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Morse Manufacturing Lift and pour drums with this machine The Pilot (photo) is a powered apparatus for lifting, rotating and dumping chemical-containing drums. The walk-behind drum handler has a floor-travel speed of 3.0 mph, a drum-lifting speed of 5 cm/s, and can dump drums up to 10.5 ft high and up to 11 in. beyond its straddle-type legs. The Pilot can handle drum weights up to 1,500 lb. The machine can maneuver with precision in tight areas, and lift and pour with high accuracy, the company says. — Morse Manufacturing Co., East Syracuse, N.Y. www.morsedrum.com   DHL Global Forwarding This bulk-liquid shipping vessel is recyclable The Flexitank (photo) is a multi-layer bladder designed to fit inside a standard, 20-ft ocean container, and can be used for shipping non-hazardous bulk liquids in the chemical and beverage sectors. Users can ship up to 31% more cargo than with intermediate bulk containers (IBCs) and drums. The Flexitank holds up to 24,000 L and is recyclable, which enables users to reduce shipping costs, because only one-way freight costs are required, says the company. Further, the recyclability allows users to avoid the cleaning required to avoid cross-contamination. — DHL Global Forwarding,…
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