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  • Maguire Receives Patent for Pneumatically Powered Hopper Lid that Cuts Downtime for Cleanout of Gravimetric Blenders

    Maguire Products Inc. has received a U.S. patent for a pneumatically powered system that speeds job or color changes for gravimetric blenders that have been deployed with loaders mounted atop the hopper lid. The patent number is 8092070. The system, called Loader Lift, reduces changeover time...

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  • ELFA Shows January New Business up 21% over 2011

    The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity for the $628 billion equipment finance sector, showed overall new business volume for January was $5.1 billion, up 21 percent from volume of $4.2 billion in the...

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  • Ross Expands Static Mixers Inventory

    Charles Ross & Son Company has expanded its inventory of Low Pressure Drop (LPD/LLPD) and Interfacial Surface Generators (ISG) static mixers to meet customer demand. Many popular sizes are now available from stock in just two weeks from receipt of order. The LPD/LLPD models are widely used for...

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  • Innospec Announces Retirement of Bew, Appointment of Blackmore as Chairman

    Innospec Inc. announced the appointment of Milton C "Bud" Blackmore as chairman of the company's board of directors, effective May 9, 2012. Blackmore has been on the Board of Directors of Innospec since June 2010 and will take up the role of chairman at the annual meeting in May,...

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  • ACC Says Chemical Production Increased in January

    According to the American Chemistry Council (ACC), the U.S. Chemical Production Regional Index rose by 0.4% in January, following a revised 0.2% gain in December. Following several months of mixed results, chemical production rose in all seven key regions during January. Output of the nation's...

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  • Free Dust & Fume Collection Catalog Offered by Air Handling Systems

    Air Handling Systems has released its new, 32-page dust & fume collection catalog, containing thousands of industrial grade fittings, spiral pipe, and flexible hose that are quick, adaptable, and easy to install. The company’s fully stocked warehouse, in conjunction with its high-tech...

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  • Meyer Screw pump Provides Extended Life

    In 2009, a New Jersey-based asphalt company approached Wm. W. Meyer & Sons seeking a solution to an issue they were having with a competitor’s airlock ability to hold a seal. The valve was lined with ceramic tiles and was supposed to have a one-year lifetime in that particular system....

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  • Bosch to Acquire Eisai's Machinery Business Companies

    Bosch Packaging Technology plans to acquire the machinery business companies of Eisai Co., Ltd, one of the leading Japanese pharmaceutical companies based in Tokyo. Respective agreements were signed on February 8, 2012. Eisai machinery business companies specialize in inspection machinery for the...

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  • Sly Inc. Announces New Representation in Kansas City Territory

    Sly Inc. has announced the opening of a new sales representative office in the Kansas City area. Midwest Airtech LLC of Overland Park, KS, is representing Sly in the state of Kansas, and portions of Nebraska, Iowa, and western Missouri. Midwest Airtech was founded in 2010, specializing in...

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  • Etihad Rail Joins TSI

    The Sulphur Institute recently welcomed Etihad Rail as a new member to its organization. “The addition of Etihad Rail to TSI demonstrates TSI’s service to all aspects of the sulphur and related industries,” said Catherine Randazzo, TSI president and CEO. Etihad Rail is developing...

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