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  • New Bulk Bag Lifting Frame with Adjustable Arms

    June 23, 2016

    Flexicon Corp. has introduced a new bulk bag lifting frame with telescoping arms that accommodates bulk bags produced in an increasing range of sizes.      The lifting frame is optional on all BFC models of Flexicon's Bulk-Out discharger line, and available for up to 2.2-tn...

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  • New Packaging Lines for Plastic Compound Producer

    June 22, 2016

    Based on many years of cooperation between SABIC and Coperion in plastic compounding – specifically material handling and extrusion – SABIC has decided to install six Coperion packaging lines and a common palletizing island at its plant in Pontirolo, Italy.     SABIC Italy...

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  • Hapman Partners with Eunori Ltd in China

    June 21, 2016

    Hapman, a global manufacturer of conveyors and bulk material handling equipment serving industries ranging from chemical and food to nutraceutical, minerals processing, wastewater, and power generation, has partnered with Eunori Ltd in Beijing, China to exclusively handle and support all in-country...

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  • Columbia/Okura Celebrating 20-Year Anniversary

    June 20, 2016

    Columbia/Okura LLC, a leading North American provider of custom-engineered robotic palletizing solutions is celebrating its 20th anniversary.   Headquartered in Vancouver, WA, Columbia/Okura is a joint venture of material handling leaders Columbia Machine Inc. and Okura USA Inc....

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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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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