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  • Feeder Solves Copper Sulfate Dosing Problems

    December 2, 2015

    The State of Washington has led the U.S. in the production of apples since 1920 and currently accounts for 70 percent of our nation’s output. In addition, the state is No. 1 in the production of cherries, grapes, and pears, with these four fruits representing a total production value of over...

  • Volumetric Screw Feeder/Seasoner

    December 1, 2015

    This food-grade volumetric screw feeder/seasoner was engineered for applications that require a reliable, repeatable method for dosing seasoning drums and tumble coaters. Engineered for an accurate +/-1% loss and weight metered feed, the PosiPortion volumetric screw feeder is specifically...

  • Powder & Bulk Solids Trends: How Data, Clean Labels, and Consolidation are Changing the Dry Processing Industry

    A distinguished panel of professional engineers from such industry heavyweights as The Dow Chemical Co., Kellogg Co., The Kraft Heinz Co., and DuPont weigh in on a range of topics affecting the industry, including the challenges of buying processing equipment for their companies, the future of food...

  • Bulk Solids Handling Refresher Course

    November 19, 2015

    This comprehensive course will be held January 26-29, 2016 at the Bulk Solids Innovation Center in Salina, KS, and will cover various topics related to bulk solids, pairing classroom instruction with practical, hands-on training. Course topics include: •    Flow...

  • J-Tec Material Handling Inc.

  • General Kinematics Names North American Sales Director

    November 12, 2015

    General Kinematics, manufacturer of custom engineered vibratory process equipment, announces the hire of Jim Egan to director of North American sales. With more than 20 years of manufacturing sales and marketing experience, Egan joins GK after a long career as sales manager for the Industrial...

  • Micro-Ingredient Feeder Has Interchangeable Modules

    November 12, 2015

    Coperion K-Tron offers a micro-feeder for feedrate capacity from 0.02 to 27 cu dm/hr. It includes interchangeable 12 and 16 mm twin and single screw feeding modules. The interchangeable twin to single screw feed modules provide versatility to handle a broad range of powders or granular...

  • New Volumetric Belt Feeder Is Highly Accurate

    November 11, 2015

    Designed for highly accurate +/- 1 to 1½% metering of all types of powders, pellets, and agglomerates, the new APB volumetric belt feeder is well suited for feeding of abrasive or friable materials and materials that have a tendency to smear or compress when being fed by a volumetric source...

  • RFM Volumetric Vibratory Feeder

    November 10, 2015

    The RFM volumetric vibratory feeder offers a compact, self-contained option for controlled and reliable flow of bulk materials and parts. Ensuring efficient and low-cost dumping and feeding into production process, this vibratory feeder improves production rates and product quality. Its...

  • Volumetric Auger Feeders

    November 9, 2015

    IPM Systems offers Barracuda series volumetric auger feeders. As a standalone component, a properly sized feeder can meter a specified amount of product into a finished package. As an integral part of a system, the same properly sized feeder can meter minor ingredients to a food batching system,...