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  • Tyson Breaks Ground on Innovations Plant

    October 31, 2019

    Steve Stouffer, president of Tyson Fresh Meats, Nate Hodne, senior vice president, Portioned Protein Innovations and officials from Eagle Mountain City and the state of Utah broke ground Wednesday on the site of the company’s new case ready beef and pork facility. The company also announced...

  • KHS Develops Wide-Neck PET Containers for Hot Filling

    October 17, 2019

    KHS has developed wide-neck PET containers that are suitable for the hot filling of food. With its low weight and good recycling properties this line-compatible container reduces the carbon footprint throughout its entire life cycle. This alternative to the non-returnable glass receptacle also...

  • MG America Unveils Patented Powder Dosing Unit

    October 1, 2019

    MG America, the U.S. subsidiary of MG2 of Bologna, Italy and a leading supplier of processing and packaging equipment, introduces the newly patented Extrudor powder dosing unit. The Extrudor requires only one dosing disk per capsule size, regardless of the dosage. The new system promises increased...

  • Reaching Optimum Dust Control with Food-Grade Automatic Bag Slitters

    September 20, 2019

    In today’s food industry, dust produced during the processing of bulk powders raises significant concerns. Within any factory there are numerous factors to consider, including health and safety, cross-contamination, efficiency, and waste. Common food products causing dust hazards include...

  • 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...