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  • Conveyor Equipment Shipments Set Record

    March 12, 2015

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reports that 2014 shipments in North America were up 9.1%. CEMA estimates that shipments totaled $11.063 billion for 2014, a record level and an increase of $926 million from 2013 shipments of $10.137 billion.   CEMA estimates that...

  • Close Named Ag Growth President

    March 6, 2015

    Winnipeg-based Ag Growth International Inc. appointed Tim Close president this week. He began with Ag Growth in 2012, and recently served as senior vice president of strategic development. Close has been involved in acquisitions of companies such as Westeel and Rem Grin and is played a strategic...

  • Powderflight Aeromechanical Conveyor

    March 5, 2015

    The Powderflight is ideal for projects involving the transfer of powders, granules, pellets, or flakes. It provides a range of configurations and system layouts. The conveyor provides dust-tight conveying and complete batch transfer. Blended products will not separate when conveyed through it, and...

  • Vibratory Conveyor with Counterbalanced Base

    March 4, 2015

    The Kraus Stedi-Flex vibratory conveyor is simple in design and construction, and includes a counterbalanced base designed to isolate the counteracting forces produced in a conventional vibratory conveyor. It is available in any width or length required and produced in both mild steel and stainless...

  • Explosion Protection for Conveyors

    March 2, 2015

    The newly developed Elevex system is a compact, sophisticated, highly efficient and thoroughly tested protection system that protects vertical conveyors from explosions. “The RSBP Co. has developed a series of new products to protect vertical conveyors that meet the most stringent...

  • Flexible Screw Conveyor for Extreme Operating Requirements

    March 2, 2015

    Recognizing a void in the marketplace for process-critical flexible screw conveyor systems, NBE introduces its line of application-specific flexible screw conveyors and hoppers built for harsh applications and demanding environments. Flexible screw conveyor gear drives and motors are specified to...

  • Tubular Cable Conveyor Factory-Integrated

    February 27, 2015

    Flexicon offers Flexi-Disc tubular cable conveyors for fragile materials as stand-alone units and as systems integrated with upstream and/or downstream equipment, to source material from single or multiple locations and delivers it selectively to storage vessels, filling machines, or other...

  • Engineering Flexible Screw Conveyors

    February 26, 2015

    A quick Google search for images of flexible screw conveyors produces a screen full of seemingly identical images: a shaftless auger, typically inside of a plastic tube, driven by a motor that spins the auger, moving material from an inlet to an outlet. The overall design concept of flexible screw...

  • Nex Flow Air Products Corp.

  • 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...