouch machine

The LA-500 platen-sealing vertical pouch packaging machine from Klockner Medipak (Clearwater, FL) produces up to 900 pouches/min. For use with a broad range of pharmaceutical, food and personal care products, including liquids, powders, granules, ointments, tablets and transdermal patches.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Rock-Tenn Co. (Norcross, GA) has acquired the capital stock of Olympic Packaging (Mundelein, IL) and the assets of Alliance Display and Packaging Co.

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