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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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  • Lorenz Conveying Products Acquires Flow Valves International

    September 10, 2018

    Lorenz Conveying Products, Cobourg, Ontario, Canada, manufacturers of pneumatic conveying products, announces the acquisition of Flow Valves International, Evanston, IL, manufacturer of Syntron and SMS Iris flow control valves. The Flow Valves International plant, located in Normal, IL, will...

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  • Vortex Acquires Kasa Fab

    September 6, 2018

    Vortex announces the acquisition of Kasa Fab, a leading custom metal fabrication and manufacturing company. Located in Salina, KS, Kasa Fab was a division of Kasa Companies, which includes Kasa Controls & Automation, IntelliFinishing, and Kasa Anlagen. “This acquisition allows...

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  • USDA Rotary Airlock

    September 5, 2018

    The USDA Dairy-accepted line of rotary airlocks is designed for use in sanitary applications in the food, dairy, pharmaceutical, and chemical industries where regular cleaning is required to prevent product contamination. The product contact surfaces of the airlock are manufactured in 316 stainless...

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  • Dual Air Cylinder Roller Gate

    September 5, 2018

    The Lorenz dual air cylinder roller gate is ideal when a compact footprint is needed. These roller gates are used in applications where the gate requires open/close positions or variable positioning for accurately weighing and metering product. They handle dry product in high-cycle gravity flow...

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  • Vortex Announces New Rep for United Arab Emirates, Oman, Qatar

    August 28, 2018

    Vortex Global Ltd, a solids and bulk handling components company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Renene CPE Service (FZE) as its new representative agent for the United Arab Emirates, Oman, and Qatar. With this appointment, Renene CPE Service (FZE) will now be responsible for creating...

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  • Vortex Announces New Representative Agent in Saudi Arabia

    August 14, 2018

    Vortex Global Ltd, a solids and bulk handling components company, announces the appointment of Eurotech International FZ LLC as its new representative agent for Saudi Arabia. Eurotech International FZ LLC is a network of mechanical engineering product manufacturers and service providers,...

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  • New Feeder/Airlock Offers Higher Efficiency

    July 11, 2018

    Engineered to solve most common feed problems, FLSmidth’s V-Series feeder/airlock handles dry, fine powder or granular product in dilute phase vacuum or pressure conveying systems and in dense phase convey systems. A robust line charger, the V-series feeder is designed for up to 400°F...

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