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  • Powder & Bulk Solids Exhibitor Advisory Board Has New Members

    UBM Canon has added seven new members to its longstanding Exhibitor Advisory Board (EAB) for the International Powder & Bulk Solids Conference & Exhibition, while seven longtime members have achieved “emeritus” status.   UBM thanks Scott Prater, Bob Grotto, Birte...

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  • Reliable Feeding Technical Workshop Offered

    The reliable operation of conveying systems is often compromised by operational problems surrounding the reliable feeding of bulk solids into the conveying system. Led by Alan Roberts, emeritus professor, founding director, Tunra Bulk Solids, University of Newcastle, Essentials for the Reliable...

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  • Horizon Systems Names New Director of Food Safety Engineering

    Horizon Systems announces that Tom Guenther has accepted the position of director of food safety engineering. Guenther brings more than 30 years of experience in engineering design and project management in the food industry to the position. Most recently he has been with MOM Brands, where he...

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  • Woodex Bearing Co. Mourns Loss of Founder, Former President

    David Bowers, chairman of the board and a founder and former president of Woodex Bearing Co., died February 6 after a long illness. He was 74. As president of Woodex, Bowers developed the MECO shaft seal product line, and brought the brand to prominence in the food, chemical, plastics, and...

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  • December Conveying Equipment Orders up 11% from November

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its December 2013 booked orders decreased 6.0% when compared to December 2012 orders, but were up 11% when compared to November 2013 booked orders. When compared to November, December booked orders were down 15.0% for Bulk...

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  • Camfil to Acquire Handte

    Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC) announces that its parent, Camfil (Stockholm, Sweden), has signed an agreement to acquire 100 percent of Handte Umwelttechnik GmbH in Germany, and Handte's operations in Switzerland, the Czech Republic, and China. Pending approval from the authorities in...

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  • International Powder & Bulk Solids Conference Fast Approaching

    The International Powder & Bulk Solids Conference delivers the latest innovations and best practices in dry processing, bulk material handling, storage, particle technology, and related technologies in a content-rich, three-day program. This highly competitive industry requires engineers to...

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  • Loma Systems Introduces Atex21-Compliant Metal Detection

    The IQ³ metal detector head from Loma Systems is now available with Atex21 certification, providing in-processing metal detection in areas where a potentially explosive atmosphere exists. Explosive hazards can be found in many areas of the food industry. Milling plants, bakeries, snack...

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  • Material Transfer Celebrates 25th Anniversary

    Material Transfer & Storage Inc. is celebrating its 25-year anniversary. Founded in 1989, the company is an industry leader in the custom design and manufacture of material handling equipment and systems for dry powders and bulk solids. Material Transfer’s product line includes...

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  • Rice Lake Weighing Systems Mourns Loss of Co-Founder Donald B. Johnson

    Donald B. Johnson, who co-founded Thomas and Johnson Scale Service in 1946, which would later become Rice Lake Bearing, and eventually Rice Lake Weighing Systems (RLWS), passed away peacefully on January 26, in Rice Lake, WI. “Donald B.,” as he was known, was 98. His life’s...

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