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July - 2013
Week 4
1

Bolt-Tec silos now up to 1000m³ capacity29.07.2013

The maximum size of Zeppelin's Bolt-Tec silo has been doubled to 1000 cu m
2

Publisher’s award for particle imaging instrumentation29.07.2013

The Morphologi G3-ID particle imaging system developed by Malvern Instruments has won a Readers’ Choice Award 2013, voted for by the industry readership of Laboratory Equipment magazine.
3

Rotex pledges same day worldwide despatch of in-stock parts29.07.2013

Rotex, Cincinnati, OH, has launched an express parts service
4

Guttridge collaborates with local school to help inspire next generation of engineers29.07.2013

As a result of an initiative by Guttridge four pupils from nearby Boston Grammar School have recently been given the chance to gain engineering experience
5

Lightweight de-duster for injection moulding processes29.07.2013

Pelletron has introduced the C-20, a completely new DeDuster design developed specifically for injection moulding processes.
Week 3
1

Acoustic cleaners reduce downtime for boiler economisers22.07.2013

Primasonics International recently sold 12 curved acoustic cleaners for installation on four boiler economisers operated by LondonWaste.
2

Crawler-mounted boom stacker22.07.2013

Earlier this year Samson Materials Handling introduced a wheeled version of its Stormajor boom stacker.
3

Latest bagging, palletising and wrapping advances on show22.07.2013

Beumer will be exhibiting its most recent technical developments in the field of packaging at Fachpack 2013, Nuremberg, 24-26 September. These include the recently upgraded fillpac R rotary packer
4

Process technology for Lean Six Sigma companies22.07.2013

Dinnissen Process Technology has developed a new ‘lean’ mixing concept which operates in association with an easily integrated bulk transfer system
5

Part of Kreyenborg Group comes under US ownership22.07.2013

Nordson Corporation has acquired two of the five companies of the Kreyenborg Group headquartered in Münster, Germany.
Week 2
1

Haver Group secures giant Saudi contract for liquids and solids handling15.07.2013

Together with its Westphalia-based parent company Haver & Boecker and machine builder Möllers, Feige Filling has received its biggest order in the company’s more than 40 year history from Foster Wheeler.
2

Website promotes Redler components to all users of chain conveyors15.07.2013

A new website, replacementchain.co.uk, has been created for the aftermarket division of Schenck Process
3

Innovative filters for wood processing and food industries15.07.2013

Typhoon has developed two new dust filter ranges
4

Replacement Braby silo doors available from Barton15.07.2013

Barton Fabrications, now the largest aluminium silo manufacturer in the UK, has been successful in obtaining a consignment of moulded blue plastic silo doors before tooling was scrapped.
5

Vibratory conveyors for hygienic applications15.07.2013

Key Technology has introduced a new standard Iso-Flo conveyor as well as hygienic options for all its other Iso-Flo vibratory conveyors.
6

Leaner palletizer offers enhanced efficiency in many areas15.07.2013

Beumer has fundamentally redesigned its ‘paletpac’ high-capacity layer palletizer
7

Typhoon gains Cleantech 100 nomination15.07.2013

Typhoon NV has been nominated for the worldwide Global Cleantech 100 ranking in the category “Air & Environment”.
Week 1
1

UWT now offers radar solids level measurement following Siemens agreement01.07.2013

UWT has signed a contract with Siemens Automation Technology to market the Siemens SITRANS LR560 radar level measurement device.
2

Indocement orders CEMAT process control system01.07.2013

Siemens Drive Technologies Division has received an order from Indocement, Indonesia, to upgrade cement plants
3

Robust, high-speed bagging machine01.07.2013

Concetti Group has introduced the latest ultra-high-speed version of its Starpack bagging machine, capable of handling 25-50kg bags up to a rate of 1600 per hour with a choice of closure systems.
4

Gravity slide gate upgraded for enhanced performance01.07.2013

Vortex Valves has improved its hygienic gravity valve, the Quick Clean Orifice Gate, with improved sealing performance, higher durability, easier maintenance, and fewer replacement parts.
5

Haver & Boecker launches conveying equipment subsidiary01.07.2013

Haver & Boecker, Oelde, Germany, has established a new subsidiary which will focus on production of conveying and stocking out systems, Haver Intra Logistics Systems (Haver ILS).
6

