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Kansas State Bulk Solids Innovation Center

K-State Bulk Solids Innovation Center

607 N Front St.
Salina, KS 67401

Raju Dandu, Ph.D., Professor
Director, Bulk Solids Innovation Center
Kansas State University Polytechnic

Partners and Donors

The primary partners in this endeavor are Kansas State University, the Salina Chamber of Commerce, Salina Economic Development Corporation, U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration, State of Kansas, City of Salina and several private businesses. Two local companies, Coperion K-Tron and Vortex Valves, are the initial anchor tenants, conducting both their own research as well as collaborative analysis with the university.



Many other companies have made contributions to make this center possible.

  • Airlanco
  • Barr-Thorp Electric
  • BinMaster
  • Bobcat of Salina
  • Brookfield Engineering Laboratories
  • Carman Industries
  • Cleveland Vibrator
  • Construction Rental
  • CST Industries
  • Endress + Hauser
  • Fastenal
  • Ferco Rental Salina
  • Festo Corp.
  • Gardner Denver
  • Gruvlok
  • Hawk Installation
  • Hosokawa Micron Power Systems
  • Kasa Controls    
  • Marmon / Keystone
  • Morris
  • National Bulk Equipment
  • Nordfab Ducting and ChaDa Sales
  • Pathfinder Systems
  • Regal Beloit
  • Rembe
  • Rice Lake Weighing Systems
  • Rockwell Automation
  • SMC
  • Spiroflow
  • Stanion Wholesale Electric
  • Stoddard
  • Toshiba
  • Tuthill
  • Turck
  • Vac-U-Max
  • White Equipment