Category Archives: News from Industry

Vortex wins SHAPA 2019 Solids Handling Industry Export Award

Darlington, United Kingdom – Vortex Global Ltd., a solids and bulk handling components company, has been recognised by Solids Handling and Processing Association (SHAPA) with the 2019 Solids Handling Industry Export Award. Joining Vortex Global on the 2019 Export Award shortlist were Russell Finex and Vent-Tech. Continue reading Vortex wins SHAPA 2019 Solids Handling Industry Export Award

Munson Machinery: New Centrifugal Sifter works without Vibration and Degradation

Utica (NY), United States – A new Munsifter™ Centrifugal Sifter from Munson Machinery can sift, scalp and de-agglomerate bulk solid materials at high rates free of vibration or product degradation. Material fed by an auger into a stationary horizontal screen cylinder is propelled by rotating paddles against the screen, with on-size particles passing through screen apertures into a discharge chute, and oversize materials spiraling through the cylinder and into a discharge port. Continue reading Munson Machinery: New Centrifugal Sifter works without Vibration and Degradation

VAC-U-MAX celebrates 65-Year Anniversary providing Bulk Handling and Industrial Vacuum Cleaning Solutions

Belleville (NJ), United States VAC-U-MAX has reached a proud milestone celebrating 65 years of business providing bulk material handling and industrial vacuum cleaning solutions to industries worldwide. Continue reading VAC-U-MAX celebrates 65-Year Anniversary providing Bulk Handling and Industrial Vacuum Cleaning Solutions

Sterling Systems & Controls: Preventative Maintenance Management Planning Software

Sterling (IL), United States Sterling Systems & Controls, Inc. announced the availability of its new PMPlanR™ software. PMPlanR (pronounced PM-Planer) is a robust standalone Preventative Maintenance Planning Software Application. PMPlanR allows user to “Build Your Plant”. Each plant consists of areas, machines and assets. Continue reading Sterling Systems & Controls: Preventative Maintenance Management Planning Software

Martin Engineering: Pioneering Conveyor belt optimization program launched in Italy

Milan, ItalyMartin Engineering, a global supplier of bulk materials handling equipment, has launched its successful Mr Blade conveyor belt optimization program in Italy’s construction materials sector. Mr Blade is a direct-to-site service to maintain and replace belt-cleaner blades – accurately specified, custom-fitted and regularly monitored. Continue reading Martin Engineering: Pioneering Conveyor belt optimization program launched in Italy

Martin Engineering: Trucking Company shakes off low-quality Truck Vibrators

Neponset (IL), United States Martin Engineering,  global manufacturer of high-quality electric vibrators for improved bulk material flow, has helped a fleet of dump trucks improve material evacuation and efficiency with longer lasting and more reliable industrial vibrators to ensure that each load is delivered completely and safely.

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BinMaster: Vibrating Sensors measure Levels in hazardous Locations

Lincoln (NE), United States – Operations processing powders, fine-grained, or coarse-grained bulk solids can add the BinMaster VR-90 vibrating rod or VF-95 vibrating fork to their arsenal of point level sensors for hazardous locations. The VR-90 and VF-95 are approved to ATEX, FM, CSA, and IEC standards for use in hazardous locations. Both the vibrating rod and fork are available with either an electropolished or precision-casted stainless-steel housing suitable for food or chemical processing environments. Continue reading BinMaster: Vibrating Sensors measure Levels in hazardous Locations

Flexicon: Discharger pierces single-use Bulk Bags, cuts Cycle Times

Whitstable, United Kingdom – A new BULK-OUT® Bulk Bag Discharger from Flexicon features a bag piercing receiving hopper and side-mounted flow promotion devices to feed downstream processes at ultra-high rates. The BFC Series discharger features a cantilevered I-beam with electric hoist and trolley for loading a bulk bag without the use of a forklift, and lowering it onto the hopper’s four-bladed knife. Continue reading Flexicon: Discharger pierces single-use Bulk Bags, cuts Cycle Times

HAVER & BOECKER expands Global Mineral Processing Presence with Haver & Boecker Niagara Brand

Munich, GermanyHaver & Boecker has established its global brand Haver & Boecker Niagara to combine the engineering expertise and product portfolios of its three mineral processing locations in Brazil, Canada and Germany. In the past, the three locations acted individually for their respective regions and territories. Customers around the world will benefit from shared innovative technology, more in-depth consultations, greater parts availability and better delivery times. Continue reading HAVER & BOECKER expands Global Mineral Processing Presence with Haver & Boecker Niagara Brand

Ajax Equipment: Powder Handling System for Water Treatment Plant

Bolton, United Kingdom – Solids handling equipment specialist, Ajax Equipment, has supplied a leading UK environmental solutions provider, with a plant for processing calcium sulphate filter cake, as part of a water treatment facility. The Ajax equipment includes a hopper, twin screw feeder and screw conveyor. Continue reading Ajax Equipment: Powder Handling System for Water Treatment Plant