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  • United Air Specialists Adds Carter Chambers as Distributor for Southeast

    United Air Specialists (UAS) has added Carter Chambers LLC as a distributor for its full line of dust and mist/fume collection equipment. Carter Chambers has worked with UAS since 2004, distributing Kleentek electrostatic oil conditioning systems. The company will now also be the exclusive source...

  • New Web Site Provides Tools, Tests for Filter Evaluation

    www.green-air-filters.com is a comprehensive resource for purchasers of commercial air filtration products who want a strategy for choosing air filters that meet “green” criteria. These include: the ability to meet and maintain filtration performance standards (rated efficiencies); the...

  • Flexco Expands Grand Rapids-Based Clipper Facility

    Flexco has expanded its Grand Rapid’s facility to accommodate new products and enhance customer service in response to Flexco’s global focus. Flexco Grand Rapids, previously known as Clipper Belt Lacer, is a manufacturing facility for the Clipper wire hooks used for connecting light...

  • DuPont Launches Hybrid Membrane Technology for Global Industrial Filters Market

    DuPont has announced the global availability of its Hybrid Membrane Technology (HMT) fiber in air filtration bag applications for industrial and commercial manufacturing. The product rollout has begun in the U.S. and Europe with availability through DuPont’s laminator network. “...

  • Solids Handling Lab, Lecture, and Lunch

    Jenike & Johanson engineers will be delivering a one-day seminar at their Tyngsboro, Massachusetts office/laboratory regarding fundamental aspects of bulk solids handling, testing, and pneumatic conveying on July 17.     This informative workshop will provide insights into...

  • BS&B Introduces OSHA Combustible Dust National Emphasis Program Pamphlet

    In response to frequent questions from powder-handling plant officials regarding the OSHA “Combustible Dust National Emphasis Program (NEP)”, BS&B has created a pamphlet that summarizes the program’s key points. The pamphlet explains housekeeping and equipment measures...

  • Research Center Focused on Customer-Specific Problems

    Cooperative research programs with industry leaders to solve identified material handling problems are a significant part of the mission of Martin Engineering’s new Center for Bulk Materials Handling Innovation (CFI). Part pure-science research laboratory and part industrial product...

  • Jenike & Johanson Offers Bulk Solids Flow Courses

    Jenike & Johanson engineers will present popular powder and bulk solids handling courses for ASME/AIChE (Mechanical and Chemical Engineering Societies) in Las Vegas on September 17-19. Additional 2008 locations/dates include Puerto Rico in November and Atlanta in December. Visit www.asme.org/...

  • Emergency Response Guidebook for Hazardous Materials Emergencies

    The first release of the Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) since 2004 is now available. The 2008 issue contains new information for first responders in the event of an incident involving hazardous materials. The Guidebook provides a consistent and standardized approach for handling hazardous...

  • Prater-Sterling Acquires L-R Systems

    R. Scott Prater, President/CEO of Prater–Sterling, has announced the acquisition of L-R Systems, a leading supplier of material-handing systems and other processing equipment to the plastic, food, chemical, and pharmaceutical industries. In addition to pneumatic conveying systems for fine...