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  • Conveying Equipment Booked Orders Increase 40%

    December 12, 2017

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its October 2017 booked orders increased 40.3% when compared to October 2016 orders. When compared to September 2017, October 2017 booked orders were down 18.3%. October booked orders were down 24.2% for Bulk Handling Equipment...

  • To Convey Mechanically or Pneumatically

    November 21, 2017

    Pneumatic conveying is by far the most hygienic conveying method for bulk dry powders and granular bulk materials because it is a fully enclosed system that protects materials from air, dirt, and waste, and in turn, facilities from fugitive dust. There are, however, instances where mechanical...

  • Ajax Supplies Screw Conveyor for Global Food Ingredients Company

    November 16, 2017

    Solids handling specialist, Ajax Equipment, has supplied a global food ingredients supplier with a screw conveyor to replace an existing screw feeder and vibratory feeder. The food ingredients supplier provides batters and breaders, seasonings, and functional ingredients to the food processing and...

  • Weighbelt Loading Trucks Cut Costs, Improve Loading Efficiency

    November 15, 2017

    G.A. Wintzer and Son Co., Wapakoneta, OH, is a full service company that recycles animal by-products and used cooking oil and produces and manufactures quality animal feed and bio-fuel ingredients. The company identified a problem with the methodology used to load trucks with protein meal. Using...

  • Online Screw Conveyor CAD Configurator

    November 15, 2017

    WAM USA Inc. introduces the online Screw Conveyor CAD Configurator. This online tool is based on the company’s understanding of the ever-growing need of engineers and project managers for easy-to-use online tools and, at the same time, readily available 3D models of CEMA screw conveyors. The...

  • Spiroflow Launches New Website

    November 14, 2017

    Following the release of its new branding in July, bulk material handling and automation specialist Spiroflow has announced the launch of a new website. The new website features a fresh, modern design for a worldwide audience. It provides users with faster and more complete access to critical...

  • Conveying Equipment Orders up Almost 50%

    November 10, 2017

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its September 2017 booked orders increased 47.8% when compared to September 2016 orders. When compared to August 2017, September 2017 booked orders were up 31.7%. September booked orders were up 20.6% for Bulk Handling...

  • SpanTech Conveyors to Open New Sales and Service Center

    November 6, 2017

    Manufacturer of plastic chain conveyor systems SpanTech LLC plans to hold a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 8 to mark the opening of a new sales and service center and testing facility in Waukesha, WI, the company announced. “We want to provide a complete testing facility where...

  • Explosion-Proof Bag Dump Station with Glove Box, Compactor, Conveyor

    October 19, 2017

    This new Flexicon bag dump station with NEMA 7/9 explosion-proof electrical system contains dust emitted from manual dumping activities, compacts empty bags, and conveys the material to an elevated destination. Bags are staged on the bag tray and transferred through a plastic strip curtain into a...

  • Advances in Hot Material Conveying

    October 16, 2017

    For applications requiring the efficient transport of hot material up to 1100°F and higher, the Beumer belt apron conveyor is an ideal solution. This durable conveyor can incline at an angle up to 60°, and can travel up to 118 feet per second.  Engineered to withstand high...