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Size & Volume Reduction

Manufacturers of size reduction equipment for dry material handling operations

There are many types of size-reduction equipment, which are often developed empirically to handle specific bulk materials and then are applied in other settings. Knowing the properties of the material to be processed is crucial. Despite the availability of other particle production processes, size reduction remains today one of the workhorses for production of bulk solids with tailored particle properties.

Manufacturers of particle forming / size enlargement equipment for dry material handling operations

Agglomeration or size enlargement processes transform small bulk solids or past materials to materials of larger sizes, with either random or controlled shapes – granules, briquettes, tablets, pellets, bricks, extrudates or compacts. Size enlargement is a process that has been used for centuries and in several ways, it still remains an art rather than an exact science. Perhaps this is due to the unpredictable behavior of bulk solids. Also in this process, determination of the required product properties is of highest importance. Find manufacturers of size reduction and size enlargement equipment to assist you when handling dry bulk materials in our Equipment Guide.

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  • Acmon Systems

    Acmon Systems

    Acmon Systems S.A. is an engineering company specializing in the field of Bulk material Handling solutions in a wide range of industry sectors. Acmon’s key competences involve process-engineering solutions for powders and liquids on a TurnKey basis ranging from 3D visualization design, manufacturing, installing, commissioning and start up complete with full automation and software packages along with comprehensive post-sales support."
  • Dinnissen Process Technology - BulkInside

    Dinnissen Process Technology

    Dinnissen Process Technology“Trusted by the best” In 1948 we created our first machine. Today, billions of people consume products that are touched by our machines, every day. During our 70 years in business, we have become a world leader in process technology in the world of powders, particles and granules.  We’re proud to be known for our expertise, quality products and tailor-made solutions.
  • Eriez

    Eriez

    Eriez is the global leader in separation and vibratory technologies. Regardless of your process and material, Eriez offers every solution for gravity, conveyed, pneumatic or liquid line flows. Employing Eriez powerful magnetic separators for ferrous contaminants and metal detectors for both ferrous and non-ferrous metals ensures your product is free of dangerous tramp metals. Eriez offers electromagnetic and mechanical vibratory feeders, conveyors and screeners for sanitary and general purpose material handling.
  • FOETH

    Foeth

    Boost the lifespan of machines! Foeth is the largest dealer of used process machines in Europe, with 2,800+ items in stock, serving the (specialty) chemical, pharmaceutical and food&feed industries. Together with our clients and partners, we aim to reduce worldwide CO2 emissions by encouraging the reuse of machines, benefiting our climate and that of our future generations. Let’s reuse to reduce!
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    Gericke

    Gericke is a fourth-generation, family-owned company offering a complete range of process equipment and expert engineering services for the automated handling of dry, bulk materials. Gericke custom-designs, manufactures, installs and services pneumatic conveying systems, sifters, lump breakers, feeders, mixers, rotary valves, bag handling stations and more.
  • Kason Corporation: Bulk Solids Screening Equipment

    Kason Corporation

    As a leading manufacturer of industrial screening and processing equipment, Kason Corporation understands the vital role that processing equipment can play in creating quality products. We manufacture a wide range of equipment that can be utilized for screening, separating, milling, drying, cooling, dewatering, de-agglomeration, and more.
  • Kemutec-logo-schenck-process-bulkinside

    Kemutec – Part of the Schenck Process Group

    Kemutec is recognised globally, as a quality brand for Sifters, Mixing Machines and Milling Machines; who form part of the Schenck Process Group. The industries Kemutec operate in include Food Processing and Powder Processing, such as for Pharmaceuticals and Chemicals. Kemutec solutions are all hygienically, custom-designed. Technologies from Kemutec enable quick size reduction, reliable screening and size classification, as well as consistent mixing and blending.
  • Marion Process Solutions

    Marion Process Solutions

    Marion Process Solutions is the leading global manufacturer of mixers, blenders, thermal processing equipment, and size reduction equipment, with more than 80 years of engineering expertise. Rather than a one-size-fits-all approach to processing solutions, Marion provides thoughtfully engineered, built-to-spec equipment to suit a variety of processing needs, as well as personalized consultative technical expertise and aftermarket parts and customer support services.
  • MIX SRL BulkInside Partner

    MIX SRL

    Since 1990 MIX has been projecting and manufacturing in Cavezzo mixing systems and industrial components for bulk solids handling. In its mission, MIX operates not merely as a supplier, but as a reliable partner being able to develop new solutions and increase the efficiency of the production processes. Certification Systems according to ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001.
  • Munson Machinery Company, Inc.

