Antares Vision has taken the next step in its strategic business diversification: an agreement has been finalized for the company to acquire 100% of FT System S.r.l. (FT System), an Italian company known as a leader in control and inspection in the beverage industry both domestically and internationally.
Exair’s new Gen4 standard ion air knife eliminates static electricity 30% better at low inlet pressures that saves compressed air and money.
Production speeds, product quality, and surface cleanliness can improve dramatically. It eliminates static on plastics, webs, sheet stock, and other product surfaces where tearing, jamming, or hazardous shocks are a problem.
Bulk material handling and industrial vacuum cleaning systems provider VAC-U-MAX is celebrating 2019 as a banner year for company milestones. Founded in 1954 by Frank Pendleton, VAC-U-MAX celebrated 65-years providing growth, industry leadership and innovations. VAC-U-MAX designed the world’s first industrial vacuum cleaner operating on compressed-air for high volume recovery of combustible and flammable materials.
The additive manufacturing-focused subsidiary of BASF New Business GmbH, BASF 3D Printing Solutions (B3DPS) announced Tuesday that it is rebranding as Forward AM and expanding its product offerings in advance of the trade show Formnext 2019.
Process and packaging technology supplier Bosch Packaging Technology plans to cooperate with contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) Parsolex on solid dosage manufacturing.
Under the arrangement, Bosch Packaging Technology will provide solid dose manufacturing and packaging technology for pharmaceuticals to Parsolex and gain access to the CDMO’s West Lafayette, IN production plant.
Dairy products manufacturer Dean Foods announced Tuesday that it is considering a sale of nearly all of its assets to Dairy Farmers of America Inc. (DFA) as it enters into Chapter 11 reorganization proceedings.
While “advanced discussions” on the sale are underway between Dean Foods and DFA, the potential transaction would have to first clear regulators and “would be subject to higher or otherwise better offers in the bankruptcy,” the Dallas-based company said in a press release.
The latest 600-gal ROSS VersaMix Model VM-600 is capable of high-speed subsurface powder induction with proprietary ROSS Solids/Liquid Injection Manifold (SLIM).
Multinational life science firm Lonza is starting to search for new chief executive officer as its current top executive, Marc Funk, prepares to step down from his position for “personal reasons,” the company announced Tuesday. The Board of Directors named chairman Albert Baehny as interim CEO while the hunt is on for a suitable replacement.
The IKA Pilotina is a dry milling system in pilot plant scale, available in three different configurations.
The Pilotina MI is equipped with an impact mill module and the IKA Pilotina MC with a cutting mill module, to provide the optimum mill for each respective milling task. The Pilotina MU is delivered with both milling modules, covering both processes: milling by cutting and milling by impact.
Roskamp Champion’s HM Series 54-in. hammermill is used in aquaculture, pet food, ethanol, and biomass applications, as well as to grind other friable materials.
Designed for the most demanding applications, this hammermill features a high hammer-tip speed in addition to a high-density frame that minimizes noise and vibration. Standard features maximize uptime and make maintenance easy.
This hammermill delivers higher output for lower operating costs than other hammermills.
The Paderborn-based company Gebr. Lödige Maschinenbau GmbH is currently in the process of expanding its engineering and production capacities for coating, mixing, granulating, and drying, as well as the handling units required for this process in India. This represents an expansion of the globally active company’s successful joint venture with the Indian company Bectochem, a leading manufacturer of pharmaceutical process technology.
Firefighters worked to douse a blaze that ignited in a fryer last Friday night at the Tyson Foods–Mexican Original plant in Portland, IN, officials told several local news organizations. Workers evacuated the plant during the incident.
The fire started at about 7:45 p.m. and was limited to a silo at the site, Portland Fire said in a report by ABC News affiliate WPTA.
Specialty chemicals and materials firm Evonik and industrial 3D printing systems manufacturer Voxeljet AG are teaming up to collaborate on the development of new powder-binder systems for the binder-jetting additive manufacturing, Evonik announced in a recent release. The strategic innovation unit of Evonik, Evonik Creavis GmbH, and the Friedberg, Germany-based company will work to develop material systems that have appropriate mechanical properties for the production of industrial final parts.
