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  • Patented Drum Massager

    June 20, 2016

    The drum massager is a patented solution to discharge stored product in fiber or plastic drums and corrugated boxes. It breaks up a wide range of difficult products such as sodium chloride, potassium chloride (KCL, calcium chloride, and metformin). The massaging action is performed by two pairs of...

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  • Nordco Acquires Royal Tractor

    June 16, 2016

    Nordco Inc. announced it has acquired Royal Tractor, a leading manufacturer of heavy lift trucks and specialized hauling equipment. The acquisition will expand Nordco’s industrial business unit that is already a market leader with its Shuttlewagon railcar movers. Terms of the sale were...

  • Dust-Free Container Loading System

    June 6, 2016

    The process of filling containers using a siloadmaxX mobile system is based on the concept of pneumatic conveying. Dry powder bulk material is conveyed into a receiving container fitted with a liner through a telescoping pipe built into the siloadmaxX system. As the bulk material is loaded into the...

  • J-Tec Material Handling Builds Greenfield Compounding Installation

    May 16, 2016

    In September 2014, J-Tec Material Handling officially signed a contract with Asahi Kasei Plastics North America Inc., to build a $30 million installation for advanced thermoplastic compounds. The plant is built on Asahi’s newest site in Limestone County, Athens, AL. Prior to this...

  • NAVCO Announces Joint Venture in India

    April 29, 2016

    Houston-based National Air Vibrator Co. (NAVCO) and Mumbai-based KJN Enterprises announced a joint venture to expand the reach of vibratory material flow technology into South Asia.   Called NAVCO INDIA LLP, the joint venture will be based in Mumbai. The joint venture has been granted...

  • Motion Industries to Acquire Colmar Belting

    April 27, 2016

    Motion Industries Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Co., has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Colmar Belting Co. The closing of the transaction is expected to occur May 1, 2016.   Colmar Belting Co. is a regional distributor focused primarily on power...


  • Powder Show Conference Preview: John Lawrence of K-State

    April 11, 2016

    Located in Salina, KS, the Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center opened in 2015 to research bulk solids material handling. The center, which shares space in the facility with Coperion K-Tron and Vortex Valves, is the first of its kind in America. Johnselvakumar Lawrence, the Bulk...

  • Conveyor-Equipped Material Handling Equipment

    April 6, 2016

    Verti-Lift offers a full line of scissor lift tables, turntables, and tilt tables with virtually any type of conveyor built in to optimize production, ergonomics, and operator safety. The company works closely with distributors and system integrators to design, build, and integrate their...