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  • K-Tron to Operate under Coperion K-Tron Brand

    September 10, 2013

    Effective October 1, 2013, K-Tron, a global leader in feeding, dosing, and pneumatic conveying equipment and systems, will operate under the brand name Coperion K-Tron. Coperion was acquired by U.S.-based Hillenbrand Inc. in December 2012. K-Tron has been a part of Hillenbrand’s Process...

  • Dual-Blower Railcar Unload System

    September 6, 2013

    The K-Tron vacuum-pressure rail unload system unloads powders, pellets, and granular material from railcars at conveying rates in excess of 40,000 lb/hr. Using separate vacuum and pressure blowers, the dual-blower railcar unload system unloads material from the railcar at higher conveying rates and...

  • Automated Material Handling System

    September 5, 2013

    This automated material handling system provides a total process solution for moving highly fragile food product through multiple process operations into bulk storage for temporary holding prior to final packaging. At a process rate of 12,000 lb/hr, bulk totes of the food product are nested into a...

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  • Coperion Names Thomas Kehl as New President

    August 29, 2013

    Coperion GmbH, Stuttgart/Germany, a subsidiary of US-based Hillenbrand Inc., has announced that Thomas Kehl will take over as president and chairman of the executive board effective immediately. Kehl will lead the company as it continues to expand its presence in single-source compounding plants...

  • Elevator Buckets

    August 29, 2013

    Tapco offers a complete line of industrial and agricultural elevator buckets manufactured in ductile iron, fabricated steel, aluminum, polyethylene, nylon, and urethane. Typical industrial bucket uses are sand, asphalt, chemicals, aggregates, and salt. Typical agricultural bucket uses are grain,...

  • Spiroflow Acquires Control & Metering

    August 27, 2013

    Spiroflow Ltd, a world-leading manufacturer of conveying and weighing systems, has strengthened its global offering with the acquisition of Canadian bulk materials handling specialist Control & Metering, based in Mississauga, Ontario. The assets of Control & Metering were acquired...

  • Live Bottom Storage/Surge Bins

    August 22, 2013

    These bulk storage and cooked product surge units are designed to meet food and chemical applications. Available in sizes from 30 to 1800 cu ft, they can be fed by many means including super sacks, totes dumpers, augers, and others. They are available with either polyester belting or stainless...

  • Ensign Equipment Names Barry Sales Engineering as New Rep

    August 21, 2013

    Ensign Equipment Inc., a leader in the bulk material handling industry, has added Barry Sales Engineering Inc. as a manufacturer’s representative. “Barry Sales will provide outstanding support to our customers in the Mid-West,” said Wayne Linderman, Ensign’s VP of...

  • Tigerflex Voltbuster Hoses

    August 19, 2013

    New Tigerflex Voltbuster Volt and VLT-SD Series (fabric reinforced) hoses feature a design that effectively dissipates static to ground, helping prevent static build-up and reducing the potential for dangerous electrostatic discharges. The hose tube is constructed from highly abrasion-resistant...