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  • Industrial Magnetics Acquires Prater-Sterling

    Industrial Magnetics Inc. (IMI), Boyne City, MI, announces the acquisition of Prater-Sterling, Bolingbrook, IL.   Since 1961, IMI has been an industry leader in engineered, innovative permanent and electromagnetic solutions to meet the specific needs of its customers, from particle...

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  • Chemical Activity Barometer Reaches Highest Level Since 2008

    The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), has reached its highest peak since February 2008, while also posting its highest year over year gain since September 2010. Measured on a three-month moving average (3MMA), the...

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  • Free Powder Sample Testing Evaluates Powder Behavior and Flowablilty

    Brookfield Engineering Laboratories offers free powder sample testing using its PFT Powder Flow Tester to characterize a powder’s behavior and flowability. The testing determines flow function, wall friction, arching diameter, and bulk density as a function of consolidation stresses. Shear...

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  • Processing Equipment Rebuild Program

    Remanufacturing suspended magnets, drum magnets, vibratory feeders, wet drum separators, and more can save thousands of dollars versus buying new equipment. Eriez’ 5-Star Service offers a Rebuild Program to keep customers’ older equipment running efficiently while decreasing downtime...

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  • Bunting Magnetics Names Supply Chain Manager

    Bunting Magnetics Co., a producer of precision magnetic products for the worldwide food, recycling, printing, automobile, plastics, and electronics industries, has named Jeffrey "Scott" Smith as supply chain manager at its Newton, KS headquarters.   "Scott Smith brings a...

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  • SmartTruck System Helps Load Trucks More Efficiently

    SmartTruck Load-out & Receiving Technology handles the entire process of weighing trucks in fully unattended and semi-unattended modes to reduce head count and increase throughput, while improving safety and security. SmartTruck utilizes a combination of long range RF cards, outside...

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  • Sonoco Opens Display and Packaging Facility

    Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, opened its new Display and Packaging office in Bentonville, AR, that will provide point-of-purchase displays and fulfillment services. The Bentonville/Bella Vista Chamber of Commerce hosted a grand opening ceremony at the new...

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  • Kemutec Unveils Mucon Double-Flange Slide Gate Valve

    Building on the success of its low-cost SV range of single-flanged slide gate valves, Mucon has developed an in-line version for applications requiring a flange connection at the outlet, and so the DSV double flange slide gate valve was born.   The slim, lightweight alloy design of the...

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  • Monitor Introduces In-Line Mass Flow Measurement Sensor

    Monitor Technologies introduces a mass flow sensor that measures the flow of quantities in pneumatic conveying and free-falling processes. The sensor is based on Microwave Doppler effect technology, and provides fast, in-line measuring without the use of weight scales. The sturdy, non-intrusive...

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  • Interview with Head of Projects and Expansion Department at REMBE

    In addition to providing his insights as part of the keynote panel on combustible dust, Dr.-Ing Johannes Lotterman, head of projects and expansion with REMBE GmbH, later demonstrated mini explosions on the show floor. This is a behind-the-scenes interview with Lottermann, who talks about the...

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