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  • Corrugated, Paperboard Box Demand to Exceed $39 Billion

    December 3, 2014

    Corrugated and paperboard box demand in the U.S. is forecast to increase 2.6 percent per year to $39.4 billion in 2018, improving from the performance of the recession-impacted 2008-2013 period. Gains will be driven by a rebound in manufacturing output and continued expansion of the overall economy...

  • Bulk Bag Conditioner Discharges Compacted Ingredients

    December 3, 2014

    Spiroflow Systems offers a compact and efficient bulk bag conditioner for successful discharging of compacted solid ingredients. It easily and effectively breaks up solid ingredient contained within bulk bags, typically requiring only 1–3 “squeezes” to do the job. Simply move the...

  • New App Determines Fill Rates and Tooling Requirements

    December 2, 2014

    Figuring out proper tooling requirements to achieve targeted fill rates used to be a challenging endeavor. The new RevCalc App from Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery is a useful resource for anyone that works with auger fillers. Simply input the product density and target weight of the product being...

  • Bosch Packaging, Klenzaids Plan Joint Venture in India

    December 1, 2014

    Processing and packaging specialist Bosch Packaging Technology and Klenzaids Contamination Controls Pvt Ltd are planning a joint venture in India. Both companies signed agreements to this effect on November 28, 2014. The plan is for Bosch to acquire a 49 percent share in Klenzaids, an owner-managed...

  • 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...