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Gentle product handling – Why is it important?

The physical characteristics and nature of a product usually determine how it should be handled and what type of conveyor will be best suited to the application. If a product is fragile and prone to breakage, then gentle handling will be required to ensure that damage is kept to a minimum.  Product damage has major …

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THE IMPORTANCE OF GRAIN CLEANING

Harvested grain is usually fairly clean. Usually being the operative word, as this is dependent on a number of critical factors, many of which are difficult to control: Using the correct settings and capacity at which the grain is harvested Ensuring that the grain is dry when harvested No heat damage taking place and kernels …

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THE BENEFITS OF USING LOCAL MANUFACTURERS

As more and more locally produced products continue to be displaced by imports, one South African company is proving that local is as good as international any day. Colin Fairweather, CEO of Facet Engineering, talks about the importance of procuring local. There is no denying that manufacturing in South Africa is under pressure. It’s not …

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