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  • J-Tec Material Handling Builds Greenfield Compounding Installation

    May 16, 2016

    In September 2014, J-Tec Material Handling officially signed a contract with Asahi Kasei Plastics North America Inc., to build a $30 million installation for advanced thermoplastic compounds. The plant is built on Asahi’s newest site in Limestone County, Athens, AL. Prior to this...

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  • Simultaneously Load, Palletize Bags

    May 13, 2016

    The BEUMER autopac simultaneously loads and palletizes bagged goods, such as cement or other material – without needing pallets. The system stacks between 2400 and 3000 50-kg bags per hour and can work in rows or stacking patterns with a pre-selected number of layers. The loading height...

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  • Pharma Tech Industries Names Capuano COO

    May 12, 2016

    Pharma Tech Industries, one of the largest pharmaceutical contract manufacturers and packagers of powder products in the world, has hired management veteran Jacobo Capuano as its new chief operating officer. As a member of Pharma Tech’s leadership team, Capuano’s role will be multi...

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  • Enclosed Valve Bag Filler

    May 12, 2016

    The Encompass system consists of a valve bag filler (or two), an ultrasonic sealer, and a robotic bag applicator, completely enclosed to contain dust within the enclosure. This machine is suited for filling any powdery bulk material such as food and chemicals into valve bags. Its modular...

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  • New Bulk Bag Unloader Uses Controlled Vibration

    May 1, 2016

    The new Model 820 bulk bag unloader is designed to discharge contents of bulk bags using “controlled vibration.” It features Acrison’s patented Model 82-SCM bag spout clamping mechanism for unrestricted access to the bag’s discharge spout and attachment to process interface...

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  • Wrapping Machines Feature OSHA Safety Guarding

    April 26, 2016

    TAB Industries LLC has unveiled new machine guarding on its TAB Wrapper Tornado line of orbital stretch-wrapping machines. Highlighting an array of safety features, the robust, steel machine guarding includes a side access door that allows workers to safely replace plastic film rolls without...

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  • Low-Profile Bulk Bag Discharger Fits Existing Layouts

    April 11, 2016

    This new Series of Bulk-Out half-frame bulk bag dischargers features low-cost frames of variable heights and offsets to fit restricted areas previously utilized for dumping of smaller containers such as sacks, pails, drums, boxes, and bins.      The-low profile dischargers are...

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  • Mondi Invests in North American Plants

    April 6, 2016

    Mondi Industrial Bags, North America is nearing completion of a wide range of improvements aimed at improving product quality and the speed of shipments at all of its North American plants, the company announced Wednesday. Beginning in July 2014, Mondi invested in high-speed printing ...

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  • Fully Integrated Valve Bagging Line

    April 4, 2016

    Columbia/Okura has joined forces with parent company Columbia Machine to offer a heavy-duty bagging and palletizing system. This fully automated system combines the performance and durability of the Columbia/Okura robot with the rugged bag filling and handling equipment manufactured by...

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  • Spiroflow Appoints Bowen to Strategic Advisory Board

    March 8, 2016

    Spiroflow has appointed industry veteran Kevin C. Bowen as a member of its Strategic Advisory Board. The role of the advisory board is to provide guidance on market growth, product strategy, and innovation.   Bowen is an industry leader with a long and distinguished career in various...

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