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  • Coperion Offers Complete Integrated Packaging System

    September 29, 2014

    The Coperion FFS bagging machine IBP 250/500 offers intelligent packaging with automated features to ensure crystalline, granular, beaded, or flaked goods are accurately weighed, dosed, and hygienically packaged. The IBP 250/500 features a small footprint and the controls can be navigated...

  • Bulk Bag Filler Speeds Packaging at Rice Mill

    September 24, 2014

    According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the total 2012 U.S. rice harvest is estimated at 196.3 million hundredweight (8.9 million metric tons). The vast majority of this crop comes from six states – Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Texas – an...

  • Cost-Effective Bagging of Powders

    September 23, 2014

    The 725 NXT Cleanpak is a combination of a Stonepak air packer, a weight controller, and a sealer system that offers excellent weight accuracy and simple operation. This air packer is designed to fill and weigh fine powders, flakes, pellets, and granules. The filling and weighing system is fully...

  • VECOPLAN Opens New Tech Center

    September 22, 2014

    VECOPLAN celebrated the grand opening of its new 17,000-sq-ft Technology Center in Bad Marienberg, Germany. The first-of-its-kind facility is equipped with more than 25 machines representing a comprehensive range of mechanical technologies for the processing, recycling, or repurposing of waste and...

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  • High-Speed Rotary Band Sealer

    September 17, 2014

    The Supersealer SB40 rotary band sealer continuously seals a wide range of bag materials at high speed and efficiency. The heavy-duty SB40 stainless steel construction, in combination with proven band technology and operator-friendly controls, ensures performance in demanding applications. Features...

  • Flexicon to Double Size of U.S. Headquarters

    September 16, 2014

    Flexicon Corp. has broken ground for an expansion that will double the size of its U.S. headquarters, according to president/CEO David Gill.      "We built the current 91,000-sq-ft facility in 2001 on an over-sized site owned by Flexicon that had acres of additional prime...

  • Sonoco on Dow Jones Sustainability World Index Again

    September 16, 2014

    Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, has been listed on the 2014/2015 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI), marking the sixth consecutive year it has received the prestigious recognition - the longest consecutive streak of any packaging company currently listed...

  • Filling Without Spilling

    September 11, 2014

    Watching a form-fill-seal machine in operation is rather fascinating. It looks so easy, but the precision technology needed to ensure that bag after bag is being filled without breaking, or its intended content being misdirected and wasted, is far from simple.     Regardless of...

  • Protective Flexible Barrier Liners

    September 10, 2014

    Heritage Packaging is now producing liners for bulk dry flowable materials in FIBC, IBC, Drum, and various corrugated containers. A variety of raw materials and new servo-controlled processing equipment are utilized to produce high-quality form fit container liners. Automatically produced “...