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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • TAPPI’s New Daniel Siegel Memorial Scholarship to Be Offered in Field of Packaging

    The Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI) will offer a new scholarship designed for students pursuing a career in the field of packaging thanks to a recent gift. The Daniel Siegel Memorial Scholarship was funded by the Siegel family and MICA Corp. in honor of Daniel Siegel,...

  • Electronic Air Pressure Valve Packer

    The Model A1000 electronic air pressure packer utilizes a load cell and a user-friendly Model IDS440HS digital weigh indicator/controller for bagging fine, medium, and course dry materials. This model offers production rates of 4 to 8+ bags per minute with weight accuracy of +/- 3 to 5 oz (2 sigma...

  • THP5500 High-Speed Bagging System

    The THP5500 is an automatic bagging system that features servo bag handling and transfer. The THP5500 is a high-speed bagging system for packaging 20-110 lb of product in multi-wall bags at speeds up to 1440 bags per hour. Other features include: fully automatic operation; an integral sealer that...

  • Polycarbonate-Encased Bulk Bag Unloader with Explosion Protection Design

    This bulk bag unloader system is designed for use in highly contaminant-sensitive process areas handling bulk materials known to generate combustible dusts. A 9.525mm, polycarbonate encasement surrounds the bulk bag unloader to prevent migrant dusts that piggyback on the exterior of bulk bags from...

  • Model AP2600 Fully Automatic Filling System for Open-Mouth Bags

    The AccelPak Model AP2600 fully automatic filling system for open-mouth bags makes use of vertical bottom-up filling technology to fill bags with dry solids and powder products. The AP2600 frame can be built in mild steel with a powder coat finish or in stainless steel. All product contact surfaces...

  • High-Speed Palletizer with Low-Level Construction

    This high-speed palletizer features a low-level construction that gives packagers the convenience and economy of floor-level operation with the performance most often associated with high-level machines. The palletizer features an automatic grouping module that allows layer transfer during product...

  • BagBuster Bag Breaker

    The BagBuster bag breaker is a compact system for manually opening bags in an efficient and clean manner. The system includes a self-contained exhauster, cartridge dust filter, and process hopper. A downdraft design is utilized to pull any dust laden air generated during bag breaking away from the...