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Is your business Brexit ready?

IMHX 2019’s sponsor, Investec, is well placed to support the UK materials handling industry through Brexit Despite the gloomy forecasts since the Brexit referendum, the UK has seen a continuation, and in many cases, growth in business levels in certain sectors. And Investec’s Andrew Woodward believes that while UK businesses need to be mindful of the bigger picture and take steps to... Read More
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Bulk Bag Handling – Discharge & Fill

Sterling Systems & Controls, Inc. is pleased to announce the availability of a full line of Bulk Bag handling equipment, including the company’s Bulk Bag Unloading Systems and Bulk Bag Filling Stations. All systems are custom engineered and manufactured to meet exacting customer requirements. Sterling Systems & Controls bulk bag handling equipment is rugged and of quality construction, based on... Read More
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Duo Group has a new “Seoul” Mate

Duo Group Holdings Ltd has set up a new division in the group, branded as Seoul Ltd, Seoul will offer sales, rental, contract hire and aftersales support for Doosan construction equipment, including large excavators, articulated dump trucks and wheel loaders for UK national key account customers in waste, recycling, quarrying and mining industries. Seoul Ltd will operate from a 6-acre... Read More
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Vortex announces acquisition of Kasa Fab

Vortex is pleased to announce the acquisition of Kasa Fab, a leading custom metal fabrication and manufacturing company. Located at 304 East Avenue B in Salina, Kansas, Kasa Fab was a division of Kasa Companies, which includes Kasa Controls & Automation, IntelliFinishing, and Kasa Anlagen. “This acquisition allows Vortex to expand upon our fabrication capabilities, including lasers, robotic welders, blasting... Read More
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Unique Micron Angle Disintegrator Offers Five-a-day Processing

Hosokawa Micron’s unique Angle Disintegrator, with 5-a day, streamlined processing options is helping manufacturers of soups, purées, sauces and dressings meet the market demand for increasingly authentic and quality fruit, vegetable purées and demand for the flavours of exotic and often difficult to handle spices and fruits. This multi-tasking machine offers 5 different processing options in one machine: pulping or... Read More
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K-Vision controller now supports two independent lines of feeders

Coperion K-Tron, Niederlenz, Switzerland, has added new features to its proven K-Vision™ software. The K-Vision controller is a graphical operator interface for controlling multiple devices such as feeders or feeder refill (vacuum receivers) in a process. With the release of K-Vision Software version 2.0, the K-Vision is now able to handle a total of 24 devices (e.g. KCM feeder controls... Read More
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Emerson Introduces New Motor Starter With Component-Level Protection for Improved Cost Performance

PlexPower™ designs are faster to install and easier to maintain and operate than traditional cast motor starters resulting in a 73% lower total cost of ownership Emerson has introduced a cost-effective, easy-to-install and simple-to-operate alternative to traditional cast and bolted motor starters in the form of its new Appleton® PlexPower™ solution.  Designed for hazardous, wet or corrosive locations such as oil refineries... Read More
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Case Study: Vortex Global Provides Process Solution for Chemical Company

Based in Cheshire, UK, Tata Chemicals Europe is one of Europe's leading producers of sodium carbonate, salt and sodium bicarbonate, among other products. Tata Chemicals is the only manufacturer of soda ash and sodium bicarbonate in the UK. Their high-quality soda ash is used in the manufacture of glass, detergents and chemicals, and in several other industry applications. Their many... Read More
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Hosokawa Unveil £600k Investment in Smart Powder Processing

Hosokawa Micron has recently invested £600k in two new Control Systems incorporating the latest digital manufacturing technologies within their Contract Manufacturing Facility in Runcorn. ‘Our challenge to meet future contract processing demands through improved product quality and yields, minimise unplanned plant downtime and maximise plant availability and production flexibility is reflected throughout the processing industries. This investment demonstrates how we... Read More
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Custom Designed Pneumatic Conveying Systems

Dry, granular materials can be moved gently, reliably and with significant reduction in product degradation and/or system wear with a Dynamic Air pneumatic conveying system. Each Dynamic Air pneumatic conveying system is custom-designed to achieve the optimum performance characteristics at the highest efficiencies. Dynamic Air has developed 16 different pneumatic conveying concepts, utilizing both pressure and vacuum, for handling a... Read More