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  • Matcon Appoints New Managing Director

    October 7, 2014

    Matcon announces the appointment of Dave Cooper to the position of managing director. Cooper takes over for Charles Lee who has decided to step down in order to be able to spend more time with his family. Cooper joined Matcon in 2002, working first in engineering, then sales and business...

  • Custom-Engineered Tanks

    October 2, 2014

    Ross custom-engineered tanks are built in ASME-code certified plants and can be designed for virtually any use, application, or environment. These tanks can include agitators, heating jackets or coils, insulation, thermowells, sanitary finish, passivated surfaces, and special coatings or tank...

  • Sliding Door Dry Product Storage Bin

    September 25, 2014

    This sliding valve dry product bin storage system was designed for a major producer of snack crackers and cookies. The manufacturing process for this particular product requires large amounts of the dough to be stamped and baked. What follows is a need to strategically store baked snack crackers...

  • Bolted RTP Storage Silo Right Fit for Power Plant

    September 24, 2014

    Empire District Electric Co. is undergoing an environmental retrofit project at its Asbury Power Plant in Asbury, MO. As part of the environmental improvement process, the FGD ByProduct would be conveyed into a storage silo and then processed using equipment located in the skirt of the storage silo...

  • What is Expanded Flow?

    September 22, 2014

    This issue focuses on storage of powders. When handling powders, we always need to remember the following: material flow properties need to be determined; proper designs are required to ensure reliable flow; feeder design is as important as the silo design.     With all the...

  • Schust Introduces Pulse-Jet Bottom-Access Bin Vent

    September 11, 2014

    The Liberator Pulse Jet Bottom Access Bin Vent (PVB) features bottom-access design, ensuring safe filter maintenance from silo-top elevation. Units install directly on bins and silos via the supplied flanged inlet. Ductwork is eliminated and installation expenses reduced. Liberator PVB vents...

  • See-Through Fiberglass Tanks

    September 8, 2014

    This product has the advantage of visual light transparency, and is non-corrosive, non-conductive, and shatterproof. As can be seen in the photograph, this fiberglass material, Sun-lite HP, provides up to 90% visual transparency, allowing the user to see through the sidewall. The Sun-lite material...

  • 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,...

  • Grain Storage Facility Demand Soaring

    August 26, 2014

    A large crop of corn combined with falling prices may spur farmers to seek and purchase more grain storage facilities. Grain storage companies are reporting that it is difficult to keep up with demand, according to a report from Valley News Live, based out of Fargo, ND. Trevor Meier, marketing...

  • Tank Connection to Increase Production by 50%

    August 12, 2014

    Kansas-based Tank Connection has announced that it will expand its production by 50 percent in the fourth quarter. The company is also seeking to hire about 35 new employees, and will add new equipment as part of the expansion. “We are making investments in both capital assets and new...