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Custom powder containers streamline material transfer

| By Gerald Ondrey

These new powder containers (photo) feature a custom design that streamlines material transfer in a personal-care-product manufacturing process. Developed for a major private-label manufacturer, the powder containers set FDA-compliant, polyethylene bulk containers within durable, steel frames in a configuration that fits neatly into an existing processing line. Sporting designed-in fork tubes and iris-valve discharges, the custom design permits the containers to be safely and easily moved from the manufacturing line to the filling line for packaging, then quickly cleaned and returned for service at the mixer discharge upstream. — Automated Flexible Conveyor, Inc., Clifton, N.J.