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  • Kason Launches Round Screen Replacement Program

    A new K-Series replacement screens program for round vibratory screeners of any make and model allows users to increase screening accuracy and reliability, while decreasing downtime and cost.      Five types of screens are offered in diameters from 18 to 100 in., including K-Dura...

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  • Vecoplan Names Gilmore Managing Director/CSO

    Bob Gilmore has been appointed managing director/chief sales officer at Vecoplan LLC. He joins Len Beusse, managing director/COO, on the strategic planning team charged with positioning Vecoplan LLC for sustainable long-term growth, as well as day-to-day management of the company. Gilmore...

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  • Bunting Magnetics Names Latin American Rep

    Bunting Magnetics Co., a producer of precision magnetic products for the worldwide plastics, food, recycling, printing, automobile, and electronics industries, has named Ventura Process Equipment Co. as a representative in Latin America.   Founded in 1997 by Robert Thurbeville, Ventura...

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  • Fire Destroys $750,000 Worth of Peanuts

    A fire broke out early Tuesday morning at the GFA Peanut Co. processing plant in south Georgia that destroyed 900 tons of peanuts in a storage silo that were worth an estimated $750,000. No injuries were reported. The blaze collapsed the roof of the storage silo. Firefighters used a remote-...

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  • Conveyor Equipment Orders up 20%

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its December 2014 booked orders increased 20.5% when compared to December 2013 orders. When compared to November 2014, December 2014 booked orders were up 13.7%. December booked orders were down 6.6% for Bulk Handling...

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  • SOCMA, UBM to Analyze Business Outlook Survey Results

    The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) will join UBM in announcing the results of a Business Outlook Survey of the specialty chemical manufacturing industry during a live webcast from Washington, DC, on Tuesday, February 24, 2015, at 12:30pm (EST). Distributed late...

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  • Martin Engineering Announces New Business Unit in Russia

    Martin Engineering, a global leader in bulk material handling technology, has announced the formation of a new business unit in Russia, created with an initial focus on applications for conveyor technologies, flow aids, and engineered vibration. The company made the announcement as it...

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  • Online Grain Operations Courses Offered

    Registration is open for four grain operations courses from the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University (K-State) Distance Education Program, including one course in Spanish. These online courses run from March 16 through April 17, and registration closes Tuesday,...

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  • ARA, TFI, EPA, OSHA form Alliance

    Agricultural, first responder, and safety organizations signed an alliance with federal agencies to advance fertilizer safety. The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA), The Fertilizer Institute (TFI), International Fire Fighters Association, National Volunteer Fire Council, and Ammonia...

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  • FDA Seeks $4.9 Billion, Modernization

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is requesting a budget of $4.9 billion to protect and promote the public health as part of the President’s fiscal year (FY) 2016 budget – a nine percent increase over the enacted budget for FY 2015. The overall request includes $147.7...

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