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  • Sonoco Completes Acquisition of Weidenhammer Packaging Group

    November 3, 2014

    Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, has completed the acquisition of Weidenhammer Packaging Group (WPG), Europe's leading provider of composite cans along with composite drums and rigid plastic containers, for approximately $360 million, in cash. "We are...

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  • WeighPack Systems Appoints Engineering Manager

    October 28, 2014

    WeighPack Systems Inc., a leading provider of high performance packaging solutions, announces the appointment of Armin Syroos as engineering manager. Syroos’s experience includes over 15 years working for Krones and Sidel, a leading packaging equipment supplier for the beverage industry...

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  • Kaolin Producer Ramps up, Streamlines Production with Bulk Bag Filling Systems

    October 23, 2014

    A producer of kaolin was looking for a competitive edge in their extremely competitive market. Kaolin, commonly known as china clay, is one of the most abundant minerals on earth. It is characterized by its fine particle size, plate like particle shape, and chemical inertness. Kaolin is mined from...

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  • Impact-Resistant Plastic Container Pallet

    October 22, 2014

    Cabka-IPS, a supplier of sustainable plastic pallets and boxes, has added the Endur S7 and C7.2 to its product range. The pallets are characterized by their square size, a robust design, their impact resistance, and their load capacity of 1250 kg on high racks. Both are used to store FIBCs, or big...

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  • “Think Outside the Bag” Contest Announced

    October 21, 2014

    The Plastics Industry Trade Association and JASON Learning launched the 2014 “Think Outside the Bag!” plastic film recycling contest. Sponsored by SPI’s Flexible Film and Bag Division (FFBD), with support from plastic bag manufacturer and recycler Hilex Poly, and JASON Learning, a...

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  • Transport, Loading, and Filling of Bulk Material with Less Dust Formation

    October 21, 2014

    Bulk material like building materials, coal, cereals, fodder, or mineral compounds are often transported via motorways, railways, waterways, or through nature reserves. The large quantities of dust generated during this process can pollute the environment considerably. Dust clouds can also occur...

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  • U.S. Demand for Rigid Bulk Packaging to Reach $7.3 Billion in 2018

    October 15, 2014

    Demand for rigid bulk packaging is projected to increase 4.0 percent per year to $7.3 billion in 2018. Growth will represent an improvement from the performance of the 2008-2013 period as manufacturing output and construction activity recover further from post-recession troughs. The resurgence...

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  • Spee-Dee Holds 3-A Symbol Authorization

    October 9, 2014

    Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery Inc. can now apply the 3-A symbol to its filling equipment that conforms to 3-A Sanitary Standard Number 27-06 for the packaging of dry products. Use of the 3-A Symbol is authorized for several models of Spee-Dee auger fillers. These fillers are used for sanitary...

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  • Flexible Outer Case/Bag Printing

    October 7, 2014

    Iconotech's industrial printers for shipping cases, multi-wall Kraft bags, and die cuts brings to manufacturers the multiple cost savings streams of buying generic and printing in-house. The simplicity of the Iconotech printing process makes instituting an in-house generic case printing program...

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  • New Shrink Labeler Provides Seamless Handling

    October 1, 2014

    PDC International Corp. has introduced the R-250 COER Evolution shrink labeler that quickly orients round and non-round containers, and precisely aligns graphics for maximum visual impact. By integrating a third-party container handler and close-coupling it with the PDC R-250 applicator, a...

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