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  • Dow Technology Enables Recyclable Flexible Plastic Packaging

    June 17, 2016

    The Dow Chemical Co. is introducing a new member of the recently launched RecycleReady technology that enables the recyclability of polyethylene-based barrier packaging as part of existing grocery store drop-off recycling programs. Created through collaboration with the Sustainable Packaging...

  • Rip and Tip Unloaders Handle High Containment

    May 31, 2016

    Volkmann Inc. has upgraded and increased its line of bag dump (rip and tip) stations to include a variety of high-containment models from a secure, glove box dump station with three discharge options (fluidizing with air or N2, mechanical agitator, pneumatic agitator) to OEB5 with push-push filter...

  • Packaging Powder Ingredients Presents Challenges

    May 26, 2016

    With its headquarters in the U.S. and one of its locations in Italy, a leading nutritional ingredients manufacturer contacted Umbra Packaging regarding a special project for packaging powder products. This customer had experienced several critical issues in one of its production facilities, which...

  • Fittings Solve Powder Coating Processing Problems

    May 25, 2016

    Paint powders can be messy. They are vibrant, beautiful additions to many different sectors of the world, but they are messy. One manufacturer, Peridium Powder Coatings, a division of Vogel Industrial Coatings, sought to solve some of the processing problems it was experiencing that were leading to...

  • Bagging Systems for Pet Food

    May 24, 2016

    The American dry pet food market is a sophisticated and highly competitive one. A single line must be capable of not only managing the widest possible range, but also be future proofed with the ability to adapt to new bag weights, types, and sizes, according to changing market demands. The...

  • Mondi Industrial Bags Earns PSSMA Safety Awards

    May 20, 2016

    The Industrial Bags business of Mondi in North America has earned Paper Shipping Sack Manufacturers Association (PSSMA) awards for plant safety at its Louisville, KY and Salt Lake City, UT manufacturing facilities. The awards were presented by PSSMA chairman Don Belmont at the organization...

  • Spee-Dee Appoints Cihlar Product Manager

    May 20, 2016

    Steven Cihlar has been appointed product manager for Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery Inc. In his new position, Cihlar will oversee the sales, development, integration, engineering, production, assembly, testing, and installation of the company’s auger, rotary, and cup filling systems for the...

  • Bag Dump Station with Tubular Cable Conveyor

    May 20, 2016

    This new manual dumping station with integral Flexi-Disc tubular cable conveyor from Flexicon collects dust created during manual dumping from bags, boxes, pails, and other containers, and gently conveys the material at any angle over short or long distances.      The unit...

  • Free Orbital Wrapping Machinery Test Service

    May 18, 2016

    TAB Industries LLC, Reading, PA, now offers a free test service that enables packaging and material handling professionals to see and experience how their palletized products would stay securely attached to the pallet without banding or strapping when wrapped on the company's TAB Wrapper...

  • Wireless Automation Package for Orbital Wrappers

    May 16, 2016

    The optional, wireless automation package for the TAB Wrapper Tornado line of orbital stretch-wrapping machines enables lift truck operators to automatically wrap palletized loads to their pallets as a single unit without leaving their seats. The package combines an automated cut and wrap device...