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  • Technology Replaces Manual Sorting of PET, PVC Flakes

    June 28, 2016

    PT. Rejeki Adigraha is a plastics recycling company in Indonesia that primarily specializes in the recycling of PET and PVC materials. The company is headquartered in Jababeka Industrial Area – the largest industrial area in Southeast Asia. With about 150 employees, the company reaches a...

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  • New Bulk Bag Lifting Frame with Adjustable Arms

    June 23, 2016

    Flexicon Corp. has introduced a new bulk bag lifting frame with telescoping arms that accommodates bulk bags produced in an increasing range of sizes.      The lifting frame is optional on all BFC models of Flexicon's Bulk-Out discharger line, and available for up to 2.2-tn...

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  • Borgward Group AG Concludes Strategic Partnership with KUKA

    June 23, 2016

    Borgward Group AG has formed a long-term strategic partnership with the Augsburg-based company KUKA Roboter AG, the world's leading supplier of robotic systems. "The cooperation with Industry 4.0 pioneer KUKA is another milestone for Borgward in its endeavor to create a state-of-the-...

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  • New Packaging Lines for Plastic Compound Producer

    June 22, 2016

    Based on many years of cooperation between SABIC and Coperion in plastic compounding – specifically material handling and extrusion – SABIC has decided to install six Coperion packaging lines and a common palletizing island at its plant in Pontirolo, Italy.     SABIC Italy...

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  • Patented Drum Massager

    June 20, 2016

    The drum massager is a patented solution to discharge stored product in fiber or plastic drums and corrugated boxes. It breaks up a wide range of difficult products such as sodium chloride, potassium chloride (KCL, calcium chloride, and metformin). The massaging action is performed by two pairs of...

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  • Nordco Acquires Royal Tractor

    June 16, 2016

    Nordco Inc. announced it has acquired Royal Tractor, a leading manufacturer of heavy lift trucks and specialized hauling equipment. The acquisition will expand Nordco’s industrial business unit that is already a market leader with its Shuttlewagon railcar movers. Terms of the sale were...

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  • Dust-Free Container Loading System

    June 6, 2016

    The process of filling containers using a siloadmaxX mobile system is based on the concept of pneumatic conveying. Dry powder bulk material is conveyed into a receiving container fitted with a liner through a telescoping pipe built into the siloadmaxX system. As the bulk material is loaded into the...

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  • J-Tec Material Handling Builds Greenfield Compounding Installation

    May 16, 2016

    In September 2014, J-Tec Material Handling officially signed a contract with Asahi Kasei Plastics North America Inc., to build a $30 million installation for advanced thermoplastic compounds. The plant is built on Asahi’s newest site in Limestone County, Athens, AL. Prior to this...

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  • NAVCO Announces Joint Venture in India

    April 29, 2016

    Houston-based National Air Vibrator Co. (NAVCO) and Mumbai-based KJN Enterprises announced a joint venture to expand the reach of vibratory material flow technology into South Asia.   Called NAVCO INDIA LLP, the joint venture will be based in Mumbai. The joint venture has been granted...

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  • Motion Industries to Acquire Colmar Belting

    April 27, 2016

    Motion Industries Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Co., has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Colmar Belting Co. The closing of the transaction is expected to occur May 1, 2016.   Colmar Belting Co. is a regional distributor focused primarily on power...

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