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  • Conveyor Equipment Executives Concerned about 2016

    September 22, 2016

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reports that overall industry orders (bookings) for the first six months of 2016 decreased 0.93% compared to the same period in 2015, with total orders of $5.67 billion. CEMA estimates industry billed sales (shipments) for the first six months...

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  • Spiroflow Systems Names Mackrill Chief Operating Officer

    September 20, 2016

    Spiroflow Systems has named Don Mackrill chief operating officer effective immediately. In his new role, Mackrill will have complete operational control for all powder handling projects from engineering through production, customer delivery, and customer service.     Mackrill is...

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  • PVC Modifiers Re-Packaged Using Bulk Bag Dischargers, Filler, Conveyor

    September 20, 2016

    Kaneka North America LLC needed an efficient, dust-free method of re-packaging PVC modifiers to replace manual methods in place since 2003. The plant packages grades of modifier products into bulk bags (2000, 1700, 1000 lb) and 50-lb sacks based on projected customer orders for product grades in...

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  • Screw Conveyor Handles Inclined Elevation of Sludge Concentrate

    September 20, 2016

    For its new wastewater treatment plant, mushroom processor Prochamp was looking for a way of conveying sludge concentrate to a container at an angle of 40 degrees. The company’s regular screw conveyor supplier was not able to guarantee that a screw conveyor could do this. Van Beek accepted...

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  • KWS Manufacturing Names Fagley Director of EHS

    September 19, 2016

    KWS Manufacturing Company, Ltd, a leading manufacturer of screw conveyors in the U.S., hired Wayne Fagley, CSP as director of environmental health and safety (EHS). Fagley’s extensive experience includes over 26 years at Bell Helicopter as safety process manager and senior EHS specialist...

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  • New Conveyor Belt Cleaner Replacement Program

    September 19, 2016

    Martin Engineering announces a new factory-direct replacement program for belt cleaners, delivering fresh polyurethane blades, specified and custom-fitted on-site and installed free of charge.   The new program assures customers of accurately-sized and professionally installed replacement...

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  • Bucket Conveyors

    September 19, 2016

    Nerak bucket conveyors are versatile, high-performance options for projects requiring one or more feeds and discharges. All conveyors are powered by a steel re-enforced rubber block chain, resulting in long life, high uptime, and low maintenance. Nerak Systems, Fishkill, NY 888-763-8259 www.nerak...

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  • Flexicon Introduces Sanitary Drum Dumper with Roller Conveyor

    September 15, 2016

    A new Tip-Tite sanitary drum dumper allows dust-free transfer of bulk materials from drums to downstream equipment, and rapid sanitizing between changeovers.        Constructed of stainless steel and suitable for wash-down, the dumper is pneumatically powered and certified...

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  • KWS Manufacturing Offers New Screw Conveyor Component Guide

    September 15, 2016

    KWS Manufacturing Co. has published a new component guide as a companion document to its new Screw Conveyor Engineering Guide. The new KWS Screw Conveyor Component Guide contains dimensional information for all screw conveyor components and is immediately available in print and electronic formats....

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  • Full Line Conveying and Packaging Considerations

    September 14, 2016

    To succeed in an international environment, suppliers of aggregates, and products that incorporate aggregates, need high-capacity equipment that guarantees long service life, even under extreme conditions. Cost-effective transport of bulk goods involves many different scenarios – such as...

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