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November - 2016
Week 4
1

Facilitating lab-scale filtration and drying28.11.2016

Powder Systems Ltd (PSL) recently launched its GFD® bench-top nutsche filter dryer which has been designed to overcome challenges with commonly used methods of Buchner filtration and oven drying.
2

High-lift box/container tipper28.11.2016

Flexicon Europe has introduced a TIP-TITE® tipper which is capable of discharging the bulk contents of boxes or containers dustfree into vessels from variable heights of up to about 3m above the plant floor.
3

Freeman Technology appoints distributor for India28.11.2016

Freeman Technology has named Apex Chromatography Pvt Ltd as its new representative in India.
4

Lump breakers for sugar processing28.11.2016

Ajax Equipment has supplied a process technologies company with two lump breakers for processing sugar.
5

AUMUND heavy-duty conveyors: 2016 sales tally to Turkey exceeds 150 units28.11.2016

AUMUND Fördertechnik is strengthening its share of the Turkish market.
Week 3
1

Lindner agrees strategic Chinese partnership21.11.2016

Lindner Recyclingtech has made a successful entry into the Chinese market following the conclusion of a strategic partnership with JONO Recycling Technology Co., Ltd from Suzhou City.
2

Silo manufacturer wins CE Mark approval21.11.2016

Barton Fabrications has achieved accreditation to CE mark its vessels to EN 1090, thereby ensuring compliance with the latest Construction Products Regulations.
3

Vertical dryer offers several advantages21.11.2016

De Dietrich Process Systems has recently introduced its Guedu® series of vertical dryers.
4

Sister event to take place alongside EXPOSOLIDOS21.11.2016

PROFEI SL is next year organising a new exhibition which will run concurrently with the eighth edition of EXPOSOLIDOS.
5

New finance director at Matcon21.11.2016

Matcon has recruited Israr Ghulam as finance director.
Week 2
1

Improved handling of speciality chemicals14.11.2016

Ajax Equipment has supplied a range of solids handling equipment as part of an upgrade of production facilities at William Blythe, a manufacturer of inorganic speciality chemicals based in Accrington, Lancashire.
2

Key opens demonstration centre/test plant in Belgium14.11.2016

Key Technology has established a new customer visitor centre in Hasselt, Belgium.
3

International conference on bulk solids handling and processing14.11.2016

CHoPS will be held 10-14 September 2018 at Greenwich Maritime Campus in London.
4

Versatile bagging line for different grades of salt14.11.2016

Concetti has supplied a fully automatic bagging system to Cheetham Salt, Australia’s largest producer and refiner of solar salt.
5

Feed hopper with integral vibrating screen14.11.2016

AZO has recently included an integral vibrating perforated sheet with its new Type ET…VS GA feeding hopper which was launched this spring at Powtech.
Week 1
1

Eriez accredited to ISO 9001:2015 quality standard07.11.2016

Eriez Magnetics Europe has successfully upgraded its ISO 9001:2008 certification to the new ISO 9001:2015 standard for its business and quality management systems.
2

Underwater pelletizer offers increased wear protection07.11.2016

Coperion introduced the die plate of its new UG 750W underwater pelletizer at K 2016 in October.
3

Multiple milling solutions selectable in seconds07.11.2016

Ytron-Quadro (UK) reports that its North American associates, The Fitzpatrick Company and Quadro Engineering have recently introduced the Scalable Lab System™ (SLS), the latest incarnation of their lab-scale L1A FitzMill, and U5 Comil combination package, originally introduced five years ago.
4

Accessing total information about individual machine components07.11.2016

AZO has introduced AZO®Plus, its new information platform which provides vital data about customers’ machines and systems.
5

Australian cement producer opts for FFS PE packaging07.11.2016

Haver & Boecker reports that its Australian subsidiary has delivered an advanced packaging system to the Port of Brisbane manufacturing facility of Sunstate Cement, one of the country’s foremost manufacturers and suppliers of cementious products.
October - 2016
Week 4
1

Traditional R&D to be augmented by future lab31.10.2016

Schenck Process has inaugurated its new ‘future lab’ with the objective of exploring new concepts in greater depth.
2

