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Oktober - 2019
Week 4
1

AZO celebrates 70th birthday28.10.2019

AZO GmbH + Co. KG commemorated its 70th anniversary this September.
2

Flour screening in mills and industrial bakeries28.10.2019

Gericke has for more than 70 years been producing and selling a complete range of flour sifting machines worldwide.
3

Screw conveyor for food processing28.10.2019

Ajax Equipment has supplied a global food ingredients supplier, with a horizontal screw conveyor, replacing an existing screw vibratory feeder, to handle biscuit fines.
4

Simple graphical analysis of mixer and process data28.10.2019

Maschinenfabrik Gustav Eirich has recently introduced ProView process data visualisation.
5

Metal recovery technology at Ecomondo28.10.2019

Bunting Magnetics Europe will be exhibiting technology to recover ferrous, non-ferrous and stainless-steel metal from waste and secondary materials on Stand A2 008 at Ecomondo 2019, the green technology trade fair which takes place 5-8 November in Rimini, Italy.
Week 3
1

Dehumidification and mixing for production of natural fibre compounds21.10.2019

MTI Mischtechnik has developed an MTI Flex®-line heating/cooling mixer combination which – together with a Vent tec® 2.0 aspiration system – has been optimised for the production of dry blends for natural fibre compounds (NFC).
2

Shredding and recycling of plastic waste21.10.2019

Lindner-Recyclingtech at K2019 demonstrated a working model of its new Micromat 1500 plastics shredding machine and also exhibited a new and improved universal cutting system.
3

Heat-resistant magnetic separator21.10.2019

Bunting Magnetics Europe chose the occasion of K2019 to launch its new FF350 drawer filter magnet which has been designed for use in high-temperature applications, as frequently encountered in the plastics industry.
4

Mill tailings mixed with cement at Europe’s largest gold mine21.10.2019

Lödige Process Technology points out that industries which handle fast-hardening mixing products, where there is risk of significant wear damage, require high throughput rates, but also – and in particular – quick, simple machine cleaning procedures.
5

Granulators incorporate digital control system21.10.2019

Hellweg at K2019 exhibited its granulators with their new digital smart control system.
Week 1
1

Promoting flow by ultrasonic excitation07.10.2019

Artech Ultrasonic Systems recently launched the flowsonic® ultrasonic discharging aid which ensures efficient flow of powders and granulates, whether being conveyed or stored in containers, bins or hoppers.
2

Efficient production of flame retardants in batch sizes up to 20,000 litres07.10.2019

AVA points out that in the production of flame retardants, a low residual water content in the ppm range plays a decisive role.
3

Carbon black transferred from bulk bags to extruder07.10.2019

Ajax Equipment has supplied leading black masterbatch producer Hubron International with a system to handle bulk bags and supply a new extruding line with carbon black.
4

Powerful magnetic separator for high throughputs07.10.2019

Goudsmit Magnetics recently redesigned its automatically cleanable ‘Easy Clean flow’ magnet.
5

Small feeder for masterbatch applications07.10.2019

Schenck Process has extended its ProFlex® C family of feeders with the introduction of the ProFlex C100, the smallest in the series.
September - 2019
Week 3
1

Italian compounder upgrades pilot plant23.09.2019

Coperion has won a contract to supply Italy-based family-owned compounder LATI Industria Termoplastici SpA with the pre-engineering and engineering of a state-of-the-art materials handling line for a pilot plant at its production site at Torba (Varese), Italy.
2

Arched plate conveyors find favour in Poland23.09.2019

AUMUND Fördertechnik has in recent years supplied several arched plate conveyors (APCs) to customers in Poland.
3

Twin-shaft batch mixers vital for major Stuttgart construction project23.09.2019

BHS-Sonthofen has supplied mixing technology for the Stuttgart 21 railway and urban development project which is currently under construction.
4

Hot-wash system for effective plastic recovery23.09.2019

Lindner Washtech has developed a three-stage hot-wash system which is capable of cleaning undesirable materials adhering to post-commercial and post-consumer plastic film, as well as unpleasant odours; it also ensures higher productivity.
5

