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Spiroflow Systems to Raise Funds for Grounds for Health

November 14, 2011

Spiroflow Systems, Inc. announces a program to support Grounds for Health, an organization dedicated to establishing sustainable cervical cancer prevention programs in developing countries. Spiroflow provides material handling and conveyors to the coffee industry. Plans are to donate a percentage of their coffee-related sales to Grounds for Health. “When we learned of the great work Grounds for Health is doing we wanted to be a part of it,” stated Spiroflow CEO, Jeffrey Dudas. “As an industry supporter, we join many of our customers in this effort and are proud to donate a percentage of our coffee related sales to this […]

Spiroflow Systems Bulk Bag Fillers Part of Ostara Nutrient Recovery System

September 25, 2011

In a recent Treatment Plant Operator Magazine article, Spiroflow’s Bulk Bag Filler solution for Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technology was mentioned. Read the TPO article. Vancouver based Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies has developed a new generation of wastewater treatment systems – a nutrient recovery solution that creates value from waste by recovering nutrients from wastewater and transforming them into revenue-generating, environmentally friendly commercial fertilizer. By recovering phosphorus and other essential nutrients, Ostara improves the financial and operational efficiency, and the environmental sustainability, of wastewater treatment facilities.

Bulk Bag Filler Packages Fertilizer in Wastewater Treatment Facilities

January 15, 2011

Vancouver based Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies has developed a new generation of wastewater treatment systems – a nutrient recovery solution that creates value from waste by recovering nutrients from wastewater and transforming them into revenue-generating, environmentally friendly commercial fertilizer. By recovering phosphorus and other essential nutrients, Ostara improves the financial and operational efficiency, and the environmental sustainability, of wastewater treatment facilities. Ostara needed a reliable bulk bag filling system for the premium, slow release fertilizer – marketed under the brand name Crystal Green® – created from their nutrient recovery systems. They also needed a partner that could reliably supply new […]

Spiroflow helps customer out of a sticky situation!

October 11, 2010

Spiroflow was the choice of Jowat Adhesives Inc when they came to purchase a totally enclosed dust-tight Bulk Bag Discharger/Sack Tip Station for its manufacturing plant in High Point, North Carolina, USA. The plant produces a comprehensive range of adhesives for a variety of industries. “We wanted to avoid any dust contamination from the many different resin flakes running through the discharger used to produce our broad line of industrial adhesives,” advises Mike Kuhn, Plant Engineer at Jowat Adhesives, Inc. “We were seeking a system that was totally enclosed and didn’t have seams or small holes, like some other dischargers, […]

Low headroom Bulk Bag Dischargers improve output for Shower Tray manufacturer

July 17, 2010

Our sister company, Spiroflow Ltd., has supplied 2 of our Model T5, Low-Headroom Bulk Bag Dischargers with integral Flexible Screw Conveyors to shower tray manufacturer Just Trays Ltd of Farnley, Leed, UK. Just Trays Ltd (JT) is the UK’s leading manufacturer of shower trays and are very proud to be a UK manufacturing company. They were founded in 1988 and combine decades of experience and craftsmanship with innovative technology. This has produced a series of unrivalled ranges of shower trays to suit each and every application. The two key principles at the core of their business are quality and innovation. […]

Conveyor for Jacob’s Club Biscuits factory

May 8, 2010

A ‘Spiroflow’ Flexible Conveyor has been installed at Jacob’s Bakeries Ltd, factory in Aintree, Liverpool, UK. It feeds bags of brown flour directly into the mixer used to manufacture the base of Jacob’s famous ‘Club’ biscuits, ‘Gold’ biscuits and some of the biscuits for their packs of ‘Biscuits for Cheese’. This conveyor, installed in June 2009, is sited alongside the ‘Spiroflow’ Bulk Bag Discharger that feeds Oat Flour via an integral 5” diameter Flexible Screw Conveyor into a storage silo above the same mixer. According to the Site Projects Manager, David Rome, “The new Flexible Screw Conveyor ran first time […]

Our UK sister company, Spiroflow Ltd, in Joint Venture with Horizon Systems Inc

February 22, 2010

Spiroflow-Horizon Systems Ltd is a new joint venture company formed by our UK based sister company, Spiroflow Ltd, and their partner Horizon Systems Inc of Lawrence, Kansas, USA to market Horizon’s expertise in designing process systems for handling dry bulk materials throughout Europe. Through a broad range of product offerings, Spiroflow-Horizon Systems Ltd will offer the full range of lean phase pneumatic conveying (pressure and vacuum), as well as continuous dense phase technology (pressure and vacuum) for handling delicate, friable, formed or extruded products such as snack foods, pet foods, agricultural seeds and plastics pellets, with little or no damage. […]

Sometimes life has to be a Drag!

December 21, 2009

When it comes to conveyors for dry bulk solids, whether in powder, granule, flake, pellet, lump or whatever form and whether in bulk quantities or as minor ingredients, Spiroflow aim to offer the best solution. We have never believed in the ‘one size fits all’ philosophy. Accordingly, as we have expanded our horizons, we have developed our conveying ranges to meet the new challenges whether organically, by strategic acquisitions or through joint ventures. So, today, we are offer four types of conveyors. Following the recent announcement about the acquisition of Dynamet Inc of Kalamazoo, Michigan, as a result of this […]

New hygienic Bulk Bag Discharger from Spiroflow

November 8, 2009

In response to the dairy industry in particular but, equally well suited for pharmaceutical and some food applications, Spiroflow we launched an all new Bulk Bag Discharger. It is for critical applications where hygiene and/or rapid dismantling without tools are essential to avoid micro-biological growth and/or cross-contamination between batches. The all new T11 model is manufactured entirely of stainless steel which can have a bead-blast or mirror polish finish. It can be completely striped down by two operatives in a matter of minutes and easily pressure-washed or manually cleaned/sterilised all over as there are no dead pockets. All electrical and […]

Bag to the future!

October 4, 2009

We have made some significant improvements to our range of Bulk Bag Fillers – all designed to increase filling accuracy and cycle time. The all new C Series Bulk Bag Filler is the model for users wanting to remove bags on a pallet by forklift truck. It retains the robust, 2 leg frame offering unimpeded access to the front of the filler for the easy hanging of empty bags. Dependent upon the application, filling can either controlled by volume or by weight. For customers wanting ‘Weights and Measures’ (OIML) approval, there is the option of an automatic ‘gain-in-weight’ weighing system […]