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  • Freeman Technology, Guests Celebrate Queen’s Award Presentation

    On July 13, 2012, Dame Janet Trotter, the Lord Lieutenant of Gloucestershire (UK), presented Tim Freeman, managing director of Freeman Technology, with the 2012 Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the category International Trade. Guests, who included Freeman Technology’s founders Reg and...

  • Flexicon Opens Facility in South America

    Flexicon Corp., the world's largest manufacturer of flexible screw conveyors, bulk bag dischargers, and bulk bag fillers, has accelerated its South American expansion plans with the opening of a company-owned and operated facility in Santiago, Chile, it was announced by David Gill, president...

  • FEECO Teams up with IC Potash

    FEECO has announced its collaboration in a team of industry experts assembled by IC Potash Corp. Consisting of a handful of industry leaders, the team was put together by ICP to complete a Feasibility Study for the development of the company’s Ochoa Sulphate of Potash Project. ICP intends to...

  • Precision Machine & Manufacturing Partners with Mayer & Oswald

    Precision Machine & Manufacturing Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of precision rotary valves, feeders, and screw conveyor components, has partnered with Mayer & Oswald Inc., a sales representative firm located in Elgin, IL, a suburb west of downtown Chicago. The company will sell...

  • Heumann Environmental Appoints Omnitech Process Systems as Rep

    Heumann Environmental Co., which custom designs and manufactures specialized separation equipment for industrial processing and air pollution applications, has hired Omnitech Process Systems Inc., as a technical sales representative. Headquartered in Oberland Park, KS, Omnitech Process Systems...

  • John Laing Joins Schenck Process as Head of UK Sales Light Industries

    John Laing has joined Schenck Process as head of UK sales for the light industries, which includes the food, chemical, plastics, and pharmaceutical sectors. Laing has a successful track record in sales team management and joins the company at an exciting time in order to expand the sales activities...

  • Gary Saunders Named President/CEO of Magnum Systems

    Gary Saunders, an industry leader with more than 20 years of experience in the packaging and material handling industry, has been selected as the new president/CEO for Magnum Systems. Until this promotion Saunders was VP of sales of marketing at Magnum Systems. Magnum Systems, one of North America...

  • Paragon Manufacturing Co. Becomes PMC

    In an effort to increase brand recognition and streamline processes, Paragon Manufacturing Co. will now simply become known as PMC.     Founded in 2008, PMC Unlimited LLC manufactures dust-free bulk material loading and handling equipment, including retractable loading spouts,...

  • Slowing Equipment Investment Expected to Stabilize or Improve in Second Half of 2012

    The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) releases a new quarterly update to its 2012 Equipment Leasing & Finance U.S. Economic Outlook today. The report, which is focused on the $628 billion equipment leasing and finance industry, forecasts equipment investment and...

  • CEMA’s May Booked Orders up 24.3% over 2011

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its May 2012 booked orders increased 24.3% when compared to May 2011 orders. May 2012 booked orders, when compared to April 2012 booked orders, were down 5.9%. May booked orders were up 6.0% for bulk handling equipment and down...