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  • PECO Pallet Acquired by The Pritzker Group

    PECO Pallet Inc. announced that it has been acquired by The Pritzker Group, a private investment firm owned and controlled by J.B. Pritzker and Tony Pritzker. The acquisition provides PECO Pallet with substantial equity capital to fund the company's continued expansion throughout the U.S., Canada,...

  • Brookfield Offers Texture Analysis Course

    Have you ever had a bag of snacks that just would not open, or crackers that had no snap? Maybe cereal that was so crunchy that it hurt to chew or a spread that was so firm it tore your bread? Brookfield offers a course featuring its CT3 texture analyzer, an instrument that helps manufacturers...

  • Pallmann Doubles Orders

    Size reduction technology specialist Pallmann Group reports strong growth for 2010. Incoming and booked orders were twice the level of 2009, and incoming orders were even up by around ten percent over 2008, the company’s previous record year. The company has laid a solid foundation for...

  • CAMCORP Updates Web Site with Video Tab

    CAMCORP has updated its Web site to include a videos tab at www.camcorpinc.com/videos.htm.   Currently, there is a video featuring a tour of the company’s manufacturing faculty. There is also a short easy cartridge installation video of the CAM-AIRO vertical cartridge dust collector....

  • AAR Reports Weekly Rail Traffic Gains in Carloads, Intermodal Traffic

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reports gains in weekly rail traffic for the week ending Feb. 12, 2011, with U.S. railroads originating 274,043 carloads, up 6.2 percent compared with the same week last year. Intermodal volume for the week was also up, totaling 228,035 trailers and...

  • Jarrard Joins Plattco

    Plattco Corp. has announced the addition of Robert Jarrard to its leadership team in the position of vice president of sales & marketing. Since joining the internationally recognized leader of double flap airlock valves on January 31, Jarrard has begun the next phase of introducing the valve...

  • CEMA Reports 25% Increase in Booked Orders

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reports that its December 2010 Booked Orders Index was 159, up 32 points or 25% from November 2010’s Index of 127. The December 2010 Index represents an increase of 51% from the December 2009 Index of 105. December Booked Orders...

  • Eriez Designates Eco-Certification for Hi-Vi Compact Electromagnet Feeders

    Demonstrating its commitment for a better, cleaner environment, Eriez has developed an eco-certification designation for a variety of its industrial products, including the company’s entire line of Hi-Vi compact electromagnetic feeders.   These feeders meet criteria established by...

  • Aumund Opens Subsidiary in Dubai

    Aumund Fördertechnik GmbH with its headquarters in Rheinberg has opened a new subsidiary in Dubai. Under the name Aumund Middle East, the new office will be headed up by Emil Catalina. From here and in close cooperation with the company’s manufacturing units, he will be taking care of...

  • Endress+Hauser Opens Two More Training Centers

    Endress+Hauser announced the opening of two new training centers, in Mobile, AL, and Matthews, NC. The new centers teach fundamental, theoretical, and practical knowledge about instrumentation and application technology, with an emphasis on service and maintenance of the instrumentation. Training...