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  • Sieve Terminology Standard Revised by ASTM Particle and Spray Characterization Committee

    A newly revised ASTM terminology standard reflects the latest technological advances in particle size analysis (standard test sieves) and particle separation (screening media). ASTM E1638, Terminology Relating to Sieves, Sieving Methods and Screening Media, was developed by Subcommittee E29.01...

  • ASTM Packaging Committee Seeks Interested Parties for Revision of Stretch Wrap Films Standard

    All interested parties, particularly end users, resin manufacturers and film converters, are invited to participate in the revision of ASTM International standard ASTM D4649, Guide for Selection and Use of Stretch Wrap Films. The standard is being updated by Subcommittee D10.25 on Palletizing and...

  • Guttridge Appoints Alex Adair as New Rep

    Guttridge Ltd, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of bulk materials handling equipment, is continuing its program of strengthening local support across the globe with the appointment of materials handling expert Alex Adair as the company’s representative for both the Republic of...

  • Eriez Mobile Training and Education Center Traveling North America

    The Eriez Orange University mobile training and education center continues to travel North America, delivering hands-on learning to those who step aboard. The 38-ft Winnebago is currently equipped with Eriez products for food, pharmaceutical, chemical, processing, plastics, and light manufacturing...

  • Hapman Adds Process Equipment Solutions as Rep

    Hapman has added Process Equipment Solutions Inc. (PES) as a Hapman authorized factory representative. Located in Brantford, ON, PES compliments the Hapman bulk material handling equipment line with its growing customer base in major dry bulk processing industries. “PES has...

  • Patent Granted on ECOPhase Pneumatic Conveying Technology

    Kansas City, KS-based Magnum Systems Inc., the parent of Smoot Co., was issued US Patent #8,337,122 for the “Continuous Semi-Dense Pneumatic Conveying and Method”. Smoot Co. intends to market this patented technology under the term “ECOPhase”. This form of conveying...

  • Netzsch Introduces New Product Trial Machine

    Netzsch Premier Technologies LLC recently commissioned a new CGS-10 pilot plant in its Technical Center in Exton, PA. The Netzsch Condux CGS-10 is manufactured for contamination free dry grinding of material of any hardness using air jet milling of small batches on a laboratory scale. The...

  • Atlas Copco Ranks 18th Among World’s Most Sustainable Companies

    Atlas Copco ranks 18th among the 2013 Global 100 Most Sustainable Companies – a list presented on Jan. 23 at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. This is the seventh time that Atlas Copco has appeared in the Global 100 rankings.         “...

  • W.D. Patterson Co. to Represent DYNATEK Loading Systems

    DYNATEK Articulated Loading Systems has introduced W.D. Patterson Co. as a new member of its growing network of independent sales representatives. Operating from offices in North Kansas City, MO and Newton, KS, W.D. Patterson’s sales staff will be promoting, selling, and supporting...

  • Fike Names Steve Hein Executive Director of Facilities Protection Group

    Fike Corp. announces the addition of Steve Hein as the executive director of Fike's Facilities Protection Group. In this role, Hein will be responsible for leadership and guidance for commercial and market strategies, business development, product evolution, and financial performance of the...