Materials Handling Product: Bulk bag fillers integrate with conveyors

A line of bulk bag fillers increases the number of bags that can be filled per hour while reducing operator fatigue and maintaining filling accuracy
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
October 07, 2010 - MMH Editorial

A line of bulk bag fillers increases the number of bags that can be filled per hour while reducing operator fatigue and maintaining filling accuracy. The fillers work with the supplier’s four types of bulk materials and ingredients/additives conveyors. These include flexible screw conveyors to transfer powders, granules and flakes from storage through processing and packaging; aero-mechanical conveyors that operate without air filtration equipment; tubular drag conveyors for dust-free transfer of large volumes over long distances; and pneumatic conveying systems for long distance movement through complicated routes. Spiroflow Systems, 704-291-9595,

Subscribe to Modern Materials Handling magazine

Subscribe today. It's FREE!
Find out what the world's most innovative companies are doing to improve productivity in their plants and distribution centers.
Start your FREE subscription today!

Recent Entries

US robot installations up 11%; global market value including support services estimated at $32 billion for 2014.

In a global economy, the beat of a butterfly’s wings in one part of the world can truly lead to a supply chain disruption on the other side of the globe. In his new book, Yossi Sheffi describes how the best companies prepare for modern vulnerabilities and develop corporate resilience.

Yossi Sheffi talks about his new book, The Power Of Resilience: How The Best Companies Manage The Unexpected, and how the best companies are balancing the risks involved in new products, new markets, and new processes—all crucial for growth—and the resilience created by advanced risk management.

Half of large U.S. companies are bringing some of their manufacturing processes back onshore. But it’s not as simple as turning out the lights in one locale and setting up shop in another, says reshoring expert Rosemary Coates.

Events to include tabletop exhibitions of products and services from leading robotics companies.

About the Author

Bob Heaney is a seasoned professional with over 25 years of distinguished leadership experience in research, analysis, and advisory roles in Supply Chain Engineering. Heaney’s coverage area within Aberdeen includes various elements of Supply Chain Execution (Transportation Management, Warehouse Management, Distributed Order Management and Supply Chain Visibility). Contact Bob Heaney


Post a comment
Commenting is not available in this channel entry.

© Copyright 2015 Peerless Media LLC, a division of EH Publishing, Inc • 111 Speen Street, Ste 200, Framingham, MA 01701 USA