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  • Dow Launches First Pack Studios in North America

    September 26, 2016

    The Dow Chemical Co.’s Packaging and Specialty Plastics (P&SP) business opened its first Pack Studios focused on laminating adhesive in North America, which is the company’s seventh Pack Studios location globally. This announcement follows the opening of Pack Studios Singapore...

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  • Flexicon Introduces Wide-Inlet Bulk Bag Filler

    September 22, 2016

    A new wide-inlet bulk bag filler from Flexicon allows rapid filling and passage of large, moist, or dense chunks and semi-solid materials into open or duffle-top bulk bags.         The unit features powered height adjustment of the cantilevered fill head to accommodate...

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  • Tubular Form Fill Seal Technology on the Rise

    September 22, 2016

    If you’re looking for a machine for filling bulk products up to 100lb into open mouth plastic, low-density polyethylene (LDPE) bags, today’s tubular form fill and seal (FFS) systems may offer some distinct advantages. This article looks at some of the reasons why tubular FFS technology...

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  • Posibin Helps Packaging Station Triple Output

    September 20, 2016

    A prominent bakery-ingredient processing facility custom formulates mixes that are blended and packaged for distribution to other food processors, retail, wholesale, and supermarket bakeries, and chain restaurants.   The Process A variety of dry baking ingredients, including flours,...

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  • Spiroflow Systems Names Mackrill Chief Operating Officer

    September 20, 2016

    Spiroflow Systems has named Don Mackrill chief operating officer effective immediately. In his new role, Mackrill will have complete operational control for all powder handling projects from engineering through production, customer delivery, and customer service.     Mackrill is...

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  • PVC Modifiers Re-Packaged Using Bulk Bag Dischargers, Filler, Conveyor

    September 20, 2016

    Kaneka North America LLC needed an efficient, dust-free method of re-packaging PVC modifiers to replace manual methods in place since 2003. The plant packages grades of modifier products into bulk bags (2000, 1700, 1000 lb) and 50-lb sacks based on projected customer orders for product grades in...

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  • Full Line Conveying and Packaging Considerations

    September 14, 2016

    To succeed in an international environment, suppliers of aggregates, and products that incorporate aggregates, need high-capacity equipment that guarantees long service life, even under extreme conditions. Cost-effective transport of bulk goods involves many different scenarios – such as...

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  • The Development of Inherently Safe Static Protective FIBCs

    September 8, 2016

    Ever since flexible intermediate bulk containers (FIBCs) first became commonly used for storing and transporting powders and granular materials, static electricity has been an ever present concern. Electrostatic charge is generated whenever materials contact, rub together and separate -- a process...

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  • New Bulk Bag Closing Device Stops Material Flow

    September 8, 2016

    This new bulk bag closing device is designed to quickly and safely stop flow from partially discharged bulk bags. The lightweight, pneumatically-operated device uses dual blades vs. pinching devices to more effectively seal the bag opening at the center so the operator can tie it off for removal...

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  • Custom Weighing and Bagging Systems

    September 2, 2016

    Sterling offers a full line of bulk bag unloading and weighing systems that incorporate many of the same designs as the modular weighing system but support the use of bulk bags and totes. Customized solutions are provided for filling the supply bins such as drum or tote tippers, mechanical or...

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