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  • Sturtevant Names Richard Robatzek Product Manager

    Sturtevant, a leading manufacturer of material processing equipment, has hired Richard Robatzek as product manager, reporting directly to Sam Rajkovich, director of sales & marketing. In this position, Robatzek is responsible for domestic business development activities related to the...

  • Coperion Supplies Wear-Protected Rotary Valve for Coal Refinery

    Coperion GmbH recently supplied and successfully commissioned a wear-protected rotary valve for the RWE Power AG Ville/Berrenrath coal refinery. With a diameter of 600 mm, the rotary valve type ZXQ feeds dry lignite into a pneumatic conveying system that transports the material from a new vertical...

  • Colortronic North America Merges with AEC

    ACS Group announces that as of November 1, 2013, the Colortronic North America brand is being absorbed by the AEC brand of auxiliary equipment. Colortronic North America has a strong market presence in blending and feeding equipment, but is not well known in the remainder of the auxiliary equipment...

  • Hartzell Air Movement Launches New Fan Selection Software

    Hartzell Air Movement has launched its new fan selection software called Hartzell-FLOW. The new software allows engineers and customers to make their own fan selections, generate fan curves, and also view and download 2D drawings and 3D fan models. The program contains information on thousands of...

  • Aerodyne Releases Dust Collector Facts Book

    Aerodyne Environmental, a manufacturer of industrial cyclonic dust collectors and dust collection valves, has released a new industrial dust collector facts book. For several decades, industrial facilities in a wide variety of industries have deployed dust collection systems as part of their...

  • Chilworth CEO Dr. Vahid Ebadat Contributes to Food Powders Handbook

    Chilworth Technology Inc., a DEKRA company, announced that Dr. Vahid Ebadat, CEO of Chilworth North America, and a member of Powder & Bulk Solids Editorial Advisory Board, recently contributed a chapter to Handbook of Food Powders: Processes and Properties, published by Woodhead Publishing...

  • Romaco Group Completes Takeover of Kilian Tableting GmbH

    The Romaco Group’s formal takeover of Kilian Tableting GmbH was completed on November 13, 2013. At the same time, Jörg Pieper, Gerd Hueffmann, and Jens Carstens were appointed new managing directors of Kilian. The integration of Kilian Tableting GmbH in the Romaco Group finally...

  • ISPE Names Zimmer Vice President of European Operations

    The International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) has named Dr. Thomas Zimmer to the newly-created position of vice president of European operations. In his role, Dr. Zimmer will be responsible for leading ISPE’s business development and advancing strategic relationships in...

  • CAPS Becomes CHEP Pallecon Solutions

    CAPS' intermediate bulk container management business is being rebranded as CHEP Pallecon Solutions. The team at CHEP Pallecon Solutions has been North America’s leading container management partner for more than 15 years, providing rental, tracking, and a full service solution for...

  • Freeman Technology to Present New Research on Powder Flow Additives and QbD

    Freeman Technology will present new research into quantifying the effects of powder flow additives on pharmaceutical powders at this year’s Eastern Analytical Symposium (EAS), held from November 18-20 in Somerset NJ. Entitled ‘Characterising and optimising the use of flow additives...