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  • Sanitary Bulk Bag Filler with Metal Detection

    November 21, 2014

    Flexicon Corp. offers a new stainless steel, sanitary bulk bag filler that detects and separates metal as it fills bulk bags by weight, dust-free.      The filler frame is a patented Twin-Centerpost design that maximizes strength, reduces cost, and improves accessibility to bag...

  • Contract Manufacturer Completes Rebranding Campaign

    November 18, 2014

    Pharma Tech Industries (PTI), a large pharmaceutical contract manufacturer and packager of powder products, is set to launch its rebranding campaign. Driven by the company’s elevated stature in a sector that has seen increasing consolidation among CMOs, the marketing refresh was the...

  • Sonoco Named a Top Company for Leaders

    November 17, 2014

    Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, has been named to the 2014 list of North American Top Companies for Leaders by Aon Hewitt, the global talent, retirement, and health solutions company of Aon. Sonoco was No. 12 (out of 25) on the 2014 North America list and...

  • Bulk Bag Discharger with Flexible Screw Conveyor

    November 12, 2014

    The Material Master bulk bag discharging system offers patented technology and features that maximize production efficiency. The unit is designed to discharge bulk bags into customer's existing process, and features an integral hoist, monorail, and the Spider-Lift bag lifting frame. It includes...

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  • Sonoco Completes Acquisition of Weidenhammer Packaging Group

    November 3, 2014

    Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, has completed the acquisition of Weidenhammer Packaging Group (WPG), Europe's leading provider of composite cans along with composite drums and rigid plastic containers, for approximately $360 million, in cash. "We are...

  • WeighPack Systems Appoints Engineering Manager

    October 28, 2014

    WeighPack Systems Inc., a leading provider of high performance packaging solutions, announces the appointment of Armin Syroos as engineering manager. Syroos’s experience includes over 15 years working for Krones and Sidel, a leading packaging equipment supplier for the beverage industry...

  • Kaolin Producer Ramps up, Streamlines Production with Bulk Bag Filling Systems

    October 23, 2014

    A producer of kaolin was looking for a competitive edge in their extremely competitive market. Kaolin, commonly known as china clay, is one of the most abundant minerals on earth. It is characterized by its fine particle size, plate like particle shape, and chemical inertness. Kaolin is mined from...

  • Impact-Resistant Plastic Container Pallet

    October 22, 2014

    Cabka-IPS, a supplier of sustainable plastic pallets and boxes, has added the Endur S7 and C7.2 to its product range. The pallets are characterized by their square size, a robust design, their impact resistance, and their load capacity of 1250 kg on high racks. Both are used to store FIBCs, or big...

  • “Think Outside the Bag” Contest Announced

    October 21, 2014

    The Plastics Industry Trade Association and JASON Learning launched the 2014 “Think Outside the Bag!” plastic film recycling contest. Sponsored by SPI’s Flexible Film and Bag Division (FFBD), with support from plastic bag manufacturer and recycler Hilex Poly, and JASON Learning, a...