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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.
April - 2019
Week 4
1

Weighing systems can be controlled remotely29.04.2019

SCAIME has enhanced its range of eNod4 weighing controllers with the capability of communication via Bluetooth® technology.
2

Mixer mill achieves grind sizes in the nanometer range29.04.2019

Retsch has developed the MM 500 mixer mill, the first ball mill with a frequency of 35Hz which produces sufficient energy for efficient wet grinding of samples down to the nanometer range.
3

Reliable handling of powders with high moisture content29.04.2019

Ajax Equipment has supplied a leading environmental solutions provider, with a plant for processing calcium sulphate filter cake, as part of a water treatment facility.
4

First turn-key plastics recycling facility in Cyprus29.04.2019

On 19th April 2019, with most of his government present, the Cypriot president Nikos Anastasiadis personally inaugurated the country's first plastics recycling plant in Limassol, underlining the importance of this project for the island.
5

Rapid discharge of single-trip bulk bags29.04.2019

Flexicon Europe is offering a new BULK-OUT discharger for single-trip bulk bags which is designed to feed downstream processes at ultra-high rates.
Week 2
1

Globally POWTECH remains unchallenged15.04.2019

POWTECH 2019, which took place 9 – 11 April in Nuremberg, was supported by 824 exhibitors from 35 countries.
2

Automatic weighing of minor and micro ingredients15.04.2019

AZO has introduced the AZO COMPONENTER® Step.
3

Soya milling process protected from metal particles15.04.2019

Eclipse Magnetics has supplied nine Pneumag magnetic separators to AB MAURI UK & Ireland, part of Associated British Foods, allowing the company to meet the very latest food safety standards in its soya milling processes.
4

Intelligent connection box for industrial weighing systems15.04.2019

PENKO Engineering has introduced the Type SJB190 cable connection box which has been designed to avoid interruptions and interferences to the smooth running of plant processes.
5

Starlinger at ITMA together with STC Spinnzwirn15.04.2019

Starlinger Group will exhibit at this year’s ITMA in Barcelona together for the first time with its new subsidiary STC Spinnzwirn.
Week 1
1

Conveyor remote monitoring system01.04.2019

Spiroflow has launched a monitoring system that remotely provides real time information on the performance of its complete machinery range, from flexible screw conveyors to tubular drag and aero-mechanical conveyors.
2

Upgraded diverter valve and rotary valve01.04.2019

Coperion and Coperion K-Tron will present various innovations on their joint stand (4-290) at POWTECH.
3

Rotolok appoints product/business development manager01.04.2019

Rotolok has named John Pickering as group product and business development manager.
4

Portable XRF spectrometer offers powerful elemental analysis01.04.2019

Malvern Panalytical in March launched the next generation of its Epsilon 1 X-ray fluorescence (XRF) spectrometer.
5

Easy-clean bullet magnet01.04.2019

Greenwood Magnetics will be launching a new easy-clean bullet magnet on Stand 3-638 at POWTECH.
März - 2019
Week 4
1

Extending the frontiers of open-mouthed bagging25.03.2019

Concetti has launched the I-Flex bagging machine for open-mouthed bags.
2

Sanitary and metal-detectable flow promotion aids25.03.2019

SGH Schüttguthandling will be showcasing VibraPad hopper discharge solutions on Stand 3-157 at POWTECH.
3

High sensitivity metal detector25.03.2019

Eriez Magnetics Europe will be featuring its new Xtreme® metal detector on Stand 3-409 at POWTECH – the first time that it has been exhibited outside the UK.
4

More efficient bin and silo calibration25.03.2019

Mettler Toledo, will on Stand 1-214 at POWTECH be featuring RapidCalTM : a new method of tank scale calibration which saves up to 80% working time compared with traditional methods.
5

Easy-clean vibratory bin discharge25.03.2019

AZO will be exhibiting, among several other innovations, a new design of vibratory hopper bottom at POWTECH on Stand 1-356.
Week 3
1

Introduction to uniaxial testing18.03.2019

In a new online presentation Freeman Technology managing director Tim Freeman introduces uniaxial powder testing, explaining the measurement methodology and presenting example data.
2

Advanced plastic sack is more sustainable than paper equivalents18.03.2019

RKW will be highlighting at POWTECH (Stand 1-533) the five key benefits that the RKW ProVent® ECORE 5 self-venting plastic sack offers over paper sacks in terms of sustainability.
3

