Raw Materials Handling
Advanced Blending Solutions acquires dryer, auxiliary equipment maker Thoreson McCosh
ABS said it will “absorb” Thoreson McCosh’s manufacturing into its headquarters campus in Wallace, Mich.
Flexicon opens office in Cologne, Germany
The bulk handling equipment maker has named Peter Kalinovski as regional sales manager of the new office.
Lorenz Conveying Products has new sales representation in Texas
The Cobourg, Ont.-based company has appointed ACFM Inc., a distributor of air and gas handling systems in both pressure and vacuum applications, to handle its products in the Lone Start State.
Flexicon granted waiver as supplier to essential industries
The bulk materials handling equipment supplier has been granted a waiver by the State of Pennsylvania to continue operating during the COVID-19 outbreak due to its role in the supply chain for life-sustaining businesses.
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Rotomolder Tank Holding buys Hoover Ferguson intermediate bulk container manufacturing assets
In a statement, Tank Holding said that the purchase further strengthens its market position as the leading North American manufacturer of reusable and returnable IBCs used to transport chemicals and food products.
Bunting appoints new Master Rep for Western Canada
The Newton, Kansas-based magnetic separation equipment maker has appointed Chris Heming, a longtime customer and manufacturer’s representative of Bunting, to the role.
Wittmann Group acquires Austrian auxiliary equipment maker FarragTech
Headquartered in Austria, FarragTech GmbH has a focus on compressed air granulate drying.
Bunting Magnetics hires new lean manufacturing coordinator
The Newton, Kansas-based separation equipment maker has appointed Robert Clausing to the role.
Materials handling equipment maker Ensign bought by Excalibur LLC
Holland, Mich.-based Ensign designs and manufactures a complete line of bulk material handling systems for use in industries including plastics.
Separation technology supplier Eriez makes executive promotions
John Blicha, Greg Nowak and Chris Knoll have been appointed to new positions in Eriez’s corporate leadership team.
Redesigned vibratory feeder line
New from Coperion K-Tron, the K3-ML-D5-V200 vibratory feeder is ideal for feeding recycled material or flakes as well as for the addition of glass fibre in compounding processes.
System monitors railcar unloading
Novatec’s RailSense monitors pressure, vibration, vacuum, and temperature; checks the condition of filters, oil, and bearings; and ascertains the overall operating health of the systems.
Blender with built-in extrusion control
The WXB weigh extrusion blender from Maguire Products is designed to provide extrusion control based on batch precision and metering accuracy.
Material loaders for medium-sized and large feed volumes
Wittmann Battenfeld has extended its FeedMax line of basic central material loaders with models with 15 and 25 litre capacities.
Self-standing lump breaker can be fed from a variety of sources
New from Munson Machinery, the RDC-1530-SS de-lumps bulk materials that have agglomerated or solidified during storage or shipment, returning products to their original particle sizes and flowability.
Sanitary flange air conveyors for chemical, pharmaceutical applications
Exair Corp.’s Sanitary Flange Line Vac air-operated conveyor can be used to convey materials in systems that require frequent or mandatory cleaning.
Feeder for continuous processing
From Coperion K-Tron, the design is suited for multi-feeder clustering in direct compression, continuous extrusion, wet and dry granulation, continuous coating, and traditional batch processes.
Twin-tower desiccant dryers save energy
AEC’s NGX dryers reduce electrical energy consumption by more than 25 per cent compared with competitors’ wheel-drying technologies.
Diverter valve prevents contamination
Schenck Process’s PST30 diverter valve is designed to prevent contamination and provide lineswitching for either dilute or dense phase conveying.