Farmfest 2014

Farming is full of traditions and every August we mark our calendars for Farmfest at the Gilfillan Estate in Redwood County.  We look forward to spending time with old friends and meeting new customers.  Christiansons' booth is located near the seed plots on the South end of the show.  Stop by and visit with Mike and Jason during the show on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, August 5th, 6th and 7th.  Show hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday.  Make a visit to Booth 301 a tradition during your Farmfest show experience! … [Read more...]

National Farm Machinery Show

Christianson Systems, Inc. will be participating this year in the National Farm Machinery Show beginning February 12, 2014 at the Kentucky Fair & Exposition Center in Louisville.  The nation's largest indoor farm show features more than 850 exhibitors.  We are located in the North Wing, Booth 420 and 420A. The NFMS runs daily from February 12 - 15, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (EST).  Admission is free.  Dealer inquiries are welcome, so stop by to see what's new at Christianson Systems. … [Read more...]

ADM Grain Purchases a VacBoss Diesel on a Gooseneck Trailer

Nebcom Agri Distributing http://www.nebcom.net/ in Elm Creek, Nebraska, recently delivered a VacBoss Diesel Model 6068 to ADM Grain in Goodland, Kansas.  This grain vac was mounted on a 5th wheel gooseneck trailer.  The 5th Wheel option is an excellent choice for the commercial user who already has truck equipment in place for pulling their grain vac from location to location.  An advantage of the goose neck trailer is the turning radius, which may be seen when the truck is backing up.  A skilled driver can maneuver a trailer into tight spaces.  There is no hindrance … [Read more...]

Transfer Your Bulk Seed at 700 lbs/minute with the Model 30 Seed Vac

The Seed Vac Bulk Seed Conveyor is approaching its 20th anniversary and is still providing cost effective solutions for handling bulk seed. Farm equipment continues to change and the Seed Vac continues to work well with the new generation of planters. Christiansons now offers two different sizes; the standard Model 20 and the larger version, the Model 30 Seed Vac. The size and efficiency of farm equipment has continued grow as technology changes. The Model 30 Seed Vac was introduced as a solution for transferring bulk seed at a faster rate to the center fill … [Read more...]

Grain Vacs Drive Down Expenses

Blomkest, MN, USA - Agriculture is a technology-driven industry that demands the best in equipment performance, efficiency, and safety. When OSHA issued new regulations regarding sweep augers, the industry scrambled to figure out how to meet the regulations and move grain safely, while keeping expenses in check. Christianson’s has been able to ease the burden of this specific OSHA regulation by offering a series of grain vac options that move grain from bin to bin or from bin to truck. Essentially, the use of a pneumatic grain vac provides heightened protection from … [Read more...]

VacBoss™ with BlowerGard™ Filtration Introduced

The First and Only Industrial Grain Vac Featuring a 5-Year Blower Warranty! Blomkest, MN, USA – The revolutionary new VacBoss™ with BlowerGard™ Filtration is gaining tremendous acceptance by grain elevators, seed companies, and large farmers. “Since the VacBoss was introduced just a few weeks ago, the response has been overwhelming!”, stated Tim Flann, VacBoss™ Sales Manager. “VacBoss is the result of our customers’ demand for a truly industrial grain vac. They asked for a vac that would convey at high capacities, be gentle on seed, and have a service life beyond … [Read more...]

Membership to the U.S. Grains Council

Christianson announces its membership to the U.S. Grains Council. The U.S. Grains Council works together with domestic public sector funding agencies, as well as, international partners to successfully support global export market expansion for U.S. grains and associated products. … [Read more...]

SuperTower™ Fanless™ Shipunloaders Introduced

Blomkest, MN, USA – Available in six standard sizes from 200 to 600 MTPH single line capacity, SuperTowers are available with intake booms up to 30 meters long to discharge panamax and cape size vessels. Fanless Technology -- SuperTower fanless technology eliminates the use of conventional fan-type (sometimes referred to as "centrifugal" or "turbo-blower") prime movers to create suction for the unloader. SuperTowers utilize a positive displacement Roots®-type prime mover to create the main suction for the unloader. Fanless Advantages -- Fanless technology … [Read more...]

SuperTower™ Wins in Europe

Blomkest, MN, USA – Christianson will supply two SuperTower and one SuperPortable Fanless Shipunloaders to East Point Holding Ltd./Silotrans S.A. for operation at their new grain terminal at Constanta Port, Romania. Scheduled to be operational in 1998, the SuperTower Model 405/22.5’s will be used to discharge wheat, corn, and soybeans from ships and barges into trucks and/or silo bound conveyor. The SuperPortable Model 200 Diesel will be used for transfer and clean-up operations. East Point Holding Ltd./Silotrans S.A. chose Christianson’s SuperTower and … [Read more...]

Algranel modernizes with SuperTower™

Blomkest, MN, USA – Algranel C.A. is modernizing its existing grain terminal at Puerto Cabello - Venezuela’s largest grain receiving terminal. Algranel will replace two older pneumatic shipunloaders with two SuperTower Model 505/25 Fanless Shipunloaders from Christianson. Each SuperTower has a rated capacity of 500 MTPH and is equipped with a 25 meter intake boom for unloading up to Panamax vessels. The boom features a 5.0 MT lifting crane for hoisting skid steer loaders into the hold of the vessel during clean-up. The SuperTowers will discharge into trucks or to an … [Read more...]