    Munson Machinery Company, Inc.

    Munson Machinery Company is a world-leading manufacturer of mixing, blending, and size reduction equipment for bulk food, dairy, nutritional, pharmaceutical, and general chemical products. Established in 1823, Munson engineers each machine to suit individual batch or continuous processing requirements.
  • National Bulk Equipment, Inc.

    National Bulk Equipment, Inc.

    National Bulk Equipment (NBE) designs, engineers, manufactures, installs, and commissions equipment, systems, and fullstream projects for processing and packaging of dry and liquid bulk materials. NBE bulk material handling applications include: discharging, filling, conveying, mixing, storage, reclamation, and infeed.
  • Progressive Products, Inc

    Progressive Products, Inc

    Progressive Products, Inc. optimizes pneumatic conveying systems by reducing waste and cost, minimizing downtime, and improving productivity with high-performing components. If you need durable, cost-effective components to optimize your system, we’ll develop innovative solutions which support peak performance – quickly, efficiently and affordably.
  • Schenck Process Food and Performance Materials (FPM) - BulkInside

    Schenck Process Food and Performance Materials (FPM)

    Schenck Process Food and Performance Materials (FPM) engineer’s cutting-edge technologies and solutions across the bulk material handling spectrum, delivering unmatched precision and accuracy for dry powder pneumatic conveying, mixing, blending, milling, sifting, screening, weighing and feeding. Additionally, the group provides highly efficient air filtration systems for dust collection applications.
  • Stedman-Machine-Size-Reduction-bulkinside

    Stedman Machine Company

    Stedman Machine Company offers a wide equipment range for selecting the most cost-effective size reduction method: Cage Mills, Horizontal & Vertical Shaft Impactors, Hammer Mills, Lump Breakers, & Air Swept Fine Grinders. Full-scale testing & toll processing facility. Complete size reduction plant design and construction. 24-hr parts & service.
  • Vraykos Mechanical Limited

    Vraykos Mechanical Limited

    Vraykos Limited specializes in the design, engineering and manufacturing of industrial projects. With our 30 years of experience in the field of industrial projects, our company has earned a reputation for its high quality services, punctuality and reliability. Our clientele mainly includes the largest industries that deal in food, plastics, chemicals and animal feed.
  • WAMGROUP S.p.A. - BulkInside Company Profile

    WAMGROUP S.p.A.

    WAMGROUP is the global market leader in Screw Conveyors and amongst the most prominent players in the field of Bulk Solids Handling & Processing Equipment. The company founded in Modena, Italy, in 1968, employs some 2,100 people at more than 60 locations in 40 countries. The Company’s comprehensive product range includes equipment for Bulk Solids Handling & Processing, Dust Filtration, Waste Water Treatment and Renewable Energy Generation.

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Experts for Size & Volume Reduction

  • Matthew Bailey – Technical Lead

    Matthew Bailey – Technical Lead

    BFM® Global Ltd.
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    Matthew is a mechanical engineer holding an honours degree from the Auckland University of Technology and has been responsible for BFM® Global’s product development, testing and compliance programme for almost 5 years. Matt’s experience is centered on the powder handling industry with a specific focus on flexible connectors, and all the compliance requirements around them. From food to pharmaceutical and all industries in between, Matt works with our Distributor partners, end users and OEMs from Europe, Asia and the Americas to solve application challenges. He regularly attends industry tradeshows around the world and understands the complex requirements of each different market.
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  • More than 30 years' experience in development and realisation projects as a project manager for feed, aqua feed and petfood. Working at Dinnissen for 20 years as account manager in feed, aqua feed and petfood division. Specialist in developing major projects with added value focussing on pneumatic conveying, mixing, drying, grinding and coating with liquid and powder systems.
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  • Michel Terlouw

