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  • Three-Minute Truck Loading/Unloading Coming to U.S.

    October 21, 2016

    The Heico Companies LLC, the parent holding company for a diversified portfolio of more than 36 businesses involved in manufacturing, construction, and industrial services, including Ancra International, Kinedyne, S-Line, and Wistra, announces the acquisition of Ancra Systems B.V. today. Ancra...

  • Measurement and Monitoring of Coal and Biomass Handling Processes

    October 20, 2016

    Coal- and biomass-fired power stations are burning an increasingly diverse range of fuels and fuel blends of varying composition and combustion properties, under tight economic and environmental constraints. The recent trend in operating power plant in variable load in response to changes in...

  • Blue Sage Acquires Magnum Systems

    October 17, 2016

    Lower middle-market private equity firm Blue Sage Capital announces the recently completed acquisition of Magnum Systems Inc.   Headquartered in Kansas City, with an additional manufacturing facility in Parsons, KS, Magnum, through its Taylor Products and Smoot brands, is a leading...

  • Magnum Systems Appoints Wallace President/CEO

    October 17, 2016

    Magnum Systems Inc. has appointed Travis Wallace as its new president/CEO. Wallace assumed responsibilities on October 1, 2016 and has succeeded Gary Saunders who retired. Wallace has been part of the Magnum Systems team for 10 years, beginning in the assembly area for the Taylor Products...

  • KSU Bulk Solids Courses Announced

    October 17, 2016

    The K-State Bulk Solids Innovation Center announces two upcoming bulk solids courses. International bulk solids expert Dr. Richard Farnish will lead “Storage and Flow of Bulk Solids,” covering important topics related to powder and bulk solid flow in bins, hoppers, and chutes. Dr....

  • Flexicon Opens New Office in Germany

    September 30, 2016

    Flexicon (Europe) Ltd has opened a new office in Aschaffenburg, Germany to provide factory-direct engineering services and technical sales support to customers throughout Germany, it was announced by Keith Bourton, managing director.      "The Aschaffenburg location will...

  • Farnish to Lead Storage and Flow Course at Bulk Solids Innovation Center

    September 29, 2016

    The Kansas State University (KSU) Bulk Solids Innovation Center is offering a new short course focused on design, storage and flow with a renowned international industry expert serving as the lead lecturer. Richard Farnish, a senior research fellow, consultant, engineer, and professor with the...

  • Spiroflow Systems Names Mackrill Chief Operating Officer

    September 20, 2016

    Spiroflow Systems has named Don Mackrill chief operating officer effective immediately. In his new role, Mackrill will have complete operational control for all powder handling projects from engineering through production, customer delivery, and customer service.     Mackrill is...

  • Flexicon Introduces Sanitary Drum Dumper with Roller Conveyor

    September 15, 2016

    A new Tip-Tite sanitary drum dumper allows dust-free transfer of bulk materials from drums to downstream equipment, and rapid sanitizing between changeovers.        Constructed of stainless steel and suitable for wash-down, the dumper is pneumatically powered and certified...

  • Shick Solutions Names New Director of Manufacturing

    September 7, 2016

    Shick Solutions, a Kansas City ingredient automation company, hired Robert Stone as its new director of manufacturing. “I’m excited about Robert’s expertise in manufacturing and what it will bring to our team,” said Tim Cook, president and CEO of Shick Solutions....