REMA TIP TOP Acquires Knapheide Conveyor Technology Division

H. Gulich’s Nachf. Fördertechnik GmbH, a company of the globally operating REMA TIP TOP Group, acquired the conveyor technology division of Knapheide GmbH Hydraulik-Systeme. With the acquisition REMA TIP TOP expands its production capacity of high-quality conveyor belts in Germany. Founded in 1967, Knapheide is a highly specialized supplier of custom and turnkey hydraulics solutions as well as conveyor belts.…

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Martin Engineering Launches Cleaner Blade Replacement Program

Martin Engineering announced a factory direct replacement program to deliver freshly molded polyurethane cleaner blades for conveyor belts. Custom-fitted on-site and installed free of charge, customers pay only for the replacement blades.  The program from Martin Engineering assures customers of accurately sized and professionally installed replacement blades that are matched to their specific application, providing optimum cleaning performance and service…

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Continental Acquires WCCO Belting 

Continental has acquired WCCO Belting, Wahpeton, N.D. With this acquisition, the technology company complements its conveyor belting customer portfolio and strengthens its Conveying Solutions business in multiple industries. Additionally, equipment manufacturers, distributors, dealers and farmers will benefit from a combined product and service portfolio generating a full multi-tier offering that will enable better support and service.  “This strategic acquisition is…

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Sandvik Unveils New 3-Series Mobile Impact Crusher

Sandvik launched its new mid-size impactor QI353, the first of its new 3rd Generation 3-Series products. Designed in response to customer research, the new crusher has been built with more productivity, uptime, efficiency, flexibility, connectivity and safety at the forefront of its innovative design. The Sandvik QI353 features a ground-up new mid-size track platform and custom Prisec impact crusher. Targeted…

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RST Deals in Maximum Dust Suppression

The ability for a company to aim for maximum dust suppression relies on a holistic approach to the supply of solutions, combining different methods to achieve the highest possible standards of dust control possible, said fine particle specialist Reynolds Soil Technologies. Serious environmental and health issues caused by dust have given cause for tougher restrictions around the world, with dust…

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Smiley Monroe to Build Plant in Kentucky

In a move driven by customer demand and strong industry forecasts, conveyor belt producer Smiley Monroe announced the opening of a manufacturing facility in Franklin, Ky. This $2 million investment, assisted by Danske Bank and the Commonwealth of Kentucky, will create 30 new full-time jobs in the local area, as well as safeguarding jobs at the company’s headquarters in Lisburn,…

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Chevron Pulley Available from Superior Industries

Superior Industries Inc. now manufactures a new, longer-lasting model of its Chevron Pulleys. Manufactured with special high tensile steel, the new AR Chevron Pulley model is designed for conveyor owners who require extra high performance and guaranteed uptime at their material-handling operations. According to Superior, the new AR Chevron Pulleys are available in Mine Duty and Super Duty models, in…

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ContiTech Warning Systems Increase Conveyor Belt Safety

Whether in mining or in industrial use, conveyor belts are subjected to heavy loads in many applications. Years of stress and sharp-edged objects can leave their mark on conveyor belts. ContiTech has developed innovative electronic conveyor belt warning and inspection systems to detect damage at an early stage and to determine the state of conveyor belts. The systems meet high…

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