Safety interlocks granted independent seal of approval08.07.2013

Earlier this summer, Fortress Interlocks, gained approval from TÜV SÜD, the leading international notified body for certification of safety components, for its mGard range of safety interlocks.
7

Cement plant converted to handle alternative fuels08.07.2013

Schenck Process UK reports that it recently supplied a PSP (processed sewage pellets) feeding system at the Hope Works cement plant.
8

All about magnetic separation in Spanish08.07.2013

Bunting Magnetics has launched three new Spanish language catalogues.
9

Haver opens subsidiary Down Under08.07.2013

The Haver Group has further expanded its global network with the opening of Haver Australia in Perth, Western Australia.
10

Drier for recycled plastics08.07.2013

Herbold Meckesheim has introduced a mechanical drier (type HVT) with a vertical rotor arrangement.
11

Website aims to increase processing competitiveness01.07.2013

The UK division of Hosokawa Micron has launched a new website, designed to offer engineers and plant operators a choice of practical, step by step solutions to plant optimisation.
June - 2013
Week 4
1

Behn + Bates outgrows existing headquarters24.06.2013

Packing machine specialist Behn + Bates is building a new manufacturing plant with adjoining offices on the Münster, Germany, site of its parent company Haver & Boecker.
2

Low-headroom bulk bag unloader24.06.2013

Hapman has introduced a low-clearance bulk bag discharger which has been engineered to operate in low-ceiling facilities where standard unloaders either will not fit or are difficult to use.
3

Accurate measurement of biomass moisture content24.06.2013

There is a growing interest to trade biomass as fuel based on energy content rather than by volume or weight.
4

Successful FFS bagging system offers further enhancements24.06.2013

In the first week of June Windmöller & Hölscher, Lengerich, Germany, introduced the third generation of its TOPAS FFS (form-fill-seal) line to customers.
5

EU imports of FIBCs slightly down in 201224.06.2013

According to figures just released by the European Flexible Intermediate Bulk Container Association, the value of FIBC imports to the European Union in 2012 (331.5 million euros) fell slightly by 2.3% compared to 2011.
6

Starlinger donates circular looms to train Turkish students24.06.2013

Starlinger has presented two of its alpha 6 circular looms as a gift to Naci Topçuoğlu Vocational School, part of Gaziantep University.
May - 2013
Week 3
1

Camfil APC opens UK manufacturing plant20.05.2013

Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC), Jonesboro, AR, a leading global manufacturer of dust and fume extraction equipment, on 21 May officially opened its new 3720m² facility in the UK which will serve industrial customers nationally as well as in mainland Europe.
2

Drive system for world’s most powerful cement mill20.05.2013

Siemens Drive Technologies Division, Nuremberg, Germany, has developed a new drive system for a cement mill as part of a joint project with Gebr. Pfeiffer SE, a company with a long and successful tradition in the manufacture of processing systems for the cement, lime, gypsum and ceramics industries.
3

High-intensity separation conveyors plus vibratory feeders20.05.2013

Bunting Magnetics Co., Newton, KS, has introduced a new line of high-intensity separation conveyors, together with a new range of vibratory feeders which can work in conjunction with the separation conveyors as well as with eddy current separators.
4

Rotary filler for all types of valve bags20.05.2013

Beumer, Beckum, Germany, has expanded its product portfolio with the introduction of the “fillpac R” rotary bag filler. Designed for capacities from 300 to 6000 bags per hour, the machine can fill all types of valve bags.
5

Robust blow-through rotary valve for alternative fuels20.05.2013

The German parent company of Schenck Process UK (see above) has extended its well established range of blow-through rotary valves with the introduction of the IDMS 120 injection model.
6

Wright to retire from Schenck Process to play more badminton20.05.2013

Brian Wright is to retire from Doncaster-based Schenck Process UK after a long and industrious career that started with Macawber Engineering in 1978.
7

End-to-end process enables flexible production of enhanced fertilisers20.05.2013

Sandvik Process Systems, Fellbach, Germany, reports that its inline mixing and granulation technology is helping fertiliser manufacturers add value to commodity materials and bring profitable new products to market.
Week 2
1

