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How to Choose & Use Vibratory Feeders & Conveyors is a 20-page guide that covers basic information customers need to determine the right type of equipment for their application. The booklet reviews the mechanics of vibratory equipment including drive systems, controls springs and tray setup. It also details important material and process considerations and an overview of the co.'s vibratory feeder and conveyor product lines. The guide offers links to online calculators, diagrams and several other free tools to simplify equipment selection.

Eriez Magnetics, 814/835-6000.
www.eriez.com
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Supply chain glossary

The second edition of the Glossary of Supply Chain Terminology for Logistics, Manufacturing, Warehousing & Technology is a reference for both new and experienced professionals in the supply chain industry. The glossary covers 12 areas involving the supply chain professional: business, computer, conveyor, EDI, government, manufacturing, Material Safety Data Sheets, organization, pallet, purchasing, standards, transportation and warehousing. Several recognized professionals and organizations contributed to the content of the glossary, the co. reports.

Industrial Data & Information, Inc., 918/464-2222.
www.idii.com
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Automation CD-ROM

Featuring all of the co.'s product catalogs, including automation system, industrial controls, AC & DC drives, sensors, safety products and on-machine connectivity, among others, a new CD-ROM gives OEMs and end users information helpful for specifying equipment. Content includes electronic versions of the on-machine connectivity catalog, which highlights industrially-hardened controls and hardware. Enhanced navigation and search capabilities have been designed to help users more easily find products, and detailed information includes technical specifications, configuration parameters and system components, as well as accessories. Customer training products are also included.

Rockwell Automation, 800/223-5354.
www.rockwellautomation.com
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Stainless-steel motors brochure

A four-color brochure details the features of the Bulletin 1525 Series of all-stainless-steel motors. It includes exploded diagrams and gives complete catalog information on the ratings available. A simple yet detailed tool, the brochure illustrates the differences between the co.'s two lines of stainless-steel motors. It's designed to serve as a reference guide for specifiers of stainless-steel motors.

Leeson Electric, 262/387-5410.
www.leeson.com
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Training CD

?The Fundamentals of Food Packaging? is an interactive, computer-based training program. Developed as an alternative to consultant-led, classroom-based training, it satisfies the employee hygiene training requirements contained in technical standards such as the BRC/IOP Packaging Standard. Topics include foreign body, chemical, and bacterial contamination, personal hygiene, effective cleaning and hazard analysis. The program concludes with a hygiene quiz, which upon successful completion is followed by the production of a personalized certificate of training.

Saferpak Limited, 44 (0) 161 287 9880.
www.saferpak.com
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Protective packaging website

A new interactive site, www.sealedair.com provides expanded content through extensive information about product and services, international regions and investor relations. The international focus allows users to find products and services available in four different regions of the world: North America; Latin America; Asia Pacific and Europe. Visitors to the Latin American section have the ability to view the site in either Spanish or Portuguese. An interactive color-keyed map reminds users of the region they are browsing. The products and services section of the North American site is divided into four categories: fresh food packaging; protective packaging; shrink packaging and specialty products. In the protective packaging category, the user can search by product, type of protection and material type. The site also includes an investor relations section.

Sealed Air Corp., 800/346-5855.
www.sealedair.com
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Online resource center

The co.'s Pneumatic Cylinder Sensor Center uses an online database that allows users to locate the correct sensor and associated bracket based on the cylinder type. The application then generates a printable datasheet and offers the user an opportunity to request a price quote via e-mail. The database features more than 530 cylinders and is updated regularly. Information available includes sensor features such as housing options, switching functions and operating voltage. Users who are equipped with AutoCAD can also download sensor drawings, bracket drawings and installation directions.

Balluff, Inc., 800/543-8390.
www.balluff.com/bmf
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Redesigned website

Recently revamped with a fresh look and new capabilities, the organization's website offers a more interactive design. New capabilities have been added specifically for members, including online event registration and fee payment, a comprehensive membership directory and an expanded members only section. Individual members can update their personal contact information, and co. representatives can update general co. information as well as listings in the online Buyer's Guide. Special sections are provided for industry media and packaging students. Other features include a listing of member companies and contact information, an events calendar and access to a publications catalog, among others.

