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  • High-Speed Palletizer

    June 22, 2010

    This high-speed palletizer with low-level construction gives packagers the convenience and economy of floor-level operation. The automatic grouping module allows layer transfer during product accumulation, effectively staging and stacking layers every 15 seconds (4 layers per minute). This...

  • Palletizing Equipment Offers Enhanced Safety and Performance

    June 21, 2010

    Columbia Machine Inc., Vancouver, WA, realizes how important it is to ensure a safe working environment, while providing optimal performance from your palletizing equipment. Enhanced standard safety features offer the highest level of protection for your employees. Category 3 electrical...

  • Bemis Reaches Agreement to Sell Two Facilities to Exopack

    June 15, 2010

    Bemis Company, Inc., a supplier of flexible packaging materials, has signed a definitive agreement to sell the company's Menasha, WI and Catoosa (Tulsa), OK facilities to Exopack Holding Corp., an affiliate of private investment firm Sun Capital Partners Inc. The purchase price for the transaction...

  • New Dates Announced for World FIBC Congress

    June 9, 2010

    Following the postponement of the 6th World FIBC Congress 2010 due to the volcanic ash eruptions, the event will now be held September 16-17, 2010.   The original conference program and speaker line-up is still in place; however the call for papers has been re-opened for additional...

  • New TAPPI Consulting Council Connects Industry Experts with Clients in Need

    May 26, 2010

    TAPPI has announced the formation of the TAPPI Consulting Council, or TCC, a premium service that connects TAPPI member subject-matter experts with potential clients. It is the newest TAPPI membership benefit, helping identify qualified consultants to assist members with business growth, technical...

  • IMS Group to Hold Open House

    May 20, 2010

    Innovative Machinery Solutions (IMS) Group will be holding an open house from June 15 through July 15 at its headquarters in Grand Rapids, MI that will feature the company’s new tubular bagging machine, the TB1200. Visitors will be able to: see full production demonstration; receive...

  • Bunge to Expand Use of Cereplast Resins as Biodegradable Food Packaging Solution

    May 19, 2010

    Cereplast Inc., a leading manufacturer of proprietary bio-based, sustainable plastics, has announced that Bunge Alimentaris, a Brazilian subsidiary of Bunge Ltd, will be expanding its use of Cereplast resins as a compostable food packaging solution throughout Brazil. This marks the continued...

  • Bemis Co. Announces Intent to Acquire Remaining Shares of South American Subsidiary

    May 14, 2010

    Bemis Company, Inc. has announced that its wholly owned Brazilian subsidiary intends to submit a tender offer for all outstanding publicly owned shares of Dixie Toga S.A.  Shares of Dixie Toga S.A. are traded on the São Paulo Stock Exchange. Additionally, an agreement has been reached...

  • Bemis Company Elects Ullem Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

    May 7, 2010

    Bemis Company, Inc. has announced that its Board of Directors has elected Scott B. Ullem as vice president and chief financial officer. Ullem succeeds Gene C. Wulf, who will assume the new role of executive vice president. The elections were in accordance with the company’s succession plan...

  • Schneider Packaging Equipment Co. Celebrates 40 Years in Business

    April 19, 2010

    Schneider Packaging Equipment Company, Inc., specializing in end-of-line solutions for case packing and palletizing needs, is celebrating its 40th anniversary as a privately owned family business, with three generations of Schneiders in active roles in the company at its Brewerton, NY facility...