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  • Vertical Packaging Line Boosts Coffee Productivity

    January 23, 2015

    Norway is a land of coffee lovers. In fact, the average Norwegian consumes five cups of coffee daily, making it the second highest coffee-consuming country per capita in the world.1 In a land of coffee worshippers, quality must be exceptional. Solberg & Hansen, a premium coffee and tea importer...

  • Syncro USA LLC

  • Stretch Hood Provides Greater Throughput, Product Stability

    January 22, 2015

    Cement has been a critical component to America’s growth for hundreds of years. It is the literal foundation block for most all that surrounds us. For more than 132 of those years, Ash Grove Cement Co. has been meeting market demand from its seven facilities nationwide. The cement plants...

  • Sonoco Facility Earns Gold

    January 20, 2015

    Sonoco, one of the largest diversified packaging companies, has named the company's Conyers, GA Protective Packaging facility a gold Sonoco Sustainability Star Award recipient for the plant's successful efforts to achieve landfill free status. Conyers is the first Protective Solutions...

  • World Bulk Packaging Demand to Exceed $59 Billion in 2018

    January 16, 2015

    World demand for bulk packaging is projected to increase 5% annually to $59.2 billion in 2018. This will represent an improvement over the performance during the 2008-2013 period, when growth in demand was particularly sluggish in the world’s most developed markets, especially Japan and...

  • Automated Bagging Machines for Powders

    January 15, 2015

    Umbra Packaging manufactures high-accuracy anti-dust bag filling and sealing machinery for dry powder products. PTI and Umbra specialize in solutions for the dairy, pet food, agricultural, chemical, and pharmaceutical industries. Advantages include: - expertise in filling powders into 25-kg or 50-...

  • New Bulk Bag Fillers Offer Low Maintenance

    January 14, 2015

    These bulk bag fillers are designed to fill any size bulk bag with high accuracy, while offering years of trouble-free maintenance. The model BBF loader features an inflatable fill head that offers a dust-free seal when loading, dust port with dust cartridge, and manually adjustable bag supports...

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  • Bulk Bag Closing Device

    January 9, 2015

    Vibra Screw Inc. offers a new bulk bag closing device designed to quickly, safely stop flow from partially discharged bulk bags. The lightweight, pneumatically-operated device uses dual blades vs. pinching devices to more effectively seal the bag opening at the center so the operator can tie it off...

  • Pharma Tech Industries Names Director of Business Development

    January 6, 2015

    Pharma Tech Industries, one of the largest pharmaceutical contract manufacturers and packagers of powder products in the world, has added Dennis J. Kinsey as director of business development. With more than 30 years of industry experience, Kinsey has applied his supply chain and operations...