Schütz Nordic undergoes further modernisation and expansion23.09.2019

Schütz reports that its manufacturing plant in Norway celebrated its latest expansion and upgrade.
Week 2
1

High-accuracy vibratory feeders09.09.2019

Coperion K-Tron has introduced a completely new K3 line of vibratory feeders for dry bulk solids which will be exhibited at K 2019 in Düsseldorf, on stand 14B19 in Hall 14.
2

Bühler again wins royal accolade09.09.2019

Bühler UK Ltd, on 12th September received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for its optical sorting technology.
3

Advanced processing technologies for food ingredient formulations09.09.2019

Glatt Ingenieurtechnik will be exhibiting on Stand 6E163 at Fi Europe 2019, the food ingredients trade show which takes place 3-5 December in Paris.
4

University of Birmingham acquires laboratory eddy current separator09.09.2019

Bunting Magnetics Europe has won an order to supply a laboratory-sized eddy current separator and drum magnet modular system to the University of Birmingham.
5

Sample scoop designed for pharma applications09.09.2019

Bürkle has extended its range of sampling equipment with the introduction of the PharmaScoop which has been designed for use in the pharmaceutical industry.
Week 1
1

Digital junction box for weighing applications02.09.2019

Siemens has introduced Siwarex DB, a digital junction box with robust field housing in IP66 protection, which can be easily integrated into Simatic environments.
2

Closed-loop system of bulk bag manufacture02.09.2019

Starlinger has developed a ‘circular packaging’ concept for bulk bags made from polypropylene fabric, whereby the used bags are recycled into new bulk bags.
3

Mobile integrated hopper and screw feeders02.09.2019

Ajax Equipment has supplied leading bioscience research specialist Pathway Intermediates with two stainless steel integrated hopper and inclined screw feeders.
4

Mealworms now part of Bühler’s insect portfolio02.09.2019

Bühler reports that livestock production is under enormous pressure because already tight margins continue to decline – in particular in Europe.
5

Spark detector02.09.2019

StuvEx International has launched its PSD3-D infrared spark detector which works by detecting the infrared energy created by embers, sparks and flames in pipelines and other parts of a process system.
August - 2019
Week 4
1

Feeder innovations at K-Show26.08.2019

Brabender Technologie has completely revised two of its feeder models, the DSR28 and DDSR20.
2

Bühler revolutionises flour milling with Mill E326.08.2019

Bühler reports that for decades industrial milling concepts have focused on optimising machines and processes, but the basic design concept remained the same, based on buildings with a minimum of five to six storeys.
3

Bühler and Premier Tech enter into strategic cooperation26.08.2019

Bühler Group (see above) and Premier Tech have announced the formation of a cooperation agreement concerning industrial flexible packaging.
4

Flexicon launches French language website26.08.2019

Flexicon has introduced a 223-page French language website detailing the company's bulk handling equipment and systems utilised across industries that fill, discharge, weigh batch or convey bulk solid materials.
5

LEHVOSS 125th birthday26.08.2019

Lehmann&Voss&Co. celebrated its 125th anniversary.
Week 2
1

Screening: pneumatic multi-deck lifting system reduces downtime12.08.2019

KM Siebtechnik has developed a new pneumatic multi-deck lifting system allowing multiple deck lifting and exchange in a single operation in order to minimise downtime.
2

Gericke 125th birthday celebrations continue globally12.08.2019

Gericke this year commemorates its 125th anniversary (see EBS News for week of 28 January 2019).
3

New technical sales manager for Winkworth12.08.2019

Winkworth Machinery has recruited Alex Warner as a technical sales manager.
4

Plastics recycling technology at K-Show12.08.2019

Vecoplan will be exhibiting machines and systems that shred, convey and process primary and secondary raw materials on Stand B59, Hall 9, at K 2019 which takes place 16-23 October in Düsseldorf.
5

High-temperature drawer filter magnet12.08.2019

Bunting Magnetics Europe will also be exhibiting at K 2019 where, on Stand J47 in Hall 10, the main focus will be on separating metal from both virgin and recycled plastics.
Week 1
1

