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  • Vortex Appoints JK Process Equipment New Rep in Southern UK

    Vortex Valves Europe, a global engineering and manufacturing company with a technical focus on dry bulk solid valve solutions, has appointed Jonathan Kerr, of JK Process Equipment, as its new technical sales representative for the Southern United Kingdom. Kerr has more than 15 years experience in...

  • Ron Arkema Elected CEMA President

    Ron Arkema, vice president, Van Gorp Corp., Pella, IA, was elected president of the Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) at the organization's recent 79th annual meeting in Miami.  Arkema becomes head of the North American industry trade group founded in 1933. CEMA...

  • North American Conveyor Shipments Break Record in 2011

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reports that 2011 shipments in North America were up 28%. CEMA estimates that shipments totaled $8.502 billion for 2011, an increase of $1.86 billion from 2010 shipments of $6.642 billion. CEMA estimates that new orders totaled $9.310 billion...

  • Updated Brochure Details Gold Series Cartridge Dust and Fume Collectors

    Camfil Farr Air Pollution Control (APC) has published a new brochure on its updated line of Gold Series cartridge dust and fume collectors. Flexible modular construction and ease of installation and service have made Gold Series collectors suited for clean-up of dry dusts and fumes generated...

  • TAPPI Names 10 Fellows for 2012

    TAPPI has announced its 2012 TAPPI Fellows. Fellow is an honorary title bestowed upon a small percentage of TAPPI’s membership and is given to individuals who have made extraordinary technical or service contributions to the industry and/or the Association. The following 10 individuals have...

  • Summit Releases DVD Program on 2012 Updates for NFPA 70E, NFPA 70E: Control the Charge

    Summit’s new DVD program, NFPA 70E: Control the Charge, is in compliance with the updated NFPA 70E standards for 2012 that responds to the rising frequency of reported arc flash accidents, and the potential for serious injury or death and makes it easier to ensure an electrically safe working...

  • GEAPS, Kansas State University Announce Credentials Program in Grain Operations

    The Grain Elevator & Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University have announced a joint credentials program for the grain-handling industry and related professions. The new credentials program provides multiple, structured opportunities for education, professional development,...

  • Vecoplan Midwest Moves to Larger Facility

    Vecoplan Midwest, a subsidiary of Vecoplan LLC in High Point, NC, recently relocated to an 18,180-sq-ft facility located in New Albany, IN. According to Bill Miller, COO of Vecoplan Midwest, the move was necessitated by continuing growth of its shredder sales and service business and the...

  • Hartzell Air Movement Breaks Ground on Construction Project

    Hartzell Air Movement broke ground on a construction project that will allow the production of fans with centrifugal wheel widths of up to 8 in. in all materials of construction. Known as the High Bay Project, it will add 30,000 sq ft of high technology industrial manufacturing space to Hartzell...

  • SOCMA Announces 2012 Leadership Conference and Golf Tournament

    At the urging of member companies, The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) is hosting an executive-level Leadership Conference featuring discussions on hot topics facing specialty chemical manufacturers, as well as organizational challenges facing corporate leaders. The event...