Bulk Solids Innovation Center project progressing, amasses $2.4 million in equipment donations

By: Julee Cobb

The Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center, which broke ground in July, is already creating momentum toward its project goals. The innovation center has garnered $2.4 million in equipment donations, the facility’s foundation is currently being poured and the job description for a full-time research manager is being finalized.

A rendering of the Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center, which is scheduled for completion in April 2015.

“It is absolutely thrilling to see how quickly this project is flourishing,” said Dennis Lauver, president and CEO of the Salina Area Chamber of Commerce. “We’re pleased to be the community where so many entities have come together to make the Bulk Solids Innovation Center a reality.”

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