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  • Bühler Appoints New CFO

    February 6, 2019

    Buhler announces that Andreas Herzog, 61, who has held the CFO position for 17 years, will retire effective September 1, 2019. His successor is Mark Macus, 47, who was employed at Bühler for five years and who currently serves as CFO of the Vitra Group. Herzog has made a substantial...

  • SPPS Introduces First 100-hp Single-Phase Electric Motor

    January 30, 2019

    Single Phase Power Solutions (SPPS) introduces the world’s first 100-hp single-phase electric motor.  The Belle Single-Phase Motor uses Written-Pole technology to deliver a 100-hp single-phase motor that is compatible with readily-available single-phase utility services. The utility-...

  • Mixing/Batch Vacuum Drying Crystalline Salt

    January 28, 2019

    Located in Cavezzo, Italy, MIX has been manufacturing mixing systems and industrial components for bulk solids handling, dealing with powders, granules, fibers and pastes since 1990. The MIX range of mixing equipment includes mixers, reactors, dryers, humidifiers, heaters, coolers, sterilizers,...

  • New Hybridized Drying System Introduced

    January 22, 2019

    RFC has combined the attributes of both hot-air impingement together with radio frequency drying for a new hybridized system available across a broad range of sizes and output capacities.  The new Macrowave Express series increases drying efficiency and line productivity, at the same time...

  • Turnkey Approach to Streamline Continuous Process Implementation

    January 16, 2019

    To help processors implement continuous processing effectively and easily, Readco Kurimoto LLC, unveils a turnkey service approach. With Readco Turnkey Services (RTS), the company offers to manage the design, engineering, testing, procurement, and installation of entire continuous processing lines...

  • Marion Process Solutions Acquired by Private Equity Firm

    January 9, 2019

    Private equity firm May River Capital completed acquisition of Marion Process Solutions on December 31, 2018. Marion manufactures industrial mixers and blenders, as well as microwave vacuum drying systems, for customers in the food, nutraceutical, mineral, plastic, chemical, and biomass industries...

  • Algorithms: The Future of Vacuum Drying

    January 7, 2019

    Trending in a vacuum drying process to achieve an endpoint analysis has been a holy grail for decades. Although the mechanical side of the drying process hasn’t changed dramatically, the monitoring and control has. We have new sensors and program algorithms to finally know what the process is...

  • The Basics of Drying: An Amalgamation of Science, Technology, and Art

    January 2, 2019

    Drying is one of the oldest and most commonly used methods in the processing industry, yet it remains one of the most complex and least understood operations because of the difficulties and deficiencies in mathematical modeling and simulation. In many plants, the dryer is often regarded as “a...

  • 6 Considerations When Choosing an Industrial Dryer

    December 19, 2018

    An industrial dryer is an essential part of most material processing procedures, but they are typically a large capital expense and can last for decades. This makes picking the best dryer for your processing needs especially important since picking the wrong dryer can have long term negative...