Wednesday 15th Aug, 2018
A bulk bag of polished white rice is ready for shipment. The filler is designed to meet increased demand for Kennedy Rice in bulk bags.

Bulk bag filler speeds packaging at US rice mill

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the total 2012 U.S. rice harvest was estimated at 8.9 million tonnes….
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James Valentine. Photo: Greg Dickins

Celebrating the industry’s finest at the 10th annual Awards

Do you know of someone or something in our industry that deserves recognition? Why not nominate them for a Bulkie?…
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Kockums designed and supplied several sections of the minor component handling system for Sanitarium’s new gluten-free Weet-bix.

Kockums develops additives system for gluten free Weet-bix

In an effort to provide for a more health-conscious populace, food producer Sanitarium has designed a gluten free version of…
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The ribbon blender’s split double helical agitator, with 2:1 length-to-diameter ratio, promotes thorough mixing of ingredients.

Ribbon blender keeps essential oils of spices intact

A US-based company is using a Munson blender to create custom spice blends. Paul Murphy, a Culinary Institute of America…
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Titanium and tantalum powders for 3D printing and tech sector

Metalysis, a small metal producing company based in Sheffield in the UK, is commercialising an electrolysis technology which it believes…
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After 22 year gap, Australia resumes graphite exports

20 tonnes of bulk-bagged flake graphite left Valence Industries’ Uley site near Port Lincoln in late March, bound for Port…
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Small pressure pot from IBS

Integrated Bulk Systems (IBS) has just launched a small pressure pot it dubs the Mini Pot MN series. ABHR’s Charles…
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Powder handling system rejuvenated at Fletcher International

A powder handling system that ran for 11 years from 1997, handling limestone and soda ash, has been refurbished and…
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