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  • Conveyor Components Boost Material Handling Efficiency

    June 11, 2019

    Heritage Cooperative serves more than 3500 farmer members and 4000 rural and urban customers. Among its 30 locations is its expansive Kenton, OH-based Agronomy Center, which includes a 30,000-tn dry fertilizer storage facility for products including potash, ammonium sulfate, and urea. Material is...

  • Rugged Zero Speed Control

    June 11, 2019

    The model CMS (compact motion switch) is a rugged loss of motion device for use on most rotating equipment, including overland conveyors, rotary valves, fans, crushers, delumpers, blenders, packaging equipment, and other machinery.  The CMS is available in a weatherproof or explosionproof...

  • Conveying Equipment Orders Fall

    June 10, 2019

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its April 2019 booked orders decreased 5.2% when compared to April 2018 orders. When compared to March 2019, April booked orders were down 38.9%. April booked orders were up 2.9% for Bulk Handling Equipment and down 52.4% for...

  • Ultra-Heavy-Duty Bulk Bag Filler with Integral Conveyor

    June 3, 2019

    This new ultra-heavy-duty bulk bag filling system from Flexicon receives abrasives, high-density solids and other difficult-to-handle bulk materials from upstream processes or storage vessels and fills the material by weight into bulk bags. Intended for mining, glass, ceramics, and other demanding...

  • Lawrence Industries, Inc.

  • Vac-U-Max Celebrates 65-Year Anniversary

    May 28, 2019

    Vac-U-Max has reached a proud milestone celebrating 65 years of business providing bulk material handling and industrial vacuum cleaning solutions to industries worldwide. The company has grown from the dreams of its founder Frank Pendleton, who designed the world’s first industrial vacuum...

  • Aslan Cement Relies on Aumund Machines for Modernization Project

    May 14, 2019

    Aumund Fördertechnik has received an order from Aslan Cement Inc. that comprises nine machines. The company is part of the OYAK Cement Group, one of the leading Turkish cement producers, and an important customer to Aumund Fördertechnik for many years. The order is part of the complete...

  • Conveying Equipment Orders Rise MOM, Fall YOY

    May 10, 2019

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its March 2019 booked orders were up 42.2% when compared to February 2019 but decreased 25.1% when compared to March 2018. March booked orders were down 0.6% for Bulk Handling Equipment and up 65.3% for Unit Handling Equipment...

  • Level Detection for Plugged Chutes and Conveying

    May 2, 2019

    Dynatrol DJ level detectors are successful as plugged chute detectors for most types of conveying. They are also ideal for high, mid, or low point level detection, providing dependable operation in dusty environments as well as on vessels, storage bins, or hoppers equipped with vibrators. For...

  • Belt Apron Conveyors

    April 29, 2019

    Robust apron conveyors (SZFs) are used in cement plants to transport clinker safely and economically from the kiln cooling system to the silos. Beumer Group offers a variant, the belt apron conveyor (GSZF). Using a belt instead of a chain as traction element allows higher speeds and a slimmer...