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  • Flexicon to Double Size of U.S. Headquarters

    September 16, 2014

    Flexicon Corp. has broken ground for an expansion that will double the size of its U.S. headquarters, according to president/CEO David Gill.      "We built the current 91,000-sq-ft facility in 2001 on an over-sized site owned by Flexicon that had acres of additional prime...

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  • Flexco Introduces New Conveyor Belt Precleaner

    September 10, 2014

    Flexco introduces the HV2 Precleaner with V-Tips to its complete line of cleaners. Designed to be positioned on the head pulley and to remove the bulk of carryback from the belt, the HV2 is an enhanced version of the proven H-Type Precleaner. The 6-in. tungsten carbide V-tips work...

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  • Powder Handling Systems Deliver for Gum Supplier

    August 28, 2014

    For more than three generations and 75 years, Colony Gums, Monroe, NC, has been servicing the food, pharmaceutical, and chemical industries with the finest quality gums and stabilizers, making the company one of the forefathers in hydrocolloid ingredient supply. Family-owned and operated, Colony...

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  • Dry Conveying Option for Food Packaging

    August 27, 2014

    The new System Plast NG Evo conveyor chain features a proprietary, low-friction FDA-approved material for dry conveying in food packaging applications. The new chain provides a higher breaking load, greater elasticity, lower coefficient of friction, and greater abrasion resistance than the original...

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  • Self-Adjusting Skirting for Reduced Conveyer Belt Maintenance

    August 20, 2014

    This self-adjusting conveyor belt skirting system features a streamlined design engineered to fit virtually any conveyor with less maintenance and more efficiency. The system prevents spillage and equipment breakdown caused by fugitive material by creating a constant tight seal to the belt. The...

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  • Bagging and Check Weigh Scale Conveyors

    August 19, 2014

    The bagging and check weigh scale conveyors shown are a recent solution provided to a customer who bags difficult products. The company’s bagging scale PLC holds a vast number of settings for the many product recipes it packages but certain high-value products are extremely sensitive to...

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  • Conveyor Analysis Program

    August 18, 2014

    ASGCO “Complete Conveyor Solutions” provides bulk material handlers ways to cut operating costs and downtime, along with improving the safety of their operations. ASGCO provides a complete on-site survey of all the conveyor systems involved in each plant and produces a...

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  • Versatile Tubular Screw Feeders and Conveyors

    August 14, 2014

    TX-Type tubular screw feeders and conveyors are versatile with a suitable surface finishing grade appropriate for application in the food industry. Manufactured from stainless steel, these feeders ensure minimum material residue. They are usually installed beneath silos or FIBC dischargers to feed...

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  • Conveyor Manufacturer Expanding

    August 13, 2014

    Ag Growth International, the parent company of Sioux Falls, SD-based Hi Roller Enclosed Belt Conveyors, announced plans to build a 120,000-sq-ft production facility for the company, which builds conveyors that handle grains and other dry and dusty products. Construction is expected to begin...

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  • Key Technology Introduces Sanitary Rotary Finish on Vibratory Conveyors

    August 11, 2014

    Key Technology introduces a rotary polish as the new standard finish on its vibratory and horizontal motion conveyor beds. Replacing the 2B mill finish on Iso-Flo, Impulse, and Horizon conveyors and processing systems, the rotary finish provides a smoother stainless steel surface that resists...

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