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  • Process Control System Integrates Mixing, Heating, Cooling, Feeding

    April 25, 2019

    The Readco Process Control System (RCS) integrates mixing, heating, cooling, and feeding into a single, touch-screen HMI. Offered as an option on the company's continuous processors, the system eliminates the multiple interfaces needed to control individual machines in a batch process in favor...

  • Powerful, Consistent Blending

    April 17, 2019

    When it comes to blending powders with liquids, DTL blenders are powerful workhorses that are widely used by the food, dairy beverage, and chemical industries. A “tube-in-tube” design enables exact amounts of dry ingredients to be blended with liquids without the addition of air,...

  • 1000-Gal Pivoting Triple Shaft Mixer

    April 9, 2019

    The Ross VMC-1000 VersaMix is a 1000-gal triple-shaft mixer available on a pivot-design single-post hydraulic lift.  The new design pictured allows the machine to be raised from a vessel, rotate 90°, and lowered into another vessel. This allows for convenient discharge of finished product...

  • Gericke Celebrates 125th Anniversary

    March 29, 2019

    Process equipment manufacturer Gericke is celebrating its 125th anniversary as a pioneer in the development of powder processing systems and equipment. Founded by Walter H. Gericke in 1894 in Zurich, Switzerland, to meet growing demand for automated bulk handling systems in four mills, Gericke...

  • Admix Celebrates 30 Years of Innovation

    March 28, 2019

    Admix, Inc., a provider of advanced mixing technologies for the food/beverage, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries, today announced that it is celebrating its 30-year anniversary. The company was founded on March 28, 1989 by Lou Beaudette who set out with a vision to develop and bring innovative...

  • Continuous Manufacturing Modules Automate Pharmaceutical Production

    March 13, 2019

    Gericke USA Continuous Manufacturing Modules (CMM) integrate feeding, weighing, and mixing as a single, continuous step. Developed to increase speed and efficiency in oral solid dosage pharmaceutical manufacturing, the CMMs combine a high-precision loss in weight feeder with a continuous mixer and...

  • Continuous Mixer for Chocolate Production

    March 7, 2019

    Solids handling equipment maker, Ajax Equipment, has supplied a leading manufacturing and services provider with a continuous mixer featuring Lynflow clog-resistant blades for mixing chocolate with inclusions.  The single-screw paddle mixer will combine warm chocolate with free-flowing candy...

  • Ross Introduces More Versatile Mixer/Reactor

    February 21, 2019

    Ross introduces a more versatile mixer/reactor that is especially suited for temperature-critical formulations of medium to high viscosity under stringent vacuum/pressure constraints.  The Model VMC VersaMix is a multi-purpose triple-shaft mixer/reactor designed for up to 350°F from 29.5...

  • Novinox Introduces Sanitary Ribbon Blender

    February 19, 2019

    Novinox s.r.l. introduces the new Model M.A.N. sanitary ribbon blender suitable for a working volume of 500 18 cu ft. Consistent with the company’s range of ribbon blenders, from 12 to 176 cu ft, the M.A.N 500 is built to the highest degree of cGMP requirements to minimize the possibility of...

  • Continuous Processor Cuts Chocolate Conching Process from Hours to Minutes

    February 13, 2019

    Continuous processors from Readco Kurimoto LLC automatically perform the mixing and liquefaction steps in the conching process that converts milled chocolate paste into finished chocolate product. Suitable for producing dark, milk, semi-sweet, and other types of chocolate, the continuous...