Spiroflow Shows Complete Range of Conveying and Bulk Bag Handling Equipment at Pack Expo International in Chicago

November 2008

CHARLOTTE, N.C. ---Spiroflow Systems, Inc., of Charlotte, North Carolina, sister company to UK-based Spiroflow Ltd., showed its comprehensive range of standard and custom-made conveying and bulk bag handling equipment and two newly developed products at PACK EXPO International in Chicago, November 9-13.

Among new products shown by Spiroflow at Pack Expo was a new, economic range of 'Spirostore' Flexible Silos that provide tailor-made solutions for quick, efficient and safe storing of bulk solids and ingredients in most industries. According to Spiroflow, no other bulk storage system can match the versatility of flexible silos. Also shown was Spiroflow's new Aero-Mechanical Conveyor (AMC) 'AutoTensioner' and the 'Spirofil" line of Series 'C' range of "Spirofil" Bulk Bag Fillers.

'Spirostore' Flexible Silos are made of a durable, yet flexible, polyester fabric supported on a steel frame and are an alternative to steel or aluminum silos. The silos can store 7,000 ft3 of dry bulk material and support weights up to 90,000 lbs. Each 'Spirostore' Silo is adapted to suit specific customer requirements in terms of space available, exact product specifications and how the product should be discharged. 'Spirostore' Silos can be mobile or stationary and made to suit any indoor or weatherproof location and designed to connect to any of Spiroflow's range of conveyors

At PACK EXPO, Spiroflow also showed its new Aero-Mechanical Conveyor (AMC) 'AutoTensioner'. The AMC 'AutoTensioner' opens up a wide cross-section of additional applications for the AMC. Other key customer benefits include reduced downtime, reduced maintenance and increased rope life.

Also shown was the Series 'C" range of 'Spirofil' Bulk Bag Fillers that offer an economic and economic way of filling bags for removal on a pallet by a lift truck. Bags are filled in a dust-free manner and without spillage, filled to the desired level of weight to meet 'weights and measures' standards when required and erect and upright enough for stability to ensure safe handling, storage and transport. Four different types of Series 'C' range Bulk Bag Fillers were introduced.

Another highlight of Booth #S-3018 was a major hands-on working exhibit that will demonstrate the principles, functions and benefits of Spiroflow's Bulk Bag Dischargers, Flexible Screw Conveyors and Aero-Mechanical Conveyors.

These units are custom made to customer specifications and all are thoroughly tested before delivery. Typically, Flexible Screw Conveyors offer the lowest cost and are the easiest to clean, means of conveying products ranging from free flowing salt and sticky lumps of broken chocolate to chemicals and minerals.

Also available was information on Spiroflow's nine types of bulk bag dischargers ranging from simple bag support frames to sophisticated models offering "total confinement", information on Spiroflow's comprehensive range of bulk bag filler systems, bin, bag and drum emptiers, bag packers and Pneuvac(TM)vacuum conveyors and information on Spiroflow's comprehensive product testing service and post-sales program will also be available.

Benefits of the company's products to the food and pharmaceutical industries, where the emphasis is on hygiene and containment, was also available along with benefits to the chemical, mineral and other industries where the emphasis is on toughness and durability.

About Spiroflow

Spiroflow Systems specializes in bulk storage, mechanical and pneumatic conveying and the filling and discharging of dry bulk solids from bulk bags. The company offers nine discharger types ranging from simple bag support frames to sophisticated models offering "total containment". The company also supplies a wide range of both standard and custom powder handling equipment.

For more information contact Spiroflow Systems at 704-291-9595, fax 704-291-9594 or email [email protected]. Spiroflow Systems can be found on the Internet at www.spiroflowsystems.com. Spiroflow Ltd can be reached at +44-(0) 1200- 422525, by FAX at +44-(0) 1200-428165 or by e-mail at [email protected].

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