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  • Addressing Food Safety and Hygiene with USDA-Accepted Conveyor

    August 22, 2019

    Contamination has become an expensive and serious health risk for the food processing industry. The frequency of food intolerances has risen significantly over the past three decades, particularly in industrialized populations. Although there’s no definite cause of such widespread growth in...

  • Conveying Equipment Orders Drop in June

    August 13, 2019

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its June 2019 booked orders decreased 60.1% when compared to June 2018 orders. When compared to May 2019, June 2019 booked orders were down 1.8%. June booked orders were down 8% for bulk handling equipment and up 1.3% for unit...

  • ASGCO Unveils Improved Belt Clamps

    August 13, 2019

    ASGCO unveils an enhanced series of Sure Grip conveyor belt clamps in its line of Safe-Guard safety conveyor products. Designed to secure the belt for safe repair, the BC6 (6 tons) and BC8 (8 tons) Sure Grip belt clamps were created for maximum grip. Able to handle more weight and work in any...

  • Quick Clean Conveyor

    August 6, 2019

    The Series 2200 Quick Clean Conveyor is efficient, sanitary, and easy to clean. It is available with integral CIP spray bars at the head and tail pulleys, which help wash the product, the belt, and inside rollers. The consistent spraying makes the full wash down much easier and faster when needed...

  • Flexicon Opens Office in France

    August 5, 2019

    Flexicon (Europe) Ltd has opened an office in Dijon, France to provide factory-direct sales and application engineering services to customers in France and surrounding regions, it was announced by Greg Slack, vice president global sales, Flexicon Corp. The new location will be headed by Emmanuel...

  • Constant Turn Conveyor

    July 29, 2019

    The 1703 Series fabric constant turn conveyor speeds product through curves. The Accu-Track belt tracking system keeps the fabric belt in place in a constant turn to maintain product orientation, while small diameter discharge rollers allow for tight transfers. Ideal for the food processing...

  • Bunting Magnetics to Celebrate 60th Anniversary

    July 23, 2019

    On August 3, 2019, Bunting Magnetics Co. will be celebrating its 60th anniversary as a company. Bunting is an industry leader in the design, manufacture, and sales of cutting-edge magnetic equipment used in applications such as magnetic separation, metal detection, conveyor systems, and magnetic...

  • Software for Simulation-Based Design of Transfer Chutes

    July 22, 2019

    EDEM, a market leader in Discrete Element Method (DEM) technology for bulk and granular materials simulation, has released a new version of EDEM BulkSim software - a specialized tool for designing and optimizing transfer points and chutes in the mining industry. EDEM BulkSim has been developed for...

  • Advances in Drag Conveyor Technology

    July 16, 2019

    Drag conveyors are ideal for transporting homogenous, bulk material, but they vary widely in terms of quality. Many drag systems still resemble models from the 1800s, when they were first invented, while others showcase developments that have made these machines more reliable and more profitable....

  • Conveying Equipment Orders up 17% MOM

    July 15, 2019

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its May 2019 booked orders decreased 12.2% when compared to May 2018 orders but were up 17% when compared to April 2019. May booked orders were up 18.6% for Bulk Handling Equipment and up 32.8% for Unit Handling Equipment when...