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  • Transport, Loading, and Filling of Bulk Material with Less Dust Formation

    October 21, 2014

    Bulk material like building materials, coal, cereals, fodder, or mineral compounds are often transported via motorways, railways, waterways, or through nature reserves. The large quantities of dust generated during this process can pollute the environment considerably. Dust clouds can also occur...

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  • U.S. Demand for Rigid Bulk Packaging to Reach $7.3 Billion in 2018

    October 15, 2014

    Demand for rigid bulk packaging is projected to increase 4.0 percent per year to $7.3 billion in 2018. Growth will represent an improvement from the performance of the 2008-2013 period as manufacturing output and construction activity recover further from post-recession troughs. The resurgence...

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  • Spee-Dee Holds 3-A Symbol Authorization

    October 9, 2014

    Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery Inc. can now apply the 3-A symbol to its filling equipment that conforms to 3-A Sanitary Standard Number 27-06 for the packaging of dry products. Use of the 3-A Symbol is authorized for several models of Spee-Dee auger fillers. These fillers are used for sanitary...

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  • Flexible Outer Case/Bag Printing

    October 7, 2014

    Iconotech's industrial printers for shipping cases, multi-wall Kraft bags, and die cuts brings to manufacturers the multiple cost savings streams of buying generic and printing in-house. The simplicity of the Iconotech printing process makes instituting an in-house generic case printing program...

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  • New Shrink Labeler Provides Seamless Handling

    October 1, 2014

    PDC International Corp. has introduced the R-250 COER Evolution shrink labeler that quickly orients round and non-round containers, and precisely aligns graphics for maximum visual impact. By integrating a third-party container handler and close-coupling it with the PDC R-250 applicator, a...

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  • Bulk Bag Filler for Harsh Environments

    September 29, 2014

    NBE introduces this automated, bulk bag filling system specifically designed to ensure extended duty cycles in extremely demanding operating environments. This bulk bag filler is built on a corrosion-resistant, hot-dip galvanized, stainless steel and carbon steel structural framework. Component...

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  • Coperion Offers Complete Integrated Packaging System

    September 29, 2014

    The Coperion FFS bagging machine IBP 250/500 offers intelligent packaging with automated features to ensure crystalline, granular, beaded, or flaked goods are accurately weighed, dosed, and hygienically packaged. The IBP 250/500 features a small footprint and the controls can be navigated...

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  • Bulk Bag Filler Speeds Packaging at Rice Mill

    September 24, 2014

    According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the total 2012 U.S. rice harvest is estimated at 196.3 million hundredweight (8.9 million metric tons). The vast majority of this crop comes from six states – Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Texas – an...

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  • Cost-Effective Bagging of Powders

    September 23, 2014

    The 725 NXT Cleanpak is a combination of a Stonepak air packer, a weight controller, and a sealer system that offers excellent weight accuracy and simple operation. This air packer is designed to fill and weigh fine powders, flakes, pellets, and granules. The filling and weighing system is fully...

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  • VECOPLAN Opens New Tech Center

    September 22, 2014

    VECOPLAN celebrated the grand opening of its new 17,000-sq-ft Technology Center in Bad Marienberg, Germany. The first-of-its-kind facility is equipped with more than 25 machines representing a comprehensive range of mechanical technologies for the processing, recycling, or repurposing of waste and...

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