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  • Chilworth CEO Dr. Vahid Ebadat Contributes to Food Powders Handbook

    Chilworth Technology Inc., a DEKRA company, announced that Dr. Vahid Ebadat, CEO of Chilworth North America, and a member of Powder & Bulk Solids Editorial Advisory Board, recently contributed a chapter to Handbook of Food Powders: Processes and Properties, published by Woodhead Publishing...

  • Romaco Group Completes Takeover of Kilian Tableting GmbH

    The Romaco Group’s formal takeover of Kilian Tableting GmbH was completed on November 13, 2013. At the same time, Jörg Pieper, Gerd Hueffmann, and Jens Carstens were appointed new managing directors of Kilian. The integration of Kilian Tableting GmbH in the Romaco Group finally...

  • ISPE Names Zimmer Vice President of European Operations

    The International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) has named Dr. Thomas Zimmer to the newly-created position of vice president of European operations. In his role, Dr. Zimmer will be responsible for leading ISPE’s business development and advancing strategic relationships in...

  • CAPS Becomes CHEP Pallecon Solutions

    CAPS' intermediate bulk container management business is being rebranded as CHEP Pallecon Solutions. The team at CHEP Pallecon Solutions has been North America’s leading container management partner for more than 15 years, providing rental, tracking, and a full service solution for...

  • Freeman Technology to Present New Research on Powder Flow Additives and QbD

    Freeman Technology will present new research into quantifying the effects of powder flow additives on pharmaceutical powders at this year’s Eastern Analytical Symposium (EAS), held from November 18-20 in Somerset NJ. Entitled ‘Characterising and optimising the use of flow additives...

  • Siemens Offers Free Webinars on Best Practices in Industrial Security, Plant Efficiency, Software Management, Data Analytics

    Hear from experts about industrial manufacturing best practices in plant productivity, flexibility, sustainability, and reliability through two live webinars on November 20, at 12 p.m. EST and 1:45 p.m. EST, hosted by Siemens Industry Services. Participants also have the chance to explore the...

  • Micromeritics Acquires PoroTechnology

    Micromeritics Instrument Corp. recently completed the acquisition of PoroTechnology, a Texas-based company located in the greater Houston area that provides Mercury Injection Capillary Pressure (MICP) rock property data to the U.S. and international oil and gas industry. PoroTechnology will operate...

  • Tank Connection Acquires Manufacturing Facility

    Tank Connection Affiliate Group has acquired a manufacturing facility in southeast KS. The facility was originally built by Bush Hog Manufacturing, was later occupied by Ruskins Manufacturing, and is located in Galesburg, KS. According to TC president, Bill Neighbors, this acquisition is part...

  • ISPE Launches New Expanded E-Learning Courses

    The International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) has announced the launch of new E-Learning courses, designed to offer pharmaceutical manufacturing professionals the opportunity to take ISPE’s signature training through a convenient Web-based platform. ISPE E-Learning now...

  • Institute for Briquetting & Agglomeration to Induct New President

    FEECO agglomeration process sales engineer, Chris Kozicki, will be passing the presidential torch at the upcoming conference for the Institute of Briquetting & Agglomeration (IBA) to Darrell Taulbee, a professor at the University of Kentucky. Kozicki, a 12-year board member of the IBA, has...