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Roy Dobson 1954-2019

It is with great sadness that we inform you that Roy Dobson passed away suddenly on Tuesday the 30th of April while working at his desk at home. Roy was extremely well known throughout the many industries we work in but in particular the mining and quarrying sectors having obtained a BSc. (Hons) in Minerals Engineering from the University of Birmingham and then going on to work for Matthew Hall Ortech, Kennedy and Donkin and since 1995 Fairport Engineering. Roy…

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VORTEX APPOINTS ÉFREN SHAYD CARMONA LOYA AS REGIONAL SALES MANAGER FOR MEXICO

QUERÉTARO, QUERÉTARO, MÉXICO – Vortex is pleased to announce the appointment of Efrén Shayd Carmona Loya as Regional Sales Manager for Mexico. Shayd has joined the team at Vortex Latinoamérica, a division of Salina Vortex Corporation located in Querétaro. In this role, Shayd is responsible for working directly with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), end users, and industry specialists to further expand Vortex sales throughout Latin America. Shayd brings with him more than 12 years of industrial sales experience. Previously, he…

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VORTEX LATIN AMERICA OFFICE RELOCATES

QUERÉTARO, QUERÉTARO, MÉXICO – Vortex Latinoamérica, a solids and bulk handling components company, is pleased to announce it has relocated. The company has moved from Pachuca, México to Querétaro, where they are now situated in a comfortable, newly renovated industrial facility. The new location spans more than 600 square meters and includes a reception lobby, an office annex, multiple conference rooms, a product showroom, and plenty of warehousing space, among other amenities. Vortex Latinoamérica is now located in the heart…

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VORTEX ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF KASA FAB

Vortex is pleased to announce the acquisition of Kasa Fab, a leading custom metal fabrication and manufacturing company. Located at 304 East Avenue B in Salina, Kansas, Kasa Fab was a division of Kasa Companies, which includes Kasa Controls & Automation, IntelliFinishing, and Kasa Anlagen. “This acquisition allows Vortex to expand upon our fabrication capabilities, including lasers, robotic welders, blasting booths, and liquid and powder paint systems, among others,” explained Travis Young, executive vice president at Vortex. “Over the past…

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VORTEX ANNOUNCES NEW REPRESENTATIVE AGENT IN SAUDI ARABIA

Eurotech International FZ, LLC is a network of mechanical engineering product manufacturers and service providers, located in Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates. Eurotech services the cement, steel, mining, paper, chemical, and food industries through their manufacturing and engineering expertise. For the past year, Eurotech has been committed to serving quality products and services. By partnering with only ISO-certified original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), Eurotech assures thorough internal and external quality checks to reinforce their motto: “Deliver excellence to all clients.”…

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Lyndon Flower joins Vortex

SALINA, KANS., USA – “It is rare to find someone so well-known in our industry with as much direct experience as Lyndon has,” said Brian Burmaster, vice president of sales at Vortex. “He has been active in sales, management and engineering for a multinational company for more than 20 years. His skillset will be a major asset to our company, and we are very excited to have him joining our team.” Previously, Flower served as vice president and general manager…

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REPEAT BUSINESS IS GOOD BUSINESS

A growing market share driven by continual investment in product research, development and innovation over the next two decades led F. Ball and Co. Ltd to contact Fairport Engineering Ltd again in 2007 to consider the feasibility of various new state of the art processing & plant design scenarios. These activities were undertaken in parallel with specialist architects and planners and resulted in the project gaining planning consent in January 2008. Fairport was then engaged to work in partnership with…

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FAIRPORT WINS ASH CONDITIONING SYSTEM

This major project is totally focussed on replacing the previous fuel (coal) handling and storage systems with a new regime that will be suitable for biomass (wood pellets). Whilst this conversion from one form of solid fuel to another requires major investment in the fuel handling systems it will also need adaptations to the ash handling facilities. Two types of ash will be produced from the station once in operation. These are “Bottom Ash” direct from the boilers and “”Fly…

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FAIRPORT DELIVERS ON TIME FOR MAJOR SHUT DOWN

These pieces of equipment and various ancillaries such as actuated valves, chute-work and spares will form the key mechanical units in a challenging project to increase production capacity from 65t/h to some 200t/h. Predominantly these pieces of process equipment will be used to extract wheat from a number of silos and transfer it to the milling area facilities as well as adding a separate, new lorry loading system; all as depicted below. Fairport, as well as being able to design…

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FAIRPORT ACHIEVES CSR MARK OF APPROVAL

Intending to emphasise how the company seeks to work in close co-operation with clients and suppliers alike, in an effectively and adequately resourced manner and is fully accountable for all assignments that are undertaken. Fairport’s high levels of repeat business, from a wide range of clients, is good testimony to this ethos being successful. It is also valid to note that Fairport performs in accordance with many national and international standards, regulations and codes of practise, as the occasion demands.…

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