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  • What Is Compressibility?

    November 13, 2015

    I would like to begin this discussion by first congratulating Dr. John Carson of Jenike & Johanson on his lifetime achievement award recently received at the AICHE meeting in Salt Lake City, UT. I worked with John for 23 years at J&J and regard him as a mentor. John encouraged me to obtain...

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  • Two Hurt After Tanker Explosion

    November 13, 2015

    Two workers were injured -- one critically -- when a tanker they were emptying that contained sodium hydroxide exploded Thursday morning in South Memphis, TN. The workers were offloading the contents into what they believed was an empty container but, according to a lieutenant with the Memphis...

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  • J-Tec Material Handling Inc.

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  • General Kinematics Names North American Sales Director

    November 12, 2015

    General Kinematics, manufacturer of custom engineered vibratory process equipment, announces the hire of Jim Egan to director of North American sales. With more than 20 years of manufacturing sales and marketing experience, Egan joins GK after a long career as sales manager for the Industrial...

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  • Big Bag Divider

    November 12, 2015

    The BigBag Divider is a solution for transporting and storing bulk bags, while at the same time, solving a number of identified challenges due to damages caused from wooden pallet usage. The BigBag Divider was custom-designed for block stacking. It is free of splintering and sharp edges and...

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  • Railcar Connector for Fast, Safe Hopper Car Unloading

    November 9, 2015

    The Boot-Lift railcar connector improves the speed and safety of connecting a hopper car to under-track conveying systems, preventing the loss of material to wind or contamination without workers crawling under the car. Installed on the track flanges and powered by an air-over-hydraulic design...

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  • GEAPS/K-State Offer Record Number of Training Courses in 2016

    November 9, 2015

    The Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University (K-State) unveiled the 33-course 2016 distance education program schedule. It is the most robust collection of online training courses the organizations have ever offered, with three new courses and one updated offering....

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  • Jenike & Johanson to Present at AIChE Meeting

    November 5, 2015

    Jenike & Johanson’s John Carson and Thomas Baxter will be speaking at the annual AIChE meeting, November 8-13 in Salt Lake City, UT. The Jenike team will be presenting three topics: Powder Characterization and Trouble-Shooting Methods for Successful Process Scale-Up...

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  • Portable Scissor Lifts Transport Heavy Loads

    November 5, 2015

    Verti-Lift introduces a line of portable scissor lifts that move heavy loads between work cells. Available as electric hydraulic with push-button hand pendant or manually operated with foot, these units provide the flexibility of a scissor lift with the portability of an adjustable work platform to...

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  • Lump Breakers for Pneumatic Conveying or Unloading

    November 4, 2015

    The Aurora dual-rotor crusher features a dual-shaft design that produces a higher throughput and smaller particles. Rotor speed, rotor direction, cutter design, and screen opening size are all factors to fine-tune the final product. These units are excellent for frozen vegetables, rendered products...

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