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  • Flexicon Opens New Office in Germany

    September 30, 2016

    Flexicon (Europe) Ltd has opened a new office in Aschaffenburg, Germany to provide factory-direct engineering services and technical sales support to customers throughout Germany, it was announced by Keith Bourton, managing director.      "The Aschaffenburg location will...

  • Lorenz Remains One of Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies

    September 30, 2016

    Canadian Business Magazine ranked Lorenz Conveying Products #476 as Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies on the 28th annual PROFIT 500 list.   The magazine ranks Canadian businesses by their revenue growth over five years. This is Lorenz’s third year in a row making the list....

  • IMechE Holding Pneumatic Conveying Seminar this November

    September 29, 2016

    The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) is presenting a one-day seminar on pneumatic conveying for bulk material handling facilities in London on Nov. 29. The organization said it is the only event in the UK that addresses engineering challenges for the pneumatic conveying community....

  • Heavy-Duty, Screw-Type Pneumatic Pumps

    August 24, 2016

    Type M Fuller-Kinyon pumps are heavy-duty, screw-type pneumatic pumps, commonly used to convey dry, free-flowing, pulverized materials from grinding mills, transfer materials from silo to silo, transfer dust from collectors, and load and unload railcars, ships and barges. Developed from Fuller...

  • Volkmann Adds New Contained Powder Transport Equipment

    August 17, 2016

    Volkmann Inc., a manufacturer of vacuum conveying systems for the transport of fine food powders, chemicals, granules, pellets, tablets, and other small components in lean, dense, or plug flow conditions, has added new products to complement its pneumatic vacuum conveyors. Production...

  • Jenike & Johanson Turns 50

    August 3, 2016

    August 3, 2016 is the 50th anniversary of the founding of Jenike & Johanson. Fifty years ago today, Dr. Jerry Johanson resigned from his job at US Steel’s applied research laboratory in Monroeville, PA and joined Dr. Andrew Jenike, his thesis advisor from the University of Utah, to...

  • K-State Offering Pneumatic Conveying, Storage & Flow Courses

    July 25, 2016

    Kansas State University is offering two courses: “Pneumatic Conveying of Powders and Bulk Solids” and “Storage and Flow of Bulk Solids.” “Pneumatic Conveying of Powders and Bulk Solids” will take place October 11-14, 2016. This course focuses on the design...

  • Hapman Partners with Mavind

    July 13, 2016

    Hapman, a designer and manufacturer of tailored conveyors, bulk material handling equipment, and fully integrated systems for more than 70 years, announces a licensee partnership with Mavind Industria Mecanica LTDA, Belo Horizonte/MG, Brazil. Mavind has built strong business relationships in...

  • How to Diagnose and Solve Costly Pneumatic Conveying Problems

    July 8, 2016

    Powder & Bulk Solids presented a free 60-minute DryPro webinar, "Learn How to Diagnose and Solve Your Costly Pneumatic Conveying Problems," with live Q&A, on Wednesday, July 20. Eric Maynard, senior consultant/director, Jenike & Johanson: * Provided a brief review of...

  • Vacuum Conveyor Triples Production

    July 7, 2016

    Whether it’s a start-up scaling up production to meet demand for a new technology that is taking hold in the marketplace, or established manufacturers developing new product offerings, the ability to react quickly to changes in demand depends greatly on a production process that is dexterous...