    Michel Terlouw

    Foeth
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    As the Sales Manager at Foeth, Michel Terlouw possesses an enthusiasm for international trade and excels in identifying the perfect match for every customer. In a company like Foeth, individuals with a solid technical background are truly indispensable. Clients from across the globe visit to explore our extensive inventory of pre-owned machines, and it's essential to collaborate closely with each customer to determine which machine best suits their intended application. Michel is impassioned by the collaborative process of discovering the ideal machine alongside the customer because it aligns with our mission. The pursuit of finding the perfect solution is not only gratifying but also contributes to advancing sustainability within the industry.
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  • Sunny Nwadinma is the Senior Applications Engineer at Kason Corporation. He covers product lines of circular fluidized-bed dryers, coolers and moisturizers, circular vibratory and centrifugal sifters, and static sieve screeners. He studied Engineering Technology at Essex Community College and studied Mechanical Engineering and Science at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. He holds certificates from the Dale Carnegie course on fluidized-bed technology from the University of Wisconsin, and the Effective Facilitator Course offered by the Leadership Strategies Institute.
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  • Kemutec B.V. was founded a few years ago, to enable dedicated service to Kemutec customers on the mainland of Europe. Johan Lucas, who is responsible for the Sales & Business Development of Kemutec in the Benelux, started his career 30 years ago as product manager of Kemutec. During these decades he created a long track record of projects and joint process developments in the Confectionary, Spices, Flavours, Dairy, Cereals and Bakery Ingredients. In addition to Beverages, Detergent, Pharmaceutical and the Chemical Industry with elements like feasibility studies, conceptual design, system integration, etcetera - delivering advice, components, systems or total solutions. Due to his cooperation with many leading suppliers, he developed expertise in Powder Process & Handling technologies such as sieving, classifying, breaking, crushing, milling, conveying, mixing/blending, feed/dosing & weighing. Johan’s specific knowledge in powder process applications includes crushing/de-agglomeration after dryers/spray towers, QA at filling & emptying - small/big bags, dry/wet cleaning - hygienic design, trouble-free feeding of liquid processes - dissolving & filtration. Johan enjoys a challenge to solve any kind of powder process problem. Contact him on +31 (0) 653 86 77 06, Johan.Lucas@schenckprocess.com
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  • Chuck Johnson is the director of sales at National Bulk Equipment, located in Holland, Michigan. His professional experience includes over 25 years in the design, engineering, & sales of bulk material handling equipment & systems. Johnson holds a BS in mechanical engineering from Michigan State University.
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  • Todd Allison is President of Progressive Products, Inc, where he spent 6 years being a sales engineer before moving into his current role. He is also a former adjunct professor in the Kansas Technology Center at Pittsburg State University, where he taught Innovation Engineering. Todd has spent most of his career in the pneumatic conveying industry and has almost 20 years of experience in industrial sales and product design. He is a graduate of SCAD design school and attended graduate school at the Kelce School of Business at Pittsburg State University. He serves on several advisory boards including the CEDBR Kansas Economic Outlook Team and the Mid America District Export Council.
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  • Chris Nawalaniec is Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Stedman Machine Company, the Aurora, Ind.-based manufacturer of size reduction equipment and systems, founded in 1834. Nawalaniec graduated from the University of Cincinnati (BSME, MBA) and has more than 30 years professional experience in size reduction and particle size separation. Nawalaniec oversees new machinery and system sales, as well as the full-service test plant that has been operating at Stedman for more than 90 years.
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  • Aristidis Melios is the General Manager at Vraykos & Associates Mechanical Ltd. He holds a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from National Technical University of Athens, and has more than 30 years of experience in design, engineering and manufacturing of bulk materials handling systems in food industry in Greece and Balkans area. Mr Melios is an expert in managing industrial projects that concern mechanical or pneumatic conveying, weighing & dosing, mixing, dedusting, screening and storaging of food bulk products. He has the experience needed to create a cost efficient turn-key solution for every bulk materials industry. The last years leads the Vraykos company engineering team with success, inserting new ideas and technologies in the field of bulk materials handling systems.
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