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  • Freeman Powder Tester Plays Key Role at Australian University

    Pharmaceutical science researchers at Monash University in Australia are using the FT4 universal powder tester from Freeman Technology to investigate novel techniques for improving the flow properties of excipients for inhaled product formulation. The team, led by Dr. David Morton, has recently...

  • Compass Minerals' Subsidiaries Increase Prices on All Consumer and Industrial Products

    North American Salt Co. and Sifto Canada Corp., both subsidiaries of Compass Minerals, have announced an average price increase of $6/tn on all consumer and industrial packaged and bulk mineral products, including consumer and professional deicing products, agricultural minerals, salt-based water...

  • Ross Mixing Expands Manufacturing Plant in Florida

    Ross Industries Inc. has announced the approval to expand its Ross Mixing Inc. manufacturing plant in Port St. Lucie, FL. The expansion will add nearly 12,000 sq ft to the existing building. The new total enclosed manufacturing space at this location will increase to approximately 45,000 sq ft....

  • Inpro/Seal Offers Revised Cost Justification Worksheet for Motors

    Inpro/Seal Co. has revised its Cost Justification Worksheet (CJW) for Motors. This Excel module identifies energy and operational savings a plant can attain through the use of bearing isolators. The CJW is a valuable tool for top management, engineering, operations, maintenance, and other...

  • UWT Germany Opens UK Sales Office

    The German bulk goods level measurement specialist, UWT Level Control, has announced the opening of its first sales office in the United Kingdom. Based in the historic Shropshire town of Shrewsbury, Graeme Hughes has been supporting UWT clients since October 2009. His objective is to increase...

  • RELCO Purchases SAVEL Technologies

    RELCO LLC has completed the acquisition of SAVEL Technologies Inc. from Pete Hoefler, owner of HAF Equipment Inc. of Centerville, MN. SAVEL products are a line of sanitary powder handling and conveying equipment for the dairy, food, and pharmaceutical industries.    “We have...

  • Key Technology Appoints Randy Unterseher Senior Director of Marketing

    Key Technology has announced the appointment of Randy Unterseher as senior director of marketing. In his new position, Unterseher is responsible for leading worldwide marketing activities for Key’s automated inspection and sorting systems, specialized conveying, and processing equipment....

  • New Software Simplifies Test Sieving Process

    W. S. Tyler is introducing its new Tyler Sieving Software 3.0. Available in January, 2010, the software is designed as a fast and convenient tool to record, print, and save data from a traditional test sieve analysis. The user-friendly spreadsheet format allows the user to personalize the files...

  • ACC Embarks on New Initiative to Further Enhance Advocacy

    At its November meeting, the American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) Board of Directors approved a strategic initiative designed to further enhance ACC’s advocacy programs by expanding its small and medium-size company membership and adding an affiliate membership category for value chain...

  • SOCMA Names Larry Sloan President/CEO

    The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) has announced the appointment of Lawrence D. Sloan as president and CEO, effective February 10, 2010. Sloan succeeds Joseph Acker, who will retire from SOCMA at the end of the month, after more than 16 years of combined service to the...