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Xeikon and Van Beek: a business match between two innovative spirits

Well-thought through customised solutions from Van Beek ensure optimised production processes time and again. Just like the Belgian Xeikon, innovator in digital printing technology, where recently twin screw heat exchangers have been protecting ...

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Van Beek screw heat exchangers brave temperatures of up to 1050°C

Screw heat exchangers that cool sand, a residual stream from the processing of tar-containing asphalt granulate (TAG), within a few hours from 1050°C to 50°C? That sounds like an impossible mission! But Van Beek has succeeded in creating ...

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SpeedClean contributes to a better, easier and faster cleaning process

The pharmaceutical, cosmetic and meat and food processing industries are continually tightening up their hygiene standards. Specifically for this sector, Van Beek has developed an innovative, patented cleaning technique for screws to clean both ...

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2020: the year when six employees emerged as real columnists

Whether this involved the circular economy, specialist customised work or the need for testing: our six brand new columnists each in their own unique way passed on their wisdom in a column in Solids Processing. We look back proudly on these ...

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Krafton and Van Beek develop recycling line for recycling production waste

Krafton, formerly Bijl Profielen in Heijningen in Brabant, has developed a unique circular solution with Van Beek, in which 100 percent of the production waste becomes part of the finished product. In this sustainable solution the hollow space ...

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Vion Scherpenzeel improves quality after installing screw conveyors

A space saving of some 15 linear metres, a production increase of over 10 tons per day and even better quality meat products: an enforced refurbishment of the cold store of food company Vion in Scherpenzeel in Gelderland worked out better than ...

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Echo van het Zuiden was full of praise for Van Beek in 1968

Improvisation talent, an innovative spirit and the will to produce a quality product gained Van Beek worldwide fame as long ago as the 1960s. Our screw conveyers were exhibited at international exhibitions in Nairobi and we were hearing from ...

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Dino Light for coarse raw materials of Theo Pouw Group

The finesse of the Dino is not always necessary to convey coarse raw materials such as sand, cement or bauxite. For this reason Van Beek also offers the choice of the ‘Dino Light’ type, a basic bulk truck loader. Our Dino Light proved ...

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New step makes Dino mobile bulk truck loader more ergonomic and safer

Ergonomic products prevent hazardous working conditions and reduced labour productivity. Ergonomics is held in high regard at Van Beek and we continue to offer our products fitted with the latest developments in this area. This is why Marleen ...

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Smart Dino fully ready for Industry 4.0

The Dino Wireless Monitoring System developed by Van Beek makes preventive, cost-saving maintenance on the Smart Dino bulk truck loader possible. With this innovative solution Van Beek again proves it is leading the way and ready for the Smart ...

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Van Beek screw conveyor component of revolutionary 3D concrete printer

The Technical University of Eindhoven (TU/e) has been in the news a lot in recent years with the 3D printing of concrete. Together with the construction industry, the university wants to develop knowhow to print recyclable concrete ...

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New expertise centre for Van Beek: the Blue Zone

The Blue Zone is our new expertise centre for screw conveyers. It is a marked section of our production hall where we test, analyse and inspect products. Take-off of our products also happens in this identifiable space for innovation and further ...

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Right finish level for screw conveyor system ensures optimum conveyor performance

A screw conveyor system is composed of a body (casing) and a rotating screw. The right combination of the two elements ensures that a product is conveyed by pushing it from point A to point B. To optimise this process, Van Beek has developed ...

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RB Intermodal uses Dinos worldwide

At four strategic locations around the world, the Dinos at RB Intermodal form an important and valuable link in the transport process for bulk goods. This international and innovative supply chain service provider, specialising in dry solids, ...

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Dino buy-back scheme a sustainable success for the last three decades

For at least thirty years the processing market has been profiting from our sustainable buy-back scheme for Dino bulk truck loaders. This scheme is so successful thanks to the distinctive robustness and value retention of this mobile stand-alone ...

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Van Beek represented twice at SOLIDS in Rotterdam.

On 2 and 3 October we will of course be present in Ahoy Rotterdam, when Solids Rotterdam, the trade show for the bulk sector, is held again. This year we even have two stands. On stand E102 we are exhibiting our Celsimix. Van Beek has developed ...

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Faster delivery due to ATEX type approval

From now on we can supply screw conveyors for an ATEX category 1 environment with reduced leadtimes. We have received an ATEX type approval from notified body TÜV-Rheinland for the majority of the machines that we make for category ...

