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  • Spiroflow Systems Names Mackrill Chief Operating Officer

    September 20, 2016

    Spiroflow Systems has named Don Mackrill chief operating officer effective immediately. In his new role, Mackrill will have complete operational control for all powder handling projects from engineering through production, customer delivery, and customer service.     Mackrill is...

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  • PVC Modifiers Re-Packaged Using Bulk Bag Dischargers, Filler, Conveyor

    September 20, 2016

    Kaneka North America LLC needed an efficient, dust-free method of re-packaging PVC modifiers to replace manual methods in place since 2003. The plant packages grades of modifier products into bulk bags (2000, 1700, 1000 lb) and 50-lb sacks based on projected customer orders for product grades in...

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  • Full Line Conveying and Packaging Considerations

    September 14, 2016

    To succeed in an international environment, suppliers of aggregates, and products that incorporate aggregates, need high-capacity equipment that guarantees long service life, even under extreme conditions. Cost-effective transport of bulk goods involves many different scenarios – such as...

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  • The Development of Inherently Safe Static Protective FIBCs

    September 8, 2016

    Ever since flexible intermediate bulk containers (FIBCs) first became commonly used for storing and transporting powders and granular materials, static electricity has been an ever present concern. Electrostatic charge is generated whenever materials contact, rub together and separate -- a process...

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  • New Bulk Bag Closing Device Stops Material Flow

    September 8, 2016

    This new bulk bag closing device is designed to quickly and safely stop flow from partially discharged bulk bags. The lightweight, pneumatically-operated device uses dual blades vs. pinching devices to more effectively seal the bag opening at the center so the operator can tie it off for removal...

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  • Custom Weighing and Bagging Systems

    September 2, 2016

    Sterling offers a full line of bulk bag unloading and weighing systems that incorporate many of the same designs as the modular weighing system but support the use of bulk bags and totes. Customized solutions are provided for filling the supply bins such as drum or tote tippers, mechanical or...

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  • Hapman Expands Manufacturing Operations

    September 1, 2016

    Hapman, a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of equipment and systems for bulk material handling expands its manufacturing campus in Kalamazoo, MI. Hapman, a KMC Global Co., is expanding from the company’s current capacity bringing the total manufacturing capacity to 159,000...

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  • Delumper Bulk Bag Unloader

    August 17, 2016

    The Delumper Bulk Bag Unloader (BBU) is a heavily constructed system designed for convenient unloading materials, even if they contain lumps and agglomerates. This unit employs a gyrator to effectively fluidize the materials for dependable discharge from the bags. Then, a heavy-duty, built-in...

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  • Big Bag Filling Station for Urea Improves Product Protection

    August 4, 2016

    Concetti, of Bastia Umbra, Italy, recently supplied a big bag filling station for urea to a Spanish manufacturer of high-quality fertilizer materials. High productivity and the practicality of this type of packaging in the agriculture industry, together with excellent corrosion resistance, are...

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  • Flexicon Introduces Sanitary Bulk Bag Weigh Batch Unloader

    August 1, 2016

    The new Bulk-Out bulk bag weigh batch unloading system with manual dumping station and flexible screw conveyor automatically conveys weighed batches of contamination-sensitive materials to downstream processes and allows rapid sanitizing.      The BFC model discharger frame is...

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