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  • Kansas State, Partners Break Ground on Bulk Solids Innovation Center

    July 15, 2014

    After five years of discussions, planning, and proposals, the Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center is ready for construction following a groundbreaking ceremony on July 10.   "The Bulk Solids Innovation Center is a prime example of how Kansas State University...

  • Bulk Bag Filling System with Pallet Dispenser

    July 14, 2014

    The new Material Master Powerfill high-output filling system features a Power-Lift system for powered fill head height adjustment and an Easy-Load rotary bag hanger system. These features bring the fill head and bag strap connection points to an ergonomic position directly in front of the operator...

  • Conveyor Equipment Orders Increase 9.1%

    July 10, 2014

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reports that its May 2014 booked orders increased 9.1% when compared to May 2013 orders and 1.1% when compared to April 2014 booked orders. May booked orders were up 1.3% for Bulk Handling Equipment and up 1.2% for Unit Handling Equipment...

  • Grain Drying, Safety Management, Material Handling Courses

    July 8, 2014

    Registration is open for three courses from the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University Distance Education Program. GEAPS 524: Grain Drying, GEAPS 540: Safety Management for Grain Facilities and GEAPS 552: Materials Handling III run September 2-October 3....

  • Bulk Solids Innovation Center Groundbreaking Set

    July 8, 2014

    A groundbreaking for the Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center will be at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, July 10, in the 600 block of North Front St. in Salina, KS. The public is welcome to attend.   The center is the project of Kansas State University with partners the Salina Area...

  • Martin Engineering Co-Sponsors Fund Raiser for Orphanage

    July 1, 2014

    Martin Engineering, a global leader in bulk material handling technology, has co-sponsored the 4th annual fund-raiser to support the children of Casa Hogar de Cabo San Lucas, an orphanage dedicated to providing active care and personal well-being for boys in need in Baja California Sur....

  • Building Materials Manufacturer Relies on Stretch Hood Technology

    June 30, 2014

    With its headquarters in Paderborn, located in the eastern half of North Rhine-Westphalia region of Germany, August Lücking GmbH & Co.KG is one of the leading producers of building materials in the country. In order to pack clay bricks – or backing bricks – efficiently, the...

  • Fabric-Reinforced Plastic Hose

    June 25, 2014

    As a light suction and blast hose, the Protape TPE 321 offers the benefits of a fabric-reinforced hose: durable, abrasion-proof, and highly flexible, light, and compressible. In this version, the new hose is ideally suited for applications from the transport of powdery solids, through to gaseous...

  • New Bulk Bag Material Conditioner Unveiled

    June 17, 2014

    Discharging bulk bags containing material that has solidified, hardened, or agglomerated can cause serious operational bottlenecks. Conditioning and emptying bulk bags can be dangerous if the proper equipment is not utilized. This patented system utilizes hydraulically actuated, heavy wall...

  • Harsh Environment Palletizer

    June 11, 2014

    This new stainless steel palletizer is ideal for harsh plant environments with high humidity or moisture or corrosive factors caused by some foods, beverages, chemicals, fertilizers, and feeds. It is washdown safe with components to NEMA 4X specifications and stainless steel construction. This...