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  • CEMA's March Booked Orders up 44% from 2010

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its March 2011 Booked Orders Index was 192, up 23 points or 14% from February 2011’s Index of 169. The March 2011 Index represents an increase of 44% from the March 2010 Index of 133. March Booked Orders Indexes were 295...

  • IMI Receives Tribute from Michigan Governor Rick Snyder

    Industrial Magnetics Inc. (IMI) of Boyne City, MI recently received a special tribute from Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, State Senator Howard Walker, and State Representative Greg MacMaster, commemorating the company’s 50-year anniversary in 2011 as a Michigan manufacturer of magnetic...

  • April Freight Rail Traffic Returns Mixed Results

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported that U.S. rail carloads in April 2011 decreased 0.2 percent compared with the same month last year, to 1,177,277 carloads. According to AAR’s monthly Rail Time Indicators report, intermodal traffic in April increased 9 percent compared with...

  • Buhler Acquires Pelleting Die Manufacturer Tijdhof

    The Buhler Technology Group acquired Tijdhof Persmatrijzen, with headquarters in Oldenzaal, Netherlands, effective the end of April 2011. This manufacturer of dies and rollers for feed pellet mills will be integrated in the Feed & Biomass business unit. The acquisition allows Buhler to...

  • SOCMA Welcomes Second House Panel Vote Extending Chemical Security Rules

    Following a major advocacy push by the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA), a second House subcommittee today agreed by voice vote to extend the current chemical site security rules, thereby reauthorizing the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) through 2017....

  • Salvatore Guccione Elected to Aceto Corp. Board of Directors

    Aceto Corp., a global leader in the sourcing, quality assurance, regulatory support, marketing, and distribution of pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, specialty chemicals, and crop protection products, has announced that Salvatore Guccione has been elected to the Company's Board of Directors....

  • Camfil Farr APC Promotes Dauber and Frungillo to VP Posts

    Camfil Farr Air Pollution Control (APC), a leading producer of industrial dust and fume collectors, has promoted John Dauber to the position of vice president of sales, U.S.A. & Canada, and Thomas Frungillo to vice president of sales, Latin America & Focus Markets.   Dauber has 19...

  • Successful Chemical Security Program Receives Bipartisan Support in House Subcommittee

    The Subcommittee on Environment & the Economy of the House Energy and Commerce Committee approved H.R. 908, the “Full Implementation of the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Act” with bipartisan support.   In response to this important vote, American Chemistry Council (ACC)...

  • Powder Flow II: Industrial Solids Handling Workshop Offered

    E&G Associates introduces this new industrial solids handling workshop at its Summer Powder School, June 20-24, 2011, in Nashville, TN. Powder Flow II is a companion course to Powder Flow I, dealing with industrial applications of solids flow principles. Concepts are reinforced through attendee...

  • SPE Installs Russell C. Broome as President, James S. Griffing as President-Elect; Announces 2011-12 Executive Committee

    Following longstanding practice, ANTEC 2011 marks the beginning of one-year terms for new officers of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), it was announced today by Susan Oderwald, SPE executive director.   The Society installs Russell C. Broome as its new president, succeeding Ken J....