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Vortex Global Ltd. obtains ISO 9001:2015 Certification

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.

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Vortex obtains ISO 9001:2015 Certification

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.

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WAM France: Animal Feed Additives

In 2011, LACADEE from the small town of Laissac in the southern French region of Occitanie, commissioned a new animal feed mash processing plant. The French engineering company, CART, who designed the plant, relied on WAM France for the supply of a variety of WAMGROUP® equipment worth a six-digit amount. The supply consisted of more than thirty WAM® screw conveyors and feeders of different types and sizes, five chain conveyors, four bucket elevators by RONCUZZI®, a 10,500-litre batch mixer by MAP®, five WAM® dust collectors, as well as a large number of slide gates, pressure relief valves and vibrating bin aerators by OLI®, along with a rotary valve and a double-dump valve by TOREX® and an FIBC discharger by EXTRAC®.

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Vortex Announces Management Changes

MILLINGTON APPOINTED MANAGING DIRECTOR OF VORTEX GLOBAL LTD.
Vortex announces the appointment of Mr. Laurence Millington as Managing Director of the company’s operations in Darlington, United Kingdom. Mr. Millington will take over the role from Mr. Travis Young, who has overseen Vortex’s international operations since 2008. After nine years of managing the company’s business development in the EMEA and Asian markets, Mr. Young has accepted the position of Executive Vice President of Marketing and Global Strategy at Vortex’s corporate headquarters in Kansas, USA.
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KREISEL GmbH & Co. KG: New bulk-online eDirectory Member

Wilhelm Kreisel founded on August 12, 1912 a metalworking and autogenously welding company in Keula. The first product they manufactured were air filters. For more historical details, please watch this video.

KREISEL is a medium-sized company with a staff of about 100 employees. The company designs and manufactures components for bulk material handling and filter plants: Rotary valves, rotary feeder, rotary airlock, vertical star feeders, flap gate valves, slide gates, shutt-off gates, double flap gate valves, tangential rotary valves, self-cleaning rotary valves, blowing through rotary valves, star feeder, two-way diverter, branching chutes, bin top filter, bag filter, bag houses, jet-bag filter, dedusting systems, wet dedusting systems, cyclones, recuperators, pressure vessels, explosion-proofed valves, pneumatic conveying.

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WAMGROUP: DUSTFIX® for Slag Dust Conditioning in Landfill

The DUSTFIX® Dust Conditioner was developed to condition industrial dust in an economical manner, considerably simplifying handling and disposal operations. Innovative SINTTM engineering polymer components make the DUSTFIX® Conditioner suitable for continuous duty. In a particularly short mixing time, throughput rates ranging from 20 to 80 m³/h are achieved.

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WAMGROUP: Wood Heating Systems from Switzerland

The RWN Rotary Feeders by TOREX® are designed for controlled discharge and feeding of pellets or wood chips from silos, hoppers or similar containers. The excellent cutting performance by the Hardox® rotor and feed rates of 2, 5, 10 and 20 litres per revolution, in combination with the available speeds of 20 and 30 revolutions per minute, make the RWN the ideal rotary feeder for use in solids combustion plants.

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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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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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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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