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  • GEAPS/K-State Receive $100,000 Equipment Donation from GSI

    September 13, 2017

    GEAPS and Kansas State University are pleased to announce the receipt of over $100,000 in equipment from Grain Systems Inc. (GSI) for the Hands-On Training (HOT) Program. GSI is one of two 5 Star Donors to the program. The HOT Program is a new, interactive training option from GEAPS and K-...

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  • Flexicon Launches German Language Website

    September 6, 2017

    Flexicon has launched a new 157-page German language website, www.flexicondeutschland.de, to support the company’s factory-direct sales office in Aschaffenburg, Germany, led by Christian Löchler, regional sales manager.         The new site details the...

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  • Matcon Appoints Global Systems Director

    August 17, 2017

    Matcon Ltd announces the appointment of Andre Goodson as its global systems director. Goodson will use his wealth of commercial leadership experience to bring fresh ideas to the sales processes, and will also be responsible for overseeing the development of the systems team and business....

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  • Vortex Appoints Pladot as Israel Representative

    August 8, 2017

    Vortex Global Ltd, a dry solids and bulk handling components company, announces the appointment of Pladot as its new representative agent in Israel. Since 1945, Pladot has engaged in the design and production of mechanical and hydraulic systems. The company specializes in the construction of...

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  • Hapman Announces Industrial Internet-of-Things Initiative

    August 7, 2017

    Hapman, a global manufacturer of standard and custom bulk material handling equipment, announces an initiative with Dattus, an industrial Internet-of-Things (IIoT) platform, to bring Industrial IoT value to its customers. The sizeable investment in this initiative allows Hapman the ability to...

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  • Tilt-Brake Prevents Runaway Drum Rotations

    July 31, 2017

    The MORStop tilt-brake automatically stops and holds the drum at every tilt angle. It is a compact anti-backdrive device that functions smoothly and quietly in both directions. Without the unit, a heavy unbalanced drum may tilt/rotate forcefully out of control – requiring operators to...

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  • Enhancing Efficiency, Security at the Loading Dock

    July 26, 2017

    The loading dock is an essential part of any dry processing or bulk solid handling operation. While busy loading docks are a sign of a healthy business, the constant interaction between trucks, forklifts, and employees presents a high potential for accidents. Additionally, repeated opening of dock...

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  • New GEAPS/K-State Maintenance Training on Grain Conveying Equipment

    July 24, 2017

    Registration is now open for the all-new Hands-On Training (HOT) Program from the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University (K-State). The innovative two-and-a-half day training program has participants working in small groups to repair common grain conveying...

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  • Control Concepts Introduces USDA-Accepted Airsweep

    July 11, 2017

    Control Concepts USA launches a new line of USDA-accepted Airsweep pneumatic nozzles, designed both for promoting on-demand flow of bulk material and reducing flushing/cleaning time between batches. The new USDA-accepted Airsweep has been developed specifically for use in sanitary process...

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  • Screw Conveyance for Meat Transport

    July 5, 2017

    A screw conveyor is not always the first thing that many companies in the meat sector think of when they want to transport their meat product from one process machine to another. But Van Beek’s screw conveyors have proven themselves in the meat processing industry with advantages over...

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