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  • Smico/Symons Screens Names Alan Odgers Vice President

    Smico/Symons Screens recently named Alan Odgers as vice president of the Oklahoma City-based manufacturer that specializes in custom vibratory screens, feeders, conveyors, and wear parts for the mining, aggregate, processing, milling, oil drilling, recycling, bulk handling, and food processing...

  • Leading Economic Indicator Suggests Consumer Confidence Strengthening; Notches Seventh Consecutive Monthly Gain

    The American Chemistry Council's (ACC) monthly Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB) continues to show a slowly expanding U.S. economy, increasing 0.6 percent over January on a three-month moving average (3MMA) basis. The year over year 3MMA showed a 2.9 percent gain over February 2012. The CAB is...

  • Vecoplan Promotes Jason Schultz to Client Support Manager

    Vecoplan LLC, a worldwide leader in size reduction technologies, has promoted Jason Schultz to the position of client support manager. In his new position, Schultz is the go-to-guy for all things service. Responsibilities of his new position include providing troubleshooting service, to...

  • Pharma Tech Industries to Manufacture Nasal Delivery System for NDA Submission

    Pharma Tech Industries (PTI), the largest pharmaceutical contract manufacturer and packager of powder products in the world, has been selected to handle filling, assembly, and packaging services for a migraine relief medication administered through an innovative new method: a breath-powered nasal...

  • GEAPS Announces New International Board Directors, Officers

    GEAPS International board of directors has three new members. GEAPS members nominated and voted on directors in an election that ended in January. The new board members were announced at GEAPS Annual Meeting at Exchange 2013 in Louisville, KY. Elected to terms as 2013-2016 International...

  • GEAPS Recognizes 25-Year Members

    The latest GEAPS Silver Pin honorees were announced February 26 during the General Session at Exchange 2013 in Louisville, KY. GEAPS membership committee chair Bill Jefferson recognized 28 members who have belonged to GEAPS for 25 consecutive years. These members have been a part of GEAPS since...

  • GEAPS Student Day Targets Next Generation at Exchange 2013

    Today’s college students are the grain industry’s next generation of workers. During Student Day at Exchange 2013, held Monday, February 25, 51 students and five faculty received a better understanding of the grain industry from a series of speakers. They also toured the expo hall to...

  • Eriez Promotes Blicha to Director - Corporate Communications

    Charlie Ingram, Eriez vice president of sales and marketing, announced that John Blicha has been promoted to director of corporate communications.   Blicha will direct Eriez’ advertising, literature, trade shows, and inquiry management efforts, and manage all corporate public...

  • Vortex Appoints NTR Engineers as Rep

    Vortex Valves Europe, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Salina Vortex Corporation, has appointed NTR Engineers Pty Ltd as its exclusive manufacturing representative in Australia and New Zealand.   For 15 years, NTR Engineers Pty Ltd. has been a key supplier of high-quality pneumatic...

  • Key Technology, Visys Announce Merger

    Key Technology Inc. and Visys NV, a leading provider of chute-fed in-air sorters used by food processors and waste recyclers, have entered into a merger agreement. The combination of Key Technology and Visys creates a single source of high-performance, digital sorting technologies for food...