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  • AAR Reports Weekly Rail Traffic Tops Comparable 2008, 2009 Weeks

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported that rail traffic for the week ending July 3, 2010 topped comparison weeks from both 2008 and 2009. Carloads were up 18.8 percent, at 286,777 cars, from the comparable week in 2009 and up 0.4 percent from the same week in 2008. Comparison weeks...

  • Comar Inc. Acquires Universal Container Corp.

    Comar Inc., a leading manufacturer of plastic pharmaceutical dispensers and packaging, recently acquired Universal Container Corp., also known as Unicon, in a move that adds production capability to meet increased customer demand. The company, whose customers include the two biggest...

  • Christie Joins Lorenz Conveying Products as Director of Sales

    Mark Christie has joined Lorenz Conveying Products in the new role of director of sales.  In this role, Christie will be responsible for all sales and marketing related activities of the business, including representative recruitment, training and support, trade show marketing, advertising...

  • Brookfield Names Thomas Babington Senior Product Development Engineer

    Brookfield Engineering Laboratories has announced the appointment of Thomas Babington to the position of senior product development engineer. Babington is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts/Dartmouth with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.     Babington brings more...

  • Buhler Aeroglide Welcomes New President

    Jonathan Abbis has joined the Buhler Group as president of Buhler Aeroglide. He comes to the Buhler Group after more than 20 years in various international and senior management functions for the Bobst Group, a leading company globally for packaging equipment. He is a graduate of Stanford...

  • Ostanek Named President at Neundorfer Inc.

    Neundorfer Inc. has promoted Steve Ostanek to president and chief operating officer. Mike Neundorfer, company founder who previously served as president, is now chairman and chief executive officer. Privately-held Neundorfer Inc. specializes in designing and optimizing air pollution control systems...

  • Columbia Machine Announces New Load Transfer Product Manager

    Columbia Machine has announced that Shawn McTimpeny has been named load transfer station product manager. Along with his two years of project management experience at Columbia Machine, McTimpeny brings a successful track record of sales and product management experience from the packaging industry...

  • Updated Hapman Web Site Offers More Information, Easier Access to Powder & Bulk Solids Solutions

    Hapman has updated and expanded its Web site, www.hapman.com, to provide visitors with more information and access to its broad line of powder and bulk solids handling equipment. “Today’s recommenders and purchasers of processing equipment are using the Internet more and more for...

  • Jenike & Johanson Offers Independent Peer Review Service for Bulk Solids Handling Systems

    Jenike & Johanson of Tyngsborough, MA, is pleased to announce its peer review service for bulk solids handling applications for a variety of industries and applications. A critical step in the design of bulk solids handling systems, a peer review is important when:   * Redundancy in...

  • Inaugural Meeting of Virtual Fertilizer Research Center Board of Advisors Held in Washington, D.C.

    The inaugural meeting of the Board of Advisors of the Virtual Fertilizer Research Center (VFRC) was held at the World Bank in Washington, D.C. The 13-member board represents a broad spectrum of prominent international leaders in the public and private sectors who are experts in the fields of...