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  • North American Chemical Processing Industry Looks Strong for Q2

    Industrial Info Resources (IIR) reports that all signs are pointing toward a very strong round of capital spending for the Chemical Processing Industry (CPI) during the second quarter of 2012. Total CPI capital project spending identified in the U.S. and Canada for the second quarter so far totals...

  • Powder Show Conference Program Features Dust-Related Sessions

    The Powder & Bulk Solids Conference, May 8-10, Rosemont, IL, will feature a Dust Collection and Safety track that will include topics like dust capture, filter sizing/selection, duct layout, environmental/safety standards, and fire/explosion implications. Here is a list of the sessions:...

  • Regulatory Leaders, Pharmaceutical Professionals to Appear at Joint FDA-ISPE CGMP Conference

    ISPE announced today that it has brought together a substantial line-up of global regulatory officials and pharmaceutical industry leaders to be plenary speakers at the FDA/ISPE co-sponsored “Redefining the ‘C’ in ‘CGMP’” Conference in Baltimore, June 4-5, 2012....

  • Colson, Hytrol Conveyor Celebrate 50-year Partnership

    Don Laux, Colson Caster Corp.’s president and general manager, presented Gregg Goodner, president of Hytrol Conveyor Company, Inc., with a distinctive award honoring the two company’s 50-year business partnership. “I’m sincerely appreciative of the longstanding business...

  • Ross Expands Mixer Testing Capabilities

    Technical director Ken Langhorn announced the addition of new mixing and blending equipment at the Ross Test & Development Center located at the company’s headquarters in Long Island, NY. The new additions include a 1-cu-ft ribbon/paddle blender and a 2-gal planetary dual disperser, both...

  • Q2 Economic Outlook Report: Steady but Slower Growth in Equipment Investment

    The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) released the first quarterly update to its 2012 Equipment Leasing & Finance U.S. Economic Outlook. The report is focused on the $628 billion industry and forecasts equipment investment and capital spending in the U.S., and...

  • Rice Lake Acquires Measurement Systems International

    Rice Lake Weighing Systems announces the purchase of Measurement Systems International (MSI), a scale equipment manufacturer based in Seattle, WA. MSI has been in business since 1977 with niche technologies such as crane scales, aircraft load monitors, and more, that are now sought after and...

  • Powder Show Conference Program Set

    UBM Canon, in association with Powder/Bulk Solids, has announced the release of the 2012 International Powder and Bulk Solids Conference program set for May 8-11 in Rosemont, IL. Running alongside the PTXI International Expo, it is the largest conference in North America that focuses on material...

  • Free Valve Bagging School Offered at Powder Show

    STONEPAK and Premier Tech Chronos’ will offer a free valve bagging class at the Powder Show, May 7 from 3-5 pm in Room #1 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. Experts will be sharing their knowledge and experience on valve packing systems, providing leading...

  • Steve Maguire Receives SPE Business Management Award

    The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) has presented its Business Management Award to Steve Maguire, the president of Maguire Products, Inc. and a pioneer in the field of plastics auxiliary equipment systems. SPE presents the award to one industry leader annually. Maguire received this year...