Tag Archives: Silo Storage Equipment & Systems

Coperion: New packaging lines for SABIC in Pontirolo, Italy

Stuttgart, June 2016 – Based on many years of cooperation between SABIC and Coperion in plastic compounding – specifically material handling and extrusion – SABIC has decided to install six Coperion packaging lines and a common palletizing island at their plant in Pontirolo/Italy.

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National Bulk Equipment (NBE): Fully Automated, Self-contained Bulk Material Handling System

Fully Automated, Self-contained Bulk Material Handling System Reduces Operator Interaction; Increases Process Capacity to 12,000 Pounds per Hour

Holland, Michigan, USA,  July 16, 2016  – National Bulk Equipment, Inc. (NBE) presents a fully automated, self-contained, bulk material handling system which completely manages material from the introduction stage, through discharge and conditioning, to downstream supply of finished material into manufacturing operations.

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WAMGROUP: High Performance Brake Pad Production

The MLH Laboratory Mixer is an extremely efficient, versatile mixer that finds its application in a number of fields thanks to its outstanding price-performance ratio. The MLH is used in both private and university research laboratories, as well as in testing facilities of various industries and service providers.

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Coperion K-Tron: New electronic pressure compensation for loss-in-weight feeder

Coperion K-Tron has introduced a unique new Electronic Pressure Compensation (EPC) system for their high-accuracy loss-in-weight feeders. The main advantages of the new system include improved accuracy and reliability as well as lower initial cost and easier installation compared to traditional mechanical pressure compensation systems. Retrofitting options for existing feeders are available. EPC can be installed on a majority of Coperion K-Tron gravimetric feeders in almost any application and all industries.

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WAMGROUP: TOREX® Diverter Valves in The Netherlands

PLASTIROL from the Dutch town of Sliedrecht is a manufacturer of plastic foil produced in large rolls. For their raw materials, which are recycled from production waste, in the past they used bulk bags. This usually caused many storage, handling, discharge and replacement issues in their internal logistics system. The move towards larger storage silos linked to a vast duct network became mandatory.

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Coperion liefert Compoundieranlagen für BASF in Südkorea

Für ein neues Compoundierwerk in Südkorea hat BASF erneut auf die Expertise von Coperion vertraut. Im September 2015 wurde die Anlage zum vertraglich vereinbarten Termin übergeben. Seither veredelt BASF auf den Produktionsanlagen erfolgreich Polyamide in höchster Qualität.

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Coperion delivers compounding plants to BASF in South Korea

For a new compounding plant in South Korea, BASF relied once again on Coperion’s expertise: In September of 2015, the plant was handed over within the contractually agreed timeframe. Since then, BASF has been successfully processing polyamides of the highest quality.

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Martin Engineering: Air Cannons Control Silica Buildup from Biomass-Fueled Gas Generator

São Paulo, Brazil  –  A global leader in bulk materials handling has used innovative air cannon technology to help the world’s largest orange juice producer mitigate material buildup caused by the super-heated silica flowing from the company’s thermal generator.

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Martin Engineering: Washbox Conveyor Belt Cleaner Removes Difficult Carryback

Neponset, IL, USA – A world leader in conveyor belt cleaning solutions has introduced a secondary cleaning system that removes nearly all of the carryback left on a belt, including adhesive materials and fines lodged in surface divots and valleys. The Martin® WashboxTM Cleaning System combines water spray and secondary cleaning blades in an enclosed and self-contained unit, draining residue safely away from the work area. Operators who have installed the system have drastically reduced dust and spillage from carryback, leading to a safer workplace and longer belt life with considerably less downtime.

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Visit to KREISEL in Krauschwitz, Germany

On May 25, 2016 Ute and Reinhard Wöhlbier visited the bulk handling equipment manufacturer KREISEL GmbH & Co. KG in Krauschwitz, in the Görlitz district of Saxony, close to the border with Poland. We were welcomed by Wolfram Kreisel, Managing Director and Enrico Kasper, Sales Manager.

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