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Kansas State Bulk Solids Innovation Center

Partners and Sponsors

The Kansas State University - Bulk Solids Innovation Center is proud to be associated with key partners and sponsors. As the only University centered facility in North America dedicated to the study and improvement of dry bulk material handling, BSIC is a collaborative partnership of government, for-profit, and non-profit entities including Kansas State University Salina Aerospace and Technology Campus; the City of Salina, Kansas; the Salina Chamber of Commerce; US Department of Commerce EDA; and Kansas Department of Commerce.

City Of Salina K-State Polytechnnic
Kansas Department of CommerceSalina Area Chamber of Commerce
U.S Department of Commerce 


Strategic Partnerships

PEMA logoPEMA, the Process Equipment Manufacturers’ Association, brings together companies that supply equipment and systems used by the process industries. It is a trade association focused on connectivity. PEMA provides member interaction, business alliance expansion, industry knowledge and professional cooperation. PEMA and KSU-BSIC formed a strategic partnership supporting our common goals. Many PEMA member companies have contributed to BSIC’s success.
Powder and Bulk Engineering LogoPowder and Bulk Engineering is a technical publication devoted to readers in the bulk solids market worldwide. BSIC staff have contributed many articles, and are honored to serve on the magazine’s editorial advisory board.
BSIC JournalThe BSIC Journal is joint effort of BSIC staff and Chemical Processing magazine.  Published two or three times per year, all of the content is intended to support industrial users and producers of powder and bulk solids. Most of the content is written by BSIC staff, supplemented with regular contributions by other subject matter experts.  To receive the Journal electronically, email your request to bsic@k-state.edu
Powder & Bulk Solids Engineering ShowK-State BSIC is a partner with one of the powder and bulk solid industry’s most important trade shows, to be held April 27-29, 2021.  BSIC staff look forward to talking with you from their booth at the iPBS exhibition.  In addition, BSIC staff will be lecturing at the technical conference, taking part in keynote and panel discussions, and giving demonstrations about practical material testing at the show’s Center Stage.

Industrial Partners

K-State Bulk Solids Innovation Center's mission is to support industry by improving particle processing technology and education related to bulk solids handling. This could not be achieved without direct and regular support from our industrial partners. Over two dozen companies have provided equipment, services, and teaching expertise. In addition, two Salina companies, Coperion K-Tron and Vortex Global serve as anchor sponsors of the Center and Salina Economic Development Corporation.

 AGI Airlanco Atlas Copco
 Barr-Thorp Electric Company Bin Master
 Brookfield Ametek Carman
Chada  Coperion K-Tron
CST Endress Hauser
Fastenal  Festo
 Gardner Denver Gorbel
 Hosokawa Micron Power SystemsKasa Controls Automation 
 Marmon KeystoneMorris Coupling Company 
 National Bulk Equipment Company Nordfab Ducting
 Pathfinders Systems Inc Rembe
Rice Lake Weighing SystemsRockwell Automation
 SMC Sonic-Aire
 Spiroflow Stanion Wholesale Electric Company
 Stoddard Silencers Tuthill
VortexWhite Equipment Controls

Industrial Donors and Partners

  • Airlanco
  • Atlas Copco
  • Barr-Thorp Electric
  • BinMaster
  • Brookfield Engineering Laboratories
  • Carman Industries
  • Cleveland Vibrator
  • Construction Rental
  • Coperion K-Tron
  • CST Industries
  • Endress + Hauser
  • Fastenal
  • Festo Corp.
  • Gardner Denver
  • Gorbel Cranes/Ergonomic Solutions
  • Gruvlok
  • Hatch Ltd.
  • 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
  • SonicAire
  • Spiroflow
  • Stanion Wholesale Electric
  • Stoddard
  • Toshiba
  • Tuthill
  • Vortex Global
  • White Equipment
  • Xchanger