Popular mixer offers new functionalities and wider choice of sizes18.03.2019

Gericke has gained a reputation as a pioneer in the design of powder mixers for demanding applications.
4

GEA to build Asia’s largest olive oil mill18.03.2019

GEA has received the order from The National Agricultural Development Company (NADEC) to build and supply the industrial equipment for a large olive oil mill located in Saudi Arabia.
5

BFM Global appoints two new key staff members18.03.2019

BFM Global is known internationally for its BFM® fitting, a revolutionary, patented snap-fit flexible connector system which is being installed by some of the world’s largest manufacturers.
Week 2
1

Magnetic separators at Bauma11.03.2019

Bunting Magnetics Europe will be exhibiting its latest generation of high intensity magnetic separators on Stand 133, Hall B2 at Bauma 2019 in Munich, 8-14 April.
2

Remote diagnostics resolve 80% of machine problems11.03.2019

Windmöller & Hölscher points out that when machine problems occur, fast action is required.
3

10,000 Starlinger circular looms built in China11.03.2019

Starlinger reports that its Chinese subsidiary has been producing circular looms for manufacture of plastic fabrics since 2006.
4

Eclipse Magnetics to market Sesotec products in UK11.03.2019

Eclipse Magnetics has been appointed official distributor for Sesotec products in the UK.
5

Twin-shaft mixer has frequency converters11.03.2019

BHS-Sonthofen has supplied a Type DKX twin-shaft batch mixer to Unibéton which is producing specific ready-mix concrete for the Grand Paris Express project.
Week 1
1

Mixing of infant formula ingredients04.03.2019

amixon® has developed a single-shaft mixing system with comparatively small dimensions.
2

New plastic packaging concepts for demanding products04.03.2019

Bischof + Klein will be presenting at POWTECH (Hall 1, Stand 519) its newly developed plastic packaging solutions for problematic products, including chemicals and foodstuffs.
3

Continuous mixer for chocolate production04.03.2019

Ajax Equipment has supplied a leading UK-based high integrity manufacturing and services provider with a continuous mixer featuring Lynflow™ clog-resistant blades for mixing chocolate with inclusions.
4

Innovative line of pellet feeders04.03.2019

Brabender Technologie has launched a new line of feeders designed specifically for handling pellets.
5

Dust-tight drum tipper for difficult materials04.03.2019

Flexicon Europe has introduced a TIP-TITE drum tipper designed for use with poorly flowing or agglomerated materials, allowing rapid, dustfree transfer of bulk solids, whether free flowing or otherwise.
Februar - 2019
Week 4
1

130th birthday for 4B Braime Group25.02.2019

The 4B Braime Group has just celebrated its 130th anniversary.
2

New recycling test plant at Master Magnets25.02.2019

UK-based Bunting Magnetics Europe, following an increase in the demand for material testing, has built a new recycling test facility at its Master Magnets manufacturing operation in Redditch.
3

Third IRD helps expand production of food packaging for KP Linpac in Germany25.02.2019

Kreyenborg recently won an order to supply an Infrared Rotary Drum (IRD) to the new Beeskow plant of KP Linpac.
4

Transforming dirty packaging film into high-quality regranulate25.02.2019

Lindner Recyclingtech has recently supplied six shredders to Caroda Polymer Recovery, a subsidiary of Dutch plastics waste processor Daly Plastics.
5

High performance grinding down to the nano range25.02.2019

Fritsch Milling and Sizing has introduced the PULVERISETTE 5 Premium Line planetary mill which will be prominently featured on the company’s stand (2-227) at POWTECH.
Week 3
1

Smart feeding and extrusion technology maximise productivity in manufacture of powder coatings18.02.2019

Coperion and its Swiss sister company Coperion K-Tron will present their extrusion technology for manufacturing powder coatings at this year’s European Coatings Show (19-21 March 2019, Nuremburg, Germany).
2

Removing metal contaminants during plastics recycling18.02.2019

Bunting Magnetics Europe has in recent years supplied metal separation equipment (both magnetic separators and metal detectors) to Renmar Plastics Machinery in Wellingborough.
3

