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Microflute corrugated

International Paper, Containerboard and Kraft Div. (Memphis, TN), has introduced a new line of microflute corrugated mediums and specialty lightweight printing substrates that combine the strength of corrugated with the graphic appeal of bleached board.
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Weigh/fill control

The Model 4100 weigh/fill control system from Doran Scales (Batavia, IL) is a low-cost, semi-automatic system for drum filling, batching and repetitive weigh/fill tasks.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

J.L. Clark (Rockford, IL) is constructing a 25ꯠ-sq-ft addition to its plastic molding facility.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Graphic Packaging Corp. (Wayne, PA): David H. Hofmann, was presented with the 1995 CMM Norm Abrams Converter of the Year Award during a ceremony at CMM Intl.; Clemmon Brown, account rep.
Materials Product Brief
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Meat packaging film

American National Can (Chicago, IL) has introduced a multilayer packaging film called Q3(TM). An addition to the proprietary Tubular Water Quenched line of plastic packaging, Q3 offers enhanced performance for traditional processed meat products, such as sausages and lunch meats, as well as applications that use a deep-draw process, such as bulk smoked sausage or braunschweiger.
Materials Product Brief
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Intermittent-motion cartoner

The Cartopac CPE intermittent-motion cartoner from IWK Packaging Machinery (Fairfield, NJ) offers a unique "feed flat, print and assemble sequence" that keeps cartons flat for printing prior to erecting.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Ball Corp. (Muncie, IN): R. David Hoover, executive vp and CFO; David B. Sheldon, executive vp, North American packaging operations; William A.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

American Excelsior Co. has expanded and relocated its New Jersey manufacturing and sales facility from South Hackensack to Edison, NJ.
Machine Product Brief
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Thermal transfer printers

New high-speed industrial bar code label printers from Analog Technology (Duarte, CA) have paper jam/paper out recovery that eliminate the need to edit and resend data when a jam occurs.
Materials Product Brief
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Shrink bag

The PromoBag shrink bag from Robbie Mfg. (Lenexa, KS) benefits fresh meat and food processors. Uses polyolefin anti-fog film for food applications, or a variety of other shrink films for nonfood applications.

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