The Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute of Arlington, Va., has four packaging machinery training manuals available in Spanish. The first three cost $18; the last item costs $20. Packaging/Converting Components Training Manual (Componentes de Maquinarias Envasa-dores/Convertidoras).
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Product Filling (Envasado de Productos).
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Weighing & Checkweighing (Pesaje y Verificaci¢n de Pesos).
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Coding, Marking & Imprinting (Codificaci¢n, Marcaci¢n e Impresi¢n)
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PMMI members get a 50 percent discount on training materials.
PMMI plans to translate its Introduction to PLCs video and PLCs on Packaging Machines and Labeling manuals.
Company complies packaging abstracts
Plastics Design Library has introduced a collection of abstracts from Rapra Technology Ltd. (UK) on CD-ROM.
Rapra Abstracts/Packaging & Film has more than 150,000 records about design, processing, marketing and sales of packaging. The information has been collected from a variety of sources such as magazines, newsletters, books, manufacturers' literature, directories and conference proceedings from more than 30 countries. The records will be updated every three months, and is included in the annual subscription price of $1,500, which includes the CD-ROM.
Plastics Design Library of Norwich, N.Y., is the North American distributor of Shrewsbury, England-based Rapra Technology publications and software.
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Business Communications Co. Inc. of Norwalk, Conn., has published The 1995 Guide to the U.S. Membrane Industry. More than 360 companies and institutions are listed. Technologies discussed are reverse osmosis, microfiltration, gas separations, electrodialysis, hemodialysis and pervaporation. The guide also addresses trends emerging in the mid-1990s. The guide, order No. RDMD95, costs $2,650.
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