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  • Conveyor Equipment Association Announces New Member

    April 22, 2015

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) announces that Applied Conveyor Technology Inc. has become its newest member.   Formed in 1991, The ACT Group comprises five separate companies operating under the same corporate umbrella. The five companies specialize in different...

  • New CEMA Classification for Conveyor Belt Cleaners

    April 21, 2015

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers’ Association (CEMA) has issued a new standard for the ranking of conveyor belt cleaners, a long-awaited publication that provides performance-based guidelines for specifying belt cleaners by establishing a specific formula for determining the level of...

  • Inline Twin- and Multi-Screw Continuous Blending

    April 14, 2015

    Inline twin- and multi-screw continuous blending in combination with flexible screw conveying is often a better choice for easily mixing additives because it saves time and money while maximizing flexibility.  An inline twin screw (ITS) continuous proportional blender achieves thorough mixing...

  • Vibra Screw Expands Vibrating Feeder, Conveyor Lines

    April 10, 2015

    Vibra Screw Inc. has expanded its vibratory feeder and conveyor lines through an exclusive license agreement with Mavi Maquinas Vibratorias Ltda, Brazil. Covering North America, the agreement gives Vibra Screw access to Mavi's 50 years of experience that has made the company the largest...

  • Loop-Powered 4-20 mA Analog Output Speed Switch

    April 10, 2015

    4B Components Ltd has developed a loop-powered 4-20 mA analog output speed switch for PLC, DCS, or stand-alone controllers. The Milli-Speed switch is designed to detect belt slip, belt underspeed, stop motion, low speed, or zero speed on bucket elevators, conveyors, airlocks, mixers, fans,...

  • Conveying Equipment Orders up Nearly 30%

    April 10, 2015

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its February 2015 booked orders increased 29.4% when compared to February 2014 orders. When compared to January 2015 booked orders, February 2015 booked orders were up 7.3%. February booked orders were up 8.9% for Bulk...

  • CEMA Announces Newest Member

    April 9, 2015

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) recently announced that Universal Industries Inc. is its newest manufacturing member.   Established in 1906 and located in Cedar Falls, IA, Universal Industries manufactures bulk material handling equipment, specializing in bucket...

  • Vibratory Conveyors Minimize Power Consumption

    April 8, 2015

    Machine and Process Design manufactures a full line of vibratory conveyors that are designed to minimize power consumption and maximize productivity. Adding a screen to any of these vibratory conveyors creates a machine that is ideal for removing fines, and/or lumps from the desired finished...

  • Spiroflow Acquires Food Control Solutions

    April 7, 2015

    Spiroflow Holdings Inc. announces the acquisition of Food Control Solutions Inc., a leading systems integration and automation company in the food industry. The acquisition was completed on April 1, 2015 and combines the strength of Spiroflow’s worldwide bulk material handling solutions and...

  • Schenck Process Names Väth VP Operations

    April 2, 2015

    Uwe Väth has assumed control over operations of the Schenck Process Group, effective April 1, 2015.   In this role, Väth will be responsible for global manufacturing, supply chain, and purchasing, and will report to Andreas Evertz, president and CEO. At the same time, he will...