Five Bulk Material Headlines You May Have Missed in April

May 10, 2022

As we move through the Spring, supply chain issues and inflation seem to dominate headlines. However, new plants and capital expenditures has our...

Legacy Control Systems - When to Replace or Upgrade a Control System

Apr 27, 2022

Legacy control systems pose a particular dilemma for managers in manufacturing facilities: Can a control system be upgraded, or is an entirely new...

The Difference Between Automation and Controls

Mar 24, 2022

Controls and automation are two terms that are closely related, but should not be used interchangeably. We at AZO and our controls partner Bachelor...

8 Bulk Material Handling Headlines We Found Fascinating from February

Mar 10, 2022

Supply chain issues overwhelmingly made up headlines in the bulk material handling world last month, but beverage news and advancements in technology...

Reliability: How to Determine Which Industry 4.0 Advancements Will Improve Your Operation

Feb 25, 2022

In a previous post on the AZO blog, we explained what Industry 4.0 means in the context of bulk material handling. We also outlined what will truly...

Industry 4.0 in Bulk Material Handling: What Constitutes True Opportunities in Sustainability

Feb 18, 2022


9 Bulk Material Handling Headlines You Just Missed in January

Feb 11, 2022

As a few more top 10 lists trickle in from the end of 2021 and mark the beginning of 2022, timeless safety reminders also reminded manufacturers of...

3 Common Conveying Problems when Changing Ingredient Suppliers

Jan 17, 2022


When to Use Electrically-driven Material Vibrators and When to Use Pneumatically-driven Material Vibrators

Jan 14, 2022

Industrial vibrators represent one of a few methods to implement vibration into a process as a discharge aid. Material vibrators are available in...

9 Bulk Material Handling Headlines You Dodged in December

Jan 5, 2022

At the tail end of a year where workforce-related pressures grew on different sides of the picket line and inflation saw the prices of various...