Feeder can handle light and fluffy materials24.10.2016

Schenck Process has introduced the SIMPLEX flat bottom (FB) feeder, a high-capacity stainless steel unit designed specifically to handle materials with light and fluffy characteristics.
3

Safe FIBC filling of noxious powders24.10.2016

Hosokawa Micron has designed in association with a leading detergent manufacturer a containment booth system for safe and accurate weigh-filling of problematic powders.
4

World’s most efficient milk powder plant24.10.2016

GEA has installed a high-performance spray dryer as the centrepiece of a new milk powder plant in Lichfield, New Zealand.
5

Next generation magnetic separator for powders24.10.2016

Goudsmit Magnetics Group has introduced a new generation of magnetic separators.
6

Automated batch mixer eliminates downtime24.10.2016

MTI Mischtechnik International chose the occasion of this month’s K 2016 to launch its C tec PRO fully automatic container mixer system.
7

Pharma industry experts learn latest tablet coating developments31.10.2016

Lödige Maschinenbau, in mid-September invited members of the working group of tablet coaters and manufacturers from the pharmaceutical industry to meet at its headquarters in order to learn about and discuss latest industry developments.
8

New German sales representative for BS&B31.10.2016

BS&B Safety Systems has appointed Ingo Bornfleth as sales manager for industrial explosion protection in Germany.
9

Bulk bag filler with enhanced features31.10.2016

Haver & Boecker has completely revamped its ELEMENTRA® EGF bulk bag filler.
10

Boom times for Bunting31.10.2016

Bunting Magnetics Europe reports that it surpassed all expectations following its participated at the K2016 plastics show in Düsseldorf during eight days in late October.
Week 3
1

Focus on powder flow17.10.2016

Powder characterisation specialist Granutools is organising a course on the subject of powder flow which will take place 10 November.
2

PARTEC 2019: seeking fresh impetus for characterisation of interconnected solids processes17.10.2016

NürnbergMesse reports that the next PARTEC congress will take place in April 2019 under the chairmanship of Professor Stefan Heinrich, director of the Institute of Solids Process Engineering and Particle Technology at the Technical University of Hamburg.
3

Flexible aseptic bulk packaging17.10.2016

Goglio will exhibit at Cibus Tec in Parma, 25-28 October, latest versions of its bulk packaging, available in capacities up to 1500 litres, designed for food-grade processed liquids and pumpable foods.
4

Improved Middle East parts and service support for Aumund17.10.2016

Aumund Fördertechnik and Sweidan Industrial Services have reinforced their partnership following the opening of a new spare parts depot in Riyadh.
5

A mixing concept that gets the best out of cocoa17.10.2016

Lindor suggests that when it comes to buying chocolate, the purchase price is not the most important consideration; it is the quality of the chocolate.
Week 2
1

Cargill upgrades animal feed production in Spain10.10.2016

KSE Process Technology is helping Cargill to expand its animal nutrition business in Spain by extending its facility in Mequinenza with an additional state-of-the art production line.
2

PSL wins royal stamp of approval10.10.2016

Powder Systems Ltd (PSL) welcomed officials from the Merseyside Lieutenancy.
3

Gentle dilute-phase conveying of plastic pellets10.10.2016

Coperion will be presenting its re-engineered and optimised ZV rotary valve for pellets on Booth B19, Hall 14 at K 2016.
4

Grain storage expanded for third time10.10.2016

Game Engineering recently completed a phase-three expansion at Hemswell-based farmers co-operative Woldgrain Storage, which is also located in Lincolnshire.
5

Extending customer service beyond preventive maintenance10.10.2016

GEA has launched PerformancePlus, a novel service concept designed to ensure improved productivity for its customers.
Week 1
1

Key Technology launches German website03.10.2016

Key Technology has launched a mobile-friendly website in German to support its German-speaking customers.
2

Wet shredder optimises processing in plastics washing systems03.10.2016

Lindner Recyclingtech has announced the launch of its Micromat WS wet shredder, a new addition to its Micromat series specially designed for pre-shredding contaminated post-consumer plastic scrap, such as lightweight packaging, bottles or films.
3

Dosing screw for multiple applications03.10.2016

Van Beek has over the years manufactured hundreds of bespoke dosing screws for individual applications.
4

