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  • Ajax Supplies Inclined Screw Conveyor for Biomass Processor

    Solids handling specialist Ajax Equipment has supplied process development company PJH Partnership with a two-meter-long inclined screw conveyor used in the processing of biomass. PJH Partnership specializes in the application of superheated and supercritical technology to processes involving...

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  • Guttridge Launches Silo Sweep Auger

    The new Silo Sweep Auger from Guttridge Ltd, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of bulk materials handling equipment, is a robust machine for the automated emptying of grain silos. Grain silos empty under gravity but as grain levels drop this process stalls. One option is to dig out the...

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  • Bulk Pharmaceuticals Task Force Alarmed at Reduction in Compliance Inspections

    The Bulk Pharmaceuticals Task Force (BPTF), an affiliate of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA), issued a letter to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) asking that the agency ensure the frequency of inspections for any domestic Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API)...

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  • Bühler Aeroglide Appoints New VP of Sales

    Bühler Aeroglide, a global leader in thermal process engineering and technology for food, feed, and industrial materials, announces the addition of sales veteran Paul McKeithan to its senior management team. Named vice president of sales, McKeithan is now responsible for driving the...

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  • KWS Promotes Ian Smith to Manager of Engineered Sales

    KWS Manufacturing Company, Ltd, a leading manufacturer of screw conveyors in the U.S., has promoted Ian Smith to manager of engineered sales. Smith has been with KWS for more than three years in the role of regional sales manager. Smith is a 2006 graduate of Tuskegee University with a Bachelor...

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  • Biofuel Plant Explosions Cause Evacuations

    Nearly 1200 residents of a rural New Mexico county were briefly evacuated after a series of explosions and a large fire erupted at Rio Valley Biofuels’ facility in Anthony, about 20 miles north of El Paso, TX, on May 27. Crews responded to calls about the blasts shortly after 10am. After...

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  • LPW Technology Establishes New U.S. Subsidiary

    LPW Technology, a global leader in the development and supply of optimized metal powders for additive manufacturing (AM), has formally established a U.S. subsidiary, LPW Technology Inc. Opening in June 2014, the LPW Technology Inc. office will be situated in Pittsburgh, and will provide local...

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  • 2014 Plastics Machinery Shipments Off to Good Start

    Despite the harsh winter and the resulting lackluster growth in the U.S. economy, business levels for manufacturers and suppliers of primary plastics machinery (injection molding, extrusion, blow molding, and thermoforming equipment) recorded another quarter of solid growth in Q1 of 2014....

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  • Vecoplan Names LaGoe Director of Project Management

    Vecoplan LLC, a leading manufacturer of mechanical systems for processing waste and biomass, has named Mike LaGoe director of project management. LaGoe has worked as a manager in Vecoplan’s Project Engineering department since 2011, and brings 15 years of engineering management...

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  • Industrial Magnetics Acquires Prater-Sterling

    Industrial Magnetics Inc. (IMI), Boyne City, MI, announces the acquisition of Prater-Sterling, Bolingbrook, IL.   Since 1961, IMI has been an industry leader in engineered, innovative permanent and electromagnetic solutions to meet the specific needs of its customers, from particle...

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