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Stay current with KWS news and read up on the latest events relating to our growing business. Here you will find out about important new certifications and learn about us through published articles in major bulk material handling trade magazines.


KWS Manufacturing Co., Ltd. Receives ISO 9001-2015 Recertification

KWS, the largest screw conveyor manufacturer in North America, has received recertification to ISO 9001-2015 standards. The third-party audit by DAS Certification included all phases of operations at KWS, including sales, engineering, and manufacturing. Bill Mecke, P.E., President of KWS, states “Providing the highest quality equipment and service to our […]

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KWS Manufacturing Co., Ltd. Receives ISO 45001 Recertification

KWS received recertification to ISO 45001, the international standard for occupational health and safety, designed to protect workers from work-related accidents and diseases. Third-party audits were performed by internationally recognized DAS Certification.   Bill Mecke, P.E., President of KWS, states “Every KWS employee is a safety advocate and focuses on […]

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KWS Manufacturing Co., Ltd. Receives ISO 45001 Certification

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 15, 2021 ISO 45001:2018 Certification KWS has received certification to ISO 45001, the international standard for occupational health and safety, designed to protect workers from work-related accidents and diseases. Third-party audits were performed by internationally recognized DAS Certification. Bill Mecke, P.E., President of […]

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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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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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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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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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