A superior look at what’s new in conveyor tech

Superior Industries has had a busy spring quarter in terms of new releases to the mining industry – or, in these cases, new versions of products already well entrenched in the company’s product line-up. In April, the Minnesota-based system supplier announced the availability of its newly redesigned Chevron Pulley in abrasion-resistant (AR) steel. The use of abrasion-resistant steel in manufacturing…

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Try Superior makes significant conveyor idler redesign

Superior Industries has unveiled “the most significant redesign to conveyor idlers in decades.” This update is backed by a substantial $4.5 million investment in cutting-edge idler manufacturing equipment at its American production locations. “Tens of thousands of Superior idlers are installed on our own conveyors every year, so roll performance really, really matters,” emphasized Jason Adams, president of Superior. “The…

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Basic design for better maintenance

A conveyor belt is only as good as its design, and then only as good as it is maintained. Superior Industries’ chief conveyor engineer Travis Thooft outlines vital design considerations allowing successful maintenance. Dry bulk material producers and handlers spend millions every year maintaining conveyor systems. Oftentimes, conveyor design does not provide the means for ease of maintenance, and as…

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Superior finalizes CEMCO acquisition, gains significant manufacturing capacity

Superior Industries Inc. announced it finalized its intended acquisition of Belen, N.M.-based CEMCO Inc. As part of the sale, Superior attained a 147,500-sq.-ft. manufacturing facility in the heart of the American Southwest. “This acquisition comes at a time when we’re responding to dealers and increasing manufacturing capacity,” said Jason Adams, president of Superior Industries. “The New Mexico facility will be…

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Superior Industries Hires Kristen Randall

Superior Industries Inc. recently added another industry veteran to its lineup of passionate, high-service employees. After 17 years at Haver & Boecker Niagara, Kristen Randall comes to Superior as the company’s first official training coordinator. “Many of us at Superior have developed strong relationships with Kristen due to her active involvement in our industries,” said Mary Erholtz, the manufacturer’s vice…

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Superior Industries enters Into Agreement to Acquire CEMCO

Superior Industries Inc. announced the pending acquisition of CEMCO Inc. of Belen, N.M. CEMCO is a 60-year-old manufacturing company and originator of the modern Vertical Shaft Impact (VSI) Crusher, which revolutionized production of high quality road-making material. Today, CEMCO is recognized as a premier designer and manufacturer of VSI Crushers as it proudly serves customers in the aggregates, recycling, mining and…

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Superior hits the high notes with ConExpo releases

Mining processing a focus within the supplier’s extensive line-up. Minnesota-based bulk processing and handling system supplier Superior Industries has reported success from the ConExpo-Con/Agg show held in Las Vegas in March, having introduced several new projects – two of which have both mining and aggregates customers taking notice. The first is two new cone crushing models the company debuted –…

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Superior will expand manufacturing plant in Arizona

Superior Industries Inc. has announced expansion plans at its facility in Prescott Valley, Ariz. The company said it will add a fourth production line for manufacturing its equipment used in the construction aggregates and metals mining industries around the world. “Our dealers in the region are growing rapidly and we need to increase production space so they can continue supporting…

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More than 139,000 rock ConExpo-Con/Agg

After five jam-packed days of innovative product launches and major company announcements, enlightening education sessions and countless networking opportunities, ConExpo-Con/Agg 2023 came to a close, but not before taking the construction and aggregates industries to the next level. The show crushed expected attendance numbers, drawing more than 139,000 construction, aggregates and fluid power professionals from 133 countries to Las Vegas…

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Superior Industries builds record-breaking telescopic radial stacking conveyor

U.S.-based Superior Industries Inc. has recently completed the design and manufacturing work on what it considers to be the world’s largest telescopic radial stacking conveyor. The brand-new TeleStacker Conveyor model measures 48 inches wide by 210 feet long (1,220 millimeters x 64 meters). The conveyor is capable of building 425,000 ton stockpiles, which exceeds a previous model that the company…

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