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  • Increasing Drying Efficiency

    September 9, 2014

    Drying processes are one of the most energy intensive unit operations. Drying has been reported to account for anywhere from 12 to 20% of the energy consumption in the industrial sector. Typical adiabatic dryers account for about 85% of all industrial dryers, where air is heated by the combustion...

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  • Maguire Promotes Kavanagh to VP Global Sales

    September 9, 2014

    Maguire Products Inc. has appointed Frank Kavanagh vice president of global sales. Kavanagh will oversee worldwide sales of all Maguire auxiliary equipment systems, including gravimetric blenders, vacuum dryers, loading systems, feeders, granulators, and related equipment and software....

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  • Bühler Aeroglide Launches Apprenticeship Program

    September 4, 2014

    Bühler Aeroglide announces a new apprenticeship program that allows high school graduates to gain professional practice skills combined with a college education.   As co-founder and leading partner of the new North Carolina Triangle Apprenticeship Program (NCTAP), Bühler...

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  • Arvos Group Becomes Standalone Corporation

    September 2, 2014

    Arvos Group, the former Alstom Auxiliary Components business, has become a standalone corporation with Triton as its new Shareholder. Arvos Group is a leading global manufacturer of regenerative heat exchangers, for thermal power generation facilities, process critical applications in the...

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  • Agitated Filter-Dryer

    August 22, 2014

    The Comber Pressofiltro PF series Nutsche filter-dryer is a versatile unit designed for multipurpose pharmaceutical and chemical production facilities to meet the demanding requirements for filtration-separation and drying used in these manufacturing applications. These units are designed to meet a...

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  • Spin Flash Dryer Handles Challenging Drying Application

    August 21, 2014

    Through its Anhydro brand, SPX has vast experience of powder drying solutions. In striving for ongoing innovation and customer benefit, it developed and pioneered the spin flash dryer technology. These units provide continuous drying of high-viscosity products, pastes, and filter cakes.  ...

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  • Free Drying Technology Webinar

    August 11, 2014

    Efficiently drying powdered materials is an important and often misunderstood step in many processing applications. There are numerous factors to be considered in drying applications, such as desired product results, raw material characteristics, energy consumption, and evaporation rates. If all of...

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  • Capturing Mercury Emissions

    August 11, 2014

    Coal-fired power plants emit 772 million pounds of toxic chemicals into the atmosphere every year—more than 2.5 lb for every person in the United States. As a result, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and other organizations around the globe have tightened regulations on...

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  • American Custom Drying Achieves Safe Quality Food Certification

    July 30, 2014

    American Custom Drying Co. (ACD) has successfully completed SQF Edition 7.1 Level 2 Food Safety Certification for its Burlington, NJ manufacturing facility.         Adam Cabot, chief executive officer, advised that SQF (Safe Quality Food) is “based on the...

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  • Heyl & Patterson Relocates to New Headquarters

    July 29, 2014

    Heyl & Patterson Inc., a world leader in thermal processing and bulk materials handling equipment, has relocated to a new base of operations in Carnegie, PA, in a move to accommodate growth.   Heyl & Patterson’s new four-story, 30,000-sq-ft office building is a marked...

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