Bulk Solids Industry Associations and other useful links of interest to dry solids processing managers and engineers.
Process Equipment Manufacturers’ Association (PEMA)
Formed in 1960, PEMA® brings together companies that supply equipment and systems that are used by process industries including but not limited to: Food, chemical, pharmaceutical, waste water treatment, paint and coatings, agribusiness, ceramics, metals, plastics, wood, pulp and paper, environmental, building products and mining/minerals.
The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)
The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is the largest manufacturing association in the United States, representing small and large manufacturers in every industrial sector and in all 50 states.
Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA)
The Voice of the Conveyor Industry of the Americas. A trade association serving the manufacturers and designers of conveyor equipment worldwide since 1933. Companies that represent the leading designers, manufacturers, and installers of conveyors, conveyor components, and material handling systems.
The Industrial Minerals Association – North America (IMA-NA)
The Industrial Minerals Association – North America (IMA-NA) is the representative voice of companies which extract and process a vital and beneficial group of raw materials known as industrial minerals.
The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies (PMMI)
Founded in 1933, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, is a trade association made up of more than 700 member companies that manufacture packaging, processing and packaging-related converting machinery, commercially-available packaging machinery components, containers and materials in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
The Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Inc. (SME)
The Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Inc. (SME) is a professional society (nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation) whose more than 15,000 membership represents all professionals serving the minerals industry in more than 100 countries. SME members include engineers, geologists, metallurgists, educators, students and researchers.
The Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology
The Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology is internationally recognised for its expertise in fields associated with bulk particulate handling and in the science and practical application of technologies to deliver improved process efficiencies. Our mission is to help industry to get powders and bulk materials to behave predictably through processes.
Solids Handling and Processing Equipment
The SHAPA website is the premier source of suppliers for a diverse range of solids handling and processing equipment and services. Areas of expertise include: industrial conveyors, load cells, valves, filling equipment, bulk bags, dust control, flexible ducting, sieves, mixers & blenders, industrial fans, weighing systems, level measurement systems and much more.
SHAPA has been the UK’s leading specialist association for the Solids Handling and Processing Industry since its formation in 1981. The association provides a sound commercial and technical platform for members, helping them to succeed in today’s challenging economic environment.
Materials Handling Engineers Association
‘Together we’ll move mountains’. For more than 75 years, the Materials Handling Engineers’ Association (MHEA) has supported the technical and commercial interests of UK and overseas companies supplying and using bulk handling equipment.
If your business supplies or uses bulk and handling equipment, then strengthen your position by enjoying the advantages of MHEA membership.
British Aggregates Association
The British Aggregates Association was formed in 1999 and is now firmly established as the voice of the UK’s independent SME quarry operators. The BAA is run on a daily basis by people experienced in all aspects of the minerals industry.
The association provides essential support and advice in all health and safety, planning, technical and regulatory issues; whilst ensuring that the voice of the independent sector is heard at all levels of the UK and EU administrations.
Processing & Packaging Machinery Association
The PPMA is the UK’s trade association for suppliers of processing and packaging machinery to the UK market and represents over 500 member and associate companies. Its principle objective is to promote sales of machinery, both at home and abroad, through various projects and services of mutual benefit to both members and their customers by providing free technical and machinery information and advice.
TUNRA Bulk Solids
TUNRA Bulk Solids offers solutions for all industries dealing with bulk materials and covers the entire spectrum of bulk materials handling and storage applications. Our comprehensive laboratory test facilities are ISO9001, ISO14001 and AS4801 certified and our highly qualified and committed team of engineers and consultants are available to assist you overcome existing handling problems and design new systems to guarantee future trouble-free plant operation.