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  • New Spin Loader Virtually Eliminates Particle Separation

    January 14, 2016

    Available in two carbon steel models (SL100, 8 5/8-in.-diam inlet with a 2-hp motor) and (SL200, 10 ¾-in.-diam inlet with a 5-hp motor), Metlafab’s new spin loader allows utilization of bulk storage facilities to their fullest capacity, while eliminating the pyramiding that occurs when...

  • Alternative Fuels for Cement and Lime Plants

    January 14, 2016

    Cement manufacturing is particularly energy-intensive. In order to reduce the use of expensive primary fuels like coal and oil, cement plant operators focus increasingly on alternative fuels and raw materials (AFR). The use is generally focused on the fuels. The manufacturing process, the end...

  • Palletizer Automatically Raises and Lowers Loads

    January 13, 2016

    The P3 all-around spring level loader improves the efficiency of pallet loading and unloading operation. A system of heavy-duty springs automatically lower or raise a pallet as weight is added or removed. By doing so, the P3 spring level loader maintains the top layer of boxes at an easy to...

  • Trackmobile Receives ISO 9001:2008 Certification

    January 7, 2016

    Trackmobile kicked off 2016 with the announcement of its ISO 9001:2008 registration acceptance by American Systems Registrar (ASR). As a global manufacturer that designs, manufactures, and services machines for moving railcars and locomotives, establishing its operation under a quality management...

  • Container Manufacturer Names Ryan President

    December 22, 2015

    Indiana-based material handling product manufacturer MODRoto has named J.R. Ryan president. Ryan will be responsible for the business functions such as the strategic direction and growth of the rotational molding company's multiple business units, which includes Ship Shape bulk containers,...

  • Orbital Stretch-Wrappers Secure Bulk Bags to Pallets

    December 21, 2015

    TAB Wrapper Tornado orbital stretch-wrapping machines wrap plastic stretch film 360 degrees around and under an entire palletized load - including the pallet – to create a single, secure load that keeps bulk bags in place without sliding, shifting, or falling off the pallet during lifting,...

  • Southworth International Acquires Marco Group AB

    December 14, 2015

    Southworth International Group, a leading provider of ergonomic material handling equipment, announced that it has agreed to acquire Marco Group AB, a leading European manufacturer of similar lifting and positioning technologies in Sweden. Founded in 1935 and headquartered in Ängelholm,...

  • Beumer Group Celebrating 80 Years

    December 9, 2015

    As Beumer Group celebrates its 80th anniversary, the company continues to concentrate on its core business capabilities, to be innovative, and to consistently pursue its strategic policy of globalization. A considerable portion of credit goes to the shared values of this family-owned company. They...

  • Flexicon Completes New Test Lab

    December 7, 2015

    Flexicon has completed construction of an all-new test laboratory for Flexi-Disc tubular cable conveyors and integrated bulk handling equipment.        The laboratory is centered around separate 4- and 6-in. tubular cable conveyor circuits with drive systems and...

  • Jenike’s Carson Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

    December 3, 2015

    Dr. John Carson has been awarded AIChE’s (American Institute of Chemical Engineers) 2015 PTF (Particle Technology Forum) award. The award recognizes a forum member's lifetime outstanding scientific/technical contributions to the field of particle technology, as well as leadership in...