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  • GEAPS/K-State Offer Five Grain Operations Courses

    February 3, 2016

    Registration is now open for five grain operations courses from the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University (K-State) Distance Education Program in March, including one course in Spanish.   These online courses run from March 14 – April 15, and...

  • Automation for Truck & Railcar Loading Systems

    February 2, 2016

    For optimized loading, DYNATEK has released a new automation package for its articulating and shuttle loading systems that controls loading conveyor positioning and material conveying in truck or railcar loading applications.    Encoded motors, a PLC, I/O, and programming are...

  • First Three Earn GEAPS/K-State Processing Credential

    January 28, 2016

    The Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) announced that three members from three different countries have earned their Credential in Grain Processing (CGPM) Management from the GEAPS/Kansas State University Distance Education Program. Cory Woywada, MCGOM, Parrish & Heimbecker Ltd...


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  • New Spin Loader Virtually Eliminates Particle Separation

    January 14, 2016

    Available in two carbon steel models (SL100, 8 5/8-in.-diam inlet with a 2-hp motor) and (SL200, 10 ¾-in.-diam inlet with a 5-hp motor), Metlafab’s new spin loader allows utilization of bulk storage facilities to their fullest capacity, while eliminating the pyramiding that occurs when...

  • Alternative Fuels for Cement and Lime Plants

    January 14, 2016

    Cement manufacturing is particularly energy-intensive. In order to reduce the use of expensive primary fuels like coal and oil, cement plant operators focus increasingly on alternative fuels and raw materials (AFR). The use is generally focused on the fuels. The manufacturing process, the end...

  • Palletizer Automatically Raises and Lowers Loads

    January 13, 2016

    The P3 all-around spring level loader improves the efficiency of pallet loading and unloading operation. A system of heavy-duty springs automatically lower or raise a pallet as weight is added or removed. By doing so, the P3 spring level loader maintains the top layer of boxes at an easy to...

  • Trackmobile Receives ISO 9001:2008 Certification

    January 7, 2016

    Trackmobile kicked off 2016 with the announcement of its ISO 9001:2008 registration acceptance by American Systems Registrar (ASR). As a global manufacturer that designs, manufactures, and services machines for moving railcars and locomotives, establishing its operation under a quality management...

  • Container Manufacturer Names Ryan President

    December 22, 2015

    Indiana-based material handling product manufacturer MODRoto has named J.R. Ryan president. Ryan will be responsible for the business functions such as the strategic direction and growth of the rotational molding company's multiple business units, which includes Ship Shape bulk containers,...