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Bühler Group already a satisfied user of Celsimix for a quarter of a century

The Bühler Group from Switzerland has already been the biggest fan of our Celsimix for mixing a wide variety of difficult mixtures for more than 25 years. Bühler is a well-known system integrator that focusses primarily on mechanical ...

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Are we already Linked(in)?

We have lots to tell you, you can read that regularly in our newsletter. But would you prefer to be on top of all our news? Then follow Van Beek on LinkedIn. Every week we post our hottest news about screw conveyors and brush up your knowledge. ...

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Experts assess the Pionus software program as unique and professional

Van Beek started the design of Pionus, its own business software program, many years ago. Independent specialist Skopos was asked to examine the functionality and future prospects of the system. The conclusion was favourable: “The big ...

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Screw conveyors quick to clean with Van Beek Hypreme

Thanks to Van Beek’s innovative cleaning techniques screw conveyors can also comply with the most stringent hygiene standards. In some segments of the cosmetic, pharmaceutical and food industries screw conveyors were previously not seen ...

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Van Beek director new chairman of Machevo

The director of Van Beek Schroeftransport, Perry Verberne, is the new chairman of the Machevo & Bulk Association. Tom Pruymboom (director of Ziemann Holvrieka) transferred the chairmanship to Verberne during the network event Machevo Connect ...

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Our Twister wins PIP 2018 industry award and public award

Van Beek has won both the industry award and the public award of the Process Innovation Prize (PIP) with our new groundbreaking screw heat exchanger. Our director, Perry Verberne, had to come forwards twice on Wednesday 3 October to receive ...

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Liner Filler makes container perfect for bulk transport

20 ft containers zijn in veel gevallen ideaal voor bulktransport. Hun vierkante vorm maakt ze efficiënt in ruimtegebruik en ze zijn eenvoudig per vrachtwagen, spoor of schip te vervoeren. Er was echter een nadeel: hoe krijg je een 20ft ...

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‘Twister’ nominated for Process Innovation Prize

With the ‘Twister’, our latest type in the line of Celsius screw heat exchangers, we have been nominated for the Process Innovation Prize (PIP). The Twister is a vertical screw heat exchanger and was specially designed for processing ...

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Van Beek gives preparatory secondary vocational education students (vmbo’ers) a peep into the future

On 20 June last students from the Willem van Oranje College in Wijk en Aalburg were introduced to their possible future job during a visit to Van Beek. This was done during the second edition of the secondary vocational educational Work Experience ...

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Bouman and Evoluon refine the atmosphere for fourth edition of Solids Select Lunch

The sleek and humorous presentation of economist and journalist Mathijs Bouman, provided a good atmosphere on 30 May last at the Solids Select Lunch. It was the fourth time that Van Beek and the trade journal Bulk had organised this special ...

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Dino has a dust solution for any load

The Dino mobile bulk truck loader is mobile to use and can load quickly, simply and safely. But how does it actually perform as regards preventing dust forming during loading? Does a mobile bulk truck loader actually have solutions for this? ...

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Five interns on three projects

From this month Van Beek has five new interns in house: Lars, Django, Stijn, Mike and Robert. These students are working on three different projects in the field of IT, marketing and automation. All five hope to complete both their projects ...

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Lump breakers prove themselves at Shell

Using our lump breakers the ash-processing SARU units of Shell in Pernis are running at full speed again. “The lump breakers have proved they can meet the requirements of our plant”, says Mario Graca, process engineer at Shell. For ...

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High quality lime from eggshells with eggshell dryer

We have developed the eggshell dryer for drying crushed eggshells in a continuous industrial process. This dryer heats the eggshells to 130 degrees to give a pathogen-free, fine-grained and high quality lime with a maximum moisture content of ...

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Vertical silo mixer creates mass flows within mixing silo

Van Beek has developed the vertical silo mixer for mixing and homogenising free flowing, dry substances of different sizes and with different bulk densities. The silo mixer creates mass flows within the mixing silo, its operation can be compared ...

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Logistics assistant succeeded by transport robot

It won’t be any surprise: quite a few parts are needed for the production of our high quality screw conveyors. Our former logistics assistant Arie made sure that everyone in production had the material they needed to do their work to hand. ...

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Interview with Roel Kneepkens alias Mr. Bulk Truck Loader

Sales manager Roel Kneepkens will be celebrating an anniversary next year, because it will be twelve and a half  years since he started working for Van Beek. He has a broad technical background so he can think along with his clients.  Kneepkens ...

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Feed Valid receives longest vertical screw conveyor

Sometimes we get questions that are out of the ordinary. For example, can we make a stainless steel screw conveyor of 17.5 metres in one piece? The Van Mourik Group needed two long screws to fill silos of Feed Valid (previously Covaco) from ...

