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Bulk Material Handling Systems

January 6, 2022

The term bulk material handling systems refers to the design and production of equipment used to handle loose, dry, bulk materials. The purpose of these systems is to store and transport materials from one location to another within a manufacturing process.


Bulk material handling systems may be comprised of both stationary and mobile equipment. Equipment used may consist of conveyors of various types, unloaders, bins and hoppers, stackers, etc. The word “system” in “bulk material handling systems” refers to the fact that these disparate types of equipment often need to be combined into a well-functioning arrangement for handling material as it moves through its processing journey.

The design and engineering of bulk material handling systems, particularly for large facilities or complex processes, is sometimes carried out by consulting engineering firms whom companies contract directly for that purpose. These firms have the knowledge to recommend the right type of equipment for the process and materials under consideration. Alternatively for smaller applications, companies may choose to work directly with equipment vendors who can provide the engineering know-how needed to successfully their equipment into a well-integrated bulk material handling system.


At UniTrak, we have over 45-year’s experience in working directly with customers and consulting engineers to successfully deliver proven bulk material handling systems.  In either scenario, we have the equipment lineup, the materials handling know-how, and the engineering expertise to create and deliver systems that solve most bulk material handling challenges.

First, a word about our equipment lineup. UniTrak offers a comprehensive lineup of equipment that is purposed for either continuous, intermittent, or batch-type processing applications. Our equipment lineup includes the following:

Rounding out our product lines are custom-built bins and hoppers for storing and transporting materials as they are processed. We offer both stationary and mobile bins and hoppers.

Supporting our equipment lineup is UniTrak’s team of application specialists and design engineers who can combine our equipment into a system configured to address your specific application needs. Our team draws on deep experience with the behaviour of materials when handled, together with an intimate knowledge of how customer processes need to be supported with bulk material handling equipment.

Our team is equally comfortable working with you directly, or with a consulting engineering firm whom you may have contracted with for system provision. In either case, you can be assured of receiving same great equipment and customer care that your application needs and deserves.

To find out more about how UniTrak can supply your bulk material handling system needs, please contact our sales team directly.

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