Tuesday 24th Oct, 2017
Kason’s Centri-Sifter Pneumati-Sifter centrifugal separator.

Kason buys Kek-Gardner

Kason Corporation, a US-based manufacturer of screening, sifting and fluid bed processing equipment, has acquired Kek-Gardner, a UK-based manufacturer of…
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LaborSave automated sack cutting and emptying system.

Manufacturer promotes sack emptying system

While 25kg sacks are ubiquitous across the bulk handling sector, efficient methods of emptying them are rare. Israeli company Ayal…
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TOR Processing & Trade ships hydrated alumina in bulk bags for applications such as flame retardants and fillers for laminates, solid surfacing, ceramics, plastics, and composites.

Bulk bag filler triples capacity

A bulk bag filler from Flexicon has upped capacity at a Dutch plant handling hydrated alumina. Based at Hattem in…
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A bulk bag of polished white rice is ready for shipment. The filler is designed to meet increased demand for Kennedy Rice in bulk bags.

Bulk bag filler speeds packaging at US rice mill

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the total 2012 U.S. rice harvest was estimated at 8.9 million tonnes….
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James Valentine. Photo: Greg Dickins

Celebrating the industry’s finest at the 10th annual Awards

Do you know of someone or something in our industry that deserves recognition? Why not nominate them for a Bulkie?…
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Kockums designed and supplied several sections of the minor component handling system for Sanitarium’s new gluten-free Weet-bix.

Kockums develops additives system for gluten free Weet-bix

In an effort to provide for a more health-conscious populace, food producer Sanitarium has designed a gluten free version of…
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The ribbon blender’s split double helical agitator, with 2:1 length-to-diameter ratio, promotes thorough mixing of ingredients.

Ribbon blender keeps essential oils of spices intact

A US-based company is using a Munson blender to create custom spice blends. Paul Murphy, a Culinary Institute of America…
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Metalysis' research and development cell room

Titanium and tantalum powders for 3D printing and tech sector

Metalysis, a small metal producing company based in Sheffield in the UK, is commercialising an electrolysis technology which it believes…
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