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  • Bulk Bag Fillers Offer High Accuracy, Low Maintenance

    August 26, 2015

    These new bulk bag fillers are designed to fill any size bulk bag with high accuracy, while offering years of trouble-free maintenance.      BPS’s Model BBF loader features an inflatable fill head that offers a dust-free seal when loading, dust port with dust cartridge, and...

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  • Case Packer for Coffee Pods

    August 21, 2015

    Eagle Packaging Machinery offers a case-packing solution that loads coffee pod containers into corrugated cases. Requiring a single operator, this case packer erects, loads, and seals 10 cases per minute. Coffee pods are loaded into the case packer without orientation in 12, 18, and 24 packs, with...

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  • Flexible Packaging Company Formed

    August 20, 2015

    Wellspring Capital Management LLC, a New York-based private equity firm, announces the creation of a leading flexible packaging company through the merger of portfolio companies Prolamina Corp. and newly acquired Ampac Holdings LLC. Financial terms were not disclosed. The combined company,...

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  • Sheppard Earns IoPP Lifetime CPP Certification

    August 12, 2015

    IoPP (Institute of Packaging Professionals) has recognized TricorBraun package consultant Terri Sheppard with the Lifetime CPP (Certified Packaging Professional) Certification. This certification is awarded after an IoPP member has been recertified three times as a CPP.     ...

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  • New Bulk Pasteurization Systems

    August 12, 2015

    Radio Frequency Co.’s new Macrowave pasteurization systems are ideal for batch or conveyorized applications for bagged or bulk product. In a Macrowave heating system, an RF generator creates an alternating electric field between two electrodes. The material to be treated is conveyed...

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  • PTI Names Director of Supply Chain Operations

    August 4, 2015

    Pharma Tech Industries, one of the largest pharmaceutical contract manufacturers and packagers of powder products in the world, has promoted Matthew Milner, who has risen through the ranks in supply chain operations at the company since 2008, to director of supply chain operations. In his new...

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  • Conveyor Compresses, Shapes Filled Bags

    August 3, 2015

    The conveyor pictured is designed to compress and shape filled bags to create uniform bag thicknesses and ultimately uniform layers during the palletizing process. Filled bags are typically bottom heavy or tear shaped when discharged from the filling scale. After conveying through the closing...

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  • New Dust-Free Bulk Bag Dischargers

    July 30, 2015

    These bulk bag dischargers provide dust-free product discharge and are expandable and flexible to meet discharging and bulk bag requirements. They are available in three models: Model MTD-2.5K for unloading large bulk bags up to 2500-lb capacity; Model MTD-4K for large bulk bags up to 4000-lb...

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  • Flexicon Opens Barcelona Office

    July 29, 2015

    Flexicon (Europe) Ltd has opened a new office in Barcelona, Spain to provide factory-direct engineering services and technical sales support to customers throughout Spain. “The Barcelona location, coupled with our new Spanish language website, will fuel Flexicon's rapid growth in the...

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  • Worker Needs Surgery, Food Manufacturer Fined $85K

    July 29, 2015

    A 30-year-old temporary employee required extensive surgery after suffering burns and lacerations of tendons and ligaments in her right hand after she used a cutting and sealing machine at a frozen bread manufacturer that supplies products to Costco Wholesale Corp., IGA, Piggly Wiggly, and others...

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