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  • Aerodyne Debuts New Animation of StopTight Slide Gate Material Handling Valve

    Aerodyne, a division of Abanaki Corp., recently launched an animated demo of its StopTight slide gate material handling valve, a dust-tight component for controlling flow in a bulk material system. The slide gate drive action eliminates the need for racks, pinions, cams, or other internal...

  • CPM Announces Sales Representative Agreement with Synertek Process Equipment

    CPM, a leading supplier of process equipment and technology for the animal feed, oilseed, biofuels, and human food processing industries, announces a new industrial market manufacturers’ sales representative agreement with Synertek Process Equipment Inc.       ...

  • Kevin Young Joins Vecoplan LLC

    Vecoplan LLC, a worldwide leader in size reduction technologies, has added Kevin Young to its engineering department. Young graduated with honors from North Carolina A&T State University in May of 2011, earning a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering. While at A&T, Kevin was the team...

  • SOCMA's BPTF Supports FDA Agreement to Establish Inspection Parity

    After months of thoughtful deliberation, the Bulk Pharmaceutical Task Force (BPTF) of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) announced it has concluded its work with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and agreed to a proposal for a “generic drug user fee program...

  • Joe Stout Joins FPSA as Food Safety Consultant

    David Seckman, president of the Food Processing Suppliers Association, announced that Joe Stout, former global director of product protection, sanitation & hygienic design at Kraft, will serve as a food safety consultant to the Food Safety Task Force of the Association. “We are...

  • ChemStewards to Present First-Ever Sustainability Award at Annual Dinner

    Given the increasing and widespread practice of sustainability among member companies of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA), ChemStewards will present its first-ever Sustainability Award at the association’s 90th annual dinner December 5, 2011, in New York....

  • Nol-Tec Bolsters Marketing Team

    Nol-Tec Systems Inc. welcomes Dianne Novak, senior marketing specialist, to its staff. Novak will be responsible for all aspects of Nol-Tec's marketing efforts, from strategic development through implementation of tactics.   Novak has a strong background in marketing strategy and planning,...

  • Sales Growth Fuels Freeman Technology Expansion into New Headquarters

    Continuing global success has encouraged powder characterization company Freeman Technology to relocate into new larger premises based in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire (UK). The brand new 6000-sq-ft global HQ has includes more manufacturing and office space, as well as housing a 300-sq-ft...

  • Martin Engineering Installs New Paint Line for Bulk Material Handling Components

    In a move designed to further elevate the quality of component finishing and reduce lead times, Martin Engineering has installed a comprehensive new paint line at its global manufacturing headquarters. Long an adherent to principles of lean manufacturing, the company anticipates greater control...

  • ACC Honors Senator Vitter with Distinguished Leadership Award

    The American Chemistry Council (ACC) honored Senator David Vitter with ACC’s Distinguished Leadership Award for advancing public policies that support innovation and job creation by America’s chemistry industry. “As an ally and leading voice on behalf of the chemistry industry...