BASF (Wyandotte, MI) has introduced foam end caps made from the company's Neopolen®*P 1822B expanded PP beads. They employ a "living hinge," formed in-line of the same material, for a secure fit around the corners of the product.
Material Transfer & Storage (Allegan, MI) has introduced a hydraulically operated stainless steel drum dumper. It's designed to lift drums of powder or dry material and then rotate and pour drum contents into filling, food processing or other equipment.
QSmooth(TM) die-cut pads and partitions from Jefferson Smurfit (St. Louis, MO) are made from 100% recyclable paperboard. Designed for customers requiring dust-free and scuff-resistant protective packing.