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  • U.S. Chemical Production Starts New Year with a Gain
    According to the American Chemistry Council (ACC), the U.S. Chemical Production Regional Index (U.S. CPRI) rose by 0.3 percent in January, following a 0.6 percent gain in December and a 0.2 percent gain in November. During January, chemical output rose across all regions, with the largest gains in the Gulf Coast region.
  • U.S. Firm Shale Support Exports Frac Sand to Argentina
    American proppant solutions firm Shale Support recently joined forces with transportation company Fracht Group in a strategic partnership to export frac sand from the U.S. to the Vaca Muerta shale play in Argentina, the firms announced in a press release Thursday.  The partnership will supply Delta Pearl frac sand produced in the U.S. Gulf Coast […]
  • White Energy Sheds Food Ingredients, Ethanol Businesses
    Investment firm Strategic Value Partners (SVPGlobal) announced plans Wednesday to purchase the food ingredient and ethanol businesses of White Energy, which includes the largest vital wheat gluten production plant in the U.S.  Along with the gluten plant, SVPGlobal will also take possession of an ethanol plant. Both facilities are located in Russell, KS. 
  • Evonik Outlines Plans for H202 Capacity Expansion
    Responding to an increase in demand for hydrogen peroxide (H202), specialty chemicals and materials firm Evonik said Friday that it started basic planning work to add a production line at its Antwerp, Belgium facility. 

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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.
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