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Get The Most From Your Screw Conveyor

Chemical Processing — September 1, 2020 By Jim Collins, KWS Manufacturing, and Aaron Mire, Motion Industries Typical Shafted Screw ConveyorFigure 1. Although developed in antiquity, the design suits myriad modern applications. Source: KWS Manufacturing. What Archimedes created centuries ago is still one of the most versatile means available to processors […]

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KWS Promotes Jacob Rider, P.E. to Engineering Manager

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Burleson, TX, – June 13, 2020 Jacob Rider, P.E. has been promoted to the position of Engineering Manager for KWS Manufacturing Company. Jacob is responsible for managing a large team of engineers and designers that provide technical support to KWS sales personnel and customers. […]

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Improving Recycling in Poultry Processing

Poultry Times — July 2, 2020 By Jim Collins & Keith Sandlin Screw conveyor load out system BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A consistent flow of byproducts away from the poultry plant and to the rendering facility is critical to efficiency and reduced downtime. Losing the capability to transfer the inedible byproducts […]

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Alan Pickering of KWS Promoted to Regional Sales Manager

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Burleson, TX, – March 30, 2020 March 30, 2020 – Alan Pickering of KWS has recently been promoted to Regional Sales Manager. Alan began his career at KWS in 2014 as an engineering intern. After graduating from the University of Texas at Arlington with […]

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KWS Manufacturing Company, Ltd. Receives 10 Year Award as ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Manufacturer

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Burleson, TX, – February 21, 2020 KWS Manufacturing Company, one of the largest screw conveyor manufacturers in North America has received a 10-year certification award for designing and building process equipment in accordance with the ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code. KWS provides Heat […]

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KWS Manufacturing Company, Ltd. Receives Pressure Vessel Repair Recertification

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Burleson, TX, – February 20, 2020 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 […]

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Allen Robinson, Quality Manager at KWS Manufacturing Co., Ltd. Receives ASQ Yellow Belt Certification

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Burleson, TX, – April 2nd, 2019 Allen Robinson, Quality Manager at KWS, has recently received Yellow Belt certification from the American Society of Quality (ASQ). Yellow Belt certification is the first step toward Six Sigma Green and Black Belt Certification. Allen provides passionate leadership […]

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Screw Feeders for Metering Materials in Challenging Applications: a Q&A

Screw feeders are used across a broad range of industries and material applications. This article discusses ways to help mitigate some of the application issues that can occur when using a screw feeder. Screw conveyors of all types are some of the most versatile bulk material handling equipment available. One […]

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Screw Feeder Design for Metering Bulk Materials

Figure 1 – Screw Feeder with Uniform Diameter and Constant Pitch (Improper Design) February 20th, 2018 Screw feeders are used in thousands of material handling applications and designed to meter bulk materials at a controlled feed rate. A standard screw conveyor is normally fed by another conveyor and the amount […]

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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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A Statement From KWS Concerning COVID-19