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  • Powder Show Conference Preview: John Lawrence of K-State

    April 11, 2016

    Located in Salina, KS, the Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center opened in 2015 to research bulk solids material handling. The center, which shares space in the facility with Coperion K-Tron and Vortex Valves, is the first of its kind in America. Johnselvakumar Lawrence, the Bulk...

  • Conveyor-Equipped Material Handling Equipment

    April 6, 2016

    Verti-Lift offers a full line of scissor lift tables, turntables, and tilt tables with virtually any type of conveyor built in to optimize production, ergonomics, and operator safety. The company works closely with distributors and system integrators to design, build, and integrate their...

  • Tenova Completes Sale of Bateman Projects to SGS

    April 5, 2016

    Tenova announces the successful demerger of its EPCM business operations known as Bateman Projects, based in South Africa. As communicated in October 2015, the Swiss-based SGS acquired these assets from Tenova. Tenova will further develop its activities in the mining and minerals industry by...

  • Horizon Systems and Process Systems Announce Merger

    April 4, 2016

    Horizon Systems Inc., an engineering and manufacturing company that designs material handling and automated transfer solutions for food, pet food, plastics, and chemical manufacturers, has merged with Process Systems Inc. (PSI), a national leader in design and installation of automated systems for...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • 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....

  • 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...