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  • Handle Cohesive Products with Live Bottom Screws

    January 29, 2016

    Those of you have read my column over the years know that I am a big proponent of screw feeders. Screws are reliable, robust, and can handle a range of products, but most importantly will maintain a mass flow pattern if designed properly (See Photo 1).   Most bulk solids require a mass...

  • Wm. W. Meyer & Sons Launches New Website

    January 26, 2016

    Wm. W. Meyer & Sons Inc. has launched a new website, www.meyerindustrial.com, that has new features, easy navigation, and is mobile friendly.   “We saw the need to provide our customers and visitors with a better online experience,” said Greg Buric, president of Wm. W....

  • APEC (Advanced Plant Engineering Contractors, Inc)

  • Feeder Solves Copper Sulfate Dosing Problems

    December 2, 2015

    The State of Washington has led the U.S. in the production of apples since 1920 and currently accounts for 70 percent of our nation’s output. In addition, the state is No. 1 in the production of cherries, grapes, and pears, with these four fruits representing a total production value of over...

  • Volumetric Screw Feeder/Seasoner

    December 1, 2015

    This food-grade volumetric screw feeder/seasoner was engineered for applications that require a reliable, repeatable method for dosing seasoning drums and tumble coaters. Engineered for an accurate +/-1% loss and weight metered feed, the PosiPortion volumetric screw feeder is specifically...

  • Powder & Bulk Solids Trends: How Data, Clean Labels, and Consolidation are Changing the Dry Processing Industry

    A distinguished panel of professional engineers from such industry heavyweights as The Dow Chemical Co., Kellogg Co., The Kraft Heinz Co., and DuPont weigh in on a range of topics affecting the industry, including the challenges of buying processing equipment for their companies, the future of food...

  • Bulk Solids Handling Refresher Course

    November 19, 2015

    This comprehensive course will be held January 26-29, 2016 at the Bulk Solids Innovation Center in Salina, KS, and will cover various topics related to bulk solids, pairing classroom instruction with practical, hands-on training. Course topics include: •    Flow...

  • J-Tec Material Handling Inc.

  • General Kinematics Names North American Sales Director

    November 12, 2015

    General Kinematics, manufacturer of custom engineered vibratory process equipment, announces the hire of Jim Egan to director of North American sales. With more than 20 years of manufacturing sales and marketing experience, Egan joins GK after a long career as sales manager for the Industrial...

  • Micro-Ingredient Feeder Has Interchangeable Modules

    November 12, 2015

    Coperion K-Tron offers a micro-feeder for feedrate capacity from 0.02 to 27 cu dm/hr. It includes interchangeable 12 and 16 mm twin and single screw feeding modules. The interchangeable twin to single screw feed modules provide versatility to handle a broad range of powders or granular...