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  • Conveyor Drying Theory Seminar

    Bühler Aeroglide, a global leader in thermal process engineering and technology for food, feed, and industrial materials, will hold a drying seminar in Barcelona, Spain, on September 24-26, 2014. The seminar is designed to help customers recognize the principles and techniques for optimal...

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  • Dust Control Technology Sponsors Robotics Team

    Dust Control Technology, an IL manufacturer of large-scale dust suppression equipment, is co-sponsoring a team of high school students dedicated to building working robots, helping aspiring inventors and engineers continue their participation in the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science...

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  • Selecting Metal Detection, Magnetic Separation, Material Handling Equipment

    Through its Orange University educational program, Eriez offers a series of “How to Choose and Use” brochures designed to assist readers in selecting and utilizing the appropriate equipment to conquer their toughest metal contamination and material handling challenges. These guides are...

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  • Munson Machinery to Expand Headquarters

    Munson Machinery is expanding the size of its Utica, NY headquarters by approximately one-third, according to Charles Divine, president and CEO.      “The expansion will boost our fabrication and assembly capabilities to increase production and reduce lead times,”...

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  • E-Pellets Acquires Georgia Mill for Wood Pellet Production

    E-Pellets LLC has acquired the formerly shuttered Louisiana Pacific OSB mill in Athens, GA. The company plans to convert the mill into a wood pellet production facility, producing approximately 450,000 metric tons annually. The wood pellets will be exported to the European Union to be used as an...

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  • Dust Explosion and Fire Prevention Handbook

    Dust Explosion and Fire Prevention Handbook: A Guide to Good Industry Practices, by Nicholas P. Cheremisinoff, is a “go to” reference for the chemical engineer, plant manager, process engineer, or chemist working in industrial settings where dust explosions could be a concern, such as...

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  • CSB Releases Final Report, Safety Recommendations and Video for Fatal Combustible Dust Explosion

    A metal blender used to process zirconium powder had mechanical problems that started the reaction that caused two explosions at a West Virginia metal recycling facility that killed three employees in December 2010, according to the U.S. Chemical Safety Board’s (CSB) report released Wednesday...

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  • Oseco Featured on Discovery Channel’s MythBusters

    Oseco, a leader in the pressure relief device industry, made its seventh appearance on the Discovery Channel TV show, MythBusters, July 10 when its products were used to put a “Hollywood movie explosives myth” to the test. “Being featured on MythBusters gives our customers...

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  • OSHA Proposes Fine for Grain Company

    OSHA has proposed fining an Ohio-based grain company more than $50,000 for operating a mechanical sweep auger while three employees were working in a grain storage bin. Sabina Farmers Exchange Inc. was investigated after OSHA received complaints that employees were working inside the bin while...

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  • Vortex Announces Rep Agent in Poland

    Vortex announces the appointment of Fenix Systems as the company’s exclusive representative in Poland. Fenix supplies machine baggers, weighers, metal detectors, palletizers, and packers for the food industry.   Fenix President Julian Krupski founded the company in 1989 and renamed...

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