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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Enpac (Wilmington, DE) has obtained a license from Warner-Lambert Co. (Morris Plains, NJ) to manufacture its biodegradable loosefill and molded packaging materials.
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Machine Product Brief
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Ink-jet alternative

The Series 80 Consecu-Printer from Dalemark Industries (Lakewood, NJ) is an inexpensive, heavy-duty alternative to ink-jet printing. Imprints a consecutive number code on cartons as they pass through a conveyor line using Dalemark's patented print wheel.
Materials Product Brief
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Water soluble PVOH film

New Monosol® PVOH film from Chris Craft (South Holland, IL) has anti-blocking and low friction/low tack properties, as well as an increased heat seal range for faster and easier use by end users and converters.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

International Paper (Purchase, NY): Tom Gestrich, vp bleached board div.; Scott Murchison, mgr. sales and mktg.; Ken Krieg, North American sales mgr.; Jim Phelan, mgr., intl.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Eastman Chemical Co. (Kingsport, TN) plans to increase its production capacity for PEN to 22 million pounds during the second half of 1995.
Controls Product Brief
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Flat-bottom bag system

The Acceleron flat-bottom bag system from Triangle Packaging Machinery (Chicago, IL) continually produces gabletop, flat-bottom packages from any supported material, including kraft paper, Mylar®, metallized foils and other product-specific packaging films.
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Leak tester

Packaging Technologies & Inspection (Tuckahoe, NY) has introduced the latest version of the Wilco RS-4 leak tester for plastic bottles. Detects leaks and defects at up to 120 bottles/min, in sizes from 1-oz bottles to 1-gal containers.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Insta-Foam Products, Inc., Div. of Flexible Products Co. Inc. (Marietta, GA) has acquired the foam-in-place unit of Astro-Valcour, Inc. (Glen Falls, NY).
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

BASF Corp. (Mount Olive, NJ) has expanded low-residual, high-heat crystal polystyrene resin capacity at its Joliet, IL, plant by 40 million lb/yr.
Controls Product Brief
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Horizontal wrapper

The New Super Mustang horizontal wrapper from Doboy (New Richmond, WI) has electronic controls and is built to international standards. A new frame design allows operators easy access.

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