TYNGSBORO, MA – Jenike & Johanson was asked to design a surge bin for a laundry detergent manufacturer to handle material that would be finely ground prior to processing. The tests confirmed and defined the poor handling characteristics of the material. The company also had several design requirements for the bin which conflicted with the ultimate goal of reliably handling the material.
KROMMENIE – The Dutch specialist in internal transport and bulk handling using screw conveyors, Machinefabriek Klinkenberg Zaanstad, has launched a completely new website.
CLITHEROE – Spiroflow Ltd, world-leading manufacturer of conveying and weighing systems, has boosted productivity at a household name baby food manufacturer by installing a bulk bag (FIBC) filler and vacuum conveyor system to significantly reduce the need for manual handling.
BECKUM – The BEUMER Group received one of eight coveted Innovation Awards for its new fillpac bagging system at the French packaging exhibition Emballage 2014.
BETHLEHEM, PA – New from Flexicon Corporation is a stainless steel, sanitary Bulk Bag Filler that detects and separates metal as it fills bulk bags by weight, dust-free. The filler frame is a patented TWIN-CENTERPOST™ design that maximizes strength, reduces cost and improves accessibility to bag hooks.
CLEVELAND, OH- Aerodyne Environmental , the industry’s leader in industrial dust collection and material handling solutions, announces the 10″ Vacu-Valve® Trickle ValveSystem, one of the lowest-cost, lowest-maintenance dust collector valves available.
SALINA, KS – A US coffee supplier was looking for a reliable 2-way diverter to replace problematic diverters currently in the pneumatic conveying system.
BARCELONA – EXPOSOLIDOS Exhibition for Technology and Processing of Solids, will hold its seventh edition in February 2015 in La Farga exhibition grounds of L’ Hospitalet de Llobregat ( Barcelona). With a new daily schedule: from 09 am to 6 pm.
DOVER, NJ – At a food manufacturer, various food ingredients had to be conveyed. Sanitary rotary airlocks were initially installed , but every airlock leaked powder, created a dust hazard and was a major sanitation problem – with a pile of dust sitting beneath every airlock.
BRILON – A testing facility for optimizing GPS control systems for agricultural machinery was looking for a precise measuring system to control the storage of the different types of grains.