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  • General Kinematics’ Randy Smith to Receive Illustrious Award

    September 19, 2013

    Randy Smith, VP technical services, General Kinematics, has been selected to receive the illustrious ‘Outstanding Alumnus Award’ in recognition of contributions to his profession and community from the College of Business, Industry, Life Science and Agriculture from his alma mater,...

  • Schwing Bioset Inc.

  • Low-Profile Bulk Container Handles High-Density, Dry Products

    September 11, 2013

    The P-340 Ship Shape reusable bulk container features a stout, low-profile design that accommodates payloads to 1000 lb, yet stands just 30 in. high on a standard footprint for the efficient storage and transportation of dry, granular, free-flowing products with high bulk densities and/or high...

  • K-Tron to Operate under Coperion K-Tron Brand

    September 10, 2013

    Effective October 1, 2013, K-Tron, a global leader in feeding, dosing, and pneumatic conveying equipment and systems, will operate under the brand name Coperion K-Tron. Coperion was acquired by U.S.-based Hillenbrand Inc. in December 2012. K-Tron has been a part of Hillenbrand’s Process...

  • Dual-Blower Railcar Unload System

    September 6, 2013

    The K-Tron vacuum-pressure rail unload system unloads powders, pellets, and granular material from railcars at conveying rates in excess of 40,000 lb/hr. Using separate vacuum and pressure blowers, the dual-blower railcar unload system unloads material from the railcar at higher conveying rates and...

  • Automated Material Handling System

    September 5, 2013

    This automated material handling system provides a total process solution for moving highly fragile food product through multiple process operations into bulk storage for temporary holding prior to final packaging. At a process rate of 12,000 lb/hr, bulk totes of the food product are nested into a...

  • Beltservice Corp.

  • Coperion Names Thomas Kehl as New President

    August 29, 2013

    Coperion GmbH, Stuttgart/Germany, a subsidiary of US-based Hillenbrand Inc., has announced that Thomas Kehl will take over as president and chairman of the executive board effective immediately. Kehl will lead the company as it continues to expand its presence in single-source compounding plants...

  • Elevator Buckets

    August 29, 2013

    Tapco offers a complete line of industrial and agricultural elevator buckets manufactured in ductile iron, fabricated steel, aluminum, polyethylene, nylon, and urethane. Typical industrial bucket uses are sand, asphalt, chemicals, aggregates, and salt. Typical agricultural bucket uses are grain,...

  • Spiroflow Acquires Control & Metering

    August 27, 2013

    Spiroflow Ltd, a world-leading manufacturer of conveying and weighing systems, has strengthened its global offering with the acquisition of Canadian bulk materials handling specialist Control & Metering, based in Mississauga, Ontario. The assets of Control & Metering were acquired...