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  • Slide-Plate Diverter Valves for Conveying Lines

    January 9, 2017

    The Vac-U-Max slide-plate diverter valve is designed for applications requiring the selection of flow from one-to-two conveying lines, and from two-to-one conveying line. The unit is designed in 316 stainless steel with tubular ends, with FDA-approved product contact parts. The slide-plate diverter...

  • Bimba Manufacturing Acquires Vacuum Technology Company

    December 8, 2016

    University Park, IL-based Bimba Manufacturing, a provider of pneumatic, hydraulic, and electric motion solutions, has acquired vacuum technology maker Vaccon Company Inc. on Dec. 5, a Bimba press release announced. “This acquisition reflects Bimba’s dedication to technology expansion...

  • Schenck Process Offers New Cleanable Airlock

    December 7, 2016

    The new Global Cleanable Airlock (GCA) is ideal for applications where dry raw or finished products are being handled in the process and where inspection or system clean-out are required.    Because the GCA is designed for high process rates and possesses a number of features suited...

  • Low-Leakage Rotary Valve/Airlock

    December 5, 2016

    Saving energy was a major requirement that led to the development of a low-leakage rotary valve for pneumatic conveying of granular products. This valve has a newly-developed rotor designed with expanded rotor blade tips and wider vanes for lower air leakage, and an increased number of rotor blades...

  • Impeller Metering Valve

    December 5, 2016

    The FS-M metering valve provides a unique approach to gravity flow metering applications from a silo, hopper, or weigh bin. The narrow geometry means it is well suited for low-headroom installations. Available in a range of sizes from 6–16 in. in diameter, the impeller valve can handle a wide...

  • Lorenz Remains One of Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies

    September 30, 2016

    Canadian Business Magazine ranked Lorenz Conveying Products #476 as Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies on the 28th annual PROFIT 500 list.   The magazine ranks Canadian businesses by their revenue growth over five years. This is Lorenz’s third year in a row making the list....

  • Vortex Appoints IBC as New UAE Agent

    September 27, 2016

    Vortex Global Ltd, a solids and bulk handling components company, announces the appointment of Integrated Business Corp. (IBC) as its new agent in United Arab Emirates, Oman, and Kuwait.    IBC is a portal company who utilizes local knowledge of developing projects to integrate...

  • Rotary Airlock for Severe, Abrasive Material Applications

    September 21, 2016

    The Type 8 rotary airlock is the latest addition to Smoot’s airlock line. It has been designed for use in severe, abrasive material applications (similar to cement, limestone, grout, charcoal), but has also found a home in those difficult or expensive to replace locations due to its extended...

  • Vortex Valves Appoints New Middle Eastern Agent

    July 29, 2016

    Vortex Global Limited, a solids and bulk handling components company, announces the appointment of Smart Systems for Factories Operation & Maintenance Co. as its agent in Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Tunisia, Qatar and Yemen. Smart is a Middle...

  • Growth Predicted for North American Instrumentation Valves and Fittings Market

    July 26, 2016

    A new market research report predicts that the North American instrumentation valves and fittings market will reach $1.4 billion by 2022, rising by a compound annual growth rate of 4.2% between 2016 and the end of the forecast period, Pune, India-based research firm MicroMarket Monitor announced...