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  • Dino Bulk Truck Loader Successful in Vollers Test

    To be entirely certain about the operation of the Dino bulk truck loader  beforehand, Vollers Belgium has been extensively testing Van Beek‘s rental Dino for loading plastic granulate from big bags into silo trucks for six months. Vollers Belgium is part of the Vollers Group, which is...

  • Mettler-Toledo Hi-Speed Publishes Free Checkweighing Guide

    Mettler-Toledo Hi-Speed, a worldwide leader in product inspection, has produced the "Principles of Checkweighing - Building an Effective Program", a comprehensive 70-page guide as a definitive reference for all checkweigher users to improve quality and maximize performance. This guide is...

  • Port of Visotskiy Buys Additional B&W Lancaster Loaders

    Following years of successful operation of two Lancaster loaders at the Russian Port of Visotskiy, the customer has recently installed and commissioned two more units from U.K. manufacturer B&W Mechanical Handling Ltd, based in Ely. B&W enjoys the benefits of being fully integrated into the...

  • APEC and West Michigan Powder Coating Join Forces

    APEC has announced that it has merged with West Michigan Powder Coating to form a new division of APEC. The new division retains the name of West Michigan Powder Coating and has moved operations to APEC’s facility in Lake Odessa, MI. Fully operational, it provides powder coat finishes to APEC...

  • CEMA Shoots Conveyor Safety Video at Martin Engineering's Headquarters

    The latest segment of a safety training video produced by the Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) has completed filming at Martin Engineering’s global headquarters in Neponset, IL. Filming as part of CEMA’s continuous effort to improve safety for those who work on or...

  • ACC Reacts to House Hearing on "Prioritization of Chemicals"

    The American Chemistry Council (ACC) sent a letter to chairman Bobby Rush and ranking member George Radanovich of the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection to be submitted as part of the record of the subcommittee's hearing on prioritizing chemicals for safety determination...

  • GEAPS Plans Online Education, Credentialing, Collaboration with KSU

    At the November 11-12 meeting of the GEAPS International Board of Directors, the Board approved exciting new expansions of GEAPS’ successful continuing education programs, including the GEAPS-KSU distance education program. The Board approved moving forward with creating online and on-demand...

  • Eriez 5-Star Service Center Now Offers Complete Inspection and OEM Parts Replacement

    Eriez, world leader in advanced technology for magnetic, vibratory, and inspection applications, now offers comprehensive equipment inspection and OEM parts replacement through its 5-Star Service Center. The Center is located in Lake City, PA, and is staffed with trained service technicians to...

  • Science of Palletizing Fourth Edition Published

    The Science of Palletizing is an educational introduction to the basics of unit-load forming and is designed to familiarize readers with the fundamentals of palletizing. Since all palletizing applications are unique, having a good understanding of the information covered is an essential tool in the...

  • NPE to be Held in Orlando in 2012

    NPE2012, the next edition of the triennial NPE international plastics exposition, will take place April 1-5, 2012 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL, it was announced today by SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association.   The move marks a dramatic change for the largest...