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Delaware-based Greif Bros. will expand its blow-molded industrial plastic container business from 55-gal drums to 275-gal intermediate bulk containers. By the third quarter of this year, it will take delivery on a blow molding machine made by Rikutec in Alternkirchen, Germany.
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Gould & Eberhardt (Webster MA) serves as the U.S. representative for the machinery. The machine says Greif Bros. has a three-layer coextrusion capacity and a dual press with shuttle to permit the manufacture of two drums or two IBCs simultaneously.

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