Revere and Sensortronics load cells now also available from Penko13.05.2013

Penko Engineering, Ede, the Netherlands, has with effect from beginning of March added the Revere and Sensortronics brands to its portfolio of load cells which already includes Tedea Huntleigh, Utilcell, Flintec and Ascell makes.
2

Fast, gentle and thorough mixing13.05.2013

Gebr. Lödige Maschinenbau, Paderborn, Germany, has introduced the FKM 2000 Ploughshare® batch mixer which was officially launched last month at POWTECH.
3

More efficient bulk outloading of feed products13.05.2013

KSE Process Technology, Bladel, the Netherlands, has won an order via Ottevanger Milling Engineers to provide a significant upgrade to the bulk outloading facilities at specialist animal feed supplier Aveve Veevoeding Aalter, Belgium.
4

Bag palletising: twin belt turning device offers advantages over clamp-type systems13.05.2013

Another bag handling innovation from Beumer (see above) is a twin-belt turning device which has been designed to ensure very gentle positioning of filled bags prior to palletising.
5

Bags transferred directly from packing machine to truck bed13.05.2013

Beumer Group, Beckum, Germany, has recently introduced autopac, a system that loads bagged materials such as cement directly from the packing machine on to the bed of a truck, simultaneously loading and palletising the filled bags without the need for pallets.
6

Coperion builds compounding line in Shanghai for Hexpol13.05.2013

Coperion, Stuttgart, Germany, has equipped a special assembly facility for its modular compounding systems at its production site in Shanghai, China. This new 2000m² facility will help to cope with increasing demand for modular compounding systems in the rapidly developing markets of the Far East.
7

IIT enters into powder research collaboration with Proctor & Gamble13.05.2013

Milling specialist International Innovative Technologies (IIT), Gateshead, UK, has established a special collaborative arrangement with the advanced powder and particle characterisation laboratory of Proctor & Gamble.
Week 1
1

Research into degradation of bulk solids during pneumatic conveying06.05.2013

One of the world’s largest chemical companies is creating a postgraduate study opportunity at the University of Greenwich in the UK, to research and develop a method for predicting breakage of particles in process plants.
2

Small mixer offers big benefits06.05.2013

Gericke has extended its series of Multiflux® mixers with the introduction of the GMS 140 model, the smallest double shaft mixer from the company.
3

SHAPA elects new chairman06.05.2013

Peter Guttridge, chairman of Guttridge Ltd, has been elected as the new chair of the UK’s SHAPA (Solids Handling and Processing Association) for a 12 month period.
4

Screen changer continues to function faultlessly after more than three years of constant work06.05.2013

Kreyenborg reports that one of its patented V-Type screen changers with integrated self-cleaning function, which was installed in a recycling plant with strand pelletising, is continuing to performed without error after more than three years of continual operation.
5

European launch of air filtration products with US pedigree06.05.2013

Schenck Process UK has introduced a new series of industrial air filtration products that have been designed specifically for UK and European technical and process requirements.
6

Easily programmable display unit06.05.2013

Bindicator has added a new display, the PRD1000, to its extensive range of equipment.
April - 2013
Week 4
1

Hygienic belt weigher for fast recipe changeover29.04.2013

Gericke has developed an entirely new belt weigher, designed to provide maximum flexibility,
2

Better mixing technology results in doubled toothpaste output29.04.2013

Ekato Systems recently supplied a mixing system to a toothpaste manufacturer at the heart of which was the company’s UNIMIX SRC 10,000.
3

Lehnkering expands onsite services for Lanxess at Krefeld-Uerdingen29.04.2013

Bulk chemical logistics provider Lehnkering has won the tender procedure to provide extensive in-factory logistics services for the Inorganic Pigments business unit at the Krefeld-Uerdingen Chempark operated by Lanxess Deutschland.
4

Penthouse silos enhance safe working at height29.04.2013

A Midlands-based food company has installed two new 80t capacity flour silos supplied by Barton Fabrications, Bristol, UK.
5

Increasingly international POWTECH reports impressive visitor turnout29.04.2013

POWTECH, which took place during three days from Tuesday to Thursday last week together with the sister TechnoPharm exhibition, attracted 16,803 trade visitors from 83 countries to the joint event.
6

