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Sonoco Products' Industrial Products Division has been reassigned to booth 1059.
Western Atlas Inc. will be showing material handling systems in booth 1058, staffed by Bruce Bleikamp and Bob Rice, sales engineers, and Paula Holmes, marketing analyst.
Large variety of sortation devices, conveyors, palletizers, software controls and systems integration capabilities includes: new, ruggedly designed SmartOne zero-pressure accumulation conveyor with Smart Sensor, for dependable, smooth-working zone accumu-
lation without buildup of line pressure on loads; SIBR sortation systems for positive control of newspaper and magazine bundles during induction and sorting; Transort automatic slat-type sortation conveyor made of steel tubes or flat aluminum extrusions is capable of more than 200 sorts per minute at 500 fpm conveyor speed, sorting mixed product types to one side only or to both sides simultaneously; vonGal palletizers and depalletizers, including automatic LoPal floor-level palletizer.
Bidco Manufacturing Corp. will be exhibiting its FrontPage 108 MCS imagesetter with online processor, internal online punch register system and multi-resolution capability in booth 3353. President Harvey Bidner and manufacturing vice president Tom Fazio will staff the booth.
The 108-pica unit images at resolutions between 723 and 2,000 dpi, while the 84-pica 80 MCS images at up to 3,000 dpi. Both models offer 50/minute throughput, unimpaired by use of the internal punch, with full process color capability. Repeatability is 0.001 for four 24 color separations using Bidco Micro-Sprocketing film transport.
Options also include a darkroom interface, facsimile interface, self-test system and RipSwitch multiplexer.
EDS will show new products and services in booth 3425, staffed by Gerard Lelievre, Media Div. publishing processes vice president, Sean J. Dolan, Publishing Div. vice president, Linda E. Penrod, Publishing Div. marketing director, Paul Orme and Dottie Butler, EDS management consulting.
Management consulting services rely on industry experts with newspaper experience and on EDS technical and implementation capabilities.
News Edge captures dozens of wire services and enables reporters to create personal search profiles and program automatic alerts. Advertising Sales Information System gives ad sales staff immediate remote access to account information. dbIntellect Technologies provides comprehensive database marketing capabilities that enable newspapers to effectively market new products, more accurately target potential customers and gain new market insights. Its tool kit provides valuable customer analysis. Media Vault speeds the location of stock footage and gives access to multiple digital archives containing thousands of hours of digitized images and film clips.
EDS also can establish and support a presence on the Internet and show how to leverage the technology to generate revenues from new products, subscriptions and services to advertisers.
Systems integration services help newspapers rethink product marketing and distribution and increase advertising and operating efficiencies. A new systems strategy was jointly developed with Ottaway Newspapers to help the group more effectively service its 21 markets, increase revenue opportunities and streamline operations.
Binuscan Inc. will show color imaging software in booth 2782, staffed by U.S. regional director Lisa Morris and technical services vice president Roland Cladoux. The company will introduce binuscan II Professional and binuscan JobManager, a Quark XTension that eliminates rescanning and resizing for final output.
Binuscan software uses artificial intelligence to automate the correction and separation of photographic images, maximizes the capabilities of all RGB flatbed, slide and drum scanners, as well as digital cameras, and produces Photo CD images on the fly. It works in batch mode, offers standard and custom options and provides Macintosh and PC screen previews.
IBM will demonstrate various solutions to aid the publishing and printing industries' transition to digital technologies. In booth 2921 Peter O'Sullivan, client executive, publishing, will show the IBM Source audiotex system for application development and database integration, IBM Digital Library Multimedia Search technology for text and images, Digital Library copyright management and infoMarket Search information retrieval solution, one application of which is an Internet service enabling users to search multiple, heterogeneous databases.
By: Editorial Staff The following information was not available by deadline