Smart powder handling for additive manufacturing and Industry 4.0 requirements05.08.2019

Piab has recently introduced the piFLOW®p SMART vacuum conveyor which, in the case of additive manufacturing, is capable of easily delivering the production powder to the 3D printing systems without risk of employees being exposed to any polluting particulate matter.
2

WIP functionality for vacuum conveying offers healthier working environment05.08.2019

Piab Ltd reports that wet-in-place (WIP) functionality has recently been added to Piab’s piFLOW®p vacuum conveyors, thereby ensuring safer working conditions in food, chemical and pharmaceutical processing plants.
3

THIELMANN makes move into IBC rental05.08.2019

THIELMANN has delivered for decades a wide range of high quality container solutions, on a global scale, for all industries.
4

4B Braime launches mobile-friendly website05.08.2019

4B Braime Components has unveiled its new website which has been designed with the user experience in mind, offering a clean fresh look, mobile-friendly design, improved navigation and functionality throughout, while allowing customers to access product information and enriched content with ease.
5

Montoni integrated within Pavan’s umbrella brand05.08.2019

GEC reports that from September 2019 the Montoni range of dies, extrusion moulds and cutting systems, will continue its operations within the dies and moulds business line under the umbrella brand of Pavan.
Juli - 2019
Week 4
1

WIP process in horizontal mixing systems29.07.2019

Gebr. Lödige Maschinenbau reports that an efficient cleaning process for horizontal mixing systems is becoming increasingly important.
2

Mixing granulators at University of Sheffield29.07.2019

Maschinenfabrik Gustav Eirich states that very few research establishments and universities in Europe offer in-depth expertise in granulation technology.
3

Discharging compacted material from drums29.07.2019

A new TIP-TITE® drum dumping system is available from Flexicon Europe (see above) which automatically conditions fibreboard drums containing bulk solid material, dumps the material into downstream equipment, and accumulates empty drums on a roller conveyor for removal.
4

Flexicon establishes French office29.07.2019

Flexicon Europe has opened an office in Dijon, France, to provide factory-direct sales and application engineering services to customers in France and surrounding regions, it was announced by Greg Slack, vice president global sales, Flexicon Corp.
5

Coperion innovations at K 201929.07.2019

Coperion and Coperion K-Tron will be exhibiting a variety of new and ongoing developments of their technological solutions for plastics processing at K 2019 (16-23 October in Dusseldorf, Germany) at Booth B19 in Hall 14.
Week 3
1

Flender and Wikov enter into service cooperation agreement22.07.2019

Flender GmbH have announced a comprehensive service cooperation which includes gear units from other manufacturers.
2

Bunting Magnetics’ 60th birthday22.07.2019

In August 3rd Bunting Magnetics will commemorate its 60th anniversary.
3

XRF analyzer helps enhance mineral testing22.07.2019

Bunting Magnetics Europe has purchased a new X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyzer which will improve the mineral testing capabilities of the company’s test laboratory which is located at the Redditch premises of its subsidiary Master Magnets.
4

Givaudan and Bühler jointly help nurture Swiss food industry start-ups22.07.2019

Two leading Swiss companies Givaudan and Bühler, global leaders respectively in flavours and fragrances and in food processing solutions, in mid-July announced a development partnership to help accelerate market access for companies aiming to enter the food manufacturing sector in Switzerland.
5

Protecting silos from overpressure during filling22.07.2019

Hycontrol has launches the SHIELD Lite SPS, two years after introducing the novel SHIELD silo protection system, which protects powder storage silos from the dangers caused by excessive pressure during tanker deliveries.
Week 2
1

Ensuring dry air inside flour silos15.07.2019

Croston Engineering has developed an innovative and economical answer to the problem of maintaining and monitoring clean, dry air conditions in silos used for storing flour by employing an SPTDS diverter valve from DMN-WESTINGHOUSE in conjunction with the existing silo intake pipe.
2

Magnetic separator specialist gains coded welding approvals15.07.2019

Greenwood Magnetics reports that three of its senior sheet metal workers have been assessed and certified in coded welding for high-pressure applications.
3

