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  • 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,...

  • Turnkey Approach to Streamline Continuous Process Implementation

    January 16, 2019

    To help processors implement continuous processing effectively and easily, Readco Kurimoto LLC, unveils a turnkey service approach. With Readco Turnkey Services (RTS), the company offers to manage the design, engineering, testing, procurement, and installation of entire continuous processing lines...

  • Grain Silo Collapses at Lake Fort Phantom Hill

    December 19, 2018

    One of the two grain silos at Lake Fort Phantom Hill in Abilene, TX collapsed over the weekend and sank into the 80-year-old lake, according to KTXS 12 Abilene.   the collapse was most likely due to mother nature and age, according to Rodney Taylor, director of water utilities....

  • Imperial Industries Names Mannel President

    December 18, 2018

    Imperial Industries announces the promotion of Kurt Mannel to president. Formally the vice president of Imperial Industries, Mannel brings more than 27 years of septic hauling experience. Prior to becoming vice president, Mannel served as Imperial Industries’ plant manager and successfully...