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  • Material Handling Solution Helps Recycle Fabric Waste & Water Bottles into Fiber

    April 1, 2013

    Spiroflow Systems, a leader in the bulk handling industry, recently worked on a project to help recycle waste materials, including recycled plastic water bottles, into first quality recycled polyester fiber.     Spiroflow worked on this material handling project with Unifi Inc., a...

  • Material Handling and Blending System

    March 14, 2013

    Custom Powder Systems designed and built a material handling and blending system for potent oral solid dosage compounds using V-Shell blending, split butterfly valves, and isolation technology, to achieve OELs of <.1 mcg/m3/8 hours. Batch preparation begins using a subdivision isolator to charge...

  • Flat Ramp Gangways Provide Safe Access to Tops of Vehicles

    March 11, 2013

    GREEN Access & Fall Protection’s Model SB flat ramp gangways help workers safely access the top of a vehicle in a variety of industries, including chemical and food. The Model SB flat range gangways are ideal for applications where the required range is within 15 degrees above or below...

  • Compact Palletizer for Plastic Totes, Containers

    March 5, 2013

    A-B-C’s compact palletizer automatically accumulates and stacks plastic totes or returnable plastic containers (RPCs) to form interlocking pallet loads that are secure for shipping. This system features an exclusive tier alignment positioning mechanism that gently jogs each layer during...

  • Energy Usage – Driver for Development

    February 28, 2013

    Having been in the bulk materials handling business for almost 30 years it is clear to me that the need for bulk materials handling solutions is as strong as ever. The need to store, feed, convey, discharge, and receive bulk particulate solids in an efficient and environmentally sound manner is...

  • Key Technology, Visys Announce Merger

    February 25, 2013

    Key Technology Inc. and Visys NV, a leading provider of chute-fed in-air sorters used by food processors and waste recyclers, have entered into a merger agreement. The combination of Key Technology and Visys creates a single source of high-performance, digital sorting technologies for food...

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  • Drum Handler with Advanced Power Features

    February 19, 2013

    Morse Manufacturing now offers Pilot, a power-propelled, power lifting and pouring, walk-behind drum handler. The new design provides operator control, productivity, and safety with: floor travel speed of 3 mph; drum lifting speed of 25 ft/min; max empty travel speed of 3.6 mph and lift 39 ft/min...

  • Lift & Seal Container Discharging and Feeding System

    February 13, 2013

    This unit is designed to accept, seal, rotate, and discharge containers of material at 78 in. above floor level into a surge hopper. The pivot carriage docks to a surge hopper inlet nozzle, dual slide gates are opened, and contents are discharged without contamination. Once filled, the surge hopper...

  • IEDCO Launches New Web Site

    February 1, 2013

    IEDCO, an industry-leading design, engineering, manufacturing, and installation company specializing in the powder handling needs of the pharmaceutical, food, and fine chemical processing industries, has announced the launch of its newly designed Web site. The site features a new look,...