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  • CEMA Announces Newest Member

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) recently announced that Universal Industries Inc. is its newest manufacturing member.   Established in 1906 and located in Cedar Falls, IA, Universal Industries manufactures bulk material handling equipment, specializing in bucket...

  • Eriez’ Blanchette Educates PEMA on Bribery and Corruption Laws

    Companies with low-risk business models and good corporate hygiene are not immune to consequences under the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, state anti-corruption legislation and international anti-bribery regulations, according to Grainne Blanchette, Esq, Eriez director of corporate and legal...

  • DEM Solutions Unveils First in Discrete Element Modelling

    DEM Solutions, a Discrete Element Method (DEM) specialist, is launching the Generic EDEM material model database (GEMM).   The GEMM database addresses one of the key challenges of DEM simulation:  getting suitable material inputs for accurate representation of bulk materials. The...

  • Spiroflow Acquires Food Control Solutions

    Spiroflow Holdings Inc. announces the acquisition of Food Control Solutions Inc., a leading systems integration and automation company in the food industry. The acquisition was completed on April 1, 2015 and combines the strength of Spiroflow’s worldwide bulk material handling solutions and...

  • Clariant Opens Desiccant Manufacturing Plant in China

    Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces the opening of a new desiccant manufacturing plant at its site in Zhengjiang, China. Clariant will produce its line of Container Dri II products alongside a full range of desiccant bags at the new facility, extending its existing regional...

  • Shick USA Hires International Sales Manager

    Shick USA, a Kansas City ingredient automation company, hired Rod Harris as its first international sales manager. Harris will use his international sales experience in the food industry, knowledge of Latin American business practices and culture, and proficiency in the Spanish language to...

  • W.S. Tyler’s Canadian Unit Now Haver & Boecker

    The Canadian unit of W.S. Tyler has changed its name to Haver & Boecker as part of a strategy to offer more products and equipment. With the name change, St. Catharines, Ontario-based W.S. Tyler will offer packing, liquid filling, palletizing, loading, and storage technology equipment as...

  • Developing a Comprehensive Combustible Dust Safety Program

    Powder & Bulk Solids will present Developing a Comprehensive Combustible Dust Safety Program, the latest in its DryPro series of webinars, on April 23, 2015 at 11am Eastern. Kevin Jeffries, VP - combustible dust consultant, Lewellyn Technology, will be the speaker for this informative...

  • Rice Industries Purchases The Jet Pulverizer Co.

    Rice Industries LLC (Richmond, VA) has purchased The Jet Pulverizer Co. (Moorestown, NJ), a leader in tolling and equipment manufacturing for the super-fine particle size reduction space. Jet serves the pharmaceutical, cosmetic, food, chemical, and plastic sectors, and recently expanded its...

  • Schenck Process Names Väth VP Operations

    Uwe Väth has assumed control over operations of the Schenck Process Group, effective April 1, 2015.   In this role, Väth will be responsible for global manufacturing, supply chain, and purchasing, and will report to Andreas Evertz, president and CEO. At the same time, he will...