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  • Schneider Packaging Appoints Barry Rinaldi Director of Business Development

    Schneider Packaging Equipment Company, Inc., specializing in end-of-line solutions for case packing and palletizing needs, has appointed Barry Rinaldi to the position of director of business development, effective immediately. In his new role, Rinaldi will lead the overall coordination and...

  • ASTM International Publishes New Test Sieving Methods Guidelines

    ASTM International has released a new edition of Manual 32, Test Sieving Methods: Guidelines for Establishing Sieve Analysis Procedures, 5th Edition.   The book is intended for use as a supplement to several ASTM standards related to the sieve analysis of materials, including ASTM E11,...

  • Containment and Powder Transfer Specialist Joins ChargePoint Technology

    Malcolm Cunningham, a specialist in containment and powder transfer with over 25 years experience in this field, joins ChargePoint Technology as its new business development manager to grow the business in Northern and Southern Europe. Prior to joining ChargePoint Technology, Cunningham worked...

  • Material Handling Equipment Orders up 7.0% in 2013, to Grow 8.5% in 2014

    Material handling equipment new orders grew 7.0% in 2013 and are forecasted to grow 8.5% or more in 2014, and 12.0 % in 2015, according to the latest Material Handling Equipment Manufacturing Forecast (MHEM) released by MHI. “We are optimistic about future outcomes and expect economic...

  • GEAPS/K-State Credentialing Program Boasts 13 Graduates in First Year

    Ten grain industry professionals completed the Credential in Grain Operations Management (CGOM) through the Grain Elevator and Processing Society/Kansas State University (GEAPS/K-State) Credentialing Program this December. With three initial graduates completing the CGOM last May, the program had a...

  • Top 10 Equipment Acquisition Trends for 2014

    The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA), which represents the $827 billion equipment finance sector, revealed its Top 10 Equipment Acquisition Trends for 2014. Given U.S. businesses, nonprofits, and government agencies will spend in excess of $1.5 trillion in capital goods or fixed...

  • Ground Plate Collector Helps Keep Pharmaceutical Company's Process in Check with FDA

    Aerodyne Environmental, a leading manufacturer of industrial cyclonic dust collectors and dust collection valves, recently assisted with a prominent U.S. pharmaceutical company’s application.     The company was creating a dust collection system for the facility where a...

  • Smico Unveils Automated Clamp Rail System

    This patented hydraulically-operated opening and closing system for screen boxes is a fast, safe way to change out screen media, and can reduce change out time on three decks from 8-12 hours to 3-5 hours or less. With the push of a button, clamp rails on all or selected decks will hydraulically...

  • Free Size Reduction and Particle Modification Process Demonstration Offered

    In conjunction with Coperion K-Tron and Malvern Instruments, Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems will be hosting a free demonstration on Wednesday and Thursday, April 2 and 3, 2014, at Hosokawa’s office in Summit, NJ. Numerous size reduction and particle modification processes will be demonstrated...

  • SOCMA Welcomes 12 New Members in Second Half of 2013

    The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) welcomes 12 new members, including manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, and service providers for the specialty chemical industry, who are looking to SOCMA for training, advocacy, and networking opportunities to improve and grow their...