Lindner to focus on system solutions in plastics recycling at K 201915.07.2019

Lindner Recyclingtech will be exhibiting on Stand D78/E75 at the K-Show, 16-23 October.
4

JÖST celebrates centenary and appoints new managing partner15.07.2019

JÖST GmbH + Co. KG celebrated its 100th birthday this summer.
5

Micromeritics officially opens German subsidiary15.07.2019

Micromeritics Instrument Corp. celebrated the opening of its new German subsidiary and European application laboratory at Munich-Unterschleissheim in the presence of invited customers, employees and local government representatives.
Week 1
1

Rotary valves in tandem with magnetic separator01.07.2019

DMN-Westinghouse recently introduced a range of magnetic separators designed to remove sub-micron metal contamination from dry, free flowing products such as sugar, grain, flour and other granulates and powders during processing.
2

GEA launches fast-track separator repair service01.07.2019

GEA has already begun significantly reducing general repair times for its separators.
3

Kaeser’s 100th birthday01.07.2019

Kaeser Kompressoren is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.
4

Mesutronic joins Indus Holding01.07.2019

Indus Holding AG has acquired a majority stake in leading German metal detector manufacturer Mesutronic Gerätebau GmbH which is located in Kirchberg im Wald.
5

Meeting stringent sustainability demands through better particle design01.07.2019

Glatt Ingenieurtechnik will showcase current research activities and solutions for the development of contemporary, high-performance ingredients at the SEPAWA congress for the detergents/cleansers, cosmetics and fragrance industry in Europe, which takes place 23–25 October in Berlin.
Juni - 2019
Week 4
1

Stretch-hooder protects palletised organic foods24.06.2019

BEUMER Group recently supplied one of its stretch hood A stretch-hooding machines to Davert GmbH.
2

Twin in-line pneumatic centrifugal sifter24.06.2019

Kason Europe has introduced a high-capacity dual centrifugal sifter which is designed to de-agglomerate and screen bulk materials in-line with dilute-phase pneumatic conveying systems at ultra-high rates.
3

Multi-lingual customer support portal24.06.2019

NDC Technologies reports that its cloud-based support portal ‘myNDC’ now offers language support.
4

Greening of SternMaid’s Wittenburg site24.06.2019

SternMaid has created a flowering meadow some 11,500m² in size on part of its company site.
5

Mobile app simplifies set-up of radar level devices in the field24.06.2019

Emerson has added the Radar Master app for the AMS Trex™ Device Communicator, making it easier for field technicians to safely and efficiently configure Rosemount™ radar level transmitters.
Week 3
1

On-site maintenance service for process systems17.06.2019

Ingredient Batching Systems has always been prepared to organise the maintenance and servicing of its own systems and, if asked, has been willing to service other parts of the existing site processing system.
2

Ultra-heavy-duty bulk bag filler17.06.2019

Flexicon Europe is offering a new robust bulk bag filling system, designed and manufactured by its US parent, which is capable of receiving abrasives, high-density solids and other difficult-to-handle bulk materials from upstream processes or storage vessels, and fills the material by weight into bulk bags.
3

European weighing industry strives for harmonisation of reverification17.06.2019

Representatives from European national weighing industry associations and weighing instrument manufacturers met 12-14 June in Bratislava for the annual general assembly of CECIP, the European weighing industry association.
4

IBC blending – now with liquid addition17.06.2019

Matcon points out that as consumer demand is continually changing, manufacturers must offer flexible and efficient production processes to stay ahead of their competition.
5

Dinnissen expands its manufacturing facilities17.06.2019

Dinnissen Process Technology is building an additional 60 x 70m production complex adjacent to its existing factory on the Sevenum industrial estate.
Week 2
1

Mixing technology for metallurgical applications10.06.2019

Lödige Process Technology will present industry-specific mixing systems and components as well as related processing technologies for metallurgical applications at Metec 2019 in Düsseldorf, 25-29 June.
2

Addition to Bühler’s board of directors10.06.2019

At its upcoming extraordinary general shareholders’ meeting on 21st June 2019, Bühler Group (see above) will add a new member to its board of directors with the nomination of Rainer Schulz (54).
3

