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  • AAR Reports Weekly Rail Traffic Remains Up Over 2009 During Post-Holiday Week

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has reported an increase in weekly rail traffic for the post-holiday week ending Jan. 1, 2011, with U.S. freight railroads originating 240,073 carloads, up 5.6 percent compared with the same week in 2009. Intermodal traffic for the week totaled 166,894...

  • ISPE to Feature FDA Inspection Enforcement Trends Seminar at 2011 Tampa Conference

    The International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE), a global, not-for-profit association of more than 22,000 professionals announced today that it will feature eight educational sessions, including a seminar designed to help pharmaceutical companies identify and address compliance...

  • Camfil Farr APC Announces Free Dust Collection Seminars

    Camfil Farr Air Pollution Control (APC), a leading producer of industrial dust and fume collectors, has introduced a new technical seminar program focusing on how to understand and maintain dust collection systems for optimum performance.  Free programs will be offered throughout the year...

  • International Food Protection Training Institute Unveils New Web Site

    The International Food Protection Training Institute (IFPTI), the leader in delivering career-spanning, standards-based food protection training, has announced the launch of its new and improved Web site: www.ifpti.org. Increasing demand for IFPTI’s training programs necessitated the site...

  • Design of Silos and Feeders for Reliable Flow Workshop Announced

    Herman Purutyan, CEO of Jenike & Johanson Inc., will present a three-hour workshop on the design of silos and feeders for reliable flow at the 2011 Bulk Solids India conference at the Nehru Centre in Mumbai on April 8. This session will be offered during the three-day international conference/...

  • CPM Roskamp Champion Names Industrial Sales Manager

    Scott Switzer has been named industrial sales manager for CPM Roskamp Champion. His responsibilities include sales and marketing of Roskamp Champion products and services to industrial markets. Switzer has more than 20 years of experience in the process equipment and size reduction industries....

  • Spraying Systems Co. and Cloud Co. Form Tank-Cleaning Equipment Strategic Alliance

    The leading suppliers of tank-cleaning equipment are teaming up to expand product availability and technical support around the world. The alliance enables Spraying Systems Co., the global leader in spray technology, and Cloud-Sellers, a pioneer of tank-cleaning products, to offer a wider range of...

  • B&W Wins New Samson Feeder Order for British Sugar

    UK-based B&W Mechanical Handling Ltd, a world renowned supplier of mobile and fixed loading and unloading equipment, has recently won an order to supply a model 450 Samson feeder unit to British Sugar at its Newark, UK plant. B&W has supplied Samson feeders for more than 25 years to...

  • Three-Part Online Agglomeration Training Series Announced

    Offered by The Center for Professional Advancement (CfPA), this training series is intended for professionals in fields such as pharmaceuticals, specialty chemical processing, mineral operations, food processing, animal feeds, fertilizers, candies, cement, and biochemical. Engineers and...

  • AAR Issues 2010 Edition of Railroad Facts

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has released the 2010 Edition of Railroad Facts – the premier industry statistical reference book. The publication notes that in 2009, rail traffic experienced the largest percentage decrease since 1949 with carloads down 15.1 percent and ton-miles...