Cement plants upgraded to ‘Smart Factory’ standard03.10.2016

Schenck Process has successfully installed two of its innovative LOGiQ® despatch automation systems at Russian cement works located in Ferzikovo and Voskresensk, both of which are operated by Switzerland-based LafargeHolcim Group.
5

Bulk bag filling of sludge or large-lumped materials03.10.2016

Flexicon Europe has introduced a Wide-Inlet bulk bag filler designed to allow rapid transfer of large, moist or dense chunks and semi-solid materials into open or duffle-top bulk bags.
September - 2016
Week 4
1

Major advance in dust filtration26.09.2016

Netzsch Trockenmahltechnik reports that keen international interest is being shown in its SMARTREMOVAL filter hose removal system for dust filters which was introduced to the public for the first time at Powtech earlier this year.
2

Combined new FPE test plant and manufacturing facility26.09.2016

FPE Global has opened a new 30,000ft² manufacturing operation at its headquarters close to Manchester Airport which includes a 3500ft² test plant.
3

Reduced damage during pneumatic conveying of plastic pellets26.09.2016

Coperion has introduced the newly developed GAMMA-BEND NT deflector elbow, the special geometry of which is designed to reduce creation of dust and formation of angel-hair when plastic pellets are conveyed pneumatically.
4

Flexicon sets up German office26.09.2016

Flexicon (Europe) has opened an office in Aschaffenburg, north-west Bavaria, to provide engineering services and technical sales support to customers throughout Germany.
5

In urgent need of a mixer? – then think pre-owned26.09.2016

Lindor states that it welcomes companies interested in acquiring one or more of its pre-owned gentle touch mixers.
Week 3
1

Inclined elevation of sludge concentrate by screw conveyor19.09.2016

Van Beek has delivered an inclined screw conveyor system to Dutch mushroom processor Prochamp for its new wastewater treatment plant.
2

High-speed mixing of plastics and powder coatings19.09.2016

Italian mixer manufacturer Promixon, numbers among its prime products the high-speed TMX turbomixer as well as the high-speed TRX container mixer.
3

Enhanced Jetmills to be exhibited19.09.2016

Dietrich Engineering Consultants will be showing its new re-engineered generation of MC Jetmills® along with other equipment at SOLIDS Antwerp which takes place 19-20 October.
4

Blowers and compressors for use in explosive environments19.09.2016

RKR Gebläse und Verdichter GmbH now has in place a panel of experts to ensure compliance with legal and operational requirements for the manufacturing of oil-free rotary lobe blowers and screw compressors employed in explosive atmospheres.
5

Hygienic mixer for new French baby food plant19.09.2016

Dinnissen Process Technology has implemented a complete dry mix plant for the new ‘greenfield’ production facility installed by Synutra, one of the most important Chinese producers of baby food, at Carhaix, France.
Week 2
1

New R&D facility for LPW Technology12.09.2016

LPW Technology has established a new R&D facility located within the Daresbury Laboratory in Cheshire.
2

Bulk bag filler for urea incorporates heat sealer12.09.2016

Concetti reports that it has also recently supplied a bulk bag filling station for urea to a Spanish manufacturer of quality fertiliser materials.
3

FFS packaging of amorphous silica12.09.2016

Concetti has designed, manufactured and supplied an innovative fully automatic FFS (form, fill, seal) bagging line for precipitated amorphous silica to the Huber Corporation, in Havre de Grace, Maryland, USA.
4

Customised feed screw for milk powder producer12.09.2016

Van Beek recently supplied a specially adapted feed screw to bagging systems manufacturer Premier Tech Chronos.
5

Twin-screw feeder handles phosphate in Egypt12.09.2016

Ajax Equipment has supplied engineering firm Bradley Pulverizer with a twin screw feeder for handling phosphate at an Egyptian processing plant.
Week 1
1

Reactor/dryer for food additives05.09.2016

MIX Srl has been designing and manufacturing mixing systems and industrial components for bulk solids handling since 1990.
2

Safeguarding against metal contamination in plastics and rubber industries05.09.2016

Bunting Magnetics Europe will be exhibiting magnetic separators and metal detectors at K 2016 (Hall 10, Stand G16).
3

Collecting samples that are truly representative05.09.2016

INADCO Systems has recently developed an automatic sampler which incorporates several design features of its Densimeter.
4

