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  • End-of-Arm Vacuum Tool Configurable for Any Cobot

    October 7, 2019

    Piab’s piCOBOT vacuum operated end-of-arm-tool (EOAT) is available with a generic electrical interface, as well as several options for mechanical mounting plate dimensions in accordance with the ISO 9409-1 standard, enabling it to be configured to work with any collaborative robot and smaller...

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  • Mobile Dumper-Conveyor System Performs Multiple Tasks

    September 30, 2019

    This new mobile drum dumper-conveyor system from Flexicon allows dust-free dumping of bulk solid materials from drums, and/or conveying it to process equipment and storage vessels throughout the plant. The system’s Tip-Tite drum dumper accommodates drums from 30 to 55 gal, weighing up to 750...

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  • Mixer Systems, Inc.

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  • PET Bottle Flake and Pellet Handling System

    August 29, 2019

    Pelletron Corp., a global leader in providing custom solutions for pneumatic conveying and material handling systems to the plastics industry, was selected to supply the PET bottle flake and pellet handling systems for CarbonLITE’s newest post-consumer recycled PET plant in PA. Pelletron is...

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  • Flexicon Opens Office in France

    August 5, 2019

    Flexicon (Europe) Ltd has opened an office in Dijon, France to provide factory-direct sales and application engineering services to customers in France and surrounding regions, it was announced by Greg Slack, vice president global sales, Flexicon Corp. The new location will be headed by Emmanuel...

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  • Fiber Drum Dumping System Conditions, Discharges

    July 29, 2019

    This new Tip-Tite drum dumping system automatically conditions fiberboard drums containing bulk solid material, dumps the material into downstream equipment, and accumulates empty drums on a roller conveyor for removal. The system is intended for low- to high-volume handling of drums containing...

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  • Handling Bags with Suction Cups

    July 2, 2019

    Piab offers a series of piGRIP bag lips, known as BGI. These lips include an internal retainer piece, as well as three additional diameter sizes. The bag lips are ideal for handling different types of bag materials, especially hard-to-handle thin bag material, such as plastic film. ...

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  • Flexicon Opens Jakarta Location

    July 1, 2019

    Flexicon Singapore Pte Ltd has opened a new office in Jakarta, Indonesia, to provide factory-direct sales and applications engineering services throughout Southeast Asia, it was announced by Greg Slack, vice president global sales, Flexicon Corp. The new location will be headed by Irwan Gunawan,...

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  • Ensign Equipment Introduces Reliant Series Container Dumper

    June 26, 2019

    Ensign Equipment, a manufacturer and systems integrator of bulk material handling equipment, has developed and introduced a new series of container dumpers. The new series reaches across all dumper designs provided by Ensign, from its drum model to its heavy-duty model, to its extended-pivot model...

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  • EXPORT PACKAGING ALERT: The Unplanned Costs and Penalties of Non-Compliant Merchandise Exportation Due to ISPM 15 Regulations

    The penalties for non-compliant ISPM 15 export wood packaging materials (WPM) are a serious matter to take into consideration when selecting components for the design of a unit load. Besides penalty costs, the end user will require a duplicate shipment if customs liquidates the product held up...

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