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  • 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...

  • Union Special LLC

  • 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,...

  • Global Demand for Packaging Machinery to Approach $40 Billion in 2012

    January 7, 2009

    World demand for packaging machinery is forecast to grow 5.2% annually through 2012 to almost $40 billion. Product sales will be spurred by rising economic output and improved standards of living, resulting in increased consumer spending, manufacturing activity, and associated packaging equipment...

  • Bag Dump & Product Conditioning System

    January 6, 2009

    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...

  • TAPPI PLACE Flexible Packaging Summit Set for Columbus, Ohio

    January 5, 2009

    The 2009 TAPPI PLACE Flexible Packaging Summit (Polymers, Laminations, Adhesives, Coatings and Extrusions) will be held April 28-30 in Columbus, Ohio. The event will include the two-day Consumer Packaging Solutions for Barrier Performance Course and the Symposium on Nanomaterials for Flexible...

  • Easy Lift Equipment Company, Inc.