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  • Heavy-Duty Bag Grippers for Palletizing

    April 15, 2019

    If your automation cell requires a palletizing or de-palletizing end-of-arm tool, Piab offers components and systems that make robots function precisely and efficiently. The modular and custom-machined component designs of these products allow EOATs to operate on any make and style of robot. Piab...

  • Trackmobile LLC, LEAF, Zephir S.p.A. Announce Global Partnership

    April 8, 2019

    A new partnership highlighted the new year as Trackmobile, Zephir S.p.A., and LEAF locomotive joined together under the Berkshire Hathaway, Marmon Holdings, Inc. umbrella to form the Global Railcar Mover Group. As global manufacturers and industry leaders responsible for “the design,...

  • Ergonomic Vacuum Sack Lifter

    April 2, 2019

    Regardless of what they are made of – paper, plastic, fabric – or what they contain – flour, sand, pharmaceutical ingredients – all sacks are handled with ease with the help of Piab's ergonomic Vaculex vacuum lifter. There is no need for heavy manual work such as...

  • Gericke Celebrates 125th Anniversary

    March 29, 2019

    Process equipment manufacturer Gericke is celebrating its 125th anniversary as a pioneer in the development of powder processing systems and equipment. Founded by Walter H. Gericke in 1894 in Zurich, Switzerland, to meet growing demand for automated bulk handling systems in four mills, Gericke...

  • Dust-Free Bag Break Stations

    March 21, 2019

    Erie Technical Systems provides integrated dust-free bag break stations. These systems are designed to break small 50-100-lb bags in a dust-free environment and transfer the material using an integral FlexMAX flexible screw conveyor to any downstream process. In this case, the material is...

  • One Day at Jenike & Johanson Road Show

    March 14, 2019

    On Wednesday, April 10, 2019 from 8:30 am to 5 pm MDT at Hyatt House Salt Lake City – Sandy, Sandy, UT, Jenike & Johanson can help you create a safe bulk solids handling environment. Join J&J in Salt Lake City to attend its renowned course on bulk material handling and science. The...

  • New Partnership Brings Global Bulk Handling Leader to UAE

    March 8, 2019

    A global leader in bulk handling equipment, Martin Engineering has entered the Middle East market by forging a partnership with German Conveyor Industries LLC, UAE’s experts in the design, installation, and maintenance of industrial plants.  The deal means that Martin Engineering’...

  • Simulation in Materials Handling

    February 28, 2019

    Simulation techniques are now a ubiquitous part of our lives whether it is computer gaming, training pilots, or a myriad of other applications. The design of bulk materials handling systems has also benefited from this technology, particularly regarding the application of Discrete Element Modelling...

  • Dust-Tight Drum Dumper for Difficult Materials

    February 27, 2019

    Flexicon introduces a Tip-Tite drum dumper that is designed for use with poorly-flowing or agglomerated materials, allowing rapid transfer of free- and non-free-flowing bulk solid materials dust-free.  Similar in performance to open chute dumpers but with total dust containment, the outlet on...

  • Matcon Names Operations Director

    February 19, 2019

    Matcon announces the appointment of Grant Munro to the role of operations director. Munro joins Matcon from SPX Cooling Technologies and brings a wealth of strategic operations experience and skills. He will lead the operations team, ensuring that they are well positioned to provide a high level...