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  • Prater-Sterling Acquires L-R Systems

    R. Scott Prater, President/CEO of Prater–Sterling, has announced the acquisition of L-R Systems, a leading supplier of material handing systems and other processing equipment to the plastic, food, chemical, and pharmaceutical industries.   In addition to pneumatic conveying systems...

  • Flexicon Expands Controls Department

    Flexicon Corp. has doubled the size of the Controls Department at its 90,000-sq-ft manufacturing facility and world headquarters in Bethlehem, PA. “The expansion allows for the additional staff and workstations needed to produce higher volumes of controls that are more sophisticated,...

  • Metso to Supply Crushing Equipment to Australia

    Metso Minerals will supply crushing equipment to BHP Billiton Iron Ore for the Yandi mine development project in Western Australia. The delivery will be completed by the end of 2009. The value of the order is approximately EUR 12 million. The order comprises five MP type cone crushers for the...

  • HORIBA Partners with Qwest Scientific Group

    HORIBA Instruments Inc. and HORIBA Jobin Yvon Inc. have recently concluded an exclusive strategic agreement with the Qwest Scientific Group, a West Coast-based manufacturer’s representative organization for analytical laboratory instruments to represent their elemental analyzer product lines...

  • Metso to Supply Copper Ore Processing System to Swedish Mining Company

    Metso Minerals will supply a complete processing system for copper ore beneficiation to Zinkgruvan Mining AB for its mine in Southern Sweden. The delivery will be completed during the last quarter of 2009. The value of the order is approximately EUR 16 million. Metso's delivery covers the primary...

  • Ciba Expert Services offers Dust Explosion Hazards Seminar

    Ciba Expert Services is offering a one-day seminar on June 26 covering “Static Electricity & Dust Explosion Hazards.” The seminar will take place at the Sheraton Suites Philadelphia Airport Hotel in Philadelphia. Combustible dust issues can be very costly to companies. In spite of...

  • The American Chemistry Council Invites Visitors to Tour Chemistry Facility

    The American Chemistry Council (ACC) has posted on www.americanchemistry.com, a video tour of a modern day chemistry facility. The video tour will provide viewers with an inside look into the operation of ACC member facilities and answer questions about the industry. “Many people have...

  • Universal Package Systems Offering Rental Options on Reusable Containers

    Universal Package Systems has introduced a new rental program available on its entire line of reusable containers. Terms and conditions are completely negotiable and are customized for each customer. Short term, long term, buy-back, and rent-to-own programs are all possible financial scenarios....

  • Kaman Completes Acquisition of Industrial Supply Corp.

    Kaman Corp. has announced that its subsidiary, Kaman Industrial Technologies Corp., completed the previously announced acquisition of Industrial Supply Corp. (ISC) of Richmond, VA. ISC is now a wholly owned subsidiary of KIT, Kaman's Industrial Distribution segment. Founded in 1933, ISC is a...

  • Donaldson Torit Launches New Web Site

    Donaldson Torit, a division of Donaldson Co., a leading worldwide manufacturer of filtration systems, unveiled its newest micro-Web site, www.donaldson.com/ready2shipfilters, focused on the company's line of aftermarket filters and parts for dust collectors used in metalworking, welding, thermal...