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  • Whitehouse Scientific Celebrates 30 Years

    In 1983, pre-Internet and in a year that saw early public access to mobile phones and the first incarnation of Microsoft Word, Dr. Graham Rideal set about applying his unique scientific experience and expertise to the development of glass microsphere standards whose hallmark is absolute reliability...

  • April CEMA Booked Orders, Billed Sales up from 2012

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its April 2013 booked orders increased 5.1% when compared to April 2012 orders. When compared to March 2013, April 2013 booked orders were down 4.3%. April booked orders were down 10.7% for Bulk Handling Equipment and...

  • Eriez Upgrades Mobile Training and Education Center

    Eriez recently added a host of new equipment and features to its Orange University mobile training and education center. “These updates will enhance the experience for all who step onboard looking to find solutions for their toughest application challenges,” says Eric Confer,...

  • Matcon to Launch Batch Tracking and Recipe Control Software at Open House

    Matcon is hosting a free one-day event at its UK test facility in Evesham on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 to demonstrate Track-Record, an IBC-based tracking and recipe control system for use in powder processing. This will be followed by a visit to global baking manufacturer British Bakels to view...

  • Fluid Bed Seminar Offered by Applied Chemical Technology

    Applied Chemical Technology Inc. (ACT) is offering its 2013 Fluid Bed Seminar on August 27-28, 2013. A general overview of agglomerating, coating, and drying in a fluid bed will be covered. This seminar will present the principles of fluidization, air flow, pressure drop, entrainment, dust...

  • Mettler Toledo Partners with Tanaka Scale

    Mettler Toledo and Tanaka Scale Works Company Ltd recently announced a new business relationship that will enhance Tanaka Scale's position as a leader in vehicle weighing, while significantly expanding Mettler Toledo's global reach in the Japanese vehicle scale industry. The business...

  • Dickson Joins Piab; Weilbrenner Retires

    Mike Dickson has joined Piab from Kollmorgen, a Danaher operating company. Dickson will assume responsibility for the Piab America organization, based in Hingham, MA. Chuck Weilbrenner, regional director-Americas for Piab, has retired after a 30-year career to pursue other interests. His day...

  • Chilworth Announces Process Safety Training Courses in China

    Chilworth Technology, a DEKRA company, offers courses throughout the year in Shanghai, Shenzhen, Nanjing, Tianjin, Hangzhou, and Qingdao. To better meet the safety needs of process manufacturing industries throughout China, Chilworth also recently launched a Chinese Web site. Chilworth’s...

  • Heumann Environmental Announces $6 Million Fertilizer Orders

    Heumann Environmental Co. (HEC), a designer and manufacturer of specialized equipment to help industries control air pollution, collect nuisance dust, and recover product, has been awarded approximately $6 million in contracts to provide wet scrubbers for new fertilizer plants under construction in...

  • Heyl & Patterson to Host Frac Sand Drying Demonstrations

    Heyl & Patterson Inc., a world leader in thermal processing and bulk materials handling equipment, will demonstrate the equipment it manufactures for the process of drying frac sand for the shale gas industry. The demonstrations will be conducted as part of the Frac Sand Insider Conference on...