Paperboard Packaging Council, 703/836-3300.
www.ppcnet.org
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Conveyor selector program

Customers can research and determine the conveyor system that best matches their needs by clicking on the conveyor selector icon on the co.'s home page. The tool asks users a series of 10 questions about their application, with each question including an explanation to assist the user in making the correct choice. Once complete, the tool provides a list of conveyors, accompanied by spec sheets that could accommodate the user's application. Users can then submit their information for a price quote or more information on the conveyor platform. IN the event a matching conveyor is not found, the user is directed to the co.'s Engineering Special Products (ESP) program for a custom solutions.

Dorner Manufacturing Corp., 800/397-8664.
www.dorner.com
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Online robotics guide

An online guide to robot systems integrators includes an alphabetical listing with detailed co. profiles and contact information. An extension of the organization's Robotics Industry Directory, the online guide can be found under the ?Links? button on the organization's website.

Robotics Industries Association, 734/994-6088.
www.roboticsonline.com
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New website

The co.'s new website includes an expanded corporate overview containing executive profiles, a historical summary and career information. Another section outlines the co.'s product and service offerings within paperboard and plastic specialty packaging. The newsroom provides resources for the media, and an investor relations section features annual reports, SEC filings, stock data and other information.

Chesapeake Corp., 804/697-1110.
www.cskcorp.com
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Plastics microsite

The co.'s new microsite, www.ClearHandleware.com, provides insight into the design possibilities of Eastar plastics for handleware and other custom containers for food, beverages and other consumer packaged goods. The site provides examples of how brand owners and packaging designers have developed custom applications that have been successful in the marketplace. Streaming video of a consumer focus group, in which participants discuss the features and benefits of handleware they perceive to be of value, is available for viewing.

Eastman Chemical Co., 423/229-6636.
www.eastman.com
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July Multimedia

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Material handling how-to guide

How to Choose & Use Vibratory Feeders & Conveyors is a 20-page guide that covers basic information customers need to determine the right type of equipment for their application. The booklet reviews the mechanics of vibratory equipment including drive systems, controls, springs and tray setup. It also details important material and process considerations and an overview of the co.'s vibratory feeder and conveyor product lines. The guide offers links to online calculators, diagrams and several other free tools to simplify equipment selection.

Eriez Magnetics, 814/835-6000.
www.eriez.com
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Supply chain glossary

The second edition of the Glossary of Supply Chain Terminology for Logistics, Manufacturing, Warehousing & Technology is a reference for both new and experienced professionals in the supply chain industry. The glossary covers 12 areas involving the supply chain professional: business, computer, conveyor, EDI, government, manufacturing, Material Safety Data Sheets, organization, pallet, purchasing, standards, transportation and warehousing. Several recognized professionals and organizations contributed to the content of the glossary, the co. reports.

Industrial Data & Information, Inc., 918/464-2222.
www.idii.com
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Automation CD-ROM

Featuring all of the co.'s product catalogs, including automation system, industrial controls, AC & DC drives, sensors, safety products and on-machine connectivity, among others, a new CD-ROM gives OEMs and end users information helpful for specifying equipment. Content includes electronic versions of the on-machine connectivity catalog, which highlights industrially-hardened controls and hardware. Enhanced navigation and search capabilities have been designed to help users more easily find products, and detailed information includes technical specifications, configuration parameters and system components, as well as accessories. Customer training products are also included.

Rockwell Automation, 800/223-5354.
www.rockwellautomation.com
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Updated labeling website

The updated website, www.paragonlabeling.com offers a dynamic content structure integrated with a custom content management system that delivers real-time information. The site provides current data about product news, press releases, case studies and events that help promote the co. and the labeling industry. The co. produces automated labeling systems that provide labeling solutions for delicate packaging to large shipping cases and pallets.

Paragon Labeling Systems, Inc., 888/317-2633.
www.paragonlabeling.com
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Protective packaging website

A new interactive site, www.sealedair.com provides expanded content through extensive information about product and services, international regions and investor relations. The international focus allows users to find products and services available in four different regions of the world: North America; Latin America; Asia Pacific; and Europe. Visitors to the Latin American section have the ability to view the site in either Spanish or Portuguese. An interactive color-keyed map reminds users of the region they are browsing. The products and services section of the North American site is divided into four categories: fresh food packaging; protective packaging; shrink packaging; and specialty products. In the protective packaging category, the user can search by product, type of protection and material type. The site also includes an investor relations section.

Sealed Air Corp., 800/346-5855.
www.sealedair.com
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