Automated powder batching process10.06.2019

Spiroflow recently supplied West Midlands-based industrial adhesives manufacturer Chemique Adhesives with an automated system for batching powdered raw materials used in the formulation of bonding agents.
4

Single-screw extruder for aqua feed and pet foods10.06.2019

Bühler chose the first day of the VICTAM international trade fair, 12-14 June in Cologne, to launch its new PolyOne single-screw extruder which has been designed to consistently deliver high product quality for the pet food and aqua feed industries.
5

4B Braime welcomes royal visitor10.06.2019

His Royal Highness Prince Edward, Duke of Kent visited the headquarters and principal factory of the 4B Braime Group, which this year commemorates its 130th anniversary.
Week 1
1

Manfred Bracher to leave RKW03.06.2019

RKW Group has announced that Dr Manfred Bracher, a member of its executive management board, will resign from his position, with effect from end of June to pursue new professional opportunities.
2

Microtrac and MicrotracBEL join Verder Scientific03.06.2019

Verder Group has entered into an agreement to acquire the American Microtrac, Inc. and the Japanese MicrotracBEL Corporation from Nikkiso Co. Ltd.
3

Vortex appoints agent for Czech Republic and Slovakia03.06.2019

Vortex Global Ltd has named MillTech CZ sro as its representative agent in Czech Republic and Slovakia.
4

Expansion of FEEDOS feeder range03.06.2019

Gericke reports that following the launch last year of its innovative new design of feeder, the FEEDOS range has now grown into a complete family of feeders for hygienic and basic applications in the chemical, food and pharmaceutical industry.
5

Overcoming problems of handling nickel powders03.06.2019

Ajax Equipment has supplied Brighouse based project engineering, design and consultancy service provider, Projex Solutions Ltd, with a handling system comprising collecting hopper and screw conveyor for transferring nickel and nickel oxide powder.
Mai - 2019
Week 3
1

Bühler opens its CUBIC innovation campus20.05.2019

Bühler Group on 22 May officially opened the CUBIC innovation campus after a construction period of 20 months and an investment of about CHF50 million.
2

Releasing cohesive material inside silos and pipelines20.05.2019

Solimar Pneumatics has extended its range of bulk material flow promotion devices with the introduction of the Air Knocker which is designed to keep sticky materials moving even if they are clinging to vessel walls.
3

Van Velthoven promoted at Key Technology20.05.2019

Key Technology has announced the promotion of Karel Van Velthoven to the position of advanced inspection systems product marketing manager.
4

Concetti at VICTAM………20.05.2019

Concetti will be among the exhibitors at VICTAM INTERNATIONAL, one of the most important global events in the feed processing industry calendar, which takes place 12-14 June, in Cologne, Germany.
5

…… and Bunting as well20.05.2019

Bunting Magnetics Europe will be exhibiting a range of metal contamination solutions on stand A029 at VICTAM.
Week 1
1

LEHVOSS commissions new laboratory/pilot plant building06.05.2019

Lehmann&Voss has successfully completed ahead of schedule the relocation of major laboratory and pilot plant facilities to the new laboratory building at its Hamburg-Wandsbek site.
2

Hopper magnet for plastics industry06.05.2019

Eclipse Magnetics has launched its latest product: a new high intensity hopper magnet designed and manufactured exclusively for plastics processing industries.
3

Crane hook weigher has built-in dynamic compensation06.05.2019

PENKO Engineering has developed a crane hook weigher which incorporates an integral patented compensation system that not only calculates acceleration and deceleration but also provides an automatic adjustment to the local acceleration of gravity.
4

Schütz enrolls new French Recobulk partner06.05.2019

Schütz has entered into a Recobulk cooperation agreement with Duo Emballages which was founded in 1996 by brothers Thierry and Hervé Obaton in Willems near Lille, France.
5

Minimising deterioration of perishable products stored in FIBCs06.05.2019

Spiroflow is now able to offer customers who use bulk bags the option of inserting foil or plastic inner liners within the woven PP outer bags.
  
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