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  • Flexicon to Double Size of U.S. Headquarters

    September 16, 2014

    Flexicon Corp. has broken ground for an expansion that will double the size of its U.S. headquarters, according to president/CEO David Gill.      "We built the current 91,000-sq-ft facility in 2001 on an over-sized site owned by Flexicon that had acres of additional prime...

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  • CHEP Pallecon Solutions Unveils New Website

    September 3, 2014

    CHEP Pallecon Solutions North America, the container pooling company formerly known as CAPS, unveils its new website at www.cheppallecon.com. For more than 15 years, CHEP Pallecon Solutions has provided an all-inclusive container rental and management program that allows customers to cut cost,...

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  • Safer Palletizing and Automated Stretch Wrap Machines

    September 2, 2014

    As manufacturing processes become ever more sophisticated, industrial safety standards are constantly being overhauled and updated to keep up with them. The past three years have been a particularly intense period of change, with many forward-thinking companies beginning to implement safer...

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  • Factors That Impact a Bulk Solid’s Flowability

    September 2, 2014

    When handling bulk solids, there are several factors that can affect your material flow. Most of these are environmental; all of them need to be taken into consideration. Moisture content, temperature, particle size, and time of storage at rest can have a tremendous impact on your material's...

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  • Powder Handling Systems Deliver for Gum Supplier

    August 28, 2014

    For more than three generations and 75 years, Colony Gums, Monroe, NC, has been servicing the food, pharmaceutical, and chemical industries with the finest quality gums and stabilizers, making the company one of the forefathers in hydrocolloid ingredient supply. Family-owned and operated, Colony...

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  • Milling and Material Handling Seminar and Demonstrations

    August 28, 2014

    Coperion K-Tron, Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems, and Sly Inc. will host a complimentary in-house demonstration on milling and material handling for chemical, food, pharmaceutical, and mineral applications. The event will be offered twice - on October 14 and October 15 – from 9AM to 3PM at...

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  • NTEP-Certified Legal Weight Rail Scale

    August 28, 2014

    The Schenck Process LegalWeight is a dynamic weighing system designed for the weighing of railcars in motion. The design utilizes instrumented concrete weighing ties equipped with high-precision load cells that accurately measure vertical force. Installation of the weighing system is done...

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  • Small Footprint Robotic Palletizer

    August 26, 2014

    Schneider Packaging Equipment Company, Inc. offers its newest small footprint robotic palletizer featuring Fanuc’s new M-20ia/35, a light payload handling robot with a cable-integrated arm. The robotic palletizer provides a simple, economical, and portable robotic end-of-line palletizing...

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  • Blending Beds for Different Bulk Goods

    August 26, 2014

    In many industrial processes (i.e. the cement industry) the regularity of the raw materials used plays an important role in the manufacture of products. This uniform consistency is ensured through blending beds located within the storage yard. As a system supplier, BEUMER Group develops stackers...

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  • Bulk Bag Material Conditioner Features Ultra-Compact Footprint

    August 25, 2014

    Discharging bulk bags containing material that has solidified, hardened, or agglomerated can cause serious operational bottlenecks. Conditioning and emptying bulk bags can be dangerous if the proper equipment is not utilized. This patented system utilizes hydraulically actuated, heavy wall...

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