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  • Proposed Particle Size Standard Will Present Approach for Measuring Metal Powders

    A large and diverse set of manufactured materials are in powdered form at one stage or another. No matter what the material is - from cement to metered dose inhaler ingredients - product performance is related to particle size distribution.   “The strength of concrete is related to...

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  • Coperion to Consolidate North American Operations

    Coperion GmbH, a subsidiary of Hillenbrand Inc., announced that it will realign and relocate its North American operations based in Ramsey, NJ to its other facilities located in Pitman, NJ, Wytheville, VA, and Houston. This realignment is being implemented over an 18-month period of time until...

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  • PET Producer Orders Pelletron’s Pellcon3 Pneumatic Transfer System for New Plant

    The Mossi Ghisolfi Group, headquartered in Tortona, Italy, and one of the world’s largest PET producers, is building a new PET plant in Texas. Pelletron Corp. received an order for its PET pneumatic transfer system, consisting of the three process components Strandphase conveying, Pellbow...

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  • Malvern Instruments to Acquire MicroCal Business from GE Healthcare Life Sciences

    Malvern Instruments Ltd has entered into an agreement with GE Healthcare Life Sciences to acquire the company’s MicroCal microcalorimetry business. Financial terms were not disclosed. The acquisition, which is subject to regulatory approvals, is expected to complete in the third quarter of...

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  • Hartzell Air Movement Opens New Sales Rep Office

    Hartzell Air Movement announces that Samuel Tepp Associates LLC as its new manufacturer’s sales rep office in New York City Metro, Long Island, and Northern New Jersey. Samuel Tepp has provided industrial and commercial air movement equipment since it was founded in 1959. With the...

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  • FDA Launches openFDA

    the U.S. Food and Drug Administration launched openFDA, a new initiative designed to make it easier for web developers, researchers, and the public to access large, important public health datasets collected by the agency.   In alignment with the recent Presidential Executive Order on Open...

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  • Ajax Supplies Inclined Screw Conveyor for Biomass Processor

    Solids handling specialist Ajax Equipment has supplied process development company PJH Partnership with a two-meter-long inclined screw conveyor used in the processing of biomass. PJH Partnership specializes in the application of superheated and supercritical technology to processes involving...

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  • Guttridge Launches Silo Sweep Auger

    The new Silo Sweep Auger from Guttridge Ltd, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of bulk materials handling equipment, is a robust machine for the automated emptying of grain silos. Grain silos empty under gravity but as grain levels drop this process stalls. One option is to dig out the...

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  • Bulk Pharmaceuticals Task Force Alarmed at Reduction in Compliance Inspections

    The Bulk Pharmaceuticals Task Force (BPTF), an affiliate of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA), issued a letter to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) asking that the agency ensure the frequency of inspections for any domestic Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API)...

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  • Bühler Aeroglide Appoints New VP of Sales

    Bühler Aeroglide, a global leader in thermal process engineering and technology for food, feed, and industrial materials, announces the addition of sales veteran Paul McKeithan to its senior management team. Named vice president of sales, McKeithan is now responsible for driving the...

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