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Chocolate demand gives port of Liverpool a boost

The UK’s largest importer of cocoa and coffee beans is to build a major new warehouse at the Port of Liverpool to accommodate growing demand from food and drink manufacturers. CWT Commodities is leasing the land from Peel Ports and has engaged Mazdon Construction to build the 36,000 sq ft warehouse and new offices, which is in addition to the... Read More
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Bobcat Builds on 60 Years of Continuing Success

This year Bobcat celebrates the 60th Anniversary of both the company and the Bobcat skid-steer loader. Sixty years ago, Melroe Manufacturing Company, the forerunner to Bobcat Company, introduced a compact front-end loader that evolved quickly into the M-400, the world’s first true skid-steer loader. The M-400 later adopted what became the world famous ‘Bobcat’ brand and its success created the... Read More
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Pump and valve innovator finds a test rig technology that talks the torque

To analyse the long term performance and reliability of hard working valves and pumps, serial innovators Manchester-based Bifold Group has adopted radio frequency based torque transducers from Sensor Technology Ltd for two of its specialist test rigs. An inter-generational commitment to advancing science and engineering has seen Bifold transform from a 19th century mining lamp maker into a leading manufacturer... Read More
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Ajax announces high volume, compact Silo Cascade Mixer Space saving alternative to conventional conical hoppers

Solids handling equipment maker, Ajax Equipment, announces a new type of silo cascade mixer enabling batch powder processing in squat, square mixing containers in place of tall conventional conical hoppers, for plants where space is limited. The mixer combines mass flow and intake recycling screw technology that minimises power consumption whilst providing efficient mixing. The Ajax silo cascade mixer uses... Read More
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Vortex European Office Obtains ISO 9001:2015 Certification

DARLINGTON, UK – As of December 2017, Vortex Global Limited has been certified to the ISO 9001:2015 standard. Vortex Global’s parent company, Salina Vortex Corporation, made a recent announcement that it too had obtained ISO 9001:215 certification. Previously, Vortex Global was certified under the ISO 9001:2008 standard, and has been ISO-certified since its establishment in 2007. ISO 9001 is an... Read More
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Boone Mixers at Novidon Work Together for Perfect Scale-up

Wrexham-based Novidon have chosen Boone Mixers for both laboratory test and factory production of carboxymethylated starch products, for use in oil and other drilling applications. The performance of the production unit, a 4000 litre Horizontal Paddle Blade Mixer, is accurately modelled in the laboratory by a Boone Universal Lab Mixer. Both mixers feature contraflow paddle blade design, and each is... Read More
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Trantec deliver bespoke Augers to Canada in just 7 days

Trantec Solids Handling Limited is a leading supplier of Powder Dosing and Metering equipment to the worldwide Solids Handling industry. With over 20 years of experience designing augers for our Metering Feeder equipment, we decided to take on the challenge of manufacturing our own Augers in-house. Traditionally, auger manufacturing techniques were more of an art than a science. Production was... Read More
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Sieving system for AM powders

New Balance adopts revolutionary vibratory sieve with ultrasonic screening technology in production of new 3D-printed trainer New Balance is one of the world’s largest athletic shoe manufacturers. The company aims to bypass conventional industry practices and provides state-of-the-art products to professional athletes and everyday consumers. One of New Balance’s latest innovations is the addition of an additive manufacturing laboratory; boasting... Read More
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Getting Ready for Work in the Future

Iain Crosley, MD, Hosokawa Micron Ltd joined 150 thought leaders gathered to discuss ‘Innovation, Skills and the Future of Work’ at the opening of Autodesk’s Advanced Manufacturing Facility (AMF) in Birmingham. Representing SMEs in the processing sector, Iain was invited to join a panel of representatives from academia, a start-up business and a large manufacturer (#makeanything) to address the perceived... Read More