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  • AAR Lauds Senate Freight Rail Infrastructure Capacity Expansion Act of 2010

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has praised the introduction of the Freight Rail Infrastructure Capacity Expansion Act of 2010 (S.3749) by Senators Kent Conrad (D-ND) and John Ensign (R-NV). This bipartisan measure is aimed at encouraging private capital investments that can generate...

  • Silverson Initiates "Try Before You Buy" Mixing Equipment Program

    Buying a piece of production equipment is a long-term investment, so it stands to reason that customers may want to take it for a test drive, so to speak. Silverson understands this desire. In response to industry needs, it has initiated a free, no-obligation, two-week trial program that lets...

  • Airdusco Adds Hapman Powder and Bulk Solids Handling Solutions to Lineup

    Memphis-based Airdusco Inc. has recently added Hapman’s full line of powder and bulk solids handling equipment to its portfolio. “The addition of Hapman’s Helix flexible screw and tubular drag conveyors allows us to offer a more comprehensive range of conveying technologies to...

  • Cyclonaire Offering Hands-on Pneumatic Conveying Seminar

    Leading experts in the field will be presenters at a seminar devoted to key aspects of pneumatic conveying to be held on September 21-23, at the CycloTech System Proving Facility in York, NE. “The Theory and Practice of Pneumatic Conveying” will include live demonstrations of full-scale...

  • K-Tron Collaborating for Plastics Processing Seminar

    K-Tron Process Group has formally announced its collaboration with Omya, Maag Pump Systems, Fine Organics, Coperion, and Automatik Plastics Machinery, presenting two complimentary technical seminars entitled, “Compounding of Filled Polymers”, that offer plastics processors detailed...

  • Sly Inc. Appoints Mike Maxwell to Engineering Manager

    Sly Inc. has announced the appointment of Mike Maxwell to the position of engineering manager. The appointment is effective August 17, 2010 and Maxwell will be based in Sly’s Strongsville, OH office. “We are very pleased to welcome Mike to Sly,” says Steve Ragan, president, Sly...

  • Heinkel Group Acquires Comber Co.

    Comber S.r.l., the Italian manufacturer of Nutsche filter-dryers, vertical pan and horizontal paddle drying systems, will be part of the Heinkel Group effective August 7, 2010 and operating under the name of Comber Process Technology S.r.l. Commercial operations have been resumed in the...

  • United Conveyor Launches New Web Site

    United Conveyor Corp. (UCC), a global leader in ash handling systems and custom-engineered material handling systems, has announced the launch of its new Web site. The site has been strategically designed to offer up-to-date information about UCC products, parts and services, while providing a more...

  • SOCMA's Bulk Pharmaceuticals Task Force Supports Senate Drug Safety Bill

    The Bulk Pharmaceuticals Task Force (BPTF), an affiliate of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA), today announced its support for a new drug safety bill that would give the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) greater authority to protect the U.S. drug supply. The...

  • Metso to Supply Mining Equipment for Nordic Mines in Finland

    Metso will supply mining and minerals processing equipment and services for the new gold ore processing plant of Nordic Mines Oy in Finland. The equipment delivery will be completed during the first half of 2011, and the start of commissioning of the concentrator will be in August 2011. The value...