SOMERSET, N.J. — Gericke USA is offering its BBU Big Bag Unloader® as a hygienic bulk material handling solution. The fully welded design prevents bacteria growth and blocks dust from entering the processing environment.

The system is designed with sanitation in mind, with a 100% stainless steel open frame and polished finish that makes it easy to clean and prevents microbial harborage. The solution is ideal for food, chemical and pharmaceutical applications, the company stated, as well as other powder processing environments.

The BBU Big Bag Unloader is available with a variety of optional accessories, including automated hoists, pneumatically operated bag closing systems and empty bag disposal systems, Gericke shared. The company is offering in-person or livestreamed testing of this bulk handling solution at its test facility in New Jersey.

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