Sep 30, 2021

The Four Ws of Dust Hazard Analysis

The who, what, when and why of dust hazards analysis

Sep 2, 2021

Conveyor “Wet Cleaning” Ensures Feed Safety

Sanitizing wet clean flushes enclosed system to improve food safety and increase speed of product changeovers without conveyor disassembly

Aug 2, 2021

Understanding the Relationship Between Gut Health, Animal Welfare

Biorigin calls on producers to care for the gut health of their animals

Jul 27, 2021

Feed Producer Ups Uniformity with Fluidized Bed Mixing

Country Junction Feeds installs new mixer on its “wet feed" production line

In batches up to 660 lb (300 kg), the fluidized bed mixer improves batch uniformity and reduces degradation when blending liquids with fragile dry ingredients.

Jul 12, 2021

Explosion Protection for Facilities

With so many options, what is the best choice for any given application?

Jun 10, 2021

Pneumatic Conveying System Eliminates Contamination Risks

System also increases throughput capacities from six to 15 tons/hour at major food manufacturer

Jun 9, 2021

Hemp Processor Improves Quality, Reduces Waste

Flexible screw conveyors improve productivity, product and dust control

Jun 6, 2021

Bulk Bag Filler Speeds Packaging at Kennedy Rice Mill

Facility fills orders as they are received rather than stockpiling polished white rice in a warehouse

A bulk bag of polished white rice is ready for shipment

May 25, 2021

Outdoor Touchscreens Enhance Automated Load-Outs

What to consider when selecting, building or upgrading a load-out or ticketing system

May 13, 2021

Clever Conveyor Solution

Double-bottom conveyor is a cost-effective and efficient way to manage a number of difficult and complex systems

May 6, 2021

Combustible Dust Incidents from Around the World

As of December 31, 2020, Dust Safety Science captured almost 1,000 incidents along with a detailed analysis of the materials, industries and equipment involved

Apr 26, 2021

How to Prevent Rust

Round Bottom Flite-Veyor® features stainless-steel construction

Apr 22, 2021

Optimize Conveyor Belting in Pet Food Processing

Wire belting for the pet food production process enhances efficiency, safety and cleanliness

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Mar 22, 2021

A Different Spin on Grain Bin Foundations

Finding efficient methods for pouring a circular concrete pad

Feb 22, 2021

What is Break-Even Analysis?

For small business owners, knowing when your business will become profitable is vital

Photo: Wave Money

Feb 18, 2021

Bringing Employees Back Safely

What companies and employees can do to remain safe during COVID-19

Feb 8, 2021

Controlling Dust Dangers in Feed & Grain Handling

Installing a dust collection system is key to capturing airborne particles generated by drying, shelling, grinding, conveying and storing feed and grain products

Feb 4, 2021

Maximize Production Efficiency

Proper moisture control increases plant efficiency

Dec 7, 2020

Protect Feed Supplement Integrity with Gentle Conveying

Tubular cable conveyors safeguard pre-blended mixes in between discs during transfer, and minimize product degradation

Cablevey Conveyors

Nov 30, 2020

Canola Plant Gets Railcar Cleaning Back on Track

Cargill Canada needed a faster cleaning system to keep up with its rapid pace of production

Nov 17, 2020

Does Your Agribusiness Qualify for the R&D Tax Credit?

Qualifying doesn’t require companies have formal R&D operations or employ scientists, engineers or others with specialized degrees

Oct 21, 2020

How to Stay in Regulatory Compliance

EMSL Analytical provides combustible dust testing services and air monitoring instruments

Sep 30, 2020

Facility Expansion Boosted by Self-Cleaning Conveyor

C&M Seeds’ primary processing and storage facility in Palmerston, ON, uses Luxme product to meet expansion needs

Sep 11, 2020

Reducing Conveyor Maintenance Time

Manufacturers have developed components and accessories designed to reduce labor, improve safety

Aug 20, 2020

Conveyor Helps Prevent Contamination During Feed Production

Some food processors are reconsidering open conveying systems in favor of enclosed systems

Aug 11, 2020

Safe, Efficient Material Handling Essential for Feed Mills

With a global pandemic, the need for a safe food supply has never been more important

Aug 4, 2020

Recognizing & Mitigating Mycotoxin Contamination

Checklist helps minimize occurrence and impact of harmful mycotoxins

Jun 24, 2020

Simple Installation of Temporary Grain Storage Systems

Changing marketing patterns, largely driven by COVID-19, may create higher capacity demand this harvest season

Jun 23, 2020

Dust-Free Bagging Solution Helps Feed Company Grow

United Animal Health needed to upgrade its packaging operations

Photo: Premier Tech

Jun 22, 2020

AirSweep Keeps the System Flowing

Bunge's Woodland, CA, facility needed to achieve on-demand flow when handling rice bran

Recently Added to Buyer's Guide

HP FiberBoost©

  • Contains functional fibers produced specifically for dietetic use in piglets
  • Fiber stimulates gut and eases transition at weaning

Huve Check-Feed

  • On-site screening test to detect monensin, including Monovet® 90, in feedstuffs
  • Produces accurate, reliable results without adding microtracer particles to feed for detection methods

VM-13.3 G

  • Industrial-grade 13.3-inch LCD monitor
  • Full HD resolution: 1920 x 1080 (1080p/60)

Safety 101

  • Designed to keep all safety activity in one place across all locations
  • Mobile Inspection App to perform walk-around inspections, toolbox talks, JSAs and more

GMS Mixer

  • Fast and gentle mixing
  • Two horizontally arranged, superimposed mixing tools

Centrifugal Sifter

  • Can process up to 100,000 kg/hour, removing foreign bodies as small as 0.1 mm
  • Can be situated in gravity-fed configuration or within inline processes such as a pneumatic conveying line

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