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  • Website Features Vibrating Dryers, Coolers, Classifiers

    A new Web site from process equipment manufacturer The Witte Co., www.witte.com, showcases the company's line of vibrating fluid bed dryers, coolers, pellet classifiers, screeners, conveyors, and other vibrating process equipment. Featuring in-action videos, a sharp photo gallery, customer...

  • Conveying Equipment Orders down 16%

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its June 2015 booked orders decreased 16.2% when compared to June 2014 orders and 15.8% when compared to May 2015. June booked orders were up 3.5% for Bulk Handling Equipment and down 24.4% for Unit Handling Equipment when...

  • Volkmann Introducing New Powder Handling Equipment

    Volkmann Inc., a manufacturer of vacuum conveying systems for the transport of fine food powders, chemicals, granules, pellets, tablets, and other small components in lean, dense, or plug flow conditions is introducing a number of new products. The most notable product is a new version of the...

  • Fifteen Injured in Factory Explosion

    A nitrogen tank exploded at Huntsman’s white pigment factory in Uerdingen, Germany, at approximately 2pm on August 5, injuring 15 people. The injured received medical assistance either on site or in the hospital. Two people remained hospitalized for observation. Huntsman safely and...

  • Continuous Personal Dust Monitor Classes Offered

    The Mine Safety and Health Administration is offering instruction and certification exams across the country for operators of Continuous Personal Dust Monitor (CPDM) equipment. The classes are being offered to help mine operators meet the requirements of MHSA rules designed to protect mine workers...

  • Prater Offers New Preventative Maintenance Program

    Prater Industries announces its new preventative maintenance and service program for equipment customers. During regularly scheduled annual and semi-annual preventative maintenance visits, a factory-trained technician will complete a detailed series of tests, inspections, and required services...

  • Hapman 3D Configurator Now Includes More Conveyors

    Hapman, an industry leader in conveyors and bulk material handling equipment for 70 years, announces the expansion of its 3D configurator to include its full line of vacuum conveyors and Helix flexible screw conveyors, in addition to the bulk bag unloader launched in 2014. Hapman’s free...

  • Cemtrex to Acquire Industrial Manufacturing Company

    Cemtrex has recently entered into a Letter of Intent to purchase a leading U.S.-based industrial manufacturing and services company. Cemtrex's chief executive officer, Saagar Govil, said, "With this planned transaction, Cemtrex will be acquiring a company that complements our existing...

  • Weighing Equipment Website Launched

    Penko Engineering has launched a new industrial weighing equipment website at www.penko.com. A range of products and equipment is available, from simple filling controllers or checkweighers to complete mixing plant control units that include computing systems. Sensors, platform scales,...

  • PTI Names Director of Supply Chain Operations

    Pharma Tech Industries, one of the largest pharmaceutical contract manufacturers and packagers of powder products in the world, has promoted Matthew Milner, who has risen through the ranks in supply chain operations at the company since 2008, to director of supply chain operations. In his new...