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  • Video Demonstrates Aerodyne's Duck-Bill Valve for Dust Collection

    Aerodyne, a specialist in solving dry material-handling problems, has introduced an animated demonstration of the Vacu-Valve dust valve, a low-cost, low-maintenance dust collector valve at www.AerodyneUS.com/013. This brief demo illustrates the effectiveness of the Platypus Vacu-Valve as an...

  • Malvern Instruments, Kaiser Optical Systems Collaborate on Advanced Range of Raman Microscopes

    Materials characterization company Malvern Instruments (Worcs, UK) and Kaiser Optical Systems (Ann Arbor, MI), a leading supplier of Raman analyzers and components for spectroscopy, have announced a development collaboration that will enhance the product portfolios of both companies. As part of the...

  • SOCMA Announces 88th Annual Dinner

    The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) will celebrate the year’s successes during its 88th Annual Dinner in New York City on December 7, 2009 at the New York Marriott Marquis Times Square. SOCMA’s Annual Dinner is a time-honored tradition that will feature an...

  • Novel Test Regime Helps Specifying Low-Friction Construction Materials for Pharmaceutical Powder Processing Plant

    In a poster presentation at the 2009 AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 8-12, 2009, Los Angeles), materials scientists from Freeman Technology will describe collaborative work with machinery manufacturer Harro Höfliger. The joint development project was established to address the...

  • Schenck AccuRate Appoints Zeicorp Inc. as Rep

    Schenck Accurate Inc. has appointed Zeicorp Inc. as its exclusive representative in the southern half of Illinois and eastern half of Missouri.  As an authorized sales agent, Zeicorp Inc. will handle sales, application engineering, and after-sale support for Schenck AccuRate’s full...

  • New Test Sieve Calibration Service Offered

    The standard specification governing the manufacturing and requirements of test sieves, ASTM E11, has been revised. ASTM E11-09 is now available from ASTM International. The committee and chairman Larry Pope of WST, have been working on the project for six years, attempting to bring the ASTM and...

  • House Committee Approves Chemical Security Legislation

    The House Energy and Commerce Committee has approved legislation that, if enacted by Congress, will have a negative impact on the chemical industry and the industries and consumers that are served by the industry. As expected, the committee passed H.R. 2868, the “Chemical Facility Anti-...

  • III Sigma Purchased by MPE

    Modern Process Equipment (MPE), Chicago, has purchased III Sigma Co. of Lawrence, KS, a leader in automated, on-line bulk density and moisture monitoring systems. III Sigma is a provider to numerous Fortune 100 companies and will contribute to MPE’s new product offerings: The MPE III...

  • Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems to Host Inhalation Technology Webinar

    On Wednesday, November 4 at 2:00 p.m. EST, Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems will host an educational webinar called “Innovative Formulation Methods & Size Reduction Principles for Dry Powder Inhalers. This webinar will concentrate on the size reduction technologies associated with API...

  • VIBCO Vibrators Launches Redesigned Web Site

    VIBCO Vibrators has launched a totally redesigned Web site at www.vibco.com. The new site aims to solidify the company’s position as the leading provider of industrial and construction vibrators. It features streamlined access to VIBCO’s online information, an enhanced user experience...