Single compact machine mixes, coats, dries and roasts18.02.2019

Lindor recently supplied a purpose-designed mixer with additional coating, drying and roasting capabilities to a German company which specialises in processing exotic fruit.
4

Lump breaker reduces agglomerates down to 2mm particles18.02.2019

Kason Europe has introduced the model LB 550 lump breaker which has been designed and manufactured by its US parent company.
5

Phosphorus recycled from ash to produce quality fertilisers18.02.2019

Glatt Ingenieurtechnik will be presenting a market-ready process at POWTECH (Stand 3-249) that fulfils the legal obligation of German waste disposal companies to recover phosphorus.
Week 2
1

Express manufacturing of spare parts11.02.2019

Windmöller & Hölscher has since April 2018 been offering an express manufacturing service for spare parts.
2

Powder Rheometer helps push AM to its limits11.02.2019

Freeman Technology recently supplied an FT4 Powder Rheometer® to 3D MicroPrint GmbH, a company which is pioneering the use of additive manufacturing (AM) to produce complex, micro-scale metal parts.
3

Magnetic separator is automatically cleanable11.02.2019

Goudsmit Magnetics will introduce an automatically cleanable ‘easy clean’ magnetic separator on Stand 1-416 at POWTECH.
4

New form of data transmission for busbar trunking systems11.02.2019

Siemens will present new functionality for the BD2, LD, and LI busbar trunking systems from its Sivacon 8PS portfolio at this year’s Hanover fair.
5

W&H creates post of chief technology officer11.02.2019

Windmöller & Hölscher has appointed Dr Falco Paepenmüller to the new position of chief technology officer.
Week 1
1

SIEBTECHNIK and TEMA forge closer links04.02.2019

SIEBTECHNIK of Germany and TEMA of the Netherlands have decided to combine names by introducing the new umbrella brand SIEBTECHNIK TEMA, which took effect from 1 January.
2

Packaging with an emphasis on conservation of resources04.02.2019

HAVER & BOECKER Machinery Division will be exhibiting at this year's POWTECH, 9 – 11 April, (Hall 1, Stand 535).
3

New Bühler CFO announced04.02.2019

Bühler Group (see above) reported in early February that Mark Macus, 47, has been appointed chief financial officer with effect from 1 September 2019.
4

Bühler strengthens strategic position and continues to grow04.02.2019

Bühler Group continued to expand in 2018.
5

Silo safety training courses04.02.2019

Hycontrol has confirmed details of its new silo safety training courses, which have been audited and accredited by the Mineral Products Qualifications Council (MPQC).
Januar - 2019
Week 4
1

Gericke celebrates 125th anniversary28.01.2019

Gericke evolved from humble beginnings towards the end of the 19th Century to become a globally positioned and highly respected provider of innovative bulk handling and processing equipment and systems.
2

New blending line optimises workflows28.01.2019

SternMaid has upgraded its contract manufacturing facilities with the addition of a new powder blender.
3

Hopper and twin screw feeder ensure reliable powder discharge28.01.2019

Ajax Equipment has supplied a leading process solutions provider based in the north-west of England with a hopper and twin screw feeder for powder handling.
4

China’s largest baby food plant28.01.2019

GEA in September 2018 secured an order from the Shijiazhuang Junlebao Dairy Co. Ltd. in China to supply the country’s largest spray dryer for the manufacture of infant milk formula (IMF), with a planned production capacity of six tons per hour.
5

Twin-shaft batch mixers used for Indonesian concrete pipe production28.01.2019

BHS-Sonthofen has in a repeat order supplied two twin-shaft batch mixers to PT Calvary Abadi, a player in Indonesia’s precast concrete industry.
Week 3
1

REMBE innovations at POWTECH21.01.2019

REMBE GmbH Safety + Control will be presenting at POWTECH (9-11 April) a new non-return valve, the Q-Flap RX which has been jointly developed with RICO of Switzerland and is available up to DN 1250.
2

Growing demand for eddy current separators21.01.2019

Eriez Magnetics Europe reports that last year it sold a record number of over 40 eddy current separator (ECS) units into the European market, providing recycling companies with optimal recovery of valuable non-ferrous metals from all waste types.
3

Reliable and long-lasting twin-screw extruders21.01.2019

Coperion reports that several of its twin-screw extruders installed at Russia’s Research and Production Enterprise POLYPLASTIC have demonstrated their reliability and cost efficiency for over 20 years.
4

