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  • Multiple Fires Erupt at Cement Plant

    Firefighters battled several fires that quickly spread throughout Essroc Cement in Nazareth, PA Saturday, April 11. The first fire call was received just after 4pm. Firefighters battled fires in a tower, an underground tunnel, and a beltway that carries concrete from plant to plant. There were...

  • Great Western Mfg Co-Founder Inducted into KSU Hall of Fame

    Great Western Manufacturing is proud to announce the induction of Jim Schroeder into the Kansas State University College of Engineering Hall of Fame.   Schroeder graduated from Kansas State University in 1963, with a degree in electrical engineering. He later co-founded Great Western...

  • Vibra Screw Expands Vibrating Feeder, Conveyor Lines

    Vibra Screw Inc. has expanded its vibratory feeder and conveyor lines through an exclusive license agreement with Mavi Maquinas Vibratorias Ltda, Brazil. Covering North America, the agreement gives Vibra Screw access to Mavi's 50 years of experience that has made the company the largest...

  • Conveying Equipment Orders up Nearly 30%

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its February 2015 booked orders increased 29.4% when compared to February 2014 orders. When compared to January 2015 booked orders, February 2015 booked orders were up 7.3%. February booked orders were up 8.9% for Bulk...

  • CDF Corp. Names VP of Sales

    CDF Corp., a leading manufacturer of drum, pail, intermediate bulk container, and bag in box liners and flexible packaging, has named Jay Waltz vice president of sales. In his new role, Waltz will be responsible for creating and implementing overall sales operations strategies designed to help...

  • Results of Measurement, Control & Automation Survey Released

    A critical element of the mission of the Measurement, Control & Automation Association (MCAA) is to provide meaningful and useful benchmarks and business tools to its member companies. MCAA launched this program for measuring customer satisfaction in 2003 with a survey instrument developed by...

  • CEMA Announces Newest Member

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) recently announced that Universal Industries Inc. is its newest manufacturing member.   Established in 1906 and located in Cedar Falls, IA, Universal Industries manufactures bulk material handling equipment, specializing in bucket...

  • Eriez’ Blanchette Educates PEMA on Bribery and Corruption Laws

    Companies with low-risk business models and good corporate hygiene are not immune to consequences under the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, state anti-corruption legislation and international anti-bribery regulations, according to Grainne Blanchette, Esq, Eriez director of corporate and legal...

  • DEM Solutions Unveils First in Discrete Element Modelling

    DEM Solutions, a Discrete Element Method (DEM) specialist, is launching the Generic EDEM material model database (GEMM).   The GEMM database addresses one of the key challenges of DEM simulation:  getting suitable material inputs for accurate representation of bulk materials. The...

  • Spiroflow Acquires Food Control Solutions

    Spiroflow Holdings Inc. announces the acquisition of Food Control Solutions Inc., a leading systems integration and automation company in the food industry. The acquisition was completed on April 1, 2015 and combines the strength of Spiroflow’s worldwide bulk material handling solutions and...