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 daniel.jones@informa.com to find out about our great membership options.


    Latest industry news

  • Spiroflow’s Top-Notch Testing Steers Customers In Right Direction

    Spiroflow’s Top-Notch Testing Steers Customers In Right Direction   —   April 16, 2014

    Very few people would buy a new car without a test drive, or a house without at least one visit and evaluation. So why would a manufacturer make a significant investment in new capital machinery without having the chance to test it?


  • Removing Malt Production Bottleneck with Flexible Screw, Bulk Bag Filler, Unloader

    Removing Malt Production Bottleneck with Flexible Screw, Bulk Bag Filler, Unloader   —   April 14, 2014

    Muntons Malt is one of the UK's five major malt producers. Downtime on the manual bagging line led to bottlenecking on the tote fill line, adversely affecting operating efficiency. Muntons replaced the tote bin handling operation with an in-line conveying system designed and installed by Flexicon (Europe) Ltd.


  • Tubular Cable Conveyor Factory-Integrated

    Tubular Cable Conveyor Factory-Integrated   —   April 14, 2014

    Flexicon is now offering its FLEXI-DISC™ line of Tubular Cable Conveyors for fragile materials, integrated with upstream and/or downstream equipment that sources material from single or multiple locations and delivers it selectively to storage vessels, filling machines or other processing equipment.


  • Pallets to Profit

    Pallets to Profit   —   March 28, 2014

    Rear of your factory a fire risk with valuable yard space taken up with pallets. Small to medium weekly pallet volumes?
    Interested in turning pallets to profit? Invest into becoming a winter fuel supplier with the help of the newly launched WEIMA Wood wolf.


  • Finlay moves into new markets

    Finlay moves into new markets   —   March 25, 2014

    Finlay Group is moving into new markets within the bulk handling sector after securing the dealership for Trackstack in England and Wales.

  • Ajax supplies screw feeders to Kemira   —   March 21, 2014

    Solids handling specialist, Ajax Equipment, has been awarded a contract to supply four screw feeders to leading water chemicals company, Kemira Chemicals. The screw feeders will replace vibratory feeders at the company’s Bradford production facility.

  • Prospare teams with Tega   —   March 20, 2014

    Following the appointment of ProSpare as sole distributor, Tega products are now available for the first time in UK and Ireland.

  • Tributes paid as link with JCB’s pioneering past dies aged 87   —   March 20, 2014

    Tributes have been paid to one the first ever people to work at JCB who has died at the age of 87.  John Wheeldon was the 6th person recruited by company founder Joseph Cyril Bamford in August 1948.


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