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  • Flexicon Marks 40th Year with Major Expansion

    February 19, 2015

    Flexicon marked its 40-year anniversary with completion of the 91,000-sq-ft building envelope that doubles the size of its U.S. headquarters, it was announced by David Gill, president.        “With walls, roof, and floor now complete, and mechanical systems...

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  • Heyl & Patterson Wins Contract for Process Equipment in Mexico

    February 10, 2015

    Heyl & Patterson Inc., a world leader in bulk material handling and thermal processing systems, has announced the sale of a fluid bed dryer and fluid bed cooler to Zinc Nacional, S.A. of Monterrey, Mexico.   The equipment will be installed at Zinc Nacional’s main facility in...

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  • Portable Material Master Bulk Bag Discharging System for Talc

    February 10, 2015

    This system provides sealed discharge of talc into customer’s existing process. A Flo-Master bulk bag massaging system promotes material flow, while a Flo-Lock gate halts material flow for partial bag discharge. The unit includes a loss-in-weight scale system with a digital weight indicator....

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  • Material Handling and Moisture Reduction Solution Gets Job Done

    February 5, 2015

    Schenck Process (Kansas City), a pneumatic conveying, filtration, weighing, and feeding equipment supplier recently collaborated with Flash Rockwell Technologies (Mobile, AL), a non-thermal flash drying system manufacturer, to provide an integrated bulk material handling and moisture reduction...

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  • Martin Engineering Announces New Business Unit in Russia

    February 4, 2015

    Martin Engineering, a global leader in bulk material handling technology, has announced the formation of a new business unit in Russia, created with an initial focus on applications for conveyor technologies, flow aids, and engineered vibration. The company made the announcement as it...

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  • Online Grain Operations Courses Offered

    February 3, 2015

    Registration is open for four grain operations courses from the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University (K-State) Distance Education Program, including one course in Spanish. These online courses run from March 16 through April 17, and registration closes Tuesday,...

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  • Tailor-Made Plastic Washing Plant Optimizes Throughput, Product Quality, Operating Cost

    February 3, 2015

    Post-consumer plastic scrap can be made into high-grade recyclates provided that all processing steps are optimally matched. The achievable cost and quality level hinges to a large extent on the efficiency with which the shredded plastic material is washed and dried. Lindner washTech GmbH focuses...

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  • Yargus Manufacturing Names VP of Industrial Sales

    January 29, 2015

    Mark Taylor joins Yargus Manufacturing Inc. as vice president of industrial sales. Taylor is leading the Industrial Sales Div. at Yargus, which produces the Layco line of material handling equipment. After graduating from Butler University, Taylor began a 12-year career in the pulp and paper...

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  • China to Double Number of Robots by 2017

    January 28, 2015

    By 2017, more industrial robots will be operating in China's production plants than in the European Union or North America. Operating unit numbers there will double from today's 200,000 to more than 400,000. To compare, in North America, numbers will rise to about 300,000 – with 340,...

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  • Flame-Retardant and Anti-Static Plastic Hose

    January 27, 2015

    The Norplast PUR 385 SE AS is now flame retardant in accordance with DIN 4102-B1. Norres has expanded the areas of application for customers of its all-plastic range of these hoses. Its permanently anti-static walls with a surface resistance < 109 Ω makes it optimally suited to the...

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