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  • Weighing and Dosing System Conveys Four Tons per Hour

    October 28, 2014

    The Volkmann Conweigh is a gravimetric weighing and dosing conveyor system available on either the Volkmann VS or PPC vacuum conveyors. Special design features ensure the vacuum conveyor is isolated from external forces. Weighing occurs throughout the entire conveying cycle to accurately establish...

  • Vacuum Conveying Solutions for System Integration

    October 21, 2014

    Volkmann Inc., a manufacturer of vacuum conveying systems for the food, pharmaceutical, chemical, and coatings industries, has published a new catalog detailing its range of product offerings, covering vacuum conveying from pick-up through discharge, representing a wide range of solutions for...

  • Milling & Material Handling Program Provides Wealth of Information

    October 15, 2014

    Hosted by Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems, the Fall Milling & Material Handling Expo drew a capacity crowd for its presentations from the host company, as well as its partners Coperion K-Tron and Sly Inc.     Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems marketing manager Greg Boyer greeted...

  • KSU Bulk Solids Innovation Center Progressing

    October 9, 2014

    The Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center, which broke ground in July, is already creating momentum toward its project goals. The innovation center has garnered $2.4 million in equipment donations, the facility's foundation is currently being poured, and the job description for...

  • Volkmann Hosts Conveyor Training Seminar

    October 6, 2014

    Volkmann Inc. hosted a training course for its manufacturers’ representatives at the company’s newly expanded headquarters and manufacturing base in Soest, Germany. Ten representatives, covering 16 states and Canada, made the trip for this training centering on both the practical...

  • Vacuum Conveying: Two Methods to Use as Vacuum Pump Energy Source

    October 2, 2014

    Vacuum conveying technology is a proven method of moving dry bulk solids and powders in a range of applications. It is widely used in food, pharmaceutical, chemical, and industrial environments. Frequently noted benefits of vacuum conveying systems include cleanliness due to the closed conveying...

  • Plattco Awarded Patent for Pneumatic Conveying Valve Seal

    September 17, 2014

    Plattco Corp., producer of advanced material handling valves for industrial applications, has been awarded a patent for a high-pressure mechanical shaft seal that improves the performance and maintenance-free operation of industrial valves in high-velocity, high-pressure conveying systems. The...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Pneumatic Conveying Vacuum Receivers

    August 14, 2014

    Coperion K-Tron vacuum sequencing central receivers are designed to high-quality standards for pneumatically conveying powders, pellets, and granular materials for the bulk material handling industries. The Series 2400 receivers provide a high-capacity sequencing system primarily used on multiple...