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  • EXPORT PACKAGING ALERT: The Unplanned Costs and Penalties of Non-Compliant Merchandise Exportation Due to ISPM 15 Regulations

    The penalties for non-compliant ISPM 15 export wood packaging materials (WPM) are a serious matter to take into consideration when selecting components for the design of a unit load. Besides penalty costs, the end user will require a duplicate shipment if customs liquidates the product held up...

  • Storage Tank and Railcar Vent Emissions Removal

    June 7, 2019

    Bionomic Industries Inc. announces its new ScrubPac VentClean system. A compact, highly efficient "packaged" system that can provide over 99% removal of storage tank and railcar vent emissions caused by breathing and filling operations, the versatile VentClean can handle single and...


    Effectively control dust and caking in the fertilizer industry utilizing ambient-temperature coatings. Fugitive dust and product caking present unique issues for fertilizer handlers. Historically, effective solutions required complicated and often cost-prohibitive processes, such as heating of...

  • New Air Knocker Loosens Sticky Material

    May 14, 2019

    Keep sticky materials moving even if they are clinging to vessel walls with the new air knocker from Solimar Pneumatics. Original pneumatic hammering technology loosens the material by the impact of a knocker piston. The impact pressure can be adjusted to match process goals and materials. Users...

  • Protecting Low-Pressure Storage Tanks in the Food Industry

    March 29, 2019

    Edible oils such as palm, soy, and coconut oils are frequently used in the manufacturing of processed foods. Cookies, chocolate, and ice cream are only a few examples in a long list of such foodstuffs. Almost every processed and packaged food that we eat nowadays contains some form of edible oil....

  • 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...

  • Lightweight Food-Grade Vibrators

    March 8, 2019

    Martin Vibration Systems (MVSS) introduces a series of food-grade pneumatic vibrators that enhance movement of moist, powdered, granular, or pelleted material through small hoppers, bins, and tubes.  The Bantam series offers powerful vibration and versatility in a small package. The low-noise...

  • SMART Biomass Storage and Feeding System

    February 25, 2019

    SMART containers are a robust and cost-effective biomass storage and feeding system built from repurposed sea containers. The push-pull wedge-floor system in these bins meters material output evenly and consistently. The bins provide a fast, flexible, convenient, and economical solution for storage...

  • Matcon Names Operations Director

    February 19, 2019

    Matcon announces the appointment of Grant Munro to the role of operations director. Munro joins Matcon from SPX Cooling Technologies and brings a wealth of strategic operations experience and skills. He will lead the operations team, ensuring that they are well positioned to provide a high level...

  • How to Reduce Safety Risks When Storing and Handling Bulk Solids

    January 23, 2019

    Each year hundreds if not thousands of individuals suffer severe injuries, and many are killed when working in and around bulk solids storage and handling facilities. While this represents but a small percentage of all fatal occupational accidents reported by OSHA and other government agencies,...