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KWS CARES Program Raises Over $200,000.00 for Employees in Need

KWS CARES, an employee assistance program has raised over $200,000.00 and helped 19 individuals with financial assistance in time of need. CARES stands for Compassion, Action, Respect, Esteem and Support.

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Allen Robinson of KWS Manufacturing Co., Ltd. Promoted to Quality Manager

KWS proudly announces that Allen Robinson has been promoted to Quality Manager with responsibility for continually improving all aspects of quality at the company. Allen has been with KWS for over 4 years as Quality Inspector and is an ASME Authorized Inspector. ASME Authorized Inspectors provide guidance, management and approval of the design and manufacture of ASME pressure vessels. Allen is also a Certified Weld Inspector (CWI) and Certified Weld Educator (CWE).

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Conveying Quality – Manufacturing Times

After 45 years, KWS Manufacturing Co. Ltd. has a broad reach within its customer base. “That’s the beautiful part of our business,” President and CEO Bill Mecke declares. “The products that we sell are used in pretty much every major industry that processes a bulk material.”

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KWS Manufacturing Co., Ltd. Receives ISO 9001:2015 Certification

KWS, the leading manufacturer of screw conveyors in the U.S., has successfully passed their ISO 9001:2015 certification audit. The third-party audit by DAS Certification included all phases of operations at KWS, including sales, engineering and manufacturing.

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KWS Promotes Andrew Morton to Engineering Manager

As part of their efforts to provide customers with unsurpassed quality and service, KWS has promoted Andrew Morton to the position of Engineering Manager. Andrew started working at KWS in 2009 as an engineering intern and received his bachelor of science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2011.

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Designing Inclined Screw Conveyors for Industrial Applications

Screw conveyors are one of the most reliable and cost-effective methods for conveying bulk materials. Due to their versatility, screw conveyors can convey a wide variety of bulk materials ranging from dry, free-flowing portland cement to wet, sluggish dewatered biosolids.

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KWS Manufacturing Company, Ltd. Receives Pressure Vessel Repair Recertification

KWS Manufacturing Company, one of the largest screw conveyor manufacturers in North America has received recertification from the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors to repair pressure vessels. The National Board Inspection Code (NBIC) is an internationally recognized standard that provides information and guidance to perform, verify and document acceptable repairs or alterations to pressure vessels. Pressure vessels repaired in accordance with the NBIC receive an “R” stamp on the name plate of the vessel.

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Allen Robinson of KWS Manufacturing Co., Ltd. Becomes ASME Authorized Inspector

Allen Robinson, a member of the KWS Quality Team, has received certification as an ASME Authorized Inspector. ASME Authorized Inspectors provide guidance, management and approval of the design and manufacture of ASME pressure vessels. Authorized Inspector status is another step forward in Allen’s progression as a welding expert. Allen is also a Certified Weld Inspector (CWI) and Certified Weld Educator (CWE).

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KWS Manufacturing Co., Ltd. Receives Business Partner of the Year Award

Burleson, TX, - November 2, 2016 – KWS, the leading manufacturer of screw conveyors in the U.S., has received the Business Partner of the Year Award from Cenikor. Cenikor is a non-profit organization that provides substance abuse treatment to over 1,000 individuals per week to help them achieve a better life. Founded in 1967, Cenikor is one of the most successful substance abuse treatment centers in the U.S.

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KWS Manufacturing Co., Ltd. Hires Wayne Fagley as Director of EHS

KWS, the leading manufacturer of screw conveyors in the U.S., has recently hired Wayne Fagley, CSP as Director of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS). Wayne’s extensive experience includes over 26 years at Bell Helicopter as Safety Process Manager and Senior EHS Specialist. Wayne has a Master of Science Degree in Safety Studies from West Virginia University and is also a Certified Safety Professional (CSP).

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KWS Offers New Screw Conveyor Component Guide

KWS Manufacturing has published a new component guide as a companion document to the new KWS Screw Conveyor Engineering Guide. The new KWS Screw Conveyor Component Guide contains dimensional information for all screw conveyor components and is immediately available in print and electronic formats. With full-color images and graphics, the KWS Component Guide is a “must have” for any bulk material engineer or designer.

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KWS Offers New Screw Conveyor Engineering Guide

KWS Manufacturing has published a new engineering guide for the design of screw conveyors that is immediately available in print and electronic formats. The new KWS Engineering Guide contains all of the information needed for the design of screw conveyors and screw feeders as well as recommendations for designing inclined applications. With full-color images and graphics, the KWS Engineering Guide is a “must have” for any bulk material design engineer.

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