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  • Mettler Toledo Acquires Smiths Detection Product Inspection Division

    March 31, 2011

    Mettler-Toledo has announced that it has acquired the Smiths Detection Product Inspection division and will adopt the well-known Eagle brand of food x-ray inspection systems. Well-known for its expert inspection products since 1998, the Eagle business will continue to operate as a separate...

  • Siemens Opens Expanded Process Instrumentation and Analytics Training Center

    March 29, 2011

    Siemens Industry Inc. announces the opening of its expanded Process Instrumentation and Analytics Learning Center in Houston, enabling the company to provide more hands-on educational courses in the fields of process instrumentation technology and applications to its customers in North America....

  • Powder Flow Tester Video

    March 14, 2011

    Brookfield’s Web site, www.brookfieldengineering.com, now hosts an informative video on powder flow behavior in gravity discharge from hoppers. The challenge for powder processing companies is to predict flow behavior before problems occur. Meeting this challenge is Brookfield’s new...

  • KROHNE Introduces Overview Brochure for Level Measurement Products

    March 8, 2011

    KROHNE Inc., a global technology leader in the development, manufacture, and distribution of measuring instruments for the process industries, announces its new level measurement product brochure. The 42-page color catalog provides an overview of the company’s line of level measurement...

  • Siemens to Supply Automation Technology to North America's Largest Sugar Refinery

    March 8, 2011

    Siemens has announced that it has been awarded a contract to equip the biggest sugar refinery operating in North America with electrical and control technology. The plant, which is currently under construction in Gramercy, LA, will be owned and operated by Louisiana Sugar Refining (LSR), a joint...

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Accelerates Expansion in China

    March 7, 2011

    Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., a world leader in serving science, has announced plans for a new manufacturing facility in China within the Suzhou Science and Technology Town – part of the company’s strategy to aggressively expand its presence in the Asia-Pacific region. The new facility...

  • Ohmart/VEGA Corp. Changes Name to VEGA Americas Inc.

    March 1, 2011

    Ohmart/VEGA Corp. has changed its name to VEGA Americas Inc. This change recognizes the relationship between the company and its parent, VEGA Grieshaber KG of Schiltach, Germany. The VEGA name is also shared with 12 other VEGA subsidiaries throughout the world.   Founded in 1950 as The...

  • Brookfield Offers Texture Analysis Course

    February 24, 2011

    Have you ever had a bag of snacks that just would not open, or crackers that had no snap? Maybe cereal that was so crunchy that it hurt to chew or a spread that was so firm it tore your bread? Brookfield offers a course featuring its CT3 texture analyzer, an instrument that helps manufacturers...

  • Endress+Hauser Opens Two More Training Centers

    February 16, 2011

    Endress+Hauser announced the opening of two new training centers, in Mobile, AL, and Matthews, NC. The new centers teach fundamental, theoretical, and practical knowledge about instrumentation and application technology, with an emphasis on service and maintenance of the instrumentation. Training...

  • Honeywell Forms New Advanced Solutions Business

    February 8, 2011

    Honeywell has formed a new business focused on providing advanced open software and services to the process industries. By integrating the leading open connectivity and broad platform capability of its Matrikon acquisition with its fast-growing applications and solutions business, Honeywell’s...