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  • Vortex Announces Senior Management Reassignments

    December 13, 2018

    “Over the past 10 years, Vortex has experienced strong growth – with more on the horizon,” said Jeff Thompson, president at Vortex. “As our entire organization grows in size and complexity, managing the company will require more specialized focus and coordination, going...

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  • Curved Blade Valve

    December 10, 2018

    Dust Control and Loading Systems (DCL) curved blade valves are fast acting, tight sealing, and effective for regulating flow rates. The curved blade valve is suitable for handling fine or granular materials. They are designed to cut off product flow from outlets such as storage bins, silos,...

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  • Mucon Slide Gate Valve

    December 6, 2018

    The Mucon SD-P provides the latest in advanced slide gate valve technology for the powder and bulk solids handling industry. Features and benefits include a robust, complete, shut-off solution that is ideal for powders, granules and pellets. A durable self-compensating polymer seal that ensures...

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  • Vortex Appoints Regional Sales Manager for Mexico

    November 20, 2018

    Vortex announces the appointment of Efrén Shayd Carmona Loya as regional sales manager for Mexico. Shayd has joined the team at Vortex Latinoamérica, a division of Salina Vortex Corp., located in Querétaro. In this role, Shayd is responsible for working directly with original...

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  • Discharge Valves

    November 7, 2018

    Lorenz discharge valves are manufactured for use above a rotary airlock to prevent pressure from returning to the hopper above. They are ideal for applications requiring higher cycle frequencies. Heavy-duty 3/16-in. stainless blades with built-in material scrapers aid in minimizing packing,...

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  • Vortex Latin America Office Relocates

    November 6, 2018

    Vortex Latinoamérica, a solids and bulk handling components company, has relocated from Pachuca, México to Querétaro, where it is now situated in a comfortable, newly renovated industrial facility. The new location spans more than 600 square meters and includes a reception...

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  • Coperion, Coperion K-Tron Launch Traveling Equipment Display

    October 16, 2018

    Coperion and Coperion K-Tron announce the launch of the new Traveling Equipment Display (TED). The mobile display began traveling directly to bulk material handling facilities throughout the U.S. in early October and will bring the latest solutions for feeding, pneumatic conveying, complete systems...

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  • Optimized Rotary Valve for Fragile Food Materials

    September 19, 2018

    In response to the high demand for gentle handling of food and pet food products, Coperion has optimized its ZVB rotary valve design. The modifications have been engineered to provide the gentlest mode of material handling, while maintaining the strict sanitary standards of the food and pet food...

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  • Vortex Appoints New Rep Agent for Egypt

    September 18, 2018

    Vortex Global Ltd, a solids and bulk handling components company, announces the appointment of ALRIAD International Agencies & Trading as its new representative agent for Egypt. Founded in 1982, ALRIAD International Agencies & Trading is an Egyptian Ltd headquartered in Cairo, Egypt. The...

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  • 6 Useful Rotary Airlock Tips

    September 12, 2018

    Rotary valves are built to take lots of punishment, but there are certain things you shouldn’t do with them. For example, you shouldn’t take your valve skydiving. You shouldn’t feed your valve a margarita. And you shouldn’t make your valve the star of a romantic film because...

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