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  • Optima Growing with Technical Advancements

    February 28, 2012

    The filling and packaging equipment built by Optima has continued its growth trend. The company had a record year in 2011 with a consolidated turnover, reaching EUR 220 million, compared to EUR 210 million in 2010. On December 31, 2011, 1500 people were employed worldwide by Optima –...

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  • Bosch to Acquire Eisai's Machinery Business Companies

    February 24, 2012

    Bosch Packaging Technology plans to acquire the machinery business companies of Eisai Co., Ltd, one of the leading Japanese pharmaceutical companies based in Tokyo. Respective agreements were signed on February 8, 2012. Eisai machinery business companies specialize in inspection machinery for the...

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  • Why Weighing Every Load Can Cut Transportation Costs by 5-7%

    Everyone is looking for ways to save money, especially in a down economy. If you have taken a look at how much you spend on shipping, you may be looking to cut costs. Most people first look at their current carrier and consider comparing them to other options. But what if there was a proven method...

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  • Sanitary Bag Dump with Integral Dust Collector

    March 21, 2012

    The Sweco sanitary bag dump with integral dust collector reduces worker exposure to nuisance dust. The bag dump dust collection system is designed to work exclusively with the Sweco bag dumper, a proven system used to screen material at bag unloading stations. The bag dump dust collection system...

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  • Cheer Pack North America Expanding Manufacturing Operations in West Bridgewater

    Cheer Pack North America LLC, a focused solution provider for brand owners looking at production capabilities for their spouted flexible packaging requirements, is planning to relocate its manufacturing facility from Plymouth, MA to West Bridgewater, MA as part of a major capital expansion. The...

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  • Delumper Bagstation Compact Bag Dump and Product Conditioning System

    The Delumper Bagstation is a pre-engineered bag dump system designed for unloading, de-agglomerating, and freshening of lumpy bagged solids while efficiently introducing them into a production process. The unit is designed to facilitate convenient manual opening of small to medium-sized bags...

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  • TAPPI Announces Board of Directors Election Results

    Michael Exner, (RockTenn), Steven J. Shifman (Michelman Inc.), and E. Clayton Teague (National Nanotechnology Coordination Office – Retired) were elected TAPPI's new directors and will begin their three-year terms in March 2012. They will join Norman F. Marsolan and Thomas J. Garland who...

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  • Volkmann Introduces RNT-CON Rip-and-Tip Dump Station

    March 21, 2012

    Volkmann’s RNT-CON contained rip-and-tip dump station allows for dust- and contamination-free opening and discharging of high-quality, high-potency powders and fines from bags, boxes, and small containers. This ensures safe, hygienic handling of these materials and helps processors meet...

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  • Tetra Pak Opens Packaging Material Factory in Finland

    Tetra Pak has opened its new packaging material factory in Finland. Located in the town of Imatra and with a planned capacity of 500 million packages per year, the facility will expand Tetra Pak’s gable top capacity for Northern Europe. The laminated paper board used to produce the packaging...

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