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R. A. Rodriguez at PPMA 2015

Stand E20 On its largest ever stand at PPMA, R. A. Rodriguez will be showing its expanding range of processing and packaging automation equipment and ancillary products. Indeed, the company continues to add depth to this product range through strategic alliances, the latest of which is a partnership with MAFU GmbH Automation. PPMA 2015 therefore presents a great opportunity for... Read More
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SICK Showcases Sensors for a Safer Food Chain at PPMA 2015

  PPMA Show 29 Sept – 1 Oct Stand No: E60 DELIVERING innovative sensing technologies that support a safer food chain will be the focus of SICK’s solutions for hygienic environments, quality inspection and product traceability showcased at the PPMA Show in 2015. SICK’s packaging and processing product specialists will be on stand no: E60 to advise visitors how to... Read More
Dust Control 

Hope Construction puts ATEX-compliant BagVac™ to work

Hope Construction Materials, Britain’s leading independent producer of cement, concrete and aggregates, has acquired a new ATEX-compliant DISAB BagVac™ for its Hope Valley cement plant in Derbyshire. The Hope Valley site is the largest in the UK and has a multitude of wet and dry spillage and waste handling requirements. Following a blockage within the centralised pipework system of the... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

Fact or fabrication: Busting the myths surrounding robotics

Opinion piece by Paul Wilkinson, Business Development Manager for Pacepacker Services Robotic systems are more sophisticated and varied than ever. In many industrial operations, they have long been integrated into wider automation and production processes and are accepted as making a key contribution to overall plant efficiency. So why are so many SME’s, particularly within the food and drink industry,... Read More
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Liebherr-Great Britain Limited is exhibiting once again at RWM

Stand Number 5P10-R11 On display will be two specialist materials handling machines from Liebherr's comprehensive range of equipment, designed and factory built for municipal and commercial waste management, transfer stations, recycling operations and secondary metals handling. The LH22 on display is equipped with a straight boom 5.5 m and a 3.5 m industrial stick with tipping kinematics as well as... Read More
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Eriez to launch new dual frequency separator at RWM 2015

Eriez Europe to showcase latest developments in recycling separation equipment with new Eddy Current Separator (ECS) design at RWM 2015 on September 15-17, at the NEC in Birmingham, UK. The new NG-24 ECS is suitable for multiple applications and features a new cantilevered design, which allows for the ECS belt to be changed in as little as 10 minutes by... Read More
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Latest lifts on show at RWM

Stand 5T100-W101 Visitors to Europe’s premier exhibition for resource management professionals will have the opportunity for a close-up look at one of the latest products from the UK’s leading supplier of heavy-duty lifting solutions. Alongside examples of its acclaimed cable-free column lifts, TOTALKARE will be showcasing its galvanised 25T Washbay Fixed Post Lift on Stand 5T100-W101 at the RWM Exhibition (September 15–17). Ideal for... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

What to consider when hiring aerial access equipment

Greater awareness of the risks associated with working at height has seen more and more businesses hire in aerial access equipment, rather than rely on ladders, with a corresponding reduction in accidents. While this is good news, materials handling specialist Briggs Equipment says getting the wrong machine for the job can jeopardise operator and site safety as well as adversely affect productivity. Allan... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

Entry-level articulated forklift option

Narrow Aisle Ltd have introduced a low cost, entry-level Flexi Ac model to their market leading range of articulated forklift trucks. The Flexi Ac NANO has been specifically designed for customers in the high street and SME sector who want to save costs on their light- to medium-duty storage and handling applications by using a truck that can work in... Read More