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  • New Facility Expands Capabilities for Martin Engineering Brazil

    September 30, 2008

    The relocation to a newly purchased and larger facility allows Martin Engineering Brazil to expand its inventory and manufacturing capabilities to boost local production and serve additional customers. Located at Rua Estacio de Sa, 2104, Jardim Santa Genebra, Campinas, the new facility will be...

  • Intelligrated and Lightning Pick Technologies to Host Free Material Handling Open House

    September 26, 2008

    Intelligrated and Lightning Pick Technologies will host a free Open House aimed at addressing material handling and fulfillment industry innovations. The Open House will take place on October 30, 2008 and will include technical presentations and seminars from renowned industry experts. Seminar...

  • Savi Software Monitors Rail Shipments of Hazardous Materials

    September 24, 2008

    Savi’s SmartChain Asset Management software is now being utilized by The Dow Chemical Company’s Toxic Inhalation Hazard (TIH) rail tank car fleet to automatically monitor the location and security status of the hazardous materials they transport.   The Dow Railcar Shipment...

  • FKI Logistex and KEOGH Consulting to Host Material Handling Seminar

    September 23, 2008

    FKI Logistex, a global leader in integrated material handling solutions, will host, in partnership with KEOGH Consulting, a material handling seminar in Cincinnati on October 2, 2008 at the FKI Logistex Technology & Education Center. The full-day seminar, "Going for Growth: Get More...

  • Jenike & Johanson Offers Bulk Solids Handling Course in India

    September 15, 2008

    Jenike & Johanson engineers will be presenting their bulk solids handling course in Mumbai, India on November 17–18 and Chennai, India on November 20–21. The training will include discussion of hopper flow patterns, testing of powder flow properties and their relation to bin...

  • Material Handling & Transportation Spotlight - September 08

    September 12, 2008

    Railcar Discharge Vibrator The HCP portable railcar vibrator is used in dovetail brackets and in pockets on hopper cars. Unlike similar hydraulic, pocket, and clamp-on vibrators, the HCP does not damage the railcar. Benefits include reduced unloading time and carryback; low air consumption, which...

  • Designing Material-Handling Systems for FGD Projects

    September 12, 2008

    By Rajesh Mendiratta, Christopher Humphrey, and Bob Klare Gallery conveyor (Illustration by Andrew Berridge) A great deal of effort has been put into developing...

  • World Material Handling Products Demand to Reach $133.5 Billion in 2012

    September 8, 2008

    The world market for material handling equipment and systems is projected to increase 5% per year through 2012 to $133.5 billion (including price increases). Market gains will be driven by ongoing economic growth, higher manufacturing output, greater fixed investment activity, and rising motor...

  • Shick USA Announces Acquisition of Tech Pak

    August 25, 2008

    Shick USA, headquartered in Kansas City, has announced the acquisition of Tech Pak, a full line manufacturer of process packaging equipment located in Joplin, Missouri. Tech Pak’s reputation has been built on the ability to analyze how customer’s products and processes affect...

  • Martin Engineering Unveils Center for Innovation

    July 2, 2008

    The Center for Bulk Materials Handling Innovation houses Martin Engineering’s product development activities and serves as a center for basic research into the characteristics and performance of bulk materials and equipment alike. The Center represents a major commitment to the industries...