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  • KMC Global Acquires CDM Systems Inc.

    July 24, 2013

    KMC Global, the parent company of Hapman announced the acquisition of CDM Systems Inc., headquartered in Elk River, MN. CDM Systems is a manufacturer of custom en-masse conveyors and marine leg ship unloaders. CDM Systems is recognized for heavy-duty, large-volume en-masse conveyors that operate in...

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  • The Tennant Co. to Represent DYNATEK Loading Systems

    July 18, 2013

    DYNATEK Articulated Loading Systems has announced The Tennant Co. has become the newest member of its growing network of independent sales representatives. Operating from offices in both Houston and Dallas, The Tennant Co.’s 8-person technical sales staff will be promoting, selling, and...

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  • Kernic Systems Inc. Announces Change in Ownership

    July 18, 2013

    After 35 years of successfully operating Kernic Systems Inc., the founding owners have sold the business to Jason & Claire Hineman. Jason will lead the business as president, and brings with him an extensive engineering background working for major global companies in mining, manufacturing...

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  • Kemutec Launches Spanish-Language Web Site

    July 15, 2013

    Kemutec has launched es.KemutecUSA.com, a Spanish-language Web site that offers comprehensive on-line content detailing its full line of powder processing equipment and valves. Also included in the launch are three new Spanish-language brochures including: Equipo De Procesamiento -...

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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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