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  • Self-Leveling Stairs for Harsh Environments

    July 3, 2013

    Model SS self-leveling stairs help operators safely access the top of vehicles used in a variety of applications and industries. The self-leveling stairs are ideal for applications where the required range exceeds angles greater than 15 degrees above or below the working platform height. The stairs...

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  • Hoover Container Solutions Promotes Arash Hassanian to Vice President of International Sales

    June 27, 2013

    Since taking over as director of international sales in 2008, Arash Hassanian has seen Hoover’s international sales and operations grow from one facility in Melbourne, Australia to six locations in Australia, Brazil, Malaysia, Norway, and the United Arab Emirates. In recognition of this...

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  • Powder Perspectives: There is a Science to Powder Handling

    June 24, 2013

    The field of solids handling was developed mainly through the work of Dr. Andrew W. Jenike, who pioneered bulk solids flow theory. Dr. Jenike developed a scientific approach to the storage and flow of bulk solids in the 1950s that is still relevant today. In fact, the Jenike shear test is now the...

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  • CAPS Relocates Headquarters

    June 24, 2013

    In order to accommodate the ongoing growth of the company, CAPS (Container and Pooling Solutions) has moved its headquarters to a much larger facility within the same industrial park as its previous office in Livonia, MI. For more than 15 years, CAPS has been North America’s leading...

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  • Mark Mulone Joins Piab as Divisional Sales Manager-Material Handling

    June 24, 2013

    Mark Mulone has accepted the newly formed position of divisional sales manager, material handling at Piab USA. Mulone comes to Piab with broad domestic and international experience in the sales of capital equipment. He brings a high level of energy and a proven ability to build and grow sales...

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  • Factors That Impact a Powder’s Flowability

    June 13, 2013

    Moisture content, temperature, particle size, and time of storage at rest can have a tremendous impact on your material's flow properties. How your material flows is a function of its cohesive properties. As such, conditions that affect the cohesive strength of a powder will have an impact on...

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  • Powder/Bulk Solids Launches Powder Perspectives

    June 13, 2013

    Powder/Bulk Solids has launched "Powder Perspectives" -- an online column that will be hosted by Joe Marinelli, and include discussions concentrating on handling powders and other bulk solids. "Powder Perspectives" can be found on PowderBulkSolids.com under the Resources tab on...

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  • Food-Grade Electric Chain Hoists

    June 7, 2013

    The NER-FG Series of food-grade electric chain hoists is available in capacities from 1/4 through 2 ton, and are offered in standard single speed and under-the-cover, variable frequency drive, dual speed. Food-grade hoists can easily be coupled with push, geared, or motorized trolleys, and are...

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  • Telescoping Ramp Gangways

    June 5, 2013

    Model SB-RT telescoping ramp gangways with extended reach access protect operators working on top of tank trucks or rail cars in a variety of industries. Ideal for applications where the required range is within 15 degrees above or below the working platform height, the gangways feature adjustable...

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  • Dual-Blower Railcar Unload System

    June 4, 2013

    The K-Tron vacuum-pressure rail unload system unloads powder, pellet, and granular material from railcars at conveying rates in excess of 40,000 lb/hr. Using separate vacuum and pressure blowers, the dual-blower railcar unload system unloads material from the railcar at higher conveying rates and...

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