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  • 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...

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  • Spee-Dee Appoints David Navin President and CEO

    December 17, 2014

    David Navin has been appointed president and CEO of Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery Inc. Navin will continue overseeing new business and product development for the food, pharmaceutical, and chemical industries. Navin began his career at Spee-Dee in 1987, and left 10 years later to create a new...


  • Bulk Bag Unloader with Arch-Breaker Spindle

    December 11, 2014

    This bulk bag unloader features an arch-breaker spindle mounted with flexible blades that extracts dry powdered chemicals without jamming, bridging, or compaction. Typical materials handled with the unit include lime, soda ash, polymers, and powdered activated carbon (PAC). The unit is spring...