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  • Spee-Dee Appoints David Navin President and CEO

    December 17, 2014

    David Navin has been appointed president and CEO of Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery Inc. Navin will continue overseeing new business and product development for the food, pharmaceutical, and chemical industries. Navin began his career at Spee-Dee in 1987, and left 10 years later to create a new...

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  • Bulk Bag Unloader with Arch-Breaker Spindle

    December 11, 2014

    This bulk bag unloader features an arch-breaker spindle mounted with flexible blades that extracts dry powdered chemicals without jamming, bridging, or compaction. Typical materials handled with the unit include lime, soda ash, polymers, and powdered activated carbon (PAC). The unit is spring...

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  • Iris Diaphragm Valve for Big Bag Discharge Stations

    December 9, 2014

    The Mucon JS iris diaphragm valve is specifically designed for fitting to big bag discharge stations for the controlled emptying of product. Available in three sizes – 12-, 15-, and 18-in.-diam – the valve is suitable for dry powder materials up to 62 lb/cu ft. The single diaphragm and...

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  • Fine Powder Bagging Machines

    December 4, 2014

    The Concetti Group is offering the IGF bagging machine range for various types of pre-made bags and the Continua for FFS bags. Both models feature devices that allow for fast and accurate dosing and filling of powders, including those that are extremely fine, highly aerated, and difficult to handle...

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  • Corrugated, Paperboard Box Demand to Exceed $39 Billion

    December 3, 2014

    Corrugated and paperboard box demand in the U.S. is forecast to increase 2.6 percent per year to $39.4 billion in 2018, improving from the performance of the recession-impacted 2008-2013 period. Gains will be driven by a rebound in manufacturing output and continued expansion of the overall economy...

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  • Bulk Bag Conditioner Discharges Compacted Ingredients

    December 3, 2014

    Spiroflow Systems offers a compact and efficient bulk bag conditioner for successful discharging of compacted solid ingredients. It easily and effectively breaks up solid ingredient contained within bulk bags, typically requiring only 1–3 “squeezes” to do the job. Simply move the...

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  • New App Determines Fill Rates and Tooling Requirements

    December 2, 2014

    Figuring out proper tooling requirements to achieve targeted fill rates used to be a challenging endeavor. The new RevCalc App from Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery is a useful resource for anyone that works with auger fillers. Simply input the product density and target weight of the product being...

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  • Bosch Packaging, Klenzaids Plan Joint Venture in India

    December 1, 2014

    Processing and packaging specialist Bosch Packaging Technology and Klenzaids Contamination Controls Pvt Ltd are planning a joint venture in India. Both companies signed agreements to this effect on November 28, 2014. The plan is for Bosch to acquire a 49 percent share in Klenzaids, an owner-managed...

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  • Sanitary Bulk Bag Filler with Metal Detection

    November 21, 2014

    Flexicon Corp. offers a new stainless steel, sanitary bulk bag filler that detects and separates metal as it fills bulk bags by weight, dust-free.      The filler frame is a patented Twin-Centerpost design that maximizes strength, reduces cost, and improves accessibility to bag...

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