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  • Hidden Liabilities or Opportunities for an Improved Bottom Line

    February 25, 2015

    I recently spent 10 days in India and a week in South Africa speaking at a range of International conferences and meetings. These are always enjoyable opportunities to talk to a range of companies from small-scale suppliers to multi-national corporates, and to get a sense of what are the pertinent...

  • Improving Hygiene and Sanitation of Food-Grade Conveyors

    February 23, 2015

    Food processors around the world are looking to improve equipment hygiene. Some are motivated by new government guidelines or the desire to reduce exposure to product liability claims. Others want to improve manufacturing efficiencies by speeding sanitation routines or maximize food safety, knowing...

  • Tubular Drag Conveyor Gives Coal-Fired Steamship New Life

    February 20, 2015

    Hapman’s tubular drag chain conveying system provides a new, sealed ash-handling system for the 62-year-old SS Badger, the last coal-fired steamship operating on Lake Michigan. The conveying system will allow the ship to meet Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requirements and continue...

  • Flexicon Marks 40th Year with Major Expansion

    February 19, 2015

    Flexicon marked its 40-year anniversary with completion of the 91,000-sq-ft building envelope that doubles the size of its U.S. headquarters, it was announced by David Gill, president.        “With walls, roof, and floor now complete, and mechanical systems...

  • Environmentally Friendly Conveyor Belt Cleaner

    February 18, 2015

    A new conveyor belt cleaner has been engineered to contain a smaller total volume of urethane, while maximizing the usable area, produced in a streamlined process. By minimizing the non-consumable portion of the blade, the heavy-duty primary belt cleaner delivers the same performance and durability...

  • Specialty Bag Handling Conveyors

    February 17, 2015

    Chantland’s bag kicker conveyor, shown here after the closing station, automatically transfers bags from an upright position to a horizontal, bottom-first orientation at a right angle to the filling and closing line. Vertical lifts allow fast elevation changes to match the closing line when...

  • Vibrating Feeders and Conveyors Publication Available

    February 13, 2015

    Vibra Screw Inc., an industry leader in bulk solids processing equipment, offers its new “Vibrating Feeders and Conveyors” brochure. The new publication describes the company’s line of vibrating feeders and conveyors that simply and economically feed powders, flakes, or...

  • Dry Solids Processing Equipment and Services

    February 12, 2015

    Metalfab Inc., an industry-leading designer and manufacturer of dry solids processing equipment, integrated systems and subsystems, specialty fabrication and related services, offers a new brochure that provides an overview of the company’s extensive line of products and services available to...

  • Screw Conveyors Aid in Production of Ammonium Sulfate

    February 9, 2015

    In the new ammonium sulfate plant that DSM is building in Geleen (the Netherlands) there will be as many as 17 Van Beek screw conveyor systems. These conveyor systems play an important part in the production of ammonium sulfate - a substance that is mainly used as artificial fertilizer, but can...