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The SHAPA Powder and Bulk Solids Industry Conference.

The SHAPA Powder and Bulk Solids Industry Conference will be held on Tuesday 18th October 2011 at Imago in Loughborough. Details of the agenda, speakers and arrangements have now been relaesed, see below:-

SHAPA Powder& Bulk Solids Industry Conference
This one day conference organised by the Solids Handling and Processing Association (SHAPA) is for
those involved in the handling of loose bulk solid materials and powders.

This Powder & Bulk Solids Industry Conference is being held on Tuesday 18th October 2011 at the centrally located Imago, Holywell Park Conference Centre on the Loughborough University site in Leicestershire. The venue is five minutes from junction 23 of the M1 motorway. It will be a must for both suppliers and users of solids handling equipment.

The Agenda includes Keynote Addresses where you can learn about the current outlook for the UK economy from Pamela Wright of the Bank of England, hear about export opportunities from Tim Jelly of UKTI and how to minimising your legal liability risk from Simon Bates of law firm Harvey Ingram LLP.

Delegates will also be able to select individual sessions from two parallel streams of presentations covering the latest ideas and thinking on solids handling, fan selection and acoustic techniques and hear about the requirements of the minerals industry.

In addition to the presentations there will be Discussion Groups where delegates can benefit from hearing and discussing fellow delegates' experiences on the specific presentation topics and the opportunity to speak with some SHAPA members who will be illustrating their company's capabilities at table top displays.

More information on the conference, including the full agenda and registration form, can be found in the attached PDF.

Further information can be obtained by contacting John Whitehead, SHAPA General Secretary, on
0116 2713704.
Delegate places are strictly limited, so if you are interested in attending please complete the on line registration form and email to
info@shapa.co.uk or send by post to SHAPA, 20 Elizabeth Drive, Oadby, Leics LE2 4RD


2011 - New Year - New decade

           New web site makeover

           New format for our SNEws

2011 was seen as the ideal time for a
              makeover of SN Engineering's website . . . . .


January 1st, 2011 heralds the start of a new decade which could not go unmarked in the SN calendar.
With more and more clients & potential clients using the web as their preferred reference tool, the personnel @ SN Engineering felt that a revamp of our web was required.

The main aim is to give a more informative yet easily navigated site. Emphasis was put on more pictorial references which were felt as being more user friendly & quicker for identification of equipment being sought. Technical support data is still available by contacting us where we will be happy to discuss & technically support any queries you may have.

By nature of our web evolution, product information / news updates etc... will be continually added, along
with new products as they come on-line, so please bookmark and return regularly.

If however, after viewing the pages, you do not find information &/or product that your after please contact
us as we may be able to help . . . .

We have, to celebrate a new decade, revamped the way we inform you of whats happening within
SN Engineering & legislative changes in the UK industrial market that may have an impact on our clients &/or our equipment's compliance.

Basic news will continue to be shown further below, while particular product / service news releases will
now be in pdf format allowing clients to download & or print for ease of sharing with colleagues or friends
that may have an interest in that particular topic. . . . . we hope you find this of interest & more user friendly.


New EKO filter makes UK debut . .  . . . . . .

SNEws - EKO72 0111

R U Mixing in the right company !! . . . . . . .

SNEws - Mixer 0111

Outloaders meet recycling needs . . . .

SNEws - Outloader Stockpilers 0111

ECO-SPARES satisy UK filtration needs . .

SNEws - EcoSpares 0111


NEWS FLASH: Appointment Release....

SN Engineering bucks industry downturn
                to expand Snr. Sales infrastructure . . . . . .

Gloucester based bulk materials handling equipment specialists, SN Engineering, are pleased to announce the appointment of Barrie Woodfield to further strengthen its sales division.

Barrie joins with a wealth of experience in equipment selection & process understanding in a vast array of industries from food & pharmaceuticals to construction & utilities and has gained an enviable reputation for client business development throughout. Having worked in the bulk materials handling sector for the last
10+ years within a leading international corporation gaining valued experience in the areas of conveying ;
bulk storage ; mixing & blending ; dust filtration solutions etc.. thus offering a natural synergy.

According to Barrie, SN Engineering offered a good fit for both his previous experience, and the type of workplace he sought culturally: "I was aware of SN Engineering as one of the UK's leading materials
handling equipment, design & supply specialists, but what really attracted me to the opportunity was the quality of the people, the pervasive culture of teamwork and the impressive momentum that the team has established in recent years."

His most recent experience also offered Barrie strong insight into the issues facing private family-owned businesses, both in terms of completing transactions and adding value.

"Part of my role will be to assist in driving industry initiatives in the recycling & biomass fuel industries, construction, and OEM related sectors, leveraging my experience gained in prior roles to help the team realise its ambition of becoming the recognised leader in equipment design & supply across these sectors
& beyond" Barrie commented...

Commenting on the appointment, Donna Osborne – Managing Director, said: "We are extremely pleased
to welcome Barrie into our family; it is a pleasure to bring on board someone with such deep and varied experience into our team. Despite current economic difficulties, we are preparing for growth, as our team continues to make further inroads in the UK , Ireland & Western Europe."