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  • Continuous Ship Unloader Delivered to Brazil’s Port of Pecem

    January 10, 2017

    Global mining, bulk material handling, and minerals processing solutions provider, Tenova Takraf recently completed the delivery of a continuous ship unloader (CSU) to handle iron ore at the Port of Pecem, Brazil. The major turnkey contract was awarded by Secretaria Da Infraestrutura (Seinfra) -...

  • Piab Acquires Vaculex

    January 9, 2017

    Piab has acquired Sweden based Vaculex, a leading manufacturer of lifting equipment based on vacuum technology. With 30 years of experience Vaculex designs, manufactures, and sells ergonomic lifting systems for various applications (e.g. baggage handling, packaging, distribution, and logistics...

  • Tank Holding Acquires Agri Plastics’ Material Handling Division

    January 4, 2017

    Tank Holding Corp., North America’s largest rotational molder, which includes major polyethylene tank manufacturers, Norwesco and Snyder Industries, has acquired Agri Plastics’ Material Handling Div.   Agri Plastics is also a leading rotational molder of a wide range of...

  • New Bulk Solids Continuing Education Courses

    January 3, 2017

    The Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center in Salina, KS provides professional development courses to further industry and employee education and help your organization operate at the optimal level. Courses are designed for engineers, operators, managers, technicians, and...

  • Dry Bulk Brochure and Specifiers Guide

  • Shrink Banders Meet High Sanitary Standards

    December 20, 2016

    PDC International Corp., a global manufacturer of precision shrink sleeve labeling and shrink banding machinery, has introduced a system for the precise application of tamper-evident shrink bands to tapered and straight-wall canisters, including the oval “sqround” (oval “square...

  • SHW Storage & Handling Solutions GmbH

  • Choosing the Proper Vibratory Table

    December 13, 2016

    Significant advancements have been made in bulk packaging systems that can handle numerous types of bags, pouches, bins, and crates. During the packaging and filling process, the settling and compaction of product into these various containers relies on a series of vibratory tables designed to...

  • World’s Sixth Largest Conveyor Belt Inaugurated in Qatar

    December 12, 2016

    The world’s sixth largest conveyor system, stretching for more than 4.8 km, was inaugurated on Dec. 8 by Qatar Primary Materials Company (QPMC), the government-owned firm announced by press release. The new system will help convey materials related to infrastructure and construction projects...