Swiss flavors and fragrances manufacturer Givaudan has struck a deal to purchase New Jersey-based flavor, fragrance, and specialty ingredients firm Ungerer & Company, a November 6 press release announced.
Rice products processor, marketer, and distributor Riviana Foods Inc. is moving forward on a $27 million plan to expand production of Minute brand microwaveable rice products at its Memphis, TN processing facility, the company announced in a Nov. 7 press release.
The Houston, TX-based firm said its decision to expand the Memphis plant stems from an uptick in demand for ready-to-serve products in the U.S.
Fire crews worked to put out a fire in a piece of machinery and its dust collector last Thursday night at the Industrial Hard Chrome plant in Geneva, IL, the City of Geneva announced in a recent press release.
Responding to the Fluid Power Drive site at about 10:25 p.m., firefighters arrived at the scene to find smoke coming out from several open overhead doors on the structure and a large piece of machinery involved in flames. Industrial Hard Chrome uses the equipment for buffing and polishing of chrome-plated metal products, according to officials.
The STP 61 pneumatic conveying control system from Gericke USA offers automated control over the company's dense phase pneumatic conveying systems.
Powder King introduces the proprietary EC200 operating control system. The new HMI and EC200 embedded controller replaces a PLC and several other devices. All necessary inputs and outputs are built in, simplifying the system design, operation, and maintenance of the control system. It supports several different machine configurations, such as single mill, dual mill, single feeder, dual feeders, across the line or wye/delta motor starters, airflow VFD or damper control, J or K thermocouple types, etc.
The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its September 2019 booked orders increased 84.7% when compared to September 2018 orders.
When compared to August 2019, September 2019 booked orders were up 68.7%.
September booked orders were down 8.9% for Bulk Handling Equipment and up 93.9% for Unit Handling Equipment when compared to August.
CEMA’s September 2019 billed sales (shipments) increased by 9% when compared to September 2018 sales.
When compared to August billed sales, September 2019 billed sales were up 1.5%.
Under a proposed settlement announced today by the United States, the State of Michigan, and the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan, the Dow Chemical Co. will implement and fund an estimated $77 million in natural resource restoration projects intended to compensate the public for injuries to natural resources caused by the release of hazardous substances from Dow’s Midland, MI facility.
The proposed settlement, which was lodged Friday in the U.S. district court for the Eastern District of Michigan, is subject to public comment and to approval by the court.
BinMaster got its start in the early 1960's when a Nebraska-based seed company asked Garner Industries to design a device to detect when seed bins were full. Today, BinMaster is a leading manufacturer of sensors and software used to measure inventory in bins, silos, tanks and piles for a diverse array of industries worldwide. Anywhere there's a vessel to be measured, you'll find BinMaster!
Rotaries are a popular point level indicator used for high-, mid- and low-level material detection in bins, tanks, and silos. Wired to a horn, alarm or light panel, rotaries send an alert when material reaches the desired level. BinMaster's standard and fail-safe rotaries can be fit with a wide assortment of paddles and mounting plates, plus a compact mini-rotary is offered for constrained spaces.2:35
Non-contact radar continuously measures the level of powders, granules, solids, or liquids in a vessel. Reliable and precise in high dust, 80 GHz non-contact radar excels in powders and solids in tall and narrow vessels. Check out this video for uses and benefits of on one of the most popular level sensors available on the market today.
The SmartBobII offers the strongest and smartest cable-based inventory measurement system on the market today–with the ability to manage from one to 255 bins of heights up to 150 feet. Accurate and highly reliable, SmartBob is an effective solution for one or an entire network of bins, tanks, and silos. SmartBob options include models for high or super-high temperatures, measuring submersed solids, wireless communications, and compatible consoles and software for easy data monitoring.
BinMaster's sensors and software are used by every industry that needs to measure inventory stored in bins, tanks, or silos. Anywhere there's a vessel to be measured, you'll find BinMaster. This product overview video will guide you through BinMaster's product offerings, touching on what sensors work best in which environments and how BinMaster's innovative technology can tie products together to provide comprehensive inventory monitoring and process control.10:17