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  • New Fan Engineering App Available

    A new app developed by Chicago Blower is designed for engineers and fan users. Quick and easy to use, it is available on the Google Playstore and Apple’s App Store, and can be downloaded on any Android or Apple device. In addition to basic fan laws, the app is equipped with application...

  • Registration Open for Grain, Material Handling, Equipment Maintenance Courses

    Registration is open for five courses from the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University (K-State) Distance Education Program. Four of the classes are available in English and run from Jan. 5-Feb. 6, and the fifth course is available in Spanish and runs from Jan. 12-...

  • Contract Manufacturer Completes Rebranding Campaign

    Pharma Tech Industries (PTI), a large pharmaceutical contract manufacturer and packager of powder products, is set to launch its rebranding campaign. Driven by the company’s elevated stature in a sector that has seen increasing consolidation among CMOs, the marketing refresh was the...

  • Ross Expands India Operations

    Joe Martorana, vice president of corporate operations Charles Ross & Son Co., announced that the mixer manufacturer’s India operations is undergoing another major expansion. In March 2015, Ross Process Equipment (RPE) will be moving into a state-of-the-art 20,000-sq-ft facility...

  • Vibratory Feeder Rebuild Program

    Eriez 5-Star Service provides a comprehensive rebuild program for vibratory feeders. Rebuilt equipment comes with an “As New” warranty that guarantees the work for one year.   By repairing their vibratory feeders rather than purchasing new equipment, customers can save up to 60...

  • New Guidance on Using Automated Imaging for Agglomerate Detection

    Malvern Instruments has released new guidance on using automated image analysis to detect and quantify agglomerates. The ability of uncontrolled agglomeration to substantially impact the performance and value of powder products makes efficient agglomerate detection vital across a number of...

  • Sonoco Named a Top Company for Leaders

    Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, has been named to the 2014 list of North American Top Companies for Leaders by Aon Hewitt, the global talent, retirement, and health solutions company of Aon. Sonoco was No. 12 (out of 25) on the 2014 North America list and...

  • Chinese Food Packaging Plant Fire Kills 18

    A food packaging factory in China's Shandong Province caught fire Sunday evening killing 18 people and injuring 13, according to local authorities. The fire at Longyuan Food Company Ltd started at about 7 p.m. Sunday in the carrot packaging workshop in Shouguang City. The fire was reportedly...

  • Rice to Offer Engineering Leadership Certificate

    Rice University is offering engineering students a unique opportunity to show potential employers that they're graduating with the right stuff to lead. In May, Rice will begin awarding a Certificate in Engineering Leadership to graduates who complete an internship, 10 credit hours of...

  • Knapp on Grain Processing Distance Education Program Committee

    Andrew Knapp, project manager for River Consulting, recently participated in the organizational meeting of the committee formed to oversee a new distance education program on grain processing management as part of the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University...