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  • CEMA Booked Orders up 5.5% in January

    March 16, 2012

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its January 2012 Booked Orders increased by 5.5% when compared to January 2011 orders. When compared to December 2011 orders, January 2012 orders were down 12.4% CEMA’s January 2012 Billed Sales (shipments) increased by 2...

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  • Key Technology Appoints Steve Pellegrino Vice President of Sales

    March 15, 2012

    Key Technology announces the promotion of Steve Pellegrino to vice president of sales. He will be responsible for growing the company’s sales in North America, South America, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. Specifically, Pellegrino will plan and manage the regional and inside sales...

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  • North American Conveyor Shipments Break Record in 2011

    March 14, 2012

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reports that 2011 shipments in North America were up 28%. CEMA estimates that shipments totaled $8.502 billion for 2011, an increase of $1.86 billion from 2010 shipments of $6.642 billion. CEMA estimates that new orders totaled $9.310 billion...

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  • Slipstick Horizontal Motion Accumulating Conveyor

    March 12, 2012

    The Slipstick horizontal motion accumulating conveyor is ideal for sanitary on-line storage of product because the one-piece seamless conveyor pan eliminates cracks, crevices, and moving parts in the process stream, reducing the risk of cross-contamination that commonly occurs when using a belt...

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  • Tilt-Down Portable Bulk Conveyor

    March 9, 2012

    This bulk conveyor with tilt-down portable base fits through tight spaces and provides easy access for removal of the flexible screw. Its reduced footprint enables the caster-mounted frame to maneuver through narrow aisles and around corners. With the hopper, support boom, and conveyor assembly...

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  • Superior Offers Conveying iPhone App

    March 7, 2012

    Superior Industries, a manufacturer of portable and stationary conveying equipment, as well as conveyor idlers, pulleys, and a host of related component accessories, now offers an iPhone app called ConveyCalc. The free app is available for download in the App Store. Notable features include:...

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  • Rugged Flexible Screw and Vibratory Tube Conveyors

    March 2, 2012

    Metalfab offers a line of Convey-All flexible screw and vibratory tube conveyors for economical, effective conveying of dry bulk solids materials. Convey-All/FSC flexible screw conveyors feature a rugged design with only two moving parts for ease of maintenance and cleaning, are available in 10- to...

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  • CEMA Welcomes Flow-Turn Inc. As New Member

    March 1, 2012

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) welcomes Flow-Turn Inc. as its 116th member and 100th manufacturing member. Located in Union, NJ, Flow-Turn is a global manufacturer of powered belt curves and spiral inclines/declines. Flow-Turn’s products have been used in a wide...

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  • CEMA Evolving and Growing

    February 29, 2012

    Over the years, I have participated in many Powder and Bulk Solids shows with Martin Engineering as both an exhibitor and presenter. Martin Engineering has long supported industry groups that promote our industry and improve the productivity and safety of material handling equipment. One of those...

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  • Angled-Frame Conveyors Resist Twisting

    February 28, 2012

    AS40Z conveyors feature the same 1.95-in.-high rigid aluminum frame offered in other Automation Series conveyors. The design resists twisting, which is a leading cause of belt tracking issues with competing conveyors. They also feature the Z-Track design to help make...

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