Chicago (IL), United States – A large flour producer in the US manufactures and distributes corn flour as an ingredient in various food products. Roughly one year ago plant engineers installed three 6-inch Chain-Vey tubular drag conveyors for the transport of yellow and white corn flour. The Chain-Veys supplied by Modern Process Equipment (MPE) replaced screw conveyors and pneumatic conveyors that resulted in poor customer feedback with product being out of spec.
Sudbury (ON), Canada – Rail-Veyor Technologies Global announced that it’s Rail-Veyor system is now hauling all of the production material at Agnico Eagle Mines Limited’s Goldex Mine in Val-d’Or, Quebec, Canada for their Deep 1 project. Installation of the energy-efficient 3 km underground system began as part of Goldex’s new Deep 1 project which was started up in July 2017.
Sewell (NJ), USA – Coperion and Coperion K-Tron will be exhibiting at the International Powder & Bulk Solids Conference & Exhibition (April 24-26, 2018), Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, Illinois, USA, Booth 1413. The booth will feature feeding, pneumatic conveying and systems engineering solutions for various processing applications in the powder and bulk materials industries.
London, UK – The Conference theme is “Fusion of science and industry: from particle contacts to bulk behaviour”. It will focus on the emerging opportunities and challenges in solids handling technology, and the application of both these and established knowledge, in the process industries and the equipment manufacturing sector. Continue reading Int. Conference “Conveying and Handling of Particulate Solids (CHoPS) 2018” – Sep. 10-14, 2018, London (UK)
Beckum, Germany – BEUMER Group opened a new sales office in the Ruhr area of Germany to support its customers with an even more comprehensive range of services. From this sales office “West”, BEUMER Customer Support will handle worldwide retrofitting and modernisation projects, for example on currently operating conveying systems like bucket elevators and clinker conveyors, including those from other suppliers.
Downers Grove (IL), USA and Walla Walla (WA), USA – Global engineered equipment and automation solutions provider Duravant LLC has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Key Technology, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of digital sorting, inspection, conveying and processing equipment.
Beckum, Germany — Denizli Çimento decided to invest in an individual system from the AFR systems segment (alternative fuels and raw materials) of BEUMER Group, which stores, mixes and conveys differently composed materials, such as shredded waste tyres. The core of this solution is represented by the two Pipe Conveyors used in this project.
Darlington, UK – As of December 2017, Vortex Global Limited has been certified to the ISO 9001:2015 standard. Vortex Global’s parent company, Salina Vortex Corporation, made a recent announcement that it too had obtained ISO 9001:2015 certification. Previously, Vortex Global was certified under the ISO 9001:2008 standard, and has been ISO-certified since its establishment in 2007.
Salina (KS), USA – In November 2017, Vortex was certified to the ISO 9001:2015 standard. Previously, Vortex was certified under the ISO 9001:2008 standard, and has been ISO-certified for more than 10 years. ISO 9001 is an international standard that specifies requirements for a management system. By gaining ISO 9001:2015 certification, ISO 9001 acknowledges that Vortex has demonstrated the ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and regulatory requirements.
IK Investment Partners to sell Schenck Process to Blackstone
IK Investment Partners (“IK”), a leading Pan-European private equity firm, is pleased to announce that the IK 2007 Fund has reached an agreement with private equity funds managed by Blackstone (“Blackstone”) to sell Schenck Process (“Schenck”), a global market leader in measuring and process technology