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  • Conveyor Systems Maker QC Industries Bought by Duravant

    March 8, 2018

    Process equipment manufacturer Duravant is expanding its portfolio of in-process conveying products with the acquisition of Cincinnati, OH-based conveyor systems maker QC Industries, the Downers Grove, IL firm announced in a press release Thursday. “QC Industries has done an incredible job...

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  • Vibratory Conveyor Designed for Integration with Metal Detector

    March 7, 2018

    Key Technology offers a specialized Iso-Flo vibratory conveyor designed specifically for integration with a metal detector to inspect bulk foods on processing and packaging distribution lines. Compared to traditional plastic or fabric belt conveyor systems integrated with metal detectors, this...

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  • Innovations in High-Frequency Vibratory Equipment

    March 2, 2018

    As a technical director that spends a lot of time in the research and development of vibratory machines, there are occasions when inherent structural frequencies have become a limitation. When challenged in grinding and screening processes by current limitations of fines screening, the idea arose...

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  • Standard Industrie International Celebrating 40 Years

    March 2, 2018

    Since its creation in 1978, Standard Industrie International has designed equipment that facilitates the storage, flow, conveying, and cleaning of powdery bulk products. Hervé Simoëns, founder, came up with the idea that compacted powder can only empty from the silo with a large influx...

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  • Gruber Systems, Inc.

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  • The Conveyor Price Puzzle — with a Little ROI on the Side

    February 20, 2018

    We are guilty of it. We have published articles, infographics, and ads, and given talks about Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and Return on Investment (ROI). Break out the charts and graphs! We used the definitions in our ads: ROI - A performance measure used to evaluate the savings and/or revenue...

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  • Screw Feeder Design for Metering Bulk Materials

    February 20, 2018

    Screw feeders are used in thousands of material handling applications and designed to meter bulk materials at a controlled feed rate. A standard screw conveyor is normally fed by another conveyor and the amount of material being discharged is directly proportional to the amount being introduced at...

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  • Conveying Equipment Orders up 5.6%

    February 12, 2018

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its December 2017 booked orders increased 5.6% over November 2017 booked orders. December 2017 booked orders decreased 18% when compared to December 2016 orders. When compared to November, December booked orders were down 12.8...

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  • Bucket Elevators: 5 Factors to Consider for Trouble-Free Feeding and Operation

    January 31, 2018

    Commonly used in many production processes to vertically lift bulk solids, continuous bucket elevators are a key conveying technology that many facilities depend upon for efficient material handling. An aspect often overlooked with continuous bucket elevators is the need to consider how material...

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  • PALAMATIC PROCESS INC

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