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  • High-Speed Robotic Palletizer

    March 24, 2009

    The A1800 high-speed robotic palletizer provides a robust, fast palletizing and depalletizing solution. The new robot is capable of 1800 cycles/hr, has a payload capacity up to 310 lb., has the ability to operate at a range of 360∫, and stack more than 28 bags/min. The low-maintenance unit is...

  • Variable Flow Rate Bulk Bag Unloader

    March 24, 2009

    This variable flow rate bulk bag unloader is designed to provide an efficient and continuous discharge of material from bulk bags with the ability to regulate or stop the flow in accordance with system requirements. The patent-pending unit provides controlled and variable flow from bulk bags...

  • New Web Site Features Bulk Bag-Related Technical Resources

    March 4, 2009

    Control and Metering’s new Web site helps visitors become more knowledgeable about bulk bags and bulk-bag handling. It includes a blog featuring articles specifically related to bulk bags and their use, an interactive web-voter listing of bulk solids and bulk bag Internet resource sites, and...

  • Bulk Bags with Loops

    March 2, 2009

    The patent-pending EZ Loop is not like the stand-open loops that many companies have tried. It features lift loops that are not only open, but stand wide open. Each of the loops is open more than half the width of the bag. This creates a large area for the forklift to use, even when the operator is...

  • Bags, Bagging, and Packaging Spotlight - March 09

    February 24, 2009

    Bulk Bag Material Conditioner The patent-pending Material Master bulk bag material conditioner returns solidified bulk bags of troublesome material back to a manageable, free-flowing state. The unit features hydraulically actuated pivoting conditioning arm weldments for the most thorough bag...

  • Schneider Packaging Selects Trillium Machinery Group for Canadian Distribution

    February 5, 2009

    Schneider Packaging Equipment Co. has selected Trillium Machinery Group of Oakville, Ontario as its sales representatives in Canada. This alliance combines Schneider’s expertise in end-of-line case packing and palletizing solutions with Trillium’s experience in the Canadian packaging...

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  • Todd Named V.P. of Sales at JohnPac Inc.

    January 28, 2009

    JohnPac Inc. has announced that Andrew D. Todd has been named V.P. of sales for the USA. Todd has been in the industrial packaging arena since 1992 in various senior sales management positions. He started his packaging career with Unisource and Xpedx, an International Paper Company. Most...

  • TAPPI Announces Board of Directors Election Results

    January 26, 2009

    Elected to begin their three-year terms on TAPPI’s Board of Directors in March 2009, Dr. Gary M. Scott (SUNY), Davide R. Friedman (General Mills), and Thomas E. Rodencal (Consultant) will join Jeffrey J. Siegel (Mica Corp.) and Norman F. Marsolan, who will serve two-year terms as TAPPI chair...

  • Patent Granted for Variable Rate Bulk Bag Unloader

    January 20, 2009

    Vibra Screw, Inc, a leader in processing and solids handling equipment, has been issued U.S. Patent No. 7,475,793 for its variable rate bulk bag unloader. The new unit provides controlled and variable flow from bulk bags without the need for a separate feeder or conveyor. This reduces cost,...