Accurate feeding of fibres05.09.2016

Brabender Technologie has introduced a new fibre feeder, which is said to break new ground in the metering of long and uneven fibres.
5

Prewashing of contaminated post-consumer plastics05.09.2016

Lindner washTech will be exhibiting its new Rafter system at K 2016.
August - 2016
Week 4
1

Giant silo for Vassiliko Cement, Cyprus29.08.2016

Aumund Fördertechnik is providing technical leadership in the construction of a second large clinker silo for Cypriot cement producer Vassiliko Cement Works at its plant close to the coastal town of Limassol.
2

Five steps to plastics recycling29.08.2016

Herbold Meckesheim will at K 2016 (Stand 9B 42 in Hall 9) be featuring five stages of recycling plastic waste
3

High-performance fabrics produced from rPET29.08.2016

Starlinger will focus at this year’s K 2016 on PET processing and on applications involving rPET in innovative packaging solutions.
4

Dispersion mixer extends EZD capabilities29.08.2016

Maschinenfabrik Gustav Eirich has recently supplied an EVACTHERM® dispersion mixer to EZD to supplement its extensive range of mixing systems available at its headquarters in Selb.
5

Hygienic tubular chain drag conveyor29.08.2016

Spiroflow has launched the Chainflow tubular chain drag conveyor in response to increasingly stringent requirements of the food industry.
Week 3
1

Fast and reproducible pulverisation of large sample volumes22.08.2016

Retsch claims that no grinder can beat the speed of a vibratory disc mill when it comes to preparing samples.
2

New products and technical developments unveiled at Networking Days22.08.2016

Bühler showcased more than 30 innovations at its Networking Days.
3

Bosch and Bühler to work in closer cooperation22.08.2016

Bühler and Bosch Connected Devices and Solutions have decided to extend their current collaboration agreement.
4

Realignments at Daxner22.08.2016

Ing. Johann Daxner GmbH has decided to streamline the company name just to Daxner GmbH.
5

Innovations in plastics handling22.08.2016

motan-colortronic will be exhibiting in Hall 9, Stand C64, at K 2016 which takes place October in Düsseldorf.
Week 2
1

Magnetic separation featured at French trade show15.08.2016

Eclipse Magnetics will be attending VRAC TECH Expo which takes place 4-6 October at Le Mans, France.
2

Weigh batch discharge of bulk bags15.08.2016

Flexicon Europe has introduced a new BULK-OUT® bulk bag weigh batch unloading system with manual dumping station and flexible screw conveyor.
3

Explosion safety engineers awarded IECEx certification15.08.2016

REMBE points out that correct selection of suppliers is particularly crucial when it comes to safety system components.
4

Seminar on fine powder processing15.08.2016

NETZSCH Trockenmahltechnik will be organising a two-day seminar on 12th October on the subject of dry grinding to fine particle sizes, a discipline in which the company is recognised as being a world leader.
5

Automated alert of explosion panel activation by text message15.08.2016

Elfab will be exhibiting at SyMas which takes place 5-6 October in Krakow, Poland.
Week 1
1

Berthold Technologies makes Norwegian acquisition01.08.2016

Berthold Technologies, the leading international supplier of radiometric instruments for process control, recently acquired Norway-based Sensor Technology AS (S-Tec).
2

Hapman enters into Chinese partnership01.08.2016

US-based Hapman has recently appointed Eunori Ltd, located in Beijing, as its representative in China.
3

50th birthday for Jenike & Johanson01.08.2016

Jenike & Johanson in early August celebrated its 50th anniversary.
4

Dust collectors: innovative valve technology minimises explosion risk01.08.2016

RICO Sicherheitstechnik has concluded an agreement whereby its VENTEX explosion isolation valves and the explosion isolation REDEX Flap valves are both to be installed in dust collectors manufactured by TRM Filter d.o.o.
5

Explosion test centre offers extended services08.08.2016

REMBE earlier this year introduced several new services at its in-house test plant.
6

Multi-compartment silo fulfils function of 12 separate bins – and more08.08.2016

Silobau Thorwesten has supplied an ultra-modern silo to the Schnaittenbach plant of a leading local producer of fine quartz powder.
7

