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  • Dust-Free Bag Break Stations

    March 21, 2019

    Erie Technical Systems provides integrated dust-free bag break stations. These systems are designed to break small 50-100-lb bags in a dust-free environment and transfer the material using an integral FlexMAX flexible screw conveyor to any downstream process. In this case, the material is...

  • Keystone Folding Box Cuts 50% of Plastic from OTC Packaging

    March 20, 2019

    Keystone Folding Box Co., a designer and manufacturer of paperboard packaging solutions, has responded to calls for reduced plastics in packaging. The company’s Ecoslide-OTC, a paperboard pack for over-the-counter medication eliminates the need for larger plastic peel/push blister packs....

  • New Multivac Production Facility Planned in China

    March 12, 2019

    Multivac has signed an investment agreement to establish a new production company in Taicang in China. The new production facility will enable the company to react to the requirements of customers in China with even greater speed and focus. The production of packaging machines and their peripheral...

  • FFS Machine Handles Unstable Hygroscopic Product

    March 6, 2019

    A technology company like TMI that develops solutions for so many different industries, will have to face from time to time a challenging project that, once taken, represents the opportunity for a quantum leap. The experience and know-how that TMI has gained in the food industry, together with the...

  • New Label Applicator has Enhanced IoT Capabilities

    March 5, 2019

    Herma US Inc. introduces the Herma 500 label applicator, an IOT-enabled machine utilizing real-time metrics to optimize production efficiency and consistency, even in a multi-factory setting. Capable of achieving labeling speeds up to 200 m/min, the Herma 500 can handle label widths between 80-320...

  • Spee-Dee Packaging Expands Northeast U.S. Sales Team

    February 5, 2019

    Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery Inc. has named Robert Trabbold as regional sales manager, Northeast. In the newly created role, Trabbold will manage existing accounts and grow sales in the region, which includes CT, DE, ME, MA, MD, NH, NY, NJ, PA, and VT. He will report to Timm Johnson, vice...

  • Vacuum Packaging to Preserve Dry Goods

    January 22, 2019

    The VacQPack system changes how dry goods are shipped by combining low pressure, low oxygen, and temperature monitoring to create a preserved space for shipping commodities. “We wanted to create a system that was totally organic,” said U.S./Canada VacQPack distributor John Willoughby...

  • Songwon, RPC bpi nordfolien Partner to Produce Sustainable Packaging Containing 50% Recycled PE

    January 22, 2019

    Songwon Industrial Company, Ltd has become one of the first chemical companies in the world to package its products in 20kg PE bags made with 50% recycled PE. Songwon has collaborated with German packaging specialist RPC bpi nordfolien to develop PE-bags for packaging 20kg of product using...

  • Four-Post Bag Fill Station

    January 17, 2019

    DCL’s four-post bag fill station begins its operational sequence when the operator places the pallet and the bulk bag inside the bag fill station. The product bag is suspended on the bag support forks. If equipped, the bag neck bladder is inflated to provide a seal around the bag neck, to...

  • Sanitary Bulk Bag Discharger with Open Channel Construction

    January 16, 2019

    Flexicon’s new Bulk-Out bulk bag discharger features stainless steel open-channel construction for applications in which contamination of the product or equipment cannot be tolerated. Unlike hollow steel frame members, the open-channel frame is devoid of cavities or recesses where bacteria,...