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The CDM Difference Guide

The four pillars of what makes up the CDM Difference are: Long-Lasting Equipment The long lifespan of our equipment is what makes the decision to go with CDM cost-effective. When others eventually fail over time, CDM’s custom-made equipment will still be standing. Staff Expertise There’s no substitute for experience. Our decades of knowledge help us determine the right specs for […]

Understanding the Process of Buying Customized Bulk Material Handling Equipment

There is no moment when you click Add to Cart with customized bulk material handling equipment. And that’s a good thing. Because customized conveying equipment is built specifically for your operation, there’s a little more to the process compared to buying a cookie-cutter model. Whether it’s providing research resources or letting you know what to expect requesting a quote, here’s […]

Gates, Valves and Diverters Info Sheet

Slide gates offer several benefits for a bulk material facility. They can reduce downtime by temporarily stopping or by-passing material flow to provide proper maintenance to necessary downstream equipment. Valves can be easily adapted to equipment and work best for unrestricted flow of product. This makes them practical if all that’s needed is an open/closed valve – such as loadout […]

CDM Systems Screw Conveyor Video

CDM. When Moving Material Matters. Suitable application of materials is important. That’s why our Metering Bin Screw Conveyors are constructed with high-quality materials specifically suited for your application, whether that’s carbon steel, abrasion resistant steel or various grades of stainless steels. We will also tailor the equipment configuration to your application. Horizontal and incline options will be considered to best […]

Mild Carbon Steel vs. AR Steel vs. Stainless Steel: What’s the Right Steel for You?

The good thing about customizable process flow systems for bulk material handling is the freedom to make sure the equipment is a perfect fit. The tricky part is figuring out the perfect fit. With so many options, it gets overwhelming if you aren’t an expert. It’s like standing in the toothpaste aisle deciding between hundreds of brands. Let’s make it […]

How Pulp and Paper Plants Can Have Energy Independence

Independence is a wonderful feeling. In business, it’s a cost-effective strategy to keep matters in your own hands. Control what you can control. This is especially true when you have the power to provide the energy that your company runs on. Imposed costs from outside sources can cause serious headaches. For a pulp and paper plant, the use of hog […]

E-Commerce Makes Reliable Pulp and Paper Equipment a Must

The rise of technology has changed society’s habits. We are now more likely to open the front door to see brown Amazon packages instead of a bundled newspaper. E-commerce has become a trillion-dollar industry worldwide and has shown no signs of slowing down. Online shopping is popular because it’s easy and it doesn’t have hours of operation. You can place […]

Solving the Industry’s Biggest, Most Complex Conveying Problems

CDM delivers custom-engineered systems to address every challenge in the Mining Industry CDM was started more than 40 years ago with a mission to provide our clients with the longest lasting, most efficient conveyor systems for their specific applications.  We have developed a balance in housing design, chain selection, speed and flight style to provide maximum productivity and durability.  Today […]

Align Fertilizer Conveyor Demands Between Components and Material Composition

The fertilizer industry is a high-stakes business that is seeing a continually increasing value put on its core commodity, while trying to manage increasing production demands. With fertilizer manufacturers under pressure to ramp up output volumes, this billion-dollar industry is facing a growing strain on existing operations and its equipment. High-Stakes Fertilizer With potash at a per-ton cost of $383 as […]