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  • PLC-Based Checkweigher Achieves Tighter Weight Tolerances

    August 20, 2018

    The PLC-based Evolution checkweigher features non-proprietary controls that make it easy to calibrate and communicate with other systems in the plant. Unlike other checkweighers that feature PC-based controls, the Evolution offers a communications package that provides access to data that can then...

  • New Ultra-Hygienic Solution for Valve Bags

    August 16, 2018

    The new version of the Ilersac VBF Sonic valve bag bagging machine incorporates a hygienic finish (according to customer's requirements) that has been specially developed for high demanding industries such as food or chemistry. Therefore, it pays special attention to such essential aspects...

  • Automated Bulk Bag Filling

    August 14, 2018

    Sterling Systems & Controls has designed and manufactured an automation and process control system for bulk bag filling that features a motor starter process control panel. Included in this control panel is an Allen Bradley PLC with discrete and analog outputs, an Allen Bradley Panel View Plus...

  • BEUMER Group Expands fillpac FFS Filling Machine Line

    July 9, 2018

    BEUMER Group introduces the BEUMER fillpac FFS form fill seal system for both the high-capacity range of up to 2600 bags per hour and for low throughputs starting from 1800 bags per hour. Depending on the customer requirements the suitable machine performance class can be selected from the extended...

  • Reducing Dust in Bulk Bag Unloader

    July 3, 2018

    Sterling Systems & Controls’ line of bulk bag unloading systems is now available with integral dust containment. The integral dust containment system provides operator access to the bag spout for connecting a new full bag or disconnecting an empty bag, within a dust containment box....

  • Powder & Bulk Solids Releases Equipment Market Outlook

    May 31, 2018

    Manufacturing activity is expected to expand in the early 2020s in North America and several other regions. The food and beverage, chemicals, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, building materials, and automotive/aerospace industries are all predicted to post gains in the first half of...

  • Powder & Bulk Solids Equipment Market Outlook

    In the U.S. and Canada, as well as many other parts of the world, manufacturing activity is expected to expand in the coming years. The food and beverage, chemicals, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, building materials, and automotive/aerospace industries are all expected to post gains...

  • Fres-co Introduces Package for Industrial Powders

    May 22, 2018

    Fres-co System USA Inc. has combined a patented one-way degassing valve with a built-in vent chamber to create the Termalock powder bag. “Traditional industrial packages have air holes that allow premium powders to oxidize during their transport from the producer to the end user,”...

  • Bulk Bag Unloading Station Available in Static and Mobile Versions

    May 21, 2018

    Volkmann’s versatile bulk bag unloading station (BBU), with fork-lift and hoist versions in both static and mobile platforms, meets the needs of material flow in virtually any production environment. The BBU offers a two-ton capacity and a low-profile pick-up. Other BBU customizations include...

  • Spiroflow