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  • Vacuum Tooling Stops Drips and Clumps

    October 21, 2015

    This new vacuum tooling option for augers from Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery provides a clean cut-off of product with no drips when filling. Inadvertent clumps of product that drip between fills compromise the quality of package seals, aesthetically look sloppy and lead to lost revenue. Vacuum...

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  • Packaging Company Passes Food Safety Audit

    October 16, 2015

    CDF Corp., a leading manufacturer of drum, pail, intermediate bulk container and bag in box liners and flexible packaging, has passed a food safety audit for one of North America's largest consumer packaged food and beverage companies. An auditor from Quality Assured Solutions was...

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  • OSHA Fines Bag Manufacturer $84K

    October 12, 2015

    Bancroft Bags Inc., West Monroe, LA, was cited for 16 serious violations by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for failing to guard machinery and implement appropriate shut down procedures. The proposed penalties total $84,000. OSHA...

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  • Bulk Bag Discharger and Scale System

    October 7, 2015

    Material Master bulk bag discharging system simplifies bulk bag discharging operations, maximizes production efficiency, and enhances plant safety. The unit is designed to discharge bulk bags of material in a hazardous location. It features a pneumatic chain hoist with motorized trolley and the...

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  • Flexicon Launches 250-Page Spanish Website

    October 5, 2015

    Flexicon has launched an all-new 250-page Spanish language website detailing the company's full line of bulk handling equipment from stand-alone units to integrated plant-wide systems.      The new site, www.flexicon.es, coincides with the 2015 opening of the company office...

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  • Industrial Vacuum for Continuous Bagging

    September 29, 2015

    The Model 850 industrial vacuum cleaner is ideal for applications requiring the clean-up of dry, dusty debris, ranging from fine powders up to 2-in. solids. Bulk materials are disposed of in a safe, dust-free, and convenient manner via a continuous poly-bagging system, eliminating dumping of a drum...

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  • Calcium-Free Polypropylene Fabric Eliminates Degradation

    September 25, 2015

    Calcium carbonate (CaCO3) is one of the most popular mineral fillers used in the plastics industry. Its wide availability makes it an economical component in the production of polypropylene bags. CaCO3 helps as a whitener, lubricant, and finishing agent in the manufacturing of FIBCs. Used in the...

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  • World Packaging Machinery Demand to Reach $52.5 Billion

    September 25, 2015

    Global demand for packaging machinery is projected to advance 6.5 percent per annum through 2019 to $52.5 billion. Product sales will be driven by market growth in China and other industrializing nations, where demand for processed food and beverage products and other manufactured goods is expected...

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  • Haver Filling Systems Now Haver & Boecker USA

    September 17, 2015

    Haver Filling Systems, a provider of solutions in material handling, bag packaging, liquid and pasty filling equipment, and palletizing systems, is changing its name to Haver & Boecker USA. "Haver & Boecker USA's focus from the beginning has been to offer our customers with...

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  • Filling System Mines Competitive Edge for Kaolin Producer

    September 14, 2015

    The sunny state of Georgia is famous for peaches, pecans, and southern hospitality, but Georgia is also famous for kaolin. Commonly known as china clay, kaolin is an important mineral used around the world in hundreds of products such as paper, porcelain, paints, sealants, adhesives, plastics,...

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