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  • Conveyor Equipment Orders Increase 9.1%

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reports that its May 2014 booked orders increased 9.1% when compared to May 2013 orders and 1.1% when compared to April 2014 booked orders. May booked orders were up 1.3% for Bulk Handling Equipment and up 1.2% for Unit Handling Equipment...

  • Grain Drying, Safety Management, Material Handling Courses

    Registration is open for three courses from the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University Distance Education Program. GEAPS 524: Grain Drying, GEAPS 540: Safety Management for Grain Facilities and GEAPS 552: Materials Handling III run September 2-October 3....

  • Bulk Solids Innovation Center Groundbreaking Set

    A groundbreaking for the Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center will be at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, July 10, in the 600 block of North Front St. in Salina, KS. The public is welcome to attend.   The center is the project of Kansas State University with partners the Salina Area...

  • Man Killed Unloading Grain into Silo

    A Tennessee man was killed July 2 while unloading grain into a silo, after his tanker truck’s boom came into contact with power lines, according to media reports. Billy Dougherty, 63, of Kingsport, TN, was killed in the accident that occurred on a farm located in McMinn County, about 60...

  • SPI Names VP of Science and Regulatory Affairs

    SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association announced that Robert F. Helminiak has joined the organization’s advocacy team as vice president of science and regulatory affairs.   A highly accomplished government relations expert, Helminiak will be responsible for addressing actions...

  • KWS Manufacturing Partners with Material Dynamics Carolinas

    KWS Manufacturing Company, Ltd, a leading manufacturer of screw conveyors in the U.S., has partnered with Material Dynamics Carolinas Inc. for a key segment of the southeastern U.S. “Material Dynamics Carolinas is a very successful firm and represents the finest conveying and process...

  • Ross Completes 1000th Planetary Dual Disperser

    Since introducing the first change can double planetary mixer in 1942, Charles Ross and Son Co. has been a leader in the development of technologies geared towards high-viscosity mixing. In less than a decade, the number of Ross Planetary Dual Dispersers (PDDM) has reached 1000 due to rapid demand...

  • SPI Joins Recycling Partnership

    SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association is an inaugural member of The Recycling Partnership, a grant fund established by the Curbside Value Partnership (CVP) as a vehicle to support and transform public recycling performance. “SPI is deeply committed to zero waste strategies that...

  • Double Flap Valve Discount Program

    Plattco Corp., a producer advanced material handling valves for industrial applications, announces a new program designed to give current users of Plattco Double Flap Airlock valves discounts on parts and labor for onsite valve maintenance performed before October 31. U.S. and Canadian...

  • Freeman Technology Launches New Web Site for Powder Processing

    Freeman Technology, a global leader in powder characterization, has launched a new Web site, providing an authoritative knowledge base for formulation scientists, process engineers, and product developers working with powders. The new site provides a detailed overview of the complexity of powders...