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  • Small Footprint, Floor-Level Palletizer

    May 22, 2019

    For plants with either limited floor space or a small budget, the compact Model 72AN palletizer offers a simple and economical solution to increase production and eliminate the cost and liability of manual operation. It occupies from 10 to 30% less floor space than conventional low-level...

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  • ChargePoint Technology Names UK Sales Manager

    May 15, 2019

    Contained and sterile transfer solutions expert, ChargePoint Technology, continues its growth plans with the strategic appointment of Stephen Eastick as UK sales manager. Manufacturing material transfer devices for a range of applications within the pharmaceutical, biotech, chemical, and other...

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  • The Reason for and Prevention of Bulk Bag Overhang

    April 23, 2019

    Bulk bags, or FIBCs, are thought to be low-technology packaging. Users ignore many handling issues with bulk bags, wrongly thinking there are no alternatives. In most cases, the problems with bulk bags are solvable. One current trend is a desire to have bags without “overhang.” That is...

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  • Representative Samples for Testing

    April 23, 2019

    Flow properties testing provides the data necessary to design silos and equipment for the storage and handling of bulk solids. First pioneered by Dr. Andrew Jenike over 50 years ago, this testing has become ubiquitous in good engineering practice when handling bulk solids. The validity of flow...

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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...

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  • 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,...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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