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Reijnders loads coke with Dino quickly, safely and without dust

Initially started as a transport company and developed into a trading company in coal products, that is the history in a nutshell of Reijnders BV from Boxtel. The latest step in this development is the purchase of a Dino mobile bulk truck loader. ...

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From first year trainee to Sales Support

Anyone calling Van Beek usually has a good chance of getting Birgit on the line. However in recent months she has been away on maternity leave. On 18 August she gave birth to a beautiful little girl called Maud. Maud’s brother, Job, was ...

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Broad view of drying chain during NWGD excursion

On 25 October last, the members of the Netherlands Drying Working Group (Nederlandse Werkgroep Drogen, NWGD) visited our new site. During the tour we focussed on the great extent to which we automate our work processes. There were around 20 ...

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Joined forces for high-end LIW-feeder

In the food, pharmaceutical and chemical industries, we are seeing an increasing demand for accurate and reliable recipe dosing in the process line. In order to provide the very best in this field, we have partnered with weighing specialist ...

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Third Dino for logistics service provider, Wessem

Logistics service provider Wessem Port Services Group in Stein, have bought their third Dino mobile bulk truck loader from Van Beek. There is a good reason for this, says Wessem's commercial director; Peter van Gemert. “We are very pleased ...

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Always working towards an outstanding end result

It takes years to learn to hone the skill, which explains the extraordinary talent of our welder and fabricator; Eric van Eijma. Born in Curaçao, he first picked up the electrode as a 6-year-old boy. Eric saw his neighbour welding fences ...

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Screw conveyance in the meat sector: cleaner, more efficient and safer

A screw conveyor is not always the first thing that many companies in the meat sector think of when they want to transport their meat product from one process machine to another. But our screw conveyors have more than proved themselves in the ...

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Mayor and aldermen visit Van Beek

Mayor Jan Hamming and the aldermen of Heusden visited our company last week. Our move to our new premises had aroused the curiosity of the Municipal Executive and we were of course pleased to talk about our approach. The first enthusiastic posts ...

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Van Beek opens its doors to the future

This year for the first time the pre-vocational school (VMBO) organised ‘Doe Dag’ (Do Day). This initiative of the companies Breman, Van Delft and Van Beek invited pre-vocational school students to come and look at the company for ...

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New German agent to meet increasing demand for Dino

Transport companies are increasingly often being asked whether they can take over the storage and transshipment processes for their clients. Germany, Austria and Switzerland are no exception in this area and we are seeing an increasing demand ...

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A used ‘Van Beek’ also does very well

Trading company Surplus Select from Swifterbant has quickly grown into a well-known trader in used machines for the bulk industry. Owner Rick Soepenberg has gained a lot of good experience with our screw conveyors. “Most customers from ...

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Royal interest in Smart Dino

His Royal Highness Prince Constantijn asked for detailed information on the use of Smart Industry on our Dino bulk truck loader at the Hannover Trade Fair on 24 April last month. We were very flattered by this Royal interest. At the trade fair ...

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Efficient reduction with cryogenic screw heat exchanger

Van Beek has developed the cryogenic screw to prepare bulk goods for grinding in a process. On leaving the screw the bulk goods are ready for grinding for example in a pin mill. This screw heat exchanger is also suitable for processes where ...

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Discover how the Dino is hatched

There is a lot involved in bringing a powerful Dino into the world. This film shows you at a glance what happens from start to finish in the creation of our mobile bulk truck loader: the Dino. All the different facets, from consultation with ...

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The ‘Smart Dino’, a logical step in cost saving

As you know, we are working on making our Dino mobile bulk truck loader ‘smart’. We equip the Dino with sensors for example to be able to predict when maintenance is necessary. To prevent us having to invent the wheel again ourselves, ...

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Filling cabinet for safe loading and dust-free work place

Do not underestimate the amount of fine dust that is released when loading bulk goods, whether this is done with a scoop, from a bag, big bag or shovel. Our filling cabinet is an ideal solution for safe loading in the work place and to reduce ...

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Counter-current screw for heating liquid

In the development of a new type of screw heat exchanger for liquids we have literally thought in the reverse direction. In this new screw heat exchanger the screw is in fact used to delay the movement of the product instead of conveying it. ...

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Interview with George Sterrenberg, Head of Logistics

The first contact for people reporting to Van Beek’s shipping department has for many years been George Sterrenberg. He keeps an eye on whether orders are confirmed and delivered on time, receives and checks incoming goods, keeps a supply ...

