World Grain - May 2018 - 40
FEATURE: GEAPS EXCHANGE 2018
"Since November (2017)
we've seen about a 40%
increase in steel prices. We
are very concerned about
the steel tariff and what
its ramifications on prices
will be going forward."
- Charles Sukup, president,
sensors can be integrated with an elevator's existing programable logic controller protocols or have
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sound an alert.
GSI said the system will be available for the 2018
and red wheat.
said Adam Weis, director of global technology and
product management for GSI. "In July we will begin
Any facility that handles more than one grain type
deals with the problem of mixing grains, Weis said.
"At harvest, truckload after truckload of corn is
coming in, and then one comes in with soybeans and
someone forgets to change the distributor and they
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Chief Agri was at the trade show talking to customers about its new upgraded grain bin roofs that
feature a G140 galvanized coating.
"Our roofs now have a 56% thicker galvanized
Several companies were showcasing their temporary storage solutions, which have been in high
demand in recent years as the global grain supply
Behlen Manufacturing Co., Columbus, Nebraska,
U.S., displayed its steel corrugated panels for temporary storage.
The wall systems are assembled in 11 ½-foot long
sections in 1 or 2 panel heights, said Kirk Nelson,
international sales manager for Behlen. The pre-assembled panels are shipped in a leg-folded position
From left, Nathan Holeman, API; Joe Escamilla, Satake USA
Inc.; and Aaron Little, AP Fabrications.
The Siemens booth enjoyed crowds of customers throughout
From left, Christian Jordan, Superior Manufacturing, with
Jon Tormo and Bob Goltz, both with Shivvers Mfg Inc.
May 2018 / World Grain / www.World-Grain.com