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  • How to Interpret a Solids Flow Report

    January 30, 2014

    In order to determine if a new bin or silo will work reliably, or to be able to make modifications to an existing troublesome bin or silo, you need to know: · What type of flow pattern can develop (modes of flow) · Your material’s flow properties Modes of Flow There are two...

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  • High-Speed Stretch Wrapper is Fully Automatic

    January 29, 2014

    The LW-300 rotary arm stretch wrapper is a fully automatic system designed to apply a mechanically pre-stretched film with tension to a pallet load. Its overhead rotary arm eliminates the need to rotate the load and allows for high-speed wrapping, reaching up to 95 loads per hour. Depending on the...

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  • International Biomass Conference & Expo Set for March

    January 28, 2014

    The 7th annual International Biomass Conference & Expo will take place March 24-26, 2014, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. This dynamic event unites industry professionals from all sectors of the world’s interconnected biomass utilization industries: biobased power,...

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  • Piab Names Tim Rohr Material Handling Sales Manager

    January 28, 2014

    Tim Rohr has accepted the newly formed position at Piab USA of technical sales manager, material handling. Rohr brings a proven record of sales channel management, specifically through distributors, reps, OEMs, and end-user direct. Rohr earned a BS in Electrical Engineering and MBA in...

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  • Material Transfer Launches 180° Rotation Lift & Dump Drum Dumper

    January 28, 2014

    This drum dumper accepts a drum of non-free flowing material and discharges the contents into a hopper at approximately 183 in. above floor level. The dumper features an exclusive Lift & Seal system for dust-tight operation, a patented Control-Link rotation system for 180° dump carriage...

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  • Nerak Appoints New President, EVP

    January 27, 2014

    To support the current and future growth, Nerak Systems Inc. has appointed Volker Brandt as president and Simone Wakefield as executive vice president. Brandt will continue to support the expansions of Nerak Systems USA as part of the global Nerak brand. Wakefield retains her role as chief...

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  • Palletizing Drones: The Future of Material Handling

    January 27, 2014

    Drones may soon offer a cost-effective and scalable alternative to traditional palletizing methods, as demonstrated by the latest Demo3D video commissioned by Qimarox of the Netherlands. With little superstructure or extensive hardware to install, a drone-based palletizing solution could be...

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  • Transport Crawlers

    January 23, 2014

    Transport crawlers are used for the transport of large, heavy subassemblies of any kind, but also of complete opencast mining equipment, head or tail stations of conveyor systems or semi-mobile crushing plants. Transport crawlers can be used for all heavy transport tasks according to their...

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  • Containment and Powder Transfer Specialist Joins ChargePoint Technology

    January 22, 2014

    Malcolm Cunningham, a specialist in containment and powder transfer with over 25 years experience in this field, joins ChargePoint Technology as its new business development manager to grow the business in Northern and Southern Europe. Prior to joining ChargePoint Technology, Cunningham worked...

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  • Material Handling Equipment Orders up 7.0% in 2013, to Grow 8.5% in 2014

    January 22, 2014

    Material handling equipment new orders grew 7.0% in 2013 and are forecasted to grow 8.5% or more in 2014, and 12.0 % in 2015, according to the latest Material Handling Equipment Manufacturing Forecast (MHEM) released by MHI. “We are optimistic about future outcomes and expect economic...

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