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  • Flexicon Launches German Language Website

    September 6, 2017

    Flexicon has launched a new 157-page German language website, www.flexicondeutschland.de, to support the company’s factory-direct sales office in Aschaffenburg, Germany, led by Christian Löchler, regional sales manager.         The new site details the...

  • Packing the Hops for Craft Brewers

    August 23, 2017

    For more than a thousand years brewers have been using hops to give beer its characteristic bitterness and flavor. To the cognoscenti, hops and beer making are inseparable. The many varieties of hops, prepared and added in different quantities and at different times during the brewing process, have...

  • Bulk Bag Unloader Optimizes Dust-Free Material Flow

    August 16, 2017

    The improved BBU2 bulk bag unloading station optimizes dust-free material flow from the bag to the vacuum conveyor and downstream processes using advanced features to tailor the level of dust containment to the application without any contamination of the material or work environment. It has been...

  • Enclosed Bulk Bag Discharger

    August 16, 2017

    The new Bulk-Out Model BFC bulk bag discharger features an enclosure to contain errant dust escaping through the seams or fabric of bulk bags when working with unlined bags.         White polymer panels enclose the sides, rear and top of the frame, while clear...

  • Universal Weight Controller Introduced

    August 15, 2017

    The SpeedAC iQ uses the latest generation and powerful microprocessor-controlled technology to provide precise bag weights for various bulk materials. This new universal controller is designed for demanding industrial applications in the chemical, pharmaceutical, food, and feed mill industries...

  • Conitex Sonoco Launches BulkSak On-Demand

    August 4, 2017

    Conitex Sonoco USA, Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of flexible intermediate bulk container (FIBC) bulk bags, as well as other packaging products, launches BulkSak on-demand, a web-enabled inventory program that provides new and existing customers on-demand access to over 70 types of ready-to-...

  • Flexicon Introduces IBC Discharger for Low-Headroom Areas

    August 1, 2017

    This new Bulk-Out low-profile discharger positions intermediate bulk containers (IBCs) weighing up to 3200 lb in the frame using an electric hoist and trolley, discharges bulk solid materials into a surge hopper, and conveys the material to a downstream process dust-free.    ...

  • Need for Increased Automation Fueling Rise in Packaging, Palletizing Sales

    July 19, 2017

    Growth projections for the petrochemical, building products, and calcium carbonite industries are beginning to be recognized as North American companies, large and small, move toward increased automation in palletizing and packaging.      Projects that were shelved for more than...

  • Water-Repellent Paper Bag

    July 14, 2017

    Mondi Industrial Bags, in collaboration with its customer and cement producer LafargeHolcim, has created Splashbag, a paper-based solution designed to satisfy the need of dealing with materials that are often exposed to wet conditions or environments. The product has been developed as a direct...

  • Bag Placer Provides High Output

    June 30, 2017

    The BEUMER fillpac is offered for the efficient filling of bags with material from the construction materials, cement, mineral, and chemical industries. In order to further increase the performance and efficiency of this filling machine, the systems provider has now developed the bag placer for...