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  • Precision Machine & Manufacturing Announces Management Buyout

    March 19, 2014

    Precision Machine & Manufacturing Co. (PMM), Eugene, OR, announced the completion of a management-led acquisition of the company from the retiring owners, Jim and Colleen Miller. The investment team is led by Kirk Morton, company president. Funding to support the acquisition was provided by...

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  • Volumetric and Gravimetric Feeder Design to Ensure Reliable Flow

    March 17, 2014

    A technical workshop entitled, “Volumetric and Gravimetric Feeder Design to Ensure Reliable Flow,” will take place on Tuesday, May 6, from 3:15pm-4:45pm, at the Powder & Bulk Solids Conference in Rosemont, IL. The workshop will be led by Joe Marinelli, president, Solids Handling...

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  • Vortex Appoints Rep in Africa

    March 11, 2014

    Vortex announces the appointment of Capack Pty Ltd as the company’s exclusive representative in South Africa, Lesotho, Botswana, Swaziland, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Mauritius, and Seychelles. Capack (Pty) Ltd offers specialized solutions for...

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  • Kemutec and BAGCorpStore.com Announce Partnership

    March 11, 2014

    Kemutec and BAGCorpStore.com announce a strategic partnership that consolidates two essential components of handling dry, flowable products through bulk bags and FIBC applications. B.A.G. Corp., the sole manufacturer of the Super Sack container now offers the Mucon iris diaphragm valve from...

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  • Rotary Feeder Valves

    March 5, 2014

    The MD Series of rotary feeder valves are material metering valves that immediately contribute tangible operating efficiency advantages and long-term production and maintenance savings. The MD Series of rotary feeders is constructed with an 8-vane rotary valve that ensures proper pressure sealing...

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  • Vortex Rounded Blade Gate Added to Titan Series

    March 3, 2014

    Vortex announces the newest addition to its Titan Series line of valves. The RBG (rounded blade gate) is an ideal solution for handling abrasive materials and for applications that may require metering. The rapid actuation of the blade can quickly start and stop the flow of material, which makes it...

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  • Electric Linear Actuators Are Self-Contained

    March 3, 2014

    The Rotork LA-2000 series of electric linear actuators are self-contained, bi-directional, and are capable of producing up to 1600 lbf of thrust. Some of the models in the series offer continuous modulating duty up to 2000 starts per hour. Series models can provide a variety of speeds, thrusts,...

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  • Stainless Steel Airlocks for Sanitary Applications

    February 25, 2014

    These stainless steel airlocks have been designed to meet the highest sanitation requirements. The economical airlocks are available as a blow-through and discharge model, and offer a wide range of applications. The robust design and workmanship of the airlocks improve operating reliability and...

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  • Aero-Flow Rotary Feeders for Pneumatic Conveying

    February 25, 2014

    Designed specifically for pneumatic conveying of dense materials, such as fine powders used in chemical and pharmaceutical processing, food, and bakery processing, plastics, and milling, the Aero-Flow series of rotary feeders from ACS Valves provides efficient, air-assisted, material introduction...

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  • CRA Quick Clean Airlock for Food and Chemical Applications

    February 19, 2014

    The Mac Process cleanable round airlock (CRA) was designed specifically for food, pet food, and chemical industry applications, where equipment must meet challenging sanitary requirements. CRA allows easy cleaning and inspection, increases throughput with faster change-overs, and offers a clean...

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