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  • Dantherm Filtration joins Nederman Group

    Dantherm Filtration has announced that it has changed its name to Nederman, effective January 1, 2011. In 2010 Dantherm Filtration became a part of the Nederman Group headquartered in Sweden. The joining with Nederman has created the largest industrial air filtration company in the world....

  • Intersystems Acquires Abel Manufacturing Core Product Lines

    Intersystems has purchased the core product lines of Abel Manufacturing Inc. (AMI) of Appleton, WI. The design and manufacture of these product lines, which include AMI’s square bolted bins and micro ingredient systems, will be immediately transferred to Intersystems’ Omaha, NE facility...

  • CEMA Reports November Booked Orders up 10% from October, 21% over 2009

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its November 2010 Booked Orders Index was 126, up 11 points or 10% from October 2010’s Index of 115. The November 2010 Index represents an increase of 21% from the November 2009 Index of 104. November Booked Orders...

  • QualaWash Purchases PSC Container

    QualaWash Holdings LLC, the largest independently owned provider of services for commercial and industrial portable liquid and dry bulk containers in North America, has announced it has signed a definitive stock purchase agreement with PSC to acquire 100 percent ownership of PSC Container Services...

  • Hapman Releases Powder and Bulk Solids Material Density Guide

    Hapman has released a new bulk material density guide consisting of powder and bulk solids. The Guide is a comprehensive online reference tool to help customers determine the correct specifications in designing a system. It is readily available on every product page as well as the support page...

  • Eastman Board Elects New Member

    The board of directors of Eastman Chemical Co. has elected Humberto Alfonso as a director. Alfonso, 53, is senior vice president and chief financial officer, The Hershey Co., the largest producer of quality chocolate in North America and a global leader in chocolate and sugar confectionery....

  • Course Offered on Correctly Designing Silos, Bins, Feeders, and Pneumatic Conveying Systems

    Jenike & Johanson engineers will be presenting their bulk solids handling and pneumatic conveying courses through ASME/AIChE in Houston on March 8-10 and San Francisco on May 10-12. The training will include discussion of hopper flow patterns, testing of powder flow properties and their...

  • Bunting Magnetics Augments Manufacturing Team

    Bunting Magnetics Co., headquartered in Newton, KS, has announced the addition of Marvin Angleton as manager, technical services and quality, and Tom Andrews as metal detection service technician. “Marvin brings a diverse background that combines the practical knowledge of managing the...

  • AAR Reports 2010 Traffic Saw Solid Gains

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reports that 2010 saw annual total carload traffic on U.S. railroads increase 7.3 percent with 14.8 million total carloads, compared with 13.8 million carloads in 2009. Total annual intermodal traffic in 2010 increased 14.2 percent with 11.3 million total...

  • Dynamic Conveyor Celebrates 20 Years

    Dynamic Conveyor, Muskegon, MI, has been providing conveyor systems to the manufacturing industry for 20 years, since January 1991. "We have been supplying our customers with modular conveyors that offer reconfiguration when their needs change" says Jill Batka, president of Dynamic...