Powder/Bulk Solids is part of the Informa Markets Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Utility Menu

Powder/Bulk Solids

The Source for Dry Processing and Bulk Handling Technology


  • Snyder Industries Acquired by Olympus Partners

    July 21, 2008

    Snyder Industries, a North American leader in the design, manufacturing, and distribution of proprietary material handling tank and container products, was acquired by Olympus Partners and the executive management team. Olympus Partners is a private equity firm, based in Stamford, Connecticut,...

  • Portable Gas Detection for Silos

    July 8, 2008

    Class 1–, Div 1–, and Div 2–approved for use in explosive dust areas, the X5 and XD gas detectors are ideal for silos and other confined space or industrial processing areas where toxic or combustible gas concentrations or leaks can pose a hazard to people, property, and...

  • Universal Package Systems Offering Rental Options on Reusable Containers

    May 2, 2008

    Universal Package Systems has introduced a new rental program available on its entire line of reusable containers. Terms and conditions are completely negotiable and are customized for each customer. Short term, long term, buy-back, and rent-to-own programs are all possible financial scenarios....

  • Silo Fluidizer

    April 29, 2008

    Untitled Document The patent-pending Mini Disk silo fluidizer prevents bridging, rat-holing, and compacting in silos, bins, and hoppers. The new 2-in.-diam unit fits in pipes, chutes, and small hoppers as well as in tight-curvature chambers with diameters as small as 4 in. The...

  • Bin Activators

    April 29, 2008

    Untitled Document This rugged line of bin activators is designed and engineered to deliver high performance, high product quality, long-term reliability, and low maintenance. Available in a range of sizes with 2 to 16-ft dia., each bin activator incorporates a dual baffle design that...

  • Bin Activator Key to Efficient High-Rate Loss-in-Weight Feeding

    April 2, 2008

    function middle(url,theHeight,theWidth){ var theTop=(screen.height/2)-(theHeight/2) var theLeft=(screen.width/2)-(theWidth/2) var features='height='+theHeight+',width='+theWidth+',toolbars=no,scrolling=no,top='+theTop+',left='+theLeft; window.open(url,'',features...

  • Drum Discharging and Feeding System

    April 1, 2008

    Untitled Document This 180° rotation drum discharging and feeding system includes the exclusive Lift & Seal System, a Type 304 stainless-steel pour cone, and an adjustable metering valve for dust-tight discharge and feeding of various dry solids and powders. The unit allows...

  • Form-Fitted Liners

    April 1, 2008

    Untitled Document The fill and discharge spouts of these form-fitted liners for FIBCs are shaped to nest perfectly inside the bulk bag, which eliminates wrinkles and pockets. Using these liners maximizes capacity and handling efficiency, since prefilling inflation is unnecessary....

  • Laidig Announces Facility Expansion

    March 10, 2008

    Laidig Systems Inc. of Mishawaka, IN, announced a major expansion of its engineering and manufacturing facilities to meet the increased sales demand resulting from new designs and technological advances to its bulk storage and reclaim systems. A pioneer of the development of automated storage and...

  • Material Supply Hopper with Incline Screw Conveyor

    March 5, 2008

    Untitled Document This storage bin and solid-core screw conveyor delivers ground, flaked metals at a controlled rate to downstream process equipment. The V-shaped hopper bottom with a material head breaker directs the material into the 9-in.-diam. solid-core inclined discharge...