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Materials Product Brief
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Plastic colorants

Teknor Color (Pawtucket, RI) now offers colorants with special edge-glow effects. The TekNeonLite series includes four new colorants for use in easy-flow, general purpose and high-heat clear polystyrene for a neon edge glow.
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Machine Product Brief
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High-gloss finish

A high-gloss finish for HDPE injection/blow-molded bottles is now available from Alpha Plastics (St. Louis, MO). For use with white, natural, amber-tint or colored bottles, the finish provides in-creased cus-tomer appeal and more product visibility.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: International agreements

The Dow Chemical Co. (Midland, MI) and Idemitsu Petrochemical Co., Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan) have announced plans for a new SPS market development plant.
Controls Product Brief
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Split-reservoir coder

The Model 416 split-reservoir coding machine from Sprinter Marking (Zanesville, OH) can mark two colors with a single piston stroke at speeds to 350 containers/min.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Huntsman Packaging Corp. (Salt Lake City, UT): David H. Huntsman, CEO and vice Chairman.
Machine Product Brief
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Marking products catalog

Matthews Intl. (Pittsburgh, PA) has introduced its 1995 marking products catalog, which overviews the firm's complete line of marking, coding and labeling products.
Machine Product Brief
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Rotary capper

The 30R rotary capper from White Cap (Downers Grove, IL) can be used in either a monobloc or independent configuration with as many capping heads as necessary.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

AIS Container Handling (Grand Rapids, MI): Michael J. Finch, sales, West Coast; Dan Ferguson, marketing dept.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Pneumatic Scale Corp. (St. Louis, MO) recently acquired the Akron, OH, packaging operations of Figgie Intl. Inc.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Lawson Mardon Flexible and Lawson Mardon Smith Brothers with be merged into a new company called Lawson Mardon Packaging-Flexibles (Bristol, England).

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