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  • K-Tron, Mixing Consultants Collaborating on Pharmaceutical Process Design Seminar

    K-Tron Process Group has formally announced its collaboration with Mixing Consultants Inc. on a technical seminar, “Advances in Pharmaceutical Process Design”, October 27-29, 2010 in Bethesda, MD and December 8-10 in Helsinki, Finland. The seminar will be presented by academic...

  • RailSight Delivers Secure, Real-Time, On-Demand Trace Data

    Railinc has announced that its RailSight CLM (Car Location Message) engine for real-time track and trace of rail freight now offers secure, on-demand tracing through its Web tool, RailSight Online. The expanded integration options in this latest release give rail equipment owners, shippers, third-...

  • Mödinger Appointed Head of Global Marketing for Bosch Packaging Technology

    Bosch Packaging Technology has announced that it has appointed Christa Mödinger as the new head of global marketing of the Bosch business unit Packaging Technology. An economics graduate with many years of experience in marketing and sales takes over for Sören Bräutigam who is...

  • S+S Celebrates 30 Years in Metal Detection

    Thirty years ago, S+S launched its first metal detection and separation system, called the RAPID 1000. Designed specifically for the plastics industry, it was the first metal detector able to detect all metals in free-flowing materials. Today the name remains for metal detectors for free-flowing...

  • CEMA Reports 19.6% Increase in Orders for First Half of 2010

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reports that overall industry orders (bookings) for the first six months of 2010 increased 19.6% compared to the same period in 2009, with total orders of $3.46 billion. CEMA estimates industry billed sales (shipments) of $3.09 billion in the...

  • Evonik to Divest Global Carbon Blacks Business

    Evonik Industries has decided to divest its carbon blacks business. “Our declared aim is to find a solution that is equally convincing for customers, employees, and business partners,” said Klaus Engel, chairman of the Executive Board of Evonik Industries AG. “The decision to...

  • Caretex Receives ISO 22000 Certification

    As a pioneer within the container liner industry Caretex has recently been granted ISO 22000 certification, alongside with HACCP, GMP certification, by the leading international certification body of TÜV SÜD. The ISO 22000 standard specifies requirements for a food safety management...

  • Netzsch Expands Product Line with Premier Mill Grinding and Mixing Equipment

    Following its recent acquisition of Premier Mill, Netzsch Premier Technologies LLC has incorporated four pieces of processing equipment to its portfolio — the PCM Colloid Mill, Submersible Basket Mill, Vertical Max-Shear Rotor/Stator Mixer, and a Lab Dispersator. Ideal for processing coatings...

  • Rob Tieman Named Director of Sales & Marketing of Buckhorn

    Buckhorn, a North American leader in reusable plastic packaging and material handling systems, has announced that Rob Tieman has been named director of sales & marketing. In this new position, Tieman assumes all responsibility for conducting the sales and marketing initiatives of Buckhorn,...

  • Hosokawa to Host Sugar Processing Webinar

    On Wednesday, September 22, at 2:00 pm EDT, Hosokawa will host a free educational webinar on sugar processing. In this presentation, the basics of size reduction techniques for granular sugar will be reviewed, as well as various system designs, and suggestions will be provided to avoid the...