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  • Webinar Details Gentler Way to Convey Tablets

    May 18, 2016

    Successfully solving the problems of using vacuum technology to convey delicate tablets, Piab introduces piFLOWt, a dedicated tablet conveyor. The piFLOWt features patent-pending technology. Here are some of the common problems associated with tablet conveying: •    ...

  • J-Tec Material Handling Builds Greenfield Compounding Installation

    May 16, 2016

    In September 2014, J-Tec Material Handling officially signed a contract with Asahi Kasei Plastics North America Inc., to build a $30 million installation for advanced thermoplastic compounds. The plant is built on Asahi’s newest site in Limestone County, Athens, AL. Prior to this...

  • Aluminum Deflection Elbows

    April 25, 2016

    The cast aluminum line of Smart Elbow deflection elbows is now available in tube and pipe sizes from 1.5 to 12 in. in diam. Suitable for dilute-phase and dense-phase pneumatic conveying systems, the deflection elbows eliminate a range of problems, including: abrasive wear, breakage of friable...

  • IPEG Acquires Pelletron

    April 1, 2016

    IPEG Inc., with subsidiaries serving the plastics-processing, waste-recycling, and industrial heat-transfer markets, has acquired Pelletron Corp., a leading supplier of pneumatic conveying systems, dust removal systems, and other related products. The company will operate as an independent...

  • Volkmann Adds Two New Rep Groups

    March 24, 2016

    Volkmann Inc., a designer and manufacturer of contained product transfer systems, announces the signing of two additional rep groups to meet the needs of its increased product demand in North America. Solids Technology based in Litchfield Park, AZ, and Dynamic Bulk Systems of Fenton, MO, bring the...

  • Lorenz Conveying Products Names USA Sales Manager, New Rep

    March 24, 2016

    Bret Henry has joined Lorenz Conveying Products as USA sales manager. Henry will be responsible for USA sales, USA representative sales groups, key account management, and marketing strategy for the company. Henry has over 25 years of professional sales experience, with the last 10 years...

  • Changes in the Bulk Solids Market over the Last 40 Years

    March 16, 2016

    I have been involved in the bulk solids market for over 40 years and in that time I have seen a variety of changes, as well as improvements.           With our particular niche in this market, we see more emphasis on containing leaks to lessen exposure of...

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  • Weighing System Enhances Vacuum Conveyors

    February 24, 2016

    Conweigh — a highly sensitive weighing system can accurately weigh powders, granules, food particles, pellets, capsules, tablets, and other bulk materials being transferred into and out of production processes. Used in conjunction with Volkmann’s VS and PPC series of vacuum conveyors,...