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Dino makes value added logistics possible for RL TRANS

The Finnish logistics service provider RL TRANS just like many other transport companies has been through a development in which the purchase of our mobile bulk truck loader Dino is almost a given. As an extra service to their client the company ...

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Will a robot soon be assembling the screw conveyors at Van Beek?

Can a robot tighten the screw connections of a customised machine, for example a screw conveyor? That is the central question of a broad research project in which Van Beek is participating. Among others TNO, coöperatie Brainport Industries ...

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Van Beek lump breaker pulverizes lumps very quickly

Van Beek has developed a robust lump breaker for reducing clumps, lumps or agglomerations in the food or chemical industry. For a growing number of manufacturers the lump or clump breaker has now become a vital component at the start of their ...

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Van Beek supplies superfast filter system for bulk powder to Wide Scope

Van Beek has made an important contribution to a superfast filter system for bulk powder. Wide Scope in Ghent in Belgium developed this loading and filter system and was looking for a partner to implement it. "Cooperation with Van Beek has led ...

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"It is only for a while", he added.

He had in fact already retired at the age of 60, but 76 year old Adri Eekels still works for Van Beek. "Not long after my retirement I dropped by, then the director/proprietor took me to one side to ask if I would like to work half days. 'It ...

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Customised feed screw convinces milk powder manufacturer

It is not usually difficult to adjust the feed for a vertical dosing screw. Because of the very limited space a big milk powder manufacturer in Switzerland did however need a little of the expertise that only Van Beek Schroeftransport can provide. ...

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Inclined elevation of sludge concentrate child’s play for screw conveyor

For its new wastewater treatment plant, mushroom processor Prochamp was looking for a way of conveying sludge concentrate to a container at an angle of 40 degrees. Their regular screw conveyor supplier was not able to guarantee that a screw ...

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Van Beek dosing screw fills everything perfectly

For filling packagings, bottles, bags or tubs during the process the Van Beek dosing screw has for decades been a favourite option with manufacturers in the chemical and food industry. Based on the experience acquired in hundreds of factories ...

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Screw conveyors undergo durability test at Veolia Polymers

Veolia Polymers in Vroomshoop has been subjecting Van Beek screw conveyors to the ultimate durability test for over two decades. The screws operate day and night to transport and homogenise plastic grinding stock. Van Beek has recently overhauled ...

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Assurance for District Water Board

It is not an option for the Hollands NoorderKwartier District Water Board (HHNK) for their sludge drying plant to be shut down for a lengthy period. This is why clear agreements have been reached with Van Beek to prevent this. Meanwhile the ...

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ARN saves thousands with screw conveyors

ARN has been very successfully recycling shredder waste from end-of-life vehicles in a brand new factory in Tiel since 2011. The process in a new factory never runs smoothly immediately and ARN was no exception: the Z elevators installed wore ...

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Smart Industry makes Dino bulk truck loaders smart

A Dino bulk truck loader that transmits a signal itself if a component is not working properly or if maintenance is required. In modern language there are various terms for this: Smart Industry, the internet of things or Industry 4.0. Van Beek ...

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Celsimix: developed for various difficult mixtures at a controlled temperature.

Celsius developed the Celsimix for applications that standard mixers in the food and chemical industry cannot cope with. It started as a project for mixing caramel and nuts, but in the meantime the chemical industry has also been grateful to ...

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Van Beek bag compactor ideal for cheap and efficient disposal of empty bags

Production companies often use raw materials in bags in their processes. If a company does not incorporate the handling of the emptied bags into the process, the empty bags threaten the progress, safety and appearance of the plant. Van Beek ...

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Dino bulk truck loader conquers Czech Republic via new agent Hennlich Engineering

More and more production plants associated with the West are being built in Eastern European countries. A logical consequence is that in these countries more and more bulk transport is taking place and the need for a mobile bulk truck loader ...

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Van Beek remains on the board of Machevo

Perry Verberne, general manager of Van Beek, has joined the board of the Machevo & Bulk Association. He follows in the footsteps of the director owner of Van Beek, who thought it was time for new blood on the board. The change in the board ...

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Looking for the best way to take a sample of your product?

Checking your product during processing is very important to maintain quality. But how do you safely take a representative sample without having to shut down the whole process? Van Beek has developed the Sample Screw for this purpose: an innovative ...

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Seizing opportunities in the emerging Spanish economy

Anyone looking for cooperation abroad does not immediately think of Spain. The economy is not known as robust and Spanish companies do not often look for cooperation outside their own borders. However Van Beek has already been working successfully ...

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