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  • Intelligrated Increases Sortation Equipment Offerings

    November 16, 2016

    Automated material handling solutions provider Intelligrated is expanding its portfolio of sortation equipment with the introduction of its USS vertical conveyor and sortation equipment, tote stacking and destacking solutions, and new buffering and sweeper sorting systems, the Chicago-based company...

  • High-Speed, Floor-Level Palletizing

    November 2, 2016

    Columbia Machine recently introduced the FL6200 high-speed palletizer, a floor-level design that combines robotic-like precision with the familiar simplicity and load build quality of a conventional palletizing solution. The FL6200 can palletize up to 120 cases per minute, depending on layer...

  • Tornado Wraps Entire Pallet Load in 15 Seconds

    October 31, 2016

    Orbital wrapping machines in the TAB Wrapper Tornado line wrap palletized loads to their pallets in as little as 15 seconds to create secure, unitized loads as fast and efficiently as possible and help protect goods from the rigors of warehousing and transportation. Wrapping 300% faster than...

  • Bulk Bag Weigh Batch Unloader with Seismic Bracing

    October 28, 2016

    Flexicon’s new Bulk-Out bulk bag weigh batch unloader with seismic bracing provides added structural integrity and operator safety for installations in regions prone to earthquakes.         The BFC model discharger frame is equipped with a cantilevered I-beam...

  • Shrink Labelers/Neck Banders

    October 25, 2016

    PDC International Corp. introduces an iteration of its R Series shrink banders. PDC R Series shrink banders label and neck band at line speeds from 400 to 1000 cpm. Engineered for 24/7 service, with continuous material web flow that doesn’t pause for cutting, R Series machines apply, with...

  • OSHA Fines Paper Company $68K after Bag Machine Amputation

    October 21, 2016

    The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited the AJM Packaging Corp. facility in Folkston, GA on Oct. 18 for one repeated safety violation after a worker’s finger was partially amputated this July, the agency announced Thursday. OSHA is...

  • Using Dynamic Powder Testing to Optimize Packaging Processes

    October 18, 2016

    Haver & Boecker is a specialist supplier of packing and screening machines for manufacturing industries, with customers concentrated in the food, bulk chemical, and paints sectors. A major activity is the specification and manufacture of turnkey packaging solutions for powders and granules that...

  • Volkmann Launches New Website

    October 17, 2016

    Volkmann Inc., a manufacturer of high-quality, high-performance vacuum conveying systems for the transport of fine food powders, chemicals, granules, pellets, tablets, and other small components in lean, dense, or plug flow conditions, has launched a new website to more fully represent the company...

  • Blue Sage Acquires Magnum Systems

    October 17, 2016

    Lower middle-market private equity firm Blue Sage Capital announces the recently completed acquisition of Magnum Systems Inc.   Headquartered in Kansas City, with an additional manufacturing facility in Parsons, KS, Magnum, through its Taylor Products and Smoot brands, is a leading...