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Author: Carolynn Sarver
October 8, 2015
Spiroflow Systems will exhibit a bulk bag unloader, aero mechanical conveyor and bin activator at the PTXi Texas Show in Houston, TX on October 13-14, 2015. Visitors can visit the company in booth #113 with their regional representatives, Approtec Ran Le. Spiroflow will exhibit the T5 ‘low loading’ bulk bag unloader that is designed to empty bulk bags in process areas with restricted headroom. The T5 bulk bag unloader is coupled directly to a flexible screw or other suitable conveyor which meters ingredients from the bag either volumetrically or by weight. Ingredients can then be fed directly to mixing or other […]
August 18, 2015
Leading bulk material handling supplier, Spiroflow Ltd, has won two ‘Company of the Year’ awards, adding the UK based Food Processing magazine accolade in June to the prestigious UK SHAPA (Solids Handling and Processing Association) Company of the Year Award presented in April. Spiroflow Ltd, which services customers in the UK and Europe, edged out strong competition for the SHAPA title which is given to the UK organization that has achieved the most by promoting best practices, setting aspirational industry standards and increasing sales. Just weeks later the influential UK based Food Processing magazine, awarded Spiroflow Ltd their 2014 Company of the […]
July 15, 2015
June 3, 2015
Companies around the world transport and handle large volumes of materials in bulk bags but unloading bulk bags can be a dusty mess if not managed properly. Let's examine what causes dust emissions. Bulk Bag Design: Unless a bulk bag has been specifically designed to contain the fines present in a given product, particles can sift through the bag fabric. This looks like smoke escaping from the bag as it is being handled and emptied. Depending on the amount of fines present in the product, the particle size and its shape, coated fabric may be all that is required to [...]
June 3, 2015
Spiroflow Systems hosted an advanced training program for Field Representatives this week. More than 50 people from across North and South America joined us at our headquarters in Monroe, NC. The program included detailed technical training on our complete line of mechanical conveying, bulk bag filling, bulk bag unloading, automatic bagging, robotic palletizing and automation solutions. Spiroflow Systems' advanced training program for Field Sales Representatives included a tour of our new test lab to see our bulk material handling solutions in action. Participants saw our CTE & C1-2 Bulk Bag Fillers in operation along with our Flo 60 and T3 [...]
May 13, 2015
April 8, 2015
Spiroflow Holdings, Inc. announces the acquisition of Food Control Solutions, Inc., the leading systems integration and automation company in the food industry. The acquisition was completed on April 1, 2015 and combines the strength of Spiroflow’s worldwide bulk material handling solutions and the automation expertise of Food Control Solutions. “We are very excited about the acquisition of Food Control Solutions and welcome them into the Spiroflow family! Over a year ago, we recognized the value of their custom automation and systems integration work, the quality and ingenuity of their solutions, and their excellent reputation. The acquisition of Food Control Solutions [...]
February 24, 2015
January 6, 2015
Spiroflow Systems, a worldwide leader and provider of powder handling and robotic automation solutions, is expanding their team. “The company has experienced tremendous growth over the past years and it is time to add key personnel to every area of our business. We have important new products coming out of development for the powder handling industry and have launched a new company, Spiroflow Automation Solutions, Inc. (SASI) which leverages our 40 years of experience in the Controls and Automation fields. We are thrilled to reach this point of growth in the company and look forward to finding the right people [...]
October 28, 2014
Do you have a new process that requires a mechanical conveyor? A huge variety of conveying equipment is available from bulk solids handling equipment suppliers, and this can make the prospect of choosing the right conveyor for your application a bit daunting. A good place to start is to consider these basic selection factors: Material Characteristics: Consider whether your material is dry or moist, extremely hot or cold, hygroscopic, abrasive, likely to segregate, or has other properties that limit which conveying methods can reliably handle it. Required Function and Performance: Will your conveyor require multiple inlets or outlets? Must it [...]