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  • The Parable of the Fallen Arches

    September 6, 2016

    Lyn Bates dreams up various off-beat themes to convey serious messages. From time to time we will publish examples of his humor on the site to show that the subject is far from dull, but live with the intriguing complexities that nature throws at solids handling engineers. In the beginning...

  • Hapman Expands Manufacturing Operations

    September 1, 2016

    Hapman, a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of equipment and systems for bulk material handling expands its manufacturing campus in Kalamazoo, MI. Hapman, a KMC Global Co., is expanding from the company’s current capacity bringing the total manufacturing capacity to 159,000...

  • Dust-Tight Drum Dumper Rated for Hazardous Areas

    August 26, 2016

    A new Tip-Tite drum dumper suitable for operation in Class II, Div. 2, Group E environments allows dust-free transfer of bulk materials from drums into process equipment and storage vessels.      It features a remotely-located hydraulic power unit with NEMA 7/9-rated main control...

  • Goudsmit Magnetics Group BV

  • Combination Linings

    August 22, 2016

    Wear- and abrasion-resistant linings are available for a variety of hydraulic and pneumatic components and pipes handling abrasive bulk materials. A combination of lining materials is also an effective and economical solution if the wear is of varying intensity in different areas, depending upon...

  • KWS Manufacturing Partners with Annik Engineering

    August 16, 2016

    KWS Manufacturing, a leading manufacturer of screw conveyors in the U.S., announces its partnership with Annik Engineering to provide quality and service to customers in a key segment of the western U.S. "Annik Engineering is one of the most respected manufacturer’s representation...

  • Sale of Terex Material Handling Unit Approved by US, EU

    August 11, 2016

    Terex Corporation, maker of equipment for construction, material handling, port and other applications, announced Aug. 8 that the sale of its material handling and port solutions (MHPS) business to Konecranes has been approved by EU and US regulators. “The clearances granted by both the...

  • New Management for Kalenborn Abresist

    August 10, 2016

    Kalenborn Abresist Corp. announced that Craig Frendewey, senior vice president, will take full responsibility of its North American operations. These operations include Kalenborn Abresist, Kalenborn Canada and Kalenborn Technologies.        Frendewey first joined the...

  • Shick Solutions Joins Bretèche Group

    August 4, 2016

    Shick Solutions, a Kansas City, MO-based ingredient automation company, has joined Bretèche Industrie Group, a global company with eight plants located in France, Germany, and the Czech Republic that focus on the baking, dairy, pharmaceutical, and cosmetics markets. The company’s...

  • Jenike & Johanson Turns 50

    August 3, 2016

    August 3, 2016 is the 50th anniversary of the founding of Jenike & Johanson. Fifty years ago today, Dr. Jerry Johanson resigned from his job at US Steel’s applied research laboratory in Monroeville, PA and joined Dr. Andrew Jenike, his thesis advisor from the University of Utah, to...