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  • Explosion-Proof Bag Dump Station with Glove Box, Compactor, Conveyor

    October 19, 2017

    This new Flexicon bag dump station with NEMA 7/9 explosion-proof electrical system contains dust emitted from manual dumping activities, compacts empty bags, and conveys the material to an elevated destination. Bags are staged on the bag tray and transferred through a plastic strip curtain into a...

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  • Selecting the Right Packaging Equipment

    September 27, 2017

    When a plant manager is tasked with selecting the right equipment to handle his packaging process there are three main areas to take into consideration. First, what style of package is right for your product? Second, what characteristics does your product have? Finally, what performance criteria is...

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  • Tamper-Evident Shrink Sealer

    September 14, 2017

    The 65C-M shrink sealer with integrated material accumulator is based on an equipment platform developed by PDC, now widely used and specified throughout the food and pharma sectors for the application of heat shrinkable, tamper-evident neckbands.   Most notably, a shrink material...

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  • New Data Acquisition Software for Bagging Systems

    September 11, 2017

    Improving productivity by monitoring the complete system in a facility will be easier in future, thanks to a new software solution that Concetti - a provider of weighing, bagging and palletizing systems - has implemented on one of its FFS Continua machine for the chemical industry. This...

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  • Navigator Capital acquires Sapal from Bosch Packaging Technology

    September 6, 2017

    The Navigator Group is planning to acquire the engineering company Sapal S.A., Ecublens, Switzerland, from Bosch's Packaging Technology division. Corresponding contracts were signed on September 5, 2017. Sapal is part of the packaging machinery division of the Bosch Group, focused on...

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  • Flexicon Launches German Language Website

    September 6, 2017

    Flexicon has launched a new 157-page German language website, www.flexicondeutschland.de, to support the company’s factory-direct sales office in Aschaffenburg, Germany, led by Christian Löchler, regional sales manager.         The new site details the...

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  • Packing the Hops for Craft Brewers

    August 23, 2017

    For more than a thousand years brewers have been using hops to give beer its characteristic bitterness and flavor. To the cognoscenti, hops and beer making are inseparable. The many varieties of hops, prepared and added in different quantities and at different times during the brewing process, have...

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  • Bulk Bag Unloader Optimizes Dust-Free Material Flow

    August 16, 2017

    The improved BBU2 bulk bag unloading station optimizes dust-free material flow from the bag to the vacuum conveyor and downstream processes using advanced features to tailor the level of dust containment to the application without any contamination of the material or work environment. It has been...

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  • Enclosed Bulk Bag Discharger

    August 16, 2017

    The new Bulk-Out Model BFC bulk bag discharger features an enclosure to contain errant dust escaping through the seams or fabric of bulk bags when working with unlined bags.         White polymer panels enclose the sides, rear and top of the frame, while clear...

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