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Hexagon jars

Clinton Packaging (St. Louis, MO) has introduced a 380-mL hexagon jar with 82-mm twist-off finish. Suitable for gourmet foods, specialty snacks, potpourri, or candles.
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Turret winder

The Black Hawk turret winder from Black Clawson-SANO (Amelia, OH) for its blown film systems uses a phantom axis turret design. Rigid cross members permit large-diameter reel winding in a compact configuration.
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Machine vision camera

PPT Vision (Minneapolis, MN) has announced the PPT-DS2(TM), a new shutterable, double-speed, full-resolution, asynchronous camera for machine vision applications.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Sonoco Products Co. (Hartsville, SC): Peter C. Browning, president and COO; Rodger D. Fuller, president of Sonoco Ltd.
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Video response system

Hartness Intl. (Greenville, SC) and Power-Data Services (Dallas, TX) have introduced a Video Response System for packagers. The VRS util-izes real-time video (30 frames/ sec) to enable companies to commu-nicate visually with vendors to identify line problems and provide solutions.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Heat and Control, Inc. (So. San Francisco, CA): Blake Svejkovsky, product mgr. for the new line of FastBack(TM) horizontal motion conveyors.
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Remote I/O printers

Diagraph (St. Louis, MO) now offers many of its on-line printing systems with a built-in remote input/output in the system controllers. This allows simplified integration of on-line product identification, carton printing or bar coding without additional hardware or software.
Machine Product Brief
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Torque tester

The ST-94 electronic torque tester from Sure Torque (Bradenton, FL) uses load cell technology to provide an accuracy of ±0.1 in-lbs. Applications include pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and other consumer products.
Materials Product Brief
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Heat sealer

Model 15-DLX is the latest two-station, semi-automatic shuttle heat sealer from Zed Industries (Vandalia, OH). Sealing now takes place over the tray system to minimize required floor space to 26" x 66" and facilitate quick change-overs.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Innovative Plastech Inc. (Batavia, IL): Will Henry, sales rep. concentrating on new product development.

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