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  • Columbia/Okura announces Strategic Alliance with Universal Robots

    September 17, 2019

    Columbia/Okura LLC announces a strategic alliance with Universal Robots. This relationship will allow Columbia/Okura to deliver a more extensive range of robotic palletizing solutions to end users, now inclusive of collaborative palletizing applications.   Columbia/Okura has been working...

  • New Bag-Closing System Unveiled

    September 11, 2019

    American-Newlong’s new A1-PB EL pedestal combined with the DS-9C sewing head is a cost-effective, versatile bag closing system. The height can be adjusted with a new electric lift mechanism. The system can be used with a wide range of conveyors and can sew any type of bag ranging from paper...

  • Closed-Loop System for Big Bags

    September 5, 2019

    More than 380 million four-loop big bags (FIBCs) are sold worldwide every year. This equals an annual recycling potential of about 800,000 tons of material. To turn big bags into big bags once more, the Austrian Starlinger & Co. GmbH has now developed the concept “circular packaging...

  • Bühler, Premier Tech to Form Strategic Cooperation

    August 27, 2019

    Swiss Bühler Group and Premier Tech from Canada announced the formation of a strategic cooperation for industrial flexible packaging solutions. Both companies agreed to build a design and manufacturing center in China. “Combining the portfolio and expertise of Premier Tech and Bü...

  • Automated Horizontal Flow Wrapper for Harsh Environments

    August 20, 2019

    Bosch Packaging Technology has developed a new version of its fully automated horizontal flow wrapper Pack 403 that is specifically designed for harsh environment use. The Pack 403HE comes with all the proven features of the Pack 403 and is suited for medium to high-speed wrapping. The machine can...

  • Bag Dump Station

    August 19, 2019

    The BPS bag dump station allows customers to dump bags manually. In addition to the optional features listed below, BPS can customize the size based on the required capacity. The station can be equipped with a self-contained, dust-contained environment for 50- to 100-lb bags to be easily broken...

  • 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...

  • New Sack Collection for Woven Plastic Fabric

    July 18, 2019

    Starlinger has been developing packaging solutions based on woven plastic fabrics in close collaboration with its customers. These solutions are designed for fully automatic production on the lines of the Austrian machinery manufacturer. One of the most popular solutions created by Starlinger is...

  • 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. ...

  • 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,...