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  • Olam Boosts Almond Ingredients Capacity with Acquisition
    Agribusiness and food company Olam International said Tuesday that it has entered into an agreement to acquire California-based almond processor and ingredient manufacturer Hughson Nut Inc. (HNI) from APB Partners LLC (APB). The transaction has an enterprise value of $54 million. “Our ambition is to grow Olam’s almond business into a vertically integrated player with […]
  • Sugar Mill Resumes Operations After Conveyor Fire
    Crushing operations resumed on October 17 at Wilmar Sugar Limited’s Pioneer Mill in Burdekin, Australia after the facility was shut down for 12 days following a fire in a bagasse conveyor system at the site, the company announced in a recent press release.  “It was a herculean effort by all involved,” Mike McLeod, general operations […]
  • Campbell Soup Wraps Up Sale of European Chips Business
    American food firm The Campbell Soup Company recently completed the $80 million sale of its European chips business, including the U.K. firm Kettle Foods Limited and Dutch entity Yellow Chips B.V., to Valeo Foods, a company press release announced on October 11.  Following the close of the deal, Campbell Soup said it will use funds from the […]

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Houston Bulk Material Handling Society

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A Technical Chapter

Level Indicators

Level measurement and inventory management for the storage and processing of most powder and bulk solids, as well as, some liquids and slurries.

Magnetic Separation

Items in this line include Plate Magnets, Grate Magnets, Liquid Line Traps, Magnetic Humps, RF Cartridges, Deep Reach Separators, Pulley Magnets, Magnetic Drums, Suspended Permanent Magnets and High Intensity Dry Magnetic Separators.

Vibratory Feeders

Vibratory equipment effectively and efficiently conveys, screens and feeds materials in quantities ranging from a few spoonfuls to tons per hour

Metal Detection

Metal Detector in tunnel, tunnel conveyor, vertical and liquid-line models with a wide range of reject options

Rotary Valves

Rotary Airlock Feeders are used in a wide range of applications where there is a need to minimize system air losses while transferring material between vessels with differing pressures

Dust Collection

Dust collectors and a variety of filter media that conquer the challenges of most types of industrial dusts, including pharmaceutical, chemical, grain, bulk/powder, food, metal and others.