US: New Lockwood machine featured at potato trade show

Potato industry members got a first look at some new machinery during the first day of the 2014 Washington-Oregon Potato Conference. The annual conference kicked off Tuesday at the Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick. Dozens of trade show exhibitors set up booths at the convention center to promote their products and services to industry members. Among the exhibitors was North Dakota-based equipment manufacturer Lockwood, which put its new air-controlled separator in the spotlight. The air-controlled separator is a complete potato handling and cleaning system that removes rocks, dirt, vines and other debris. This is the first year the company has brought an ACS unit to a trade show. More