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  • Westfalia Technologies Inc. Names New Chief Operating Officer

    Westfalia Technologies Inc., a leading provider of plant and warehouse automation solutions, has named Caio Seabra as chief operating officer. Seabra oversees the operational side of the business, including the engineering teams, factory floor, and finance departments.     ...

  • Midwesco Filter Resources Inc. Announces New President

    Midwesco Filter Resources Inc. has announced that Mark Foster will become its new acting president effective August 1. Foster comes to Midwesco from Saint-Gobain, where he built his professional foundation in industrial/project engineering and plant management, followed by positions in market...

  • Sweco Appoints New President

    David M. Sorter was recently appointed president of Sweco, A Business Unit of M-I LLC, headquartered in Florence, Kentucky. Sweco is a developer and key source of separation technology to pharmaceutical, petroleum, food, and other industries.   “Our challenge ahead is to build...

  • Jenike & Johanson Launches New Web Site

    Jenike and Johanson Inc., a world leader in the engineering of powder and bulk solids handling, has redesigned its Web site--www.jenike.com. The new site provides more information for online visitors with ease of navigation for immediate access to a complete list of services, technical papers, and...

  • CHOPIN Technologies Finds New U.S. Distribution for Its Flour-Processing Quality Control Systems

    CHOPIN Technologies, a manufacturer of quality control devices for flour and cereals processing, announces its new distribution network in North America. The company has partnered with Lab Synergy of Goshen, N.Y., to strengthen its North American sales and after-market efforts. CHOPIN Technologies...

  • Freeman Technology to Present Forced Powder Flow Characterization at PSA 2008

    At the Particulate Systems Analysis (PSA 2008) conference and exhibition, September 2-4, Stratford on Avon, Warwickshire, UK, Reg Freeman, managing director of Freeman Technology, will present the results of a new study, “Measuring powder characteristics relating to forced flow into confined...

  • Tapco Expands Facility

    Tapco Inc., an industry-leading manufacturer of elevator buckets and bolts, recently expanded its headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri. The new expansion increases total office and warehouse space to 92,000 sq ft. This addition has allowed Tapco to increase its inventory of elevator bolts to over...

  • Snyder Industries Acquired by Olympus Partners

    Snyder Industries, a North American leader in the design, manufacturing, and distribution of proprietary material handling tank and container products, was acquired by Olympus Partners and the executive management team. Olympus Partners is a private equity firm, based in Stamford, Connecticut,...

  • Niro Inc. Changing Name to GEA Process Engineering Inc.

    Niro Inc. has announced that it is changing the company name from Niro Inc. to GEA Process Engineering Inc. The name change is due to the significant expansion of the company’s business activities which now includes product lines far beyond the traditional Niro business. The name change...

  • Schenck AccuRate Manufacturing Expands

    To meet the needs of its ever-expanding business, Schenck AccuRate, Whitewater, WI, has announced the opening of a second manufacturing facility. The 9000-sq-ft space has been equipped with overhead cranes and the other tools needed to assemble and test large weigh feeders (weigh-controlled belt...