MARTIN ENGINEERING BLOG

Welcome! Below you will find a collection of insights by leading professionals detailing their experiences in the bulk handling industry.

Communication is Key

In the business and personal world, we talk a lot about communication. As a society, we communicate in many different ways and they each pose unique challenges. Whether you are ...
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Where Does All That Rock Come From?

This summer, I had a backyard oasis installed at my home. It consists of an in-ground swimming pool, concrete patio, and landscaping. Watching the progress was entertainment for ...
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Band-Aids: Good Temporary Fix - Not A Permanent Solution!

band-aid: (noun) a makeshift or temporary solution. Oxford Languages  I am going to focus on the word "temporary." I feel like in life - at least mine- we get used to taking ...
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12+ Hour Day of Dealing with Restricted Material Flow

When I travel to plants and sites all over the world, I see many unique and problematic situations that I am always happy to help solve. However, a majority of the time I see the ...
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Assuming Positive Intent Within Your Plant

Sometimes...most of the time...all of the time, it’s your people that make the biggest impact on your plant’s success. For over 75 years, we have supplied bulk material handling ...
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Time to think outside of the box when thinking about flow aids

2020 has been the year of thinking outside of the box. We have been thrown into situations where we were/are working from home, operating with reduced manpower, or being shut down ...
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