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Heidelberg Materials opens new bagging centre at Mitchell plant

21 March 2024, Published under Cement News

Heidelberg Materials North America has installed a state-of-the-art packaging system at its Mitchell plant in Indiana, the second-largest cement plant in North America. The new bagging centre and rotating packaging system features a Ventomatic GIROMAT EVO V12 Rotary Packer, representing the latest technology. The 12-spout automated rotating packaging system can fill 3600 bags/h. Another technological advancement is the bagging centre’s automated kiosk system, which will facilitate produc...

M2Linx Design SL wins Algerian order for truck bag loader

16 November 2023, Published under Cement News

M2Linx Design SL has been awarded an order for the integration of a truck bag l oader at one of Lafarge’s cement plants in Algeria. The truck bag l oader (TBL) has been chosen by Lafarge Group to optimise its operational systems and streamline product distribution at its operations in the north African country. M2Linx Design SL claims that its industrial communication systems and state-of-the-art equipment programming allow the company to create a seamless connection between techn...

Lafarge Africa launches its Ewekoro bagging plant

04 May 2023, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Africa ( Holcim group ) has launched   a bag manufacturing plant in Ewekoro , Nigeria. The plant features cutting-edge and state-of-the-art machinery and equipment, the first of its kind in the country. With an installed capacity of 105m bags, of which 8.8m will be produced monthly, the plant is designed to handle large-scale production of bags in a safe and efficient manner. In addition, this investment further drives Lafarge Africa’s sustainability agenda as it reduces the CO...

Starlinger releases its first sustainability report

14 March 2023, Published under Cement News

Starlinger, the Vienna-based machine manufacturer and woven plastic bag producer, has presented the first sustainability report for the year 2022. It provides information about the CSR policy that Starlinger has included in its corporate strategy, and measures the company has already implemented. Clarissa Graf has been responsible for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at Starlinger since 2019. Together with her team, she defines CSR measures and ensures their implementation as ...

Mondi opens Moroccan paper bagging factory

15 December 2022, Published under Cement News

Mondi has started production at its EUR16m greenfield bagging plant in Tangier, Morocco, which can produce 100m paper bags each year.     This brings Mondi’s total production capacity in West Africa to over 500m bags annually, helping to meet the growing customer demand for paper bags in the region. This plant is Mondi’s fourth site in West Africa (in addition to two other plants in Morocco and one in Ivory Coast). The sack kraft paper used by these locations is produced by Mondi, help...

Rugby plant opens new bagging line

13 July 2022, Published under Cement News

At CEMEX UK's Rugby cement plant , a new state-of-the-art bagging line is now operational. Two new lines are now working alongside a recently installed paper bagging line, utilising the very best technology that exists globally, to pack 25kg of cement into weatherproof bags.  The new bagging line investment is part of the company's bolt-on investment strategy and allows CEMEX to reinforce availability and service for packed products in the UK market. The new weatherproof packaging soluti...

Mondi acquires paper bag lines from Lafarge Cement Egypt subsidiaries

14 April 2022, Published under Cement News

Mondi Group’s Mondi Paper Bags business unit has purchased paper bag converting lines from National Bag and Egypt Sack, two subsidiaries of Lafarge Cement Egypt . The addition of the production lines will increase Mondi’s annual capacity by around 150m-180m bags. Mondi Paper Bags COO, Claudio Fedalto, said: “Lafarge Cement Egypt is part of leading global building material company Holcim Group , which has been a key global customer of Mondi Paper Bags for years.  “We are excited to ha...

Mannok doubles cement bagging capacity

02 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Mannok, based in Derrylin, Co Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, has invested EUR2.1m in its cement bagging facilities to double the company’s production capacity. Germany-based Haver & Boecker were awarded the contract to design and manufacture a new 10-spout Roto-Packer Adams bag filling system and a new automatic film reel changer. The new equipment has the capacity to pack 1200 bags per hour. As a result, Mannok will have the capacity to pack around 50tph in weatherproof bags, in addition to...

Argos recycled more than 1m bags in Colombia

10 February 2020, Published under Cement News

Colombia-based cement producer Argos recycled more than one million bags of cement last year, thanks to the Green Sacks Programme, which sees a more sustainable production line. “Between 2013, the start date of the programme, and 2019, we have recycled 808t of paper thanks to the return of more than five million bags, thus avoiding the cutting down of more than 8000 trees and saving about 64,000m3 of water, equivalent to 26 Olympic swimming pools,” said David Restrepo, the company’s supply...

Asia Cement launches 25kg bags

15 July 2019, Published under Cement News

Asia Cement has started the production of cement in 25kg bags, according to Esmerk Russian News. The smaller pack size is suitable for small construction works and minor repairs. Bags are made from multilayer microcreped paper with a density of 80gm/m 2 .