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  • Gary Saunders Elected to PMMI Board of Directors

    Magnum Systems president and CEO Gary Saunders was elected to the Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute’s (PMMI) Board of Directors during the annual PMMI meeting held in Minneapolis, MN. PMMI is a trade association of more than 650 member companies that manufacture packaging,...

  • Silverson Conversion App Now Available on Android Platform

    Silverson Machines Inc. announces release of the Android-based version of the company’s latest app, Silverson Conversion Tools, available for free download on Google Play.   The Android version of the app contains the same versatile set of conversion and calculation tools as the...

  • Powder Flow Tester IQ/OQ/PQ Certification for Pharmaceutical Industry

    The Brookfield PFT Powder Flow Tester can now be certified for IQ/OQ/PQ (Installation Qualification/Operation Qualification/Performance Qualification) through a choice of programs offered by Brookfield Engineering.        Customers can choose to self-certify their PFT with a...

  • Sturtevant Names Richard Robatzek Product Manager

    Sturtevant, a leading manufacturer of material processing equipment, has hired Richard Robatzek as product manager, reporting directly to Sam Rajkovich, director of sales & marketing. In this position, Robatzek is responsible for domestic business development activities related to the...

  • Coperion Supplies Wear-Protected Rotary Valve for Coal Refinery

    Coperion GmbH recently supplied and successfully commissioned a wear-protected rotary valve for the RWE Power AG Ville/Berrenrath coal refinery. With a diameter of 600 mm, the rotary valve type ZXQ feeds dry lignite into a pneumatic conveying system that transports the material from a new vertical...

  • Colortronic North America Merges with AEC

    ACS Group announces that as of November 1, 2013, the Colortronic North America brand is being absorbed by the AEC brand of auxiliary equipment. Colortronic North America has a strong market presence in blending and feeding equipment, but is not well known in the remainder of the auxiliary equipment...

  • Hartzell Air Movement Launches New Fan Selection Software

    Hartzell Air Movement has launched its new fan selection software called Hartzell-FLOW. The new software allows engineers and customers to make their own fan selections, generate fan curves, and also view and download 2D drawings and 3D fan models. The program contains information on thousands of...

  • Aerodyne Releases Dust Collector Facts Book

    Aerodyne Environmental, a manufacturer of industrial cyclonic dust collectors and dust collection valves, has released a new industrial dust collector facts book. For several decades, industrial facilities in a wide variety of industries have deployed dust collection systems as part of their...

  • 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...