AZO’s Pecha to serve SNAC

In late March, AZO Inc., Memphis, TN, announced that Kevin Pecha, food sales manager, is one of two directors-at-large set to serve the SNAC International Associate Executive Council (AEC). SNAC International is an association with more than 400 members that represent snack food manufacturers and suppliers to the industry. Pecha brings 25 years of experience […]

POWTECH to adapt for COVID-19

In mid-June, POWTECH organizers announced a revamped show. POWTECH Special Edition, the 2020 international trade fair for mechanical processing technologies and instrumentation, is scheduled to take place September 30-October 1 at the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg in Nuremberg, Germany. In previous years, POWTECH has been one of the largest international bulk solids handling and processing events, […]

Vortex receives recycling award

Vortex, Salina, KS, recently was recognized for its commitment to sustainability and environmental responsibility by the Solutions-based Customer Recycling Program (SCRAP), founded by Cope Plastics Inc. Vortex received the Gold Level Milestone award, which recognizes companies that have recycled a total of 200,000 pounds of industrial plastics. Vortex reached the milestone after 6 years of […]

Flexicon expands operations

Flexicon Corp., Bethlehem, PA, has announced that it’s expanding. The manufacturer of bulk bag handling equipment will move to a new 50,000-square-foot headquarters in Lehigh Valley Industrial Park, two doors down from the operation’s existing space on Emrick Boulevard. The new facility includes eight loading docks and one drive-in door and will serve as additional […]

Imperial Industries now offers silo services

Imperial Industries Inc., Rothschild, WI, recently announced that it’s now offering silo installation and erection services available through Industrial Tank Services, the company’s field service team. Imperial cited strong demand from customers for a tank inspection program for silos, either for silos from Imperial Industries or other silo manufacturers. The company is often called to […]

CST invests in service

CST Industries Inc., Kansas City, MO, has increased its investment in the company’s service department for customers throughout North America. The company, which provides domes and storage tanks for dry bulk and liquid storage applications, has demonstrated its investments in the past year through a significantly increased service portfolio and parts inventory along with customer-focused […]

National Bulk Equipment launches new website

National Bulk Equipment, Holland, MI, a privately held corporation that designs, engineers, manufactures, automates, and integrates bulk material-handling systems, has launched a new website at www. The website provides a comprehensive offering of the company’s equipment and engineering resources and capabilities.

Lawson joins Kice

Kice Industries has named Sarah Lawson as its technical sales manager based out of Ponca City, OK. She’s responsible for the oversight of sales throughout the Oklahoma and North Texas territories. She’ll provide support for the diverse product lines offered by the company, including industrial air systems for pneumatic conveying, dust control, and aspiration applications.

Sinks named CEO at Magnum

Magnum Systems Inc. appointed John Sinks as chief executive officer, a role he assumed on Monday, March 23, 2020. He has been in the industrial business sector for his entire career with years of experience at various companies, including Ingersoll Rand Company, RathGibson LLC, and Rotation Dynamics Corporation.

Volkmann hires Mendoza

Volkmann Inc. hired Anthony “Tony” Mendoza as a sales engineer to expand support to the following areas: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, New England states, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming. He joined the sales team at the company’s North American division in Bristol, PA. 

Mariman joins Great Western

Great Western Manufacturing welcomed Dustin Mariman to the team as regional sales representative covering the mid-Atlantic region. He brings 14 years of milling experience to this new position. He graduated from Kansas State University, where he earned his milling science degree in 2008.

Flexicon continues operating during pandemic

Flexicon Corp., Bethlehem, PA, was granted a waiver by the state of Pennsylvania to continue operating during the COVID-19 pandemic as the company is part of the supply chain for life-sustaining businesses. The company produces essential products for the food, spice, beverage, pharmaceutical, soap and cleanser, paper, plastics and rubber, and chemical industries. The company’s […]

Clyde Bergemann sells UK material handling business to company management

The Clyde Bergemann Power Group (CBPG) has announced that it has sold Clyde Bergemann Materials Handling Ltd. (CBMH) to further streamline CBPG’s global organization and focus on key technologies in line with a new strategic direction. CBMH was sold to CBMH’s Stephen Cragg, managing director, and Miles Ratcliffe, finance director, who both have experience within […]

Tornado damages Camfil facility

Camfil Air Pollution Control’s Jonesboro, AR, facility was damaged by an EF-3 tornado on March 28. The company had no employees on-site at the time, so no injuries were reported. Much of the campus remained fully intact and operational, according to the company. However, the metal fabrication building was destroyed. The company resumed filter cartridge […]