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  • 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...

  • Material Handling & Transportation Focus - June 08

    May 30, 2008

    Loading-Rack Gangways A leading provider of stronger, safer, and easier-to-handle truck and railcar loading-rack and fall-protection equipment for the petroleum, biofuel, specialized chemical, food/pharmaceutical, cement, and other industries, this company offers the redesigned, patent-pending...

  • Solids Handling Lab, Lecture, and Lunch

    May 27, 2008

    Jenike & Johanson engineers will be delivering a one-day seminar at their Tyngsboro, Massachusetts office/laboratory regarding fundamental aspects of bulk solids handling, testing, and pneumatic conveying on July 17.     This informative workshop will provide insights into...

  • Research Center Focused on Customer-Specific Problems

    May 27, 2008

    Cooperative research programs with industry leaders to solve identified material handling problems are a significant part of the mission of Martin Engineering’s new Center for Bulk Materials Handling Innovation (CFI). Part pure-science research laboratory and part industrial product...