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  • Ross Expands Mixer Testing Capabilities

    Technical director Ken Langhorn announced the addition of new mixing and blending equipment at the Ross Test & Development Center located at the company’s headquarters in Long Island, NY. The new additions include a 1-cu-ft ribbon/paddle blender and a 2-gal planetary dual disperser, both...

  • Q2 Economic Outlook Report: Steady but Slower Growth in Equipment Investment

    The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) released the first quarterly update to its 2012 Equipment Leasing & Finance U.S. Economic Outlook. The report is focused on the $628 billion industry and forecasts equipment investment and capital spending in the U.S., and...

  • Rice Lake Acquires Measurement Systems International

    Rice Lake Weighing Systems announces the purchase of Measurement Systems International (MSI), a scale equipment manufacturer based in Seattle, WA. MSI has been in business since 1977 with niche technologies such as crane scales, aircraft load monitors, and more, that are now sought after and...

  • Powder Show Conference Program Set

    UBM Canon, in association with Powder/Bulk Solids, has announced the release of the 2012 International Powder and Bulk Solids Conference program set for May 8-11 in Rosemont, IL. Running alongside the PTXI International Expo, it is the largest conference in North America that focuses on material...

  • Free Valve Bagging School Offered at Powder Show

    STONEPAK and Premier Tech Chronos’ will offer a free valve bagging class at the Powder Show, May 7 from 3-5 pm in Room #1 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. Experts will be sharing their knowledge and experience on valve packing systems, providing leading...

  • Steve Maguire Receives SPE Business Management Award

    The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) has presented its Business Management Award to Steve Maguire, the president of Maguire Products, Inc. and a pioneer in the field of plastics auxiliary equipment systems. SPE presents the award to one industry leader annually. Maguire received this year...

  • Kistler Sensors Offers Silo Remote Monitoring/Control from Smartphones

    Kistler Sensors Inc. has expanded its vision of “data anywhere, anytime” for operators, owners, and managers of silo and tank facilities by releasing its Android-based remote control and monitoring application, Kistler Connexion. The application communicates with the electronics in the...

  • Dixon Opens New Innovation Center

    Dixon, a leading worldwide manufacturer and supplier of hose fittings and accessories, announces the opening of the Dixon Innovation Center. Located in Chestertown, MD, the new 12,000-sq-ft center becomes an integral resource, along with the individual Dixon divisions, for the development of...

  • Lion Technology Prepares Industry for New HazCom Standard with Monthly Web Seminars

    In the Federal Register this week, OSHA published its final rule aligning its Hazard Communication (HazCom) Standard with the Global Harmonization System for Classifying and Labeling Chemicals (GHS). The rule, known as HazCom 2012 or the workers’ “Right-to-Understand” rule,...

  • Antimicrobial Surface Treatment Available on Rotodrawer Magnetic Separator

    Industrial Magnetics Inc. is now offering its RotoDrawer magnetic separator with MAGnanoSHIELD coated tubes, an FDA-compliant, antimicrobial coating from General Magnaplate that offers 99.9999% microbe resistance to assorted bacteria and fungus strains. The RotoDrawer magnetic separator is...