Automated Super-Sack System in Cocoa Plant

AIG Food Ingredients, Installation, Project Management

Customer: Midwest Cocoa Producer Installed Cost: $350,000 The customer is upgrading production lines and automating manual processes. AIG replaced an old manual super-sack filling process (ingredient weighing had been the only automated step) with an automated super-sack fill system that includes a pallet dispenser, fill system and stretch wrapper. Once each woven-poly bag is filled with 1 metric ton of …

Finish Silo Dust Collection System

AIG Building Materials, Mining and Minerals, Project Management

Lafarge Cement, now Central Plains Cement Co. | Sugar Creek, Missouri American Industrial Group designed and installed dust collection systems for two sets of finished cement silos. Meeting the customer’s budget and specific schedule was critical to the success of this project. The project included demolition of the old system and installation of two new collectors with connecting ducts.

Salt Mine Head Frame

AIG Mining and Minerals, Project Management

Independent Salt Co. | Kanopolis, Kansas When the decades-old wooden head frame structure was nearing the stage of a catastrophic failure, Independent Salt contracted with AIG to replace it with a new steel structure. The head frame supports the large sheave wheels (pulleys) that haul up skips loaded with salt from the bottom of the mine. The steel structure was …