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  • Key Technology Appoints Process Systems Product Manager

    April 15, 2014

    Key Technology has appointed Peter Wood as process systems product manager. Wood is responsible for planning and managing activities that support the development and sales of Key’s Smart Shaker suite of vibratory conveyors that includes Iso-Flo, Impulse, and Horizon conveyors. He also manages...

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  • Practical Solutions to Costly Bulk Solids Flow Problems

    April 14, 2014

    Eric Maynard, senior consultant, Jenike & Johanson Inc., will be presenting a fundamental technical workshop at the Powder Show, on May 6, Practical Solutions to Costly Bulk Solids Flow Problems. This session provides solutions to costly flow problems that normally occur with silos,...

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  • Vortex Offers 10-Year Warranty on Loading Spout Cables

    April 10, 2014

    Vortex Offers 10-Year Warranty on Loading Spout Cables Vortex announces a 10-year warranty on its loading spout lifting cables for its standard and high-volume loading spout systems. Vortex's loading spouts are unique for loading bulk materials into open and/or enclosed vessels...

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  • Matcon Relocates U.S. Operation

    April 3, 2014

    Matcon Group Ltd announced the relocation of its U.S. operation from Sewell, NJ to Elmhurst, IL. The Elmhurst facility is home to The Fitzpatrick Co. Both Matcon and Fitzpatrick are companies within the IDEX Material Processing Technologies (MPT) Platform. The combined location will form an IDEX...

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  • Martin Engineering Names African Distributor

    April 2, 2014

    In a move designed to broaden the availability of high-performance bulk material handling technologies in Southern Africa, Martin Engineering RSA has named Fluid Base Industries as its full-service distributor in Zambia. Fluid Base will be a source for all Martin Engineering RSA products and...

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  • Tapered BFM Fitting for Surge Bins

    March 31, 2014

    Tapered BFM fittings for surge bins and hoppers provide quick visual confirmation of product flow and volume. They are an ideal interface between production and packaging in dry, sanitary processes. The design is USDA accepted and 3A certified. They work well with vibrating, oscillating,...

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  • Resolving a Powder Handling Problem

    March 25, 2014

    Spiroflow Systems, a leader in the powder handling and conveying industries, recently worked with Access Security Products Ltd to resolve a powder handling problem with a proprietary cement mixture used in its manufacturing process.     Access Security is a leading manufacturer and...

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  • Ergonomic Lift for Five-Gallon Pails

    March 21, 2014

    The Pail Partner lifter/transporter eliminates back strain from lifting and transporting heavy 5-gal pails. The Pail Partner’s special yoke securely holds a plastic or metal pail just below its rigid collar. The yoke can be easily raised or lowered as necessary to conveniently pick up stacks...

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  • The Global Importance of Bulk Handling

    March 21, 2014

    Bulk materials handling is by far the largest industrial activity, with over 16 billion tons of common products being handled annually, usually many times from source to use, (1), most of which is undertaken by mechanical equipment. This massive scale and enormous variety of products inevitably...

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  • Entrapment, Pests, and Materials Handling Courses

    March 20, 2014

    Registration is open for three spring courses from the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University Distance Education Program. GEAPS 525: Management of Insect Pests, GEAPS 545: Grain Entrapment, and GEAPS 550: Materials Handling I run April 21-May 23.   ...

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