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  • First Three Graduates Earn Masters Credential from GEAPS/K-State

    August 11, 2014

    The Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) announced that three of its members have earned their Masters in Grain Operations Management by finishing all four credentialing tracks available from the GEAPS/Kansas State University Distance Education Program.   John Rossman, Kokomo...

  • Software Suite Provides Optimal Control of Material Flows

    July 31, 2014

    The BEUMER Group is a leading manufacturer of conveying and loading equipment, filling, palletizing and packaging equipment, and systems for sorting and distribution. Its product range includes the BG software suite that allows customers to control their material flows from start to finish. The...

  • GEAPS, K-State to Expand Educational Partnership

    July 30, 2014

    The Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University (K-State) have agreed to expand their partnership in distance education to offer online courses and a credential in Grain Processing Management. The current GEAPS/K-State program offers more than 20 online courses and...

  • Heyl & Patterson Relocates to New Headquarters

    July 29, 2014

    Heyl & Patterson Inc., a world leader in thermal processing and bulk materials handling equipment, has relocated to a new base of operations in Carnegie, PA, in a move to accommodate growth.   Heyl & Patterson’s new four-story, 30,000-sq-ft office building is a marked...

  • Plattco Announces Industrial Valve Mobile Showroom Schedule

    July 28, 2014

    Plattco Corp., producer of advanced material handling valves for industrial applications, announced the schedule for the “Meet me at the truck” tour of its mobile showroom. Between August and December, the mobile showroom will visit companies in 15 states to provide free...

  • Schenck Process’ LegalWeight Rail Scale Receives NTEP Certification and Legal-for-Trade Status

    July 28, 2014

    Schenck Process, a global leader of measuring and process technology solutions, announces its railcar weighing system has achieved legal-for-trade status in North America. The certification process is now complete and NTEP Certificate number 14-067 was issued to Schenck Process on July 23,...

  • Static Dissipative Urethane Hose Features High Flex Life for Feeding Extruders

    July 23, 2014

    The FlexStat static dissipative polyurethane plastic pellet transfer hose promotes workplace safety and withstands suction cycling when feeding plastic extruders. It is specially formulated with a clear thermoplastic polyurethane that is reinforced with a rigid black external ABS helix and an...

  • Should My Material Be Tested On-Site?

    July 21, 2014

    In the past, we have discussed flow properties testing and the need for this type work to ensure reliable bin and hopper flow. The Jenike Shear Tester is a device that is recognized as the standard for testing bulk solids by ASTM (D-6128-97) in the U.S. and in Europe, and the test procedure is well...

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  • Integrated Bin Filling Hopper for Tablet Dedusters

    July 15, 2014

    Pharma Technology Inc. introduces an integrated bin filling hopper for its PharmaFlex family of tablet dedusters. The hoppers, which come in sizes of 50 or 100 l, allow for the accumulation of tablets until in-process weight, thickness, and hardness control checks have been completed. These hoppers...