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  • IDEX Corp. Acquires The Fitzpatrick Co.

    IDEX Corp. has announced the acquisition of The Fitzpatrick Co., a global leader in the design and manufacture of process technologies for the pharmaceutical, food, and personal care markets. Fitzpatrick designs and manufactures customized size reduction, roll compaction, and drying systems to...

  • SAMPE to Honor New Class of Fellows at SAMPE 2011

    The Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) will honor the 2011 class of SAMPE Fellows at SAMPE 2011, on May 23 in Long Beach, CA. The SAMPE Fellow Award recognizes SAMPE members for their distinguished, lifelong contributions in the fields of materials and...

  • Fike Hosts Facility Tour and Full-Scale Explosion Demonstration

    The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recently hosted the 2010 NFPA Dust Explosion Hazard Recognition and Control Symposium in Kansas City, MO, focusing on updates in industry best practices for the management of dust explosion hazards. In association with the Symposium, Fike offered an...

  • K-Tron International Ranked 46th in Deloitte's 2010 Greater Philadelphia Fast 50

    K-Tron International has been ranked number 46 on the 2010 Greater Philadelphia Fast 50, Deloitte’s ranking of 50 of the fastest-growing technology, life sciences, and clean technology companies in the Greater Philadelphia region. Rankings are based on percentage of fiscal year revenue growth...

  • Joyce Chiu Achieves CPIP Certification

    International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE), a global not-for-profit association of 22,000 pharmaceutical science and manufacturing professionals, has announced that Joyce Chiu has achieved the Certified Pharmaceutical Industry Professional (CPIP) credential by the ISPE Professional...

  • Webinar to Highlight Dynamic Vapor Sorption

    The fifth in Micromeritics’ ongoing series of live webinars highlighting applications, theory, and instrumentation showcases an examination of the dynamic vapor sorption materials characterization technique. This informative webinar will be broadcast at both 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM EST on Friday...

  • SOCMA Releases Statement on 2010 Congressional Elections

    The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) issued the following statement in reaction to the 2010 Congressional midterm elections. “Like 2008, Americans this year sent Washington a message about change. The next Congress, despite being divided, must govern with steadfast...

  • TAPPI Offers Scholarships for Pulp, Paper, and Packaging Students

    A number of scholarships are available from TAPPI for students pursuing education and careers in the pulp, paper, and packaging fields. The organization offers more than a dozen scholarships annually. The deadline for applying for TAPPI division scholarships is February 15, 2011. The deadline for...

  • Basic Online Course on Classifying Powders Offered

    On Wednesday, November 10th at 2:00 pm EDT, Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems will host a webinar on “The Basics of Classification Technology”. This presentation is a general overview of various devices available to classify a variety of materials in the chemical, mineral, food, and...

  • Advanced Detection Systems Awarded Patent for Vibration Monitoring and Compensating Technology Used in Proscan Max Metal Detector

    Advanced Detection Systems’ newly patented ProScan Max metal detection technology monitors and compensates for production conditions that effect sensitivity performance. Working in real time, the computer compensates for the effects of conveyor and floor vibrations caused by forklift traffic...