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  • New Manual Material Handling Safety Video/DVD Available

    June 9, 2009

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than one million workers suffer back injuries every year and three out of four injuries occur while workers are lifting. Summit Training Source introduces Manual Material Handling Safety to train employees on the best safety practices to use while...

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  • Martin Engineering Publishes Fourth Edition of FOUNDATIONS Book

    June 9, 2009

    Martin Engineering, a leading international supplier of systems and services to improve the handling of bulk materials, has released the fourth edition of its FOUNDATIONS Book, the seminal work on improving belt conveyors by controlling fugitive material. Subtitled “The Practical Resource...

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  • QComp Technologies Signs Babush Material Handling Systems as Newest Authorized Distributor

    June 9, 2009

    QComp Technologies Inc., a leading robotics integrator, has announced that it has signed Babush Material Handling Systems of Sussex, WI as its newest distributor of palletizing equipment. As QComp’s newest authorized distributor, Babush will add the QComp Compact Lean Palletizer (CLP) to its...

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  • Drum Lifter/Tilter with Scale

    June 2, 2009

    This unit features rugged all polished 304 stainless steel construction. With a lifting capacity of 600 lb with hydraulic cylinder stroke of 40 in. clamps, it lifts and tilts most drums via handle pump and hand wheels. It maneuvers easily with a set of six wheels. A full powerized model is...

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  • Intelligrated and FKI Logistex Announce Strategic Combination

    June 1, 2009

    Intelligrated and FKI Logistex Group Limited have announced the signing of a definitive agreement to combine the two businesses, creating the leader in automated material handling systems and services. Under terms of the agreement, Intelligrated will purchase the FKI Logistex operations located in...

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  • Material Handling & Transportation Focus - June 09

    May 27, 2009

    Fluidizing Liner Discharge The Jet-Flow patent-pending fluidizing discharge system is an option that can be incorporated in all of the company’s liners, whether intended for a 20- or 40-ft ISO standard container, or a 30-ft top-load container. Some dry bulk products are difficult or have...

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  • Sly Inc. Forms Sly Process Systems LLC

    May 22, 2009

    Sly Inc., a 135-year-old manufacturer of dust collectors and other air pollution equipment, has announced the formation of Sly Process Systems LLC. The new company is dedicated to the design, manufacture, and sales of dry bulk material handling systems, including mechanical and pneumatic conveying...

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  • Buckhorn Names Rastetter Director of Sales

    May 22, 2009

    Buckhorn, a Myers Industries Inc. company, has appointed Jim Rastetter to the position of director of sales. Headquartered in Milford, OH, Buckhorn is one of North America’s leading providers of reusable plastic packaging systems and solutions, helping customers in the manufacturing,...

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  • Rail and Chemical Companies Recognized for Efforts to Enhance Community Safety

    April 21, 2009

    The National Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response (TRANSCAER) Task Group (NTTG) recently presented the 2008 TRANSCAER National Achievement Award to four companies committed to helping communities prepare for and respond to possible hazardous materials transportation incidents...

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  • Dual-Blower Railcar Unload System

    February 25, 2009

    The vacuum-pressure rail unload system unloads powders, pellets, and granular material from railcars at conveying rates in excess of 100,000 lb/hr. A vacuum blower draws material from the railcar to a self-cleaning filter receiver that separates the product from the conveying air. Mounted below the...

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