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  • Bühler Aeroglide Names New President and CEO

    April 30, 2015

    Bühler Aeroglide, a global leader in thermal process engineering and technology for food, feed, and industrial materials, has named Andy Sharpe as new president and CEO as of June 1, 2015. Sharpe succeeds Hans-Jöerg Ill, who will be returning to Bühler’s headquarters in Uzwil,...

  • New Granulation Unit Combines Mixing, Granulating, Drying

    April 23, 2015

    Developed by the Bosch subsidiary Hüttlin GmbH, the GranuLean combines the process steps of mixing, granulating, and drying for the manufacturing of pharmaceutical granules. “The name GranuLean stands for a lean and compact machine, which can be easily integrated into production...

  • Electrically-Heated 750ºF Walk-in Oven

    March 17, 2015

    No. 941 is an electrically-heated 750ºF walk-in oven currently used for drying resin mixtures at a customer’s facility. Workspace dimensions on this oven measure 48 in. wide x 48 in. deep x 72 in. high. Sixty KW are installed in Incoloy-sheathed tubular elements to heat the unit, while a...

  • Ribbon Blenders for Large-Scale Powder Blending, Paste Mixing, Vacuum Drying

    March 10, 2015

    Built with up to 1000-cu-ft working capacities, large-scale Ross ribbon blenders are ideal for high-volume production of powder blends, pastes, and slurries. These versatile blenders can also function as vacuum dryers and are engineered for fast mixing, convenient discharge, easy cleaning, and low...

  • Load Cells Increase Accuracy of Vacuum Dryer

    February 27, 2015

    Maguire Products has incorporated load cell technology into its patented VBD vacuum resin dryer, increasing its accuracy and reliability and providing plastics processors with new capabilities for controlling and documenting their use of material.   The VBD dryer now uses load cells for...

  • Post-Baking Dryers Provide Uniform Moisture Control

    February 17, 2015

    This series of post-baking dryers can be custom engineered for cookie, cracker, and snack food production operations to increase oven band speed by eliminating the final drying requirement from the last third of an oven line.   Macrowave post-baking dryers utilize RF (radio frequency)...


  • US Labor Secretary Commends Bühler Aeroglide

    February 12, 2015

    US Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez was in North Carolina to applaud a new workforce development and education initiative. During a roundtable discussion hosted by Bühler Aeroglide, Perez met with NC Commerce Secretary John Skvarla and other officials to discuss the importance of a skilled...

  • Heyl & Patterson Wins Contract for Process Equipment in Mexico

    February 10, 2015

    Heyl & Patterson Inc., a world leader in bulk material handling and thermal processing systems, has announced the sale of a fluid bed dryer and fluid bed cooler to Zinc Nacional, S.A. of Monterrey, Mexico.   The equipment will be installed at Zinc Nacional’s main facility in...