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  • Lift & Seal Drum Discharging System

    October 8, 2014

    This drum discharging system safely and efficiently empties drums of various materials into your process. The unit features a carbon steel loading “skip” to accept drums. A hydraulic Lift & Seal System docks drums to a gasketed pour cone for dust-tight, contaminant-free product...

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  • Railcar Vibrator Lifter Accommodates Cleveland Vibrators

    October 7, 2014

    Cleveland Vibrator’s line of heavy-duty piston railcar vibrators are now easier to handle without risking back injury thanks to a partnership with The Arnold Co., according to Craig Macklin, vice president of sales and marketing for Cleveland Vibrator.   Based in Trenton, IL, The...

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  • Matcon Appoints New Managing Director

    October 7, 2014

    Matcon announces the appointment of Dave Cooper to the position of managing director. Cooper takes over for Charles Lee who has decided to step down in order to be able to spend more time with his family. Cooper joined Matcon in 2002, working first in engineering, then sales and business...

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  • New Shrink Labeler Provides Seamless Handling

    October 1, 2014

    PDC International Corp. has introduced the R-250 COER Evolution shrink labeler that quickly orients round and non-round containers, and precisely aligns graphics for maximum visual impact. By integrating a third-party container handler and close-coupling it with the PDC R-250 applicator, a...

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  • Global Demand for Material Handling Equipment to Reach $142 Billion

    September 30, 2014

    Global demand for material handling equipment is projected to increase five percent annually through 2018 to $142 billion. An improved environment for fixed investment spending will enable manufacturers to invest in expansion and upgrade of facilities. Rising standards of living will boost gains,...

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  • Bucket Chain Ship Unloader Order Awarded

    September 30, 2014

    Tenova TAKRAF Italy has been awarded a contract by ILVA S.p.A., the leading Italian steel producer, for the design and supply of a bucket-chain continuous ship unloader (CSU) for handling iron ore and coal at the ILVA steel plant in Taranto, Italy. This plant is the largest of its kind in...

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  • Detailed Insight into Interaction of Bulk Materials with Equipment

    September 30, 2014

    DEM Solutions, the Discrete Element Method specialist, has developed and launched a co-simulation capability that could revolutionize how engineers approach the design of equipment that handles bulk materials. DEM Solutions has worked with ANSYS, a global leader and innovator of engineering...

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  • SOCMA Comments on EPA’s Proposed Fracking Disclosure Rule

    September 29, 2014

    The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in response to its proposed rulemaking requiring companies to disclose the composition of chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”). Some SOCMA members...

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  • Grain Operations, Processing Courses Open for Registration

    September 23, 2014

    Registration is open for the last round of courses for 2014 from the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University Distance Education Program. The schedule includes two courses in the grain operations credentialing track and one for the new grain processing credential...

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