Digital sorter breaks new ground in technical sophistication08.08.2016

Key Technology has introduced VERYX® belt-fed digital sorters to complement the chute-fed version of the VERYX launched last year.
8

Lödige wins its largest ever order08.08.2016

Gebrüder Lödige Maschinenbau has secured the largest order in the history of the company.
9

AZO’s French subsidiary relocates08.08.2016

AZO GmbH + Co.KG reports that its French sister company AZO EURL has moved to new premises in Vallet, north-west France, situated in the heart of the Muscadet wine-growing area.
10

New French bulk handling show01.08.2016

VRAC TECH Expo is a new trade show specialising in handling and processing of bulk products and liquids.
July - 2016
Week 4
1

Feeding system for WPC compounding plant in China25.07.2016

SIMAR GmbH has delivered the complete materials handling for a new wood plastic compound (WPC) compounding plant in China with the bulk bag discharging and feeding of raw materials such as wood flours, polymer resin, regrinds and talc tailored to meet requirements.
2

Vortex appoints new Middle East agent25.07.2016

Vortex Global has announced the appointment of Smart Systems for Factories Operation & Maintenance Co. as its agent in Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Tunisia, Qatar and Yemen.
3

Accurate level measurement of ultra-low-density powder25.07.2016

Pulsar Process Measurement has supplied a non-contacting ultrasonic measurement system to the Barry, South Wales, plant of Cabot Carbon to provide accurate monitoring of levels of fumed silica in an 11m high silo.
4

From Ecobulk to Recobulk25.07.2016

Schütz with its Ecobulk created the most frequently used worldwide IBC system.
5

Continuous weighing controllers for belt scales25.07.2016

Scaime has introduced the eNod4-B, a weighing controller dedicated to continuous weighing and dosing appications.
Week 3
1

Key marketing appointment at Fike18.07.2016

Fike has promoted David Kemp to executive vice president of global sales and marketing.
2

Drying in minutes rather than hours18.07.2016

Kreyenborg Plant Technology will feature a variety of innovations at K-2016 which takes place 19-26 October in Düsseldorf.
3

Turkish cement plant equipped and supervised by single supplier18.07.2016

Beumer recently won an order to supply 13 bucket elevators for the transport of cement, clinker and raw meal, as well as six apron conveyors and 13 silo discharge systems for clinker transport for a new 5000t/day capacity greenfield cement plant to be operated by Sycs Insaar Cimento Madencilik in Elazig, eastern Turkey.
4

Caperva to represent Farleygreene in Iberian peninsula18.07.2016

Farleygreene has appointed Caperva as its representative in Spain and Portugal as part of an initiative to expand its European sales network.
5

Bagged cement: plastic packaging in the ascendancy18.07.2016

Haver & Boecker in June completed the installation of a ROTO-PACKER® ADAMS® 10 at the Dagenham depot near London of UK cement manufacturer Hope Construction Materials which has implemented polyethylene (PE) packaging at the site.
Week 2
1

New CEO at Robson11.07.2016

Geo Robson & Co. has named Jeff Hudson as chief executive officer.
2

Screw conveyor reliability guaranteed by service contract11.07.2016

Van Beek reports that it is vital that the sludge drying plant operated by Hollands Noorderkwartier District Water Board (HHNK) should not be shut down for a lengthy period.
3

Freeman becomes global distributor for Lenterra inline powder flow sensors11.07.2016

Freeman Technology has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Lenterra.
4

High-performance mixer aspiration ensures constant process conditions11.07.2016

MTI Mischtechnik has launched Vent tec® 2.0, a new generation of its proven high-performance aspiration systems for heating/cooling mixer combinations.
5

Combined bagging and bulk bag filling system11.07.2016

Concetti recently supplied a South American manufacturer of animal feeds with a turnkey installation combining an IGF600 fully automatic bagging system designed for woven PP open mouth bags with a bulk bag filling station.
Week 1
1

Screw conveyors built to last04.07.2016

Van Beek reports that Veolia Polymers in Vroomshoop has been subjecting its screw conveyors to the ultimate durability test for over two decades.
2

Easy removal of stretch hood film from palletised loads04.07.2016

Beumer Group highlighted various innovations to its stretch hooding technology at this year’s CeMAT, which took place earlier this summer in Hanover.
3

