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  • Custom Material Handling System Maximizes Flexibility

    November 4, 2016

    A leading recycler of nickel-based alloys located in the eastern U.S. contacted Erie Technical Systems Inc. with a requirement to fill multiple drums on a skid, while automatically maximizing the fill weight for each of the containers. The customer contacted Erie Technical Systems because of a...

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  • High-Speed, Floor-Level Palletizing

    November 2, 2016

    Columbia Machine recently introduced the FL6200 high-speed palletizer, a floor-level design that combines robotic-like precision with the familiar simplicity and load build quality of a conventional palletizing solution. The FL6200 can palletize up to 120 cases per minute, depending on layer...

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  • Improved, Compact Portable Drum Rollers

    November 1, 2016

    Compact Morse portable drum rollers roll closed steel and plastic drums to mix and blend the contents. Mixing inside sealed drums (and cans) eliminates worker exposure, reduces clean-up and can incorporate important ingredients that would otherwise be left in unmixed sediment. New improvements...

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  • Conveyor Belt Tracker Improves Performance, Service Life

    November 1, 2016

    Martin Engineering introduces a more effective return belt tracking system that uses high-quality materials for easier maintenance and a longer unit life. Building on the standard crowned roller, the Roller Tracker uses a ribbed lagging made of durable polyurethane to increase performance and...

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  • Tornado Wraps Entire Pallet Load in 15 Seconds

    October 31, 2016

    Orbital wrapping machines in the TAB Wrapper Tornado line wrap palletized loads to their pallets in as little as 15 seconds to create secure, unitized loads as fast and efficiently as possible and help protect goods from the rigors of warehousing and transportation. Wrapping 300% faster than...

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  • Shrink Labelers/Neck Banders

    October 25, 2016

    PDC International Corp. introduces an iteration of its R Series shrink banders. PDC R Series shrink banders label and neck band at line speeds from 400 to 1000 cpm. Engineered for 24/7 service, with continuous material web flow that doesn’t pause for cutting, R Series machines apply, with...

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  • Three-Minute Truck Loading/Unloading Coming to U.S.

    October 21, 2016

    The Heico Companies LLC, the parent holding company for a diversified portfolio of more than 36 businesses involved in manufacturing, construction, and industrial services, including Ancra International, Kinedyne, S-Line, and Wistra, announces the acquisition of Ancra Systems B.V. today. Ancra...

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  • Measurement and Monitoring of Coal and Biomass Handling Processes

    October 20, 2016

    Coal- and biomass-fired power stations are burning an increasingly diverse range of fuels and fuel blends of varying composition and combustion properties, under tight economic and environmental constraints. The recent trend in operating power plant in variable load in response to changes in...

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  • Blue Sage Acquires Magnum Systems

    October 17, 2016

    Lower middle-market private equity firm Blue Sage Capital announces the recently completed acquisition of Magnum Systems Inc.   Headquartered in Kansas City, with an additional manufacturing facility in Parsons, KS, Magnum, through its Taylor Products and Smoot brands, is a leading...

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  • Magnum Systems Appoints Wallace President/CEO

    October 17, 2016

    Magnum Systems Inc. has appointed Travis Wallace as its new president/CEO. Wallace assumed responsibilities on October 1, 2016 and has succeeded Gary Saunders who retired. Wallace has been part of the Magnum Systems team for 10 years, beginning in the assembly area for the Taylor Products...

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