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  • Tometich Joins CPM Roskamp Champion as Test Center Manager

    CPM, a leading supplier of process equipment and technology for the animal feed, oilseed, biofuels, and human food processing industries, announces the appointment of Patty Tometich as test center manager. Tometich will be responsible for all applications testing at CPM’s pelleting and...

  • ELFA Survey of Equipment Finance Activity Shows New Business Volume Grew in 2010

    Following declines in new business volume in 2008 and 2009, the equipment finance industry began to regain volume in 2010, according to the 2011 Survey of Equipment Finance Activity (SEFA) released by the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA). The survey reported an overall 3.9% increase...

  • Monitor Technologies LLC Appoints Steve Venditti VP of Sales & Marketing

    Monitor Technologies LLC announced that it has appointed Steve Venditti as vice president of sales & marketing. Venditti has more than 35 years of industry sales & marketing management experience. He has an extensive background in process measurement instrumentation and control with...

  • CCR Container Expands in Houston to Serve Chemical Industry

    CCR Containers, a global leader in stainless steel container rentals, has announced that Scott Plate has joined the CCR team as a dedicated chemical market account executive. Plate will work out of the Houston office. Plate has more than 15 years experience in meeting the container needs of the...

  • Carl Swisher Joins 4B as Sales Manager

    4B Components Ltd., a worldwide manufacturer of material handling and electronic components for bucket elevators and conveyors, has announced that Carl Swisher has been hired as sales manager for material handling products. “Carl will help to strengthen our position as a global leader and...

  • 3i's Technologies Releases Video on Rotary Scalpel Metering Feeder

    3i’s Technologies Inc. recently released a new three-minute video showing the operation of the Rotary Scalpel metering feeder, which can be used for precision delivery of even the most difficult flowing powders, granules, and pellet materials for batching and packaging applications....

  • SOCMA Urges Congress to Reach a Bipartisan Conclusion on Free Trade Deals

    The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) commended two key House and Senate committees for passing the pending free trade agreements (FTA) with South Korea, Panama and Columbia, a key SOCMA legislative priority. All three agreements were backed by the powerful House Ways and...

  • Pallmann Appoints Sales Manager in China

    Pallmann, a German, world-leading size reduction technology company, has announced the appointment of Jie Tang as its first sales manager in China. As of June 1, Tang is in charge of all of Pallmann’s services in the Chinese market. Pallmann now has 10 employees in China. A series of...

  • AAR Reports Steady Growth in Weekly Rail Traffic

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported solid weekly rail traffic, with U.S. railroads originating 285,943 carloads for the week ending July 2, 2011, up 0.3 percent compared with the same week last year. Intermodal volume for the week totaled 236,988 trailers and containers, up 2.5...

  • GEA Acquires Nu-Con Ltd

    GEA Group has acquired Nu-Con Ltd in Auckland, New Zealand, a major global supplier of powder handling components, complete powder handling systems, and bulk filling lines. With 167 employees, Nu-Con generated EUR 27 million in revenues during the FY ending March 2011. Nu-Con’s powder...