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  • Matcon Australia Hosts "Open Day" in Sydney

    Matcon Pacific recently hosted its first-ever "Open Day" event at its Guildford West facility in Sydney, showcasing the latest in lean powder manufacturing solutions. The event was well attended across the powder processing industries, with delegates coming from Pfizer, Abel Metals,...

  • SPE Launches Search for New Executive Director

    The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) has launched its search for a new executive director.   “The ideal candidate will possess a combination of strong leadership qualities, extensive knowledge of the global plastics industry, and a proven record of fundraising,” said Russell...

  • Kemutec Named Exclusive North American Distributor for °Celsius Screw Heat Exchangers

    Kemutec has been appointed the exclusive distributor for °Celsius screw heat exchangers for the North American markets. Based in Drunen, Holland, °Celsius supplies custom-designed and manufactured screw heat exchangers that are most commonly used for heating, cooling, and drying...

  • Eriez Celebrates 40th Anniversary with Eriez Equipos Magneticos S.A.

    Eriez Equipos Magneticos S.A. (EEMSA) celebrates its 40th anniversary as an Eriez Affiliate in October 2011. Since joining theEriez family, EEMSA has become a leading provider of magnetic, vibratory, and inspection equipment to the vast industrial marketplace of Mexico. EEMSA has a manufacturing...

  • Chilworth Global Announces Worldwide Expansion

    Chilworth Global (Chilworth) announced that its process safety services capabilities have been expanded with the addition of new offices and laboratories across the globe and expanded process safety expertise, now delivered by more than 200 process safety engineers company-wide.   ...

  • Monthly Equipment Finance Index Shows New Business Volume up 33%

    The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity for the $521 billion equipment finance sector, showed overall new business volume for August was $5.7 billion, up 33 percent from volume of $4.3 billion in the...

  • USA Science & Engineering Festival Expands for 2012

    The Nation’s largest celebration of science and engineering, the USA Science & Engineering Festival, is returning to Washington, D.C., April 28-29, 2012. Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, hosts of the Discovery Channel's hit TV series MythBusters, and Bill Nye the Science Guy, are among the...

  • George Prest Named New CEO of Material Handling Industry of America

    The Board of Governors of Material Handling Industry announced the appointment of George W. Prest to the position of chief executive officer of Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA). Prest will succeed John Nofsinger at his retirement as CEO on December 31, 2011. Prest brings more than 30...

  • Honeywell, Virthualis to Develop Solution for Safety Engineering, Operator Training

    Honeywell announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Virthualis s.r.l., an engineering and research firm focused on improving decision making in the design and implementation of safety, to develop a 3-D simulation solution to improve operator training and plant safety....

  • CEMA Reports 38% Increase in Orders for 2011

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reports that overall industry orders (bookings) for the first 6 months of 2011 increased 38.28% compared to the same period in 2010, with total orders of $4.58 billion. CEMA estimates industry billed sales (shipments) for the first 6 months of...