When Operational Challenges Persist: Two Real-World Strategies Mirror Plant Diversification vs. Consolidation

May 25, 2021

“Nothing personal, it’s just business”

As we’ve recapped in our monthly bulk material handling news summary, this statement now rings true at two ...

AZO Co-Hosts Supply Chain Round Table Discussion with Rovema and Connecting Food

May 21, 2021

Join AZO on June 15th at 11am ET as they team up with Rovema and Connecting Food for a roundtable discussion on supply chain traceability and...

Pneumatic Convey Line Elbow Degradation: 5 Factors to Keep in Mind

May 19, 2021

Why is it so important to take pneumatic convey line elbows into account when planning a bulk materials system? The answer to this question as a...

Super Sack Synonyms: 12 Ways to Say ‘Bulk Bag Unloader’

May 13, 2021

Terminology is a funny thing. 

We’ve been talking about, writing about and posting about bulk bag unloaders for about three years on this blog. In...

11 Bulk Material Handling Headlines to Absorb from April

May 6, 2021

In terms of how COVID-19 has shaped American consumer behavior, April 2021 seemed to represent a light at the end of a long tunnel shining...

Advanced Manufacturing Control Systems Promote Sustainability and Reliability

Apr 29, 2021

Controls and automation are two topics in the ingredient-handling world that are closely related, but AZO believes that both carry out specific...

How a Pneumatic Inline Sifter Could Make (Or Break) Your System Design

Apr 26, 2021

During discussions about screeners, most manufacturers tend to picture a device beneath a hopper that separates unwanted particles from their...

11 Bulk Material Handling Headlines to Mull Over from March

Apr 12, 2021

The results of various studies seemed to occupy many headlines related to bulk ingredient handling industries in March 2021. From how women are...

How to Design Your Powder Pneumatic Convey System to Adhere to cGMP Guidelines

Mar 30, 2021

With an increased focus on traceability and hygiene arguably likely to follow the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring consumers that your processes are...

One Secret Silo Design Tip Overcome Space Limitations

Mar 25, 2021

Making more dough while spending less “dough” — in so many words this is the goal of growing manufacturers in the ingredient-handling industry. A...