Welcome to Solids & Bulk Handling

Solids & Bulk Handling magazine is the industry's leading magazine, and our website aims to provide you with a wealth of information on the loose bulk materials handling market.

We hope that Solids & Bulk online will become your one-stop-shop for information on the materials handling market.

As well as providing you with up-to-date news, new technologies, events, product information and company profiles, you will also be able to catch-up with the latest issue of your favourite magazine, Solids & Bulk Handling. Feel free to peruse our back catalogue - containing all the issues since 2010.

If you have news that you wish to upload to our new website please email steve.good@informa.com to find out about our great membership options.


    Latest industry news

  • When faced with an array of options for your processing equipment, how do you know what to choose?   —   April 25, 2016

    Introduction to the Processing of Dry Solid Materials: a new short course to clarify the pros and cons of each type of hardware and help you to make an informed selection.


  • It has often been copied but never matched!

    It has often been copied but never matched!   —   April 19, 2016

    The Fischbein Portable Sewing machine has built the worldwide reputation of FISCHBEIN in the last 60 years. From Iceland to New Zealand and French Polynesia, from south Africa to Russia and China and customers all across the UK and Ireland enjoy its strong characteristics and durable quality.

    It has often been copied but never matched!


  • Low-profile bulk bag discharger fits existing layouts

    Low-profile bulk bag discharger fits existing layouts   —   April 14, 2016

    Flexicon launches a new Series of Bulk-Out Half-Frame Bulk Bag Dischargers, which features low-cost frames of variable heights and offsets to fit restricted areas.

  • FISCHBEIN Sewing heads, the most popular machines to close “open mouth” bags by sewing

    FISCHBEIN Sewing heads, the most popular machines to close “open mouth” bags by sewing   —   April 14, 2016

    FISCHBEIN Sewing heads and systems continue to be the most popular machines to close “open mouth” bags by sewing, with successful sales all around the world. Indeed, “sewing” remains ideal for closing all kinds of open-mouth bags (jute, burlap, cotton, paper, poly-lined paper, polyethylene, woven or laminated polypropylene, nett) and offering several possibilities to satisfy all needs.


  • Ajax Equipment at POWTECH 2016

    Ajax Equipment at POWTECH 2016   —   April 11, 2016

    Solids handling specialist, Ajax Equipment, will be exhibiting the latest developments in bulk handling including bidirectional screw feeders, lump breakers and hoppers on stand 3A-479 at POWTECH 2016 in Nuremberg. 

  • Troubleshooting Pneumatic Conveying System problems

    Troubleshooting Pneumatic Conveying System problems   —   April 11, 2016

    The Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology is hosting a 3 day course designed for process engineers who need advice on

    operational difficulties experienced with their pneumatic conveying systems,
    methods of improving its performance
    design techniques
    minimising dust explosions

    amongst other equally important topics.


  • Best Practice for bulk handling plant design and operation

    Best Practice for bulk handling plant design and operation   —   April 07, 2016

    If you are involved in the detail specification of bulk handling schemes or are involved in the construction of equipment used for storing bulk materials you could find this course of particular interest.


  • No More Punctures with a Bunting Magnetic Sweeper

    No More Punctures with a Bunting Magnetic Sweeper   —   April 06, 2016

    Driving onto any industrial site needs care and attention, but sometimes it is simply not possible to prevent punctures from rogue metal like nails and screws.  To address this problem, many companies have used a Magnetic Sweeper to capture that metal.