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  • GEAPS/K-State Education Program Honored

    October 26, 2015

    The distance education program offered in partnership by the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University received the 2015 Celebration of Excellence Award for Innovative Noncredit Program. The award, from the University Professional and Continuing Education...

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  • J-Tec Material Handling Established in U.S.

    October 26, 2015

    This year marks the founding of a new business location for J-Tec Material Handling in Houston, a result of the company’s international successes over the last 45 years. Since its acquisition by Katoen Natie in 1999, J-Tec has been experiencing substantial growth in overseas inquiries...

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  • The Future of the Bulk Solids Innovation Center

    October 21, 2015

    Johnselvakumar Lawrence, the new research director at the Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center revealed some of the near and long-term plans for the center last week at Powder & Bulk Solids Texas in Houston. Lawrence talked about some of the capabilities of the center, as well...

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  • Fast, Safe Unloading of Bottom-Discharge Hopper Cars

    October 21, 2015

    The Boot-Lift railcar connector from Martin Engineering improves the speed and safety of connecting a hopper car to under-track conveying systems, preventing the loss of material to wind or contamination without workers crawling under the car. Installed on the track flanges and powered by an...

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  • Platforms Provide Safe Access to Railcars

    October 16, 2015

    GREEN railcar access platforms provide safe access to the tops of railcars and can be customized to meet the demands of any size operation.     No company can afford worker injury or even death from unsafe railcar loading/unloading practices. GREEN railcar platforms provide a...

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  • Powder Show Texas Starts Off Strong

    October 13, 2015

    Powder Show Texas opened its first day to a strong exhibition and conference agenda, attracting attendees from across the region to the NRG Center in Houston. The show continues on Wednesday, Oct. 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Highlights of the first day included: - Keynote panel "A Glimpse into...

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  • Bulk Solids Fundamentals

    October 5, 2015

    Eric Maynard is ready to deliver the basics of powder and bulk solids next week in Texas. And there are many people who need to learn the basics of powders and bulk solids – from the novice in the field to even the most senior engineers, said Maynard, senior consultant and director for...

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  • Flexicon Launches 250-Page Spanish Website

    October 5, 2015

    Flexicon has launched an all-new 250-page Spanish language website detailing the company's full line of bulk handling equipment from stand-alone units to integrated plant-wide systems.      The new site, www.flexicon.es, coincides with the 2015 opening of the company office...

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  • Pioneer Systems

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  • GEAPS Accepting Applications for Safety Awards Program

    October 2, 2015

    The Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) is now accepting applications for the 2016 Safety Awards Program that recognizes facilities that go an entire year without a lost-time injury or illness. Facilities that successfully complete the program are rewarded with a plaque and are recognized...

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