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  • AAR Reports Moderate Gains in Weekly Freight Rail Traffic

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported only moderate gains in rail traffic for the week ending Aug. 7, 2010. U.S. railroads originated 284,507 carloads for the week, up 3.5 percent compared with the same week in 2009, but down 13 percent from the same week in 2008. In order to offer a...

  • Powder Properties and Processing Course Offered

    The Center for Professional Advancement will present Powders: Their Properties and Processing, October 18-20, 2010 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The course will include a review of the various properties of powdered solids pertinent to the development and manufacture of the products of the...

  • BlueLevel Technologies Expands and Relocates

    BlueLevel Technologies has relocated to a larger facility to accommodate growing demand for its products. “The growing demand associated with our product lines and increasing breadth of our overall offering has necessitated a new and larger facility for BlueLevel Technologies,” said...

  • SOCMA Commends Signing of Duty Suspension Bill

    The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) commended the signing by President Obama of H.R. 4380, the “United States Manufacturing Enhancement Act of 2010”, also known commonly as the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB). The bill, which is a compilation of duty suspensions...

  • AAR Lauds Senate Freight Rail Infrastructure Capacity Expansion Act of 2010

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has praised the introduction of the Freight Rail Infrastructure Capacity Expansion Act of 2010 (S.3749) by Senators Kent Conrad (D-ND) and John Ensign (R-NV). This bipartisan measure is aimed at encouraging private capital investments that can generate...

  • Silverson Initiates "Try Before You Buy" Mixing Equipment Program

    Buying a piece of production equipment is a long-term investment, so it stands to reason that customers may want to take it for a test drive, so to speak. Silverson understands this desire. In response to industry needs, it has initiated a free, no-obligation, two-week trial program that lets...

  • Airdusco Adds Hapman Powder and Bulk Solids Handling Solutions to Lineup

    Memphis-based Airdusco Inc. has recently added Hapman’s full line of powder and bulk solids handling equipment to its portfolio. “The addition of Hapman’s Helix flexible screw and tubular drag conveyors allows us to offer a more comprehensive range of conveying technologies to...

  • Cyclonaire Offering Hands-on Pneumatic Conveying Seminar

    Leading experts in the field will be presenters at a seminar devoted to key aspects of pneumatic conveying to be held on September 21-23, at the CycloTech System Proving Facility in York, NE. “The Theory and Practice of Pneumatic Conveying” will include live demonstrations of full-scale...

  • K-Tron Collaborating for Plastics Processing Seminar

    K-Tron Process Group has formally announced its collaboration with Omya, Maag Pump Systems, Fine Organics, Coperion, and Automatik Plastics Machinery, presenting two complimentary technical seminars entitled, “Compounding of Filled Polymers”, that offer plastics processors detailed...

  • Sly Inc. Appoints Mike Maxwell to Engineering Manager

    Sly Inc. has announced the appointment of Mike Maxwell to the position of engineering manager. The appointment is effective August 17, 2010 and Maxwell will be based in Sly’s Strongsville, OH office. “We are very pleased to welcome Mike to Sly,” says Steve Ragan, president, Sly...