New Bühler CEO04.07.2016

Bühler has appointed Stefan Scheiber, 50, as chief executive officer.
4

Record order for plate magnets04.07.2016

Bunting Magnetics Europe has won its largest single export contract to manufacture and supply 63 high strength, rare earth plate magnets, which will be installed in a tobacco manufacturing operation in Indonesia.
5

Particle analyzer offers higher resolution and extended measuring range04.07.2016

Retsch Technology has introduced the CAMSIZER X2, the next generation of its CAMSIZER XT dynamic image analysis system.
June - 2016
Week 4
1

Fast filling of bulk containers27.06.2016

Van Beek has developed a screw conveyor system which is capable of filling a lined 20ft freight container up to 85% full in less than 30 minutes.
2

Conveyor chain tool speeds maintenance/repair27.06.2016

VAV Aandrijvingen has developed the CirclipMaster, a tool designed for use with conveyor chains.
3

UK powder processing equipment specialist seeks increased export business27.06.2016

British Rema is looking to expand its representation base outside the UK to coincide with the launch of an innovative new range of mixing and blending equipment.
4

Today’s solutions provided by tomorrow’s technology27.06.2016

Bühler states that at its forthcoming networking days which take place 22-24 August will showcase its current and future technical developments which embrace the so-called Internet of Things.
5

New CFO at Schenck Process27.06.2016

Schenck Process reports that Eric Jaschke has been confirmed as chief financial officer with effect from beginning of June.
Week 3
1

Plastic granules: vertical storage frees up warehouse space20.06.2016

Barton Fabrications has delivered two 50t capacity aluminium silos to the Skelmersdale site of Sanko Gosei Automotive Systems.
2

Batch controller provides printed receipts20.06.2016

Fluidwell has launched the N413 batch controller with receipt printing functionality.
3

Recycling post-consumer film waste20.06.2016

Herbold Meckesheim has supplied an advanced plastic film recycling installation to Rodepa Plastics of the Netherlands.
4

On-line moisture measurement of biofuels20.06.2016

The Maldon reports the introduction of its PrediktIR gauge which has been designed for on-line moisture measurement of wood-sourced biofuel products such as woodchips, pellets and sawdust.
5

Fully automatic packaging lines for SABIC in Italy20.06.2016

Coperion has supplied six packaging lines plus a common palletising island to the Pontirolo, Italy, plant of SABIC.
Week 2
1

Nerak Wiese key staff appointment13.06.2016

Nerak Wiese representative and licensee for Nerak Fördertechnik of Germany, has recruited Simon Barrett as head of projects.
2

Grain processing summit13.06.2016

Bühler has invited several hundred CEOs and opinion formers in the grain-processing industry to attend its Networking Days, 22-24 August.
3

Extended family of rheometers13.06.2016

Anton Paar Ltd states that the MCR series of rheometers have opened more doors and created more testing possibilities than any other rheometer in the world.
4

Accurate dosing of powders13.06.2016

AZO has introduced latest versions of the AZODOS® family of dosing units for precise feeding of powdered products.
5

Vortex (UK) relocates within Darlington13.06.2016

Vortex in April moved its European headquarters to a newly renovated industrial building near Darlington town centre.
Week 1
1

Variable-speed rotor mill wins two awards06.06.2016

Fritsch reports that its recently launched PULVERISETTE 14 Premium Line variable-speed rotor mill won the best products competition at this year’s EuroLab, the international Polish trade fair for analytical, measurement and control technology.
2

Magnetic separator for printed circuit boards06.06.2016

Bunting Magnetics Europe has developed a system that separates and recovers printed circuit boards (PCBs).
3

Bluetooth opens up new level gauging opportunities06.06.2016

VEGA Grieshaber, specialising in manufacture of level and pressure instrumentation, is believed to be the first sensor manufacturer to employ Bluetooth technology.
4

Contactless measurement of bulk material throughputs06.06.2016

DYNA Instruments has introduced the DYNAmas which can be implemented for the online mass flow rate measurement of bulk materials of all kinds.
5

Powder tester engenders widespread interest06.06.2016

Freeman Technology, at Powtech received positive feedback for its new Uniaxial Powder Tester which was introduced at the beginning of the year.
  
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