Utility Menu

Powder/Bulk Solids

The Source for Dry Processing and Bulk Handling Technology

Industry News

  • GEAPS Accepting Applications for Safety Awards Program

    The Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) is now accepting applications for the 2016 Safety Awards Program that recognizes facilities that go an entire year without a lost-time injury or illness. Facilities that successfully complete the program are rewarded with a plaque and are recognized...

  • A&D Corp. Launches A&D Inspection

    To address the increased need for quality assurance and critical control points on manufacturer production lines, A&D Corp. announces the formation of a new business division, A&D Inspection. A natural extension of the A&D Weighing division, A&D Inspection leverages years of...

  • Nilfisk Approved for BEMA Membership

    Nilfisk Inc. has been approved for membership in BEMA, the association for bakery equipment manufacturers and allied trades. Benefits gained from BEMA membership will help Nilfisk continue to support food customers with education and optimal understanding of their applications and needs. These...

  • Filtration Specialist Strikes Major Deal with Refinery

    Porvair Filtration Group has been chosen to supply cutting-edge filter technology to an expanding crude oil refinery in southern India, enhancing efficiency and cost-effectiveness. The Kochi Refinery will benefit from three complete proprietary pulse jet blowdown systems as part of an ongoing...

  • How to Design the Best Bin, Silo, Hopper, or Feeder

    An improperly designed silo, bin, or hopper can be fixed but the repairs may be costly, laborious, or both and it may be easier to simply start from scratch. That’s why it is important to get the design right the first time, according to Joe Marinelli, president of Solids Handling...

  • New Emergency Response Guidebook Can Be a Lifesaver

    The Emergency Response Guidebook, commonly known as “the ERG,” is published every four years by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) as an essential reference for first responders during the initial phase of a...

  • General Mills Closure to Impact 500 Employees

    General Mills has reached a final decision to close its manufacturing facility in West Chicago, IL. The company said the facility will shut down in phases by mid-calendar year 2017. On July 16, the company announced a preliminary decision to close its West Chicago facility, subject to...

  • Kellogg Co. Acquires Mass Food Group for $50 Million

    Kellogg Co. has acquired Egypt's leading cereal company, Mass Food Group, for approximately $50 million, advancing Kellogg's emerging market growth strategy. "As the number one cereal company in Egypt, Mass Food Group is an excellent strategic fit for Kellogg," said Chris...

  • Ultrasonic Partners with Toefco Engineered Coatings Systems

    Ultrasonic LLC has partnered with Toefco Engineered Coating Systems Inc. to offer impact- and chemical-resistant coatings for tanks and baskets.   Chemical-resistant coatings, such as Halar, PFA, Tefzel, Kynar, and PTFE, are ideal for processes that require aggressive acids to attain...

  • World Packaging Machinery Demand to Reach $52.5 Billion

    Global demand for packaging machinery is projected to advance 6.5 percent per annum through 2019 to $52.5 billion. Product sales will be driven by market growth in China and other industrializing nations, where demand for processed food and beverage products and other manufactured goods is expected...