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  • Prolamina and Ampac Merge to Form ProAmpac

    November 3, 2015

    Packaging companies Prolamina and Ampac have merged to become ProAmpac. Private equity firm Wellspring Capital Management handled the merger. Under the ProAmpac name, four brand divisions will be managed including Prolamina, Ampac, Tulsack, and Business Deposits Plus. The four brands offer...

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  • Process Technologies Boosted with Big Bag Handling

    October 27, 2015

    Processing procedures involving powdered, granulated, or other free-flowing materials require regular, high-volume product top-ups to maintain adequate production throughputs. The specialized big bag, air-operated hoists manufactured by J D Neuhaus are suitable for operating with single or twin bag...

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  • Premier Tech Chronos Launches WECARE Guarantee

    October 26, 2015

    Premier Tech Chronos (PTC), one of the largest packaging equipment manufacturers in the world, launches the WECARE Guarantee. “It reflects our code of conduct, symbolized by the word DRIVER, and demonstrates our belief that the client is the reason we exist and that we are committed to...

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  • Vacuum Tooling Stops Drips and Clumps

    October 21, 2015

    This new vacuum tooling option for augers from Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery provides a clean cut-off of product with no drips when filling. Inadvertent clumps of product that drip between fills compromise the quality of package seals, aesthetically look sloppy and lead to lost revenue. Vacuum...

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  • Packaging Company Passes Food Safety Audit

    October 16, 2015

    CDF Corp., a leading manufacturer of drum, pail, intermediate bulk container and bag in box liners and flexible packaging, has passed a food safety audit for one of North America's largest consumer packaged food and beverage companies. An auditor from Quality Assured Solutions was...

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  • OSHA Fines Bag Manufacturer $84K

    October 12, 2015

    Bancroft Bags Inc., West Monroe, LA, was cited for 16 serious violations by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for failing to guard machinery and implement appropriate shut down procedures. The proposed penalties total $84,000. OSHA...

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  • Bulk Bag Discharger and Scale System

    October 7, 2015

    Material Master bulk bag discharging system simplifies bulk bag discharging operations, maximizes production efficiency, and enhances plant safety. The unit is designed to discharge bulk bags of material in a hazardous location. It features a pneumatic chain hoist with motorized trolley and the...

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  • Flexicon Launches 250-Page Spanish Website

    October 5, 2015

    Flexicon has launched an all-new 250-page Spanish language website detailing the company's full line of bulk handling equipment from stand-alone units to integrated plant-wide systems.      The new site, www.flexicon.es, coincides with the 2015 opening of the company office...

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  • Industrial Vacuum for Continuous Bagging

    September 29, 2015

    The Model 850 industrial vacuum cleaner is ideal for applications requiring the clean-up of dry, dusty debris, ranging from fine powders up to 2-in. solids. Bulk materials are disposed of in a safe, dust-free, and convenient manner via a continuous poly-bagging system, eliminating dumping of a drum...

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  • Calcium-Free Polypropylene Fabric Eliminates Degradation

    September 25, 2015

    Calcium carbonate (CaCO3) is one of the most popular mineral fillers used in the plastics industry. Its wide availability makes it an economical component in the production of polypropylene bags. CaCO3 helps as a whitener, lubricant, and finishing agent in the manufacturing of FIBCs. Used in the...

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