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  • CEMA March Booked Orders up More Than 23% over 2011

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its March 2012 Booked Orders increased by 23.7% when compared to March 2011 orders. March 2012 booked orders when compared to February 2012 booked orders were up 12.5%. March Booked Orders were up 2.6% for Bulk Handling...

  • Atlas Copco Compressors Names John Wozniak Western Region VP

    Atlas Copco Compressors has appointed John Wozniak general manager/vice president west region U.S.A., effective May 1. Wozniak joined Atlas Copco in 2003 as the Chicago customer center manager. He was appointed to a position as regional sales manager (prime equipment) – central region U....

  • Manufacturing of Explosion-Proof Bag Packaging Machines Gets Green Light at Haver Filling Systems Inc.

    After assembling the first Integra at Haver Filling Systems Inc. in 2009, the company now has the ability to manufacture the explosion-proof Integra with Dekra Exam GmbH Certification. Dekra Exam GmbH preformed an audit on Friday, April 13, 2012, for acceptance of the EG-Type examination and the...

  • W.S. Tyler to Laser-Etch Test Sieves

    W.S. Tyler will begin production of test sieves with laser-etched identification on June 1, 2012.  The information required to meet industry standards will be permanently etched into the metal frames. The sieve designation field will be larger than traditional name plates, allowing...

  • Coperion Acquires Majority Holding in Weicom s.r.l.

    With retrospective effect from January 1, 2012, Coperion s.r.l., Italy, a subsidiary of Coperion GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany, has acquired the majority holding in Weicom s.r.l., Ferrara, Italy. As a longstanding and well-established manufacturer in its market, Weicom specializes in weighing,...

  • Pharmaceutical Industry Leaders to Examine Global Supply Network Challenges, Solutions at ISPE Conference

    ISPE will host an in-depth two-day conference that will bring together top industry leaders and regulators to examine global supply network challenges and solutions. The event, “Designing, Implementing and Maintaining Pharmaceutical Supply Networks,” will take place June 6–7, 2012...

  • Brookfield Training Probes Mysteries of Texture Analysis

    The Practical Course on Texture Testing and Analysis features Brookfield’s CT3 texture analyzer/tester, an instrument designed to help manufacturers deliver consistent products. The course provides attendees with the technical training they need to get the maximum value out of their CT3...

  • Timothy P. Cook Joins ShickUSA as Chief Operating Officer

    ShickUSA, headquartered in Kansas City, MO, announces the appointment of Timothy P. Cook as chief operating officer (COO). Cook has an impressive background with more than 20 years of industry leadership, with experience in business development and operations management. Most recently, Cool served...

  • Yokogawa Appoints Ian Verhappen Head of Canadian Business

    Yokogawa Electric Corp. announces that Ian Verhappen will become the managing director of Yokogawa Canada Inc., reporting to Yokogawa Corp. America president Chester J. Mroz. In this position, Verhappen will be responsible for overseeing all Yokogawa business operations in Canada. With his...

  • Haver Filling Systems Welcomes New Management

    After 32 years with Haver Filling Systems, Thomas Reckersdrees resigned his position as vice president in April, in order to start his own business. Paul Ribka joined Haver as executive vice president on April 1. Before joining the Haver Group, Paul worked as a management consultant for the global...