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  • Dino Wireless Monitoring System

    March 25, 2016

    A Dino bulk truck loader transmits a signal itself if a component is not working properly or if maintenance is required. In modern language there are various terms for this: Smart Industry, the Internet of things, or Industry 4.0. Van Beek shows that this new development makes it possible to take...

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  • Conveying Equipment Orders up $860 Million in 2015

    March 18, 2016

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reports that 2015 shipments in North America were up 7.7%. CEMA estimates that shipments totaled $11.923 billion for 2015, a record level and an increase of $860 million from 2014 shipments of $11.063 billion.   CEMA estimates that...

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  • AGI to Acquire NuVision Industries

    March 17, 2016

    Ag Growth International Inc. (AGI) has entered into a binding agreement to acquire NuVision Industries Inc., a premier designer and builder of complete turnkey fertilizer blending plants and material handling facilities. The acquisition of Western Canadian-based NuVision represents a significant...

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  • Wear-Resistant Metal Alloy Extends Equipment Life

    March 17, 2016

    Martin Engineering introduces a wear-resistant fused alloy plate that can withstand more abrasion than other protective metal linings. With a bi-metallic design, Arcoplate combines a smooth and dense chromium carbide-rich metal alloy face plate with a hard steel back plate to resist gouging,...

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  • Coperion Corporation Relocates

    March 17, 2016

    Coperion GmbH, a subsidiary of Hillenbrand Inc., has realigned and relocated its North American operations from Ramsey, NJ to its other facilities located in Pitman, NJ, Wytheville, VA, and Houston. This realignment was implemented over an 18-month period from June 2014 until November 2015....

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  • Changes in the Bulk Solids Market over the Last 40 Years

    March 16, 2016

    I have been involved in the bulk solids market for over 40 years and in that time I have seen a variety of changes, as well as improvements.           With our particular niche in this market, we see more emphasis on containing leaks to lessen exposure of...

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  • Material Handling Exchange

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  • Four-Cable Lifting Spout Reduces Wear, Backlashing

    March 14, 2016

    Fairmount Santrol is a global provider of industrial sand used in the foundry, gas and oil, glass, recreation, and filtration industries.  Founded in 1986, Fairmount operations include mines, mineral processing plants, and coating facilities in North America, Europe, and Asia.   ...

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  • Powders and Bulk Solids Flow in Bins, Hoppers, Feeders

    March 14, 2016

    The Bulk Solids Innovation Center at Kansas Sate University is offering a course – which includes a site visit to a bulk solids handling equipment manufacturer - on April 12-14, 2016 that cover topics related to powders and bulk solids flow in bins, hoppers, and chutes. Course topics include...

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  • MODRoto, Inc.

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