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  • Resolving a Powder Handling Problem

    March 25, 2014

    Spiroflow Systems, a leader in the powder handling and conveying industries, recently worked with Access Security Products Ltd to resolve a powder handling problem with a proprietary cement mixture used in its manufacturing process.     Access Security is a leading manufacturer and...

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  • Ergonomic Lift for Five-Gallon Pails

    March 21, 2014

    The Pail Partner lifter/transporter eliminates back strain from lifting and transporting heavy 5-gal pails. The Pail Partner’s special yoke securely holds a plastic or metal pail just below its rigid collar. The yoke can be easily raised or lowered as necessary to conveniently pick up stacks...

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  • The Global Importance of Bulk Handling

    March 21, 2014

    Bulk materials handling is by far the largest industrial activity, with over 16 billion tons of common products being handled annually, usually many times from source to use, (1), most of which is undertaken by mechanical equipment. This massive scale and enormous variety of products inevitably...

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  • Entrapment, Pests, and Materials Handling Courses

    March 20, 2014

    Registration is open for three spring courses from the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University Distance Education Program. GEAPS 525: Management of Insect Pests, GEAPS 545: Grain Entrapment, and GEAPS 550: Materials Handling I run April 21-May 23.   ...

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  • Precision Machine & Manufacturing Announces Management Buyout

    March 19, 2014

    Precision Machine & Manufacturing Co. (PMM), Eugene, OR, announced the completion of a management-led acquisition of the company from the retiring owners, Jim and Colleen Miller. The investment team is led by Kirk Morton, company president. Funding to support the acquisition was provided by...

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  • Intersystems Names Beyer VP of Operations

    March 18, 2014

    Bulk material handling products and industrial sampling systems manufacturer, Intersystems, has named Barry Beyer as vice president of operations. Beyer brings a long history of successfully building and training highly productive teams, improving processes, reducing costs, minimizing downtime...

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  • The State of the Powder Handling Industry

    March 18, 2014

    To date, all of my articles have been technical in nature. This article is more of an editorial on the state of our powder handing industry. I presented this topic at the Powder Show in Houston in October of 2013, and would like to repeat some of the relevant topics here. My hope is that it will...

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  • ARPAC Acquires Lambert Material Handling

    March 17, 2014

    ARPAC, an OEM integrator of complete end-of-line packaging solutions, has acquired Lambert (formerly Lamson) Material Handling. Lambert has been an industry leader and manufacturer of conventional palletizers for 66 years, introducing the first automatic palletizer to the North American market in...

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  • Bulk Material Handling Expert to Serve As Concrete Institute Chair

    March 4, 2014

    Tim Harvey, P.E., director of material storage and handling at River Consulting LLC, will begin serving a three-year term this month as the chairperson for the American Concrete Institute (ACI) 313 committee that is responsible for developing and reporting information on design and construction of...

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  • Balcon Enterprises Inc.

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