Farleygreene teams with Genesis21.01.2019

Genesis Process Solutions has been appointed England and Wales sales agent by Farleygreene, the specialist British manufacturer of industrial sieves and associated equipment.
5

Dorstener Drahtwerke commemorates a century of successful trading21.01.2019

Dorstener Drahtwerke (DDD) celebrated its 100th anniversary in late 2018.
Week 2
1

Contract powder manufacturer offers new small packaging line14.01.2019

SternMaid has installed a new line for single-portion sachets at its recently erected Plant 2.
2

Inner liners for FIBCs14.01.2019

Mondi is investing in the production of safe, clean and environmentally friendly inner liners for flexible intermediate bulk containers.
3

Clinker conveying equipment for Algerian cement plants14.01.2019

Netherlands-based AUMUND Holding reports that a close working relationship between AUMUND France and AUMUND China has resulted in large orders for the group for two new cement plants at Zahana and Bechar in Algeria.
4

Conveying oil shale used for power generation14.01.2019

AUMUND China (see above) is additionally playing a major role in Jordan, where the country’s first oil shale power station is being built at Attarat, 50km east of Al Qatranah.
5

How a plant can communicate directly with its documentation system14.01.2019

Aucotec, Hanover, Germany, has over 30 years of experience in developing engineering software for the entire lifecycle of machines, plants and mobile systems.
Dezember - 2017
Week 3
1

Mixing line for pet food additives and premixes18.12.2017

Palamatic Process has supplied a world-leading pet food manufacturer with a mixing line for additives and premixes.
2

High-capacity digital sorter18.12.2017

Key Technology has introduced the highest capacity digital sorter in the food processing industry: the new VERYX® B210.
3

Barton celebrates 35th birthday18.12.2017

Barton Fabrications has been manufacturing, installing and refurbishing silos – fabricated from stainless steel as well as aluminium – for food and plastics industries for the past 35 years.
4

World’s larger fermentation plant for cultures18.12.2017

GEA reports that a successful collaboration with its long-term customer Chr. Hansen has been completed with the inauguration of the world’s largest fermentation plant for bacterial cultures at the customer’s site in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Week 2
1

Energy-efficient torque drives now applied to mixers11.12.2017

Maschinenfabrik Gustav Eirich reports that permanent-magnet synchronous motors are rapidly becoming established as the standard solution for more and more applications – and now also in mixing technology.
2

Vortex accredited to ISO 9001:201511.12.2017

Vortex in November gained certification to the ISO 9001:2015 standard.
3

Optimised monitoring of powder flow, fluidisation and cleaning11.12.2017

GEA Service recently launched its new VISIOCOVER™ Upgrade Program for the safe visual inspection of non-sticky-powder processes in the dairy, food, chemical and pharma industries.
4

Gauging mixer energy efficiency11.12.2017

Sensor Technology has recently supplied several TorqSense transducers to Manchester University’s School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Sciences where they have been incorporated into a test rig which is analysing the performance of in-line mixers.
5

Silo mixer for dry bulks11.12.2017

Van Beek has developed the vertical silo mixer for blending and homogenising free flowing, dry substances of different sizes and with different bulk densities.
Week 1
1

Contract packaging and processing of powders04.12.2017

SternMaid demonstrated its latest capabilities in blending and filling of powdered food ingredients and food supplements at the Food Ingredients Europe (FiE) exhibition which took place in Frankfurt during the last three days of November.
2

Coke loaded quickly, safely and without dust04.12.2017

Van Beek recently supplied a Dino mobile bulk truck loader to Boxtel-based Reijnders BV, a leading Dutch trader in coal and coke products.
3

Innovative modular system for large blowers04.12.2017

Aerzener Maschinenfabrik has recently introduced the Alpha Blower large blower series.
4

Biomass: potentially hazardous and not easy to handle04.12.2017

The challenges facing bulk terminal operators looking to make the transition from coal to biomass were outlined at the Association of Bulk Terminal Operators’ (ABTO) inaugural conference, Bulk Terminals 2017, which took place at the beginning of November in London.
5

Spark detection and extinguishing systems gain FM approval04.12.2017

Firefly reports that it has recently received an FM-approval towards the new FM standard 3265 covering its spark detection and extinguishing systems.
  
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