Aspirated dustfree bag emptying29.04.2013

Flexicon Europe has introduced an innovative bag dumping system with glove box, compactor and flexible screw conveyor, ensuring that bulk material remains entirely isolated from the operator and plant environment throughout opening, dumping and compaction of bags, as well as during downstream conveying.
Week 3
1

Efficient production of soluble coffee in Thailand22.04.2013

In recent years Lindor has been supplying its ‘gentle touch’ mixers to CMYK Ltd in Thailand, the exclusive co-manufacturer in the region for Nestlé, the world’s largest food company.
2

Dust collector filters: understanding overall costs22.04.2013

Camfil Air Pollution Control has published a new brochure that describes how to calculate total cost of ownership (TCO) for cartridge dust collector filters.
3

Extended applications for electronic pressure-regulator valve22.04.2013

ASCO Numatics, Ölbronn-Dürrn, Germany, a member of the global Emerson Group, has further developed its SENTRONICPLUS valve series.
4

PELL-TEC becomes Coperion Pelletizing Technology22.04.2013

Just over a year ago Coperion (see above) acquired a majority shareholding in PELL-TEC Pelletizing Technology GmbH, Niedernberg, Germany.
5

Saudi Arabian 43,000t/h compounding plant22.04.2013

Coperion has successfully completed construction of the new compounding plant of Specialty Chem, a subsidiary of SABIC, in Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia.
6

GSBI recovers from last year’s earthquake22.04.2013

Almost one year after the disastrous earthquake that hit the Emilia Romagna region of Italy, the Components and Spare Parts Division of GSBI (Govoni Sim Bianca Impianti) reports that it has managed with great effort to overcome the most critical period of the emergency.
Week 2
1

Bulk bag discharge station with cone valve15.04.2013

Guerin Systems has introduced a hygienic bulk bag discharger which incorporates cone valve technology.
2

Accurate weighing of products within screw conveyors15.04.2013

Hense Wägetechnik GmbH points out that flow meter systems like weigh feeders, impact scales and others can be used to measure free flowing solids.
3

Precision bulk bag metering station15.04.2013

DASAG Verfahrenstechnik und Anlagenbau has recently introduced an advanced bulk bag metering station which offers dustfree handling within a closed system.
4

Polymer pressure relief valve for silos15.04.2013

WAMGROUP has introduced a new polymer VHS pressure relief valves for silos.
5

Strain sensor provides accurate weighing of silos15.04.2013

A new round strain sensor is being employed by Middendorf Systems, Pulheim, Germany, for accurate weighing of silos, containers and tanks.
6

EuroBulkSystems at POWTECH 201315.04.2013

EuroBulkSystems will exhibiting at POWTECH 2013 in Nuremberg next week.
7

Flameless explosion venting15.04.2013

The Vigilex explosion protection range of products made by STIF has been extended.
Week 1
1

Vacuum conveyor competes with the best thanks to simple upgrade01.04.2013

Piab has brought out an upgrade kit for its C Series vacuum conveyors
2

Sampling heavily compacted materials01.04.2013

Bürkle has introduced its all-layer drill, a special zone collector specifically designed for heavily compacted substances.
3

Dust collector hoppers for low-headroom applications01.04.2013

Camfil APC has introduced two new dust collector hoppers for use where space constraints dictate the use of a low-profile dust collection system.
4

Revolutionary slide valve has 53 patent-pending features01.04.2013

Process Components, which manufactures the original MUCON Iris Diaphragm Valve, will be launching a new range of pneumatic and manually actuated double flanged inline slide valves at POWTECH.
5

Precise recipe formulation directly from bulk bags and IBCs01.04.2013

Nol-Tec Europe has introduced Wonderbatch™, a revolutionary concept of inline formulation that offers a totally integrated system for powder receival and batching.
6

Paddle vacuum drier with novel mixing action08.04.2013

Italvacuum has introduced a new patented horizontal paddle vacuum drier called the Planex System.
7

Instruments for bag filling control and load cell testing08.04.2013

B+L Industrial Measurements has introduced its eagerly awaited new controller, the miniPond 3F, which has been specially developed for less complicated bag filling operations.
8

Ultra-heavy-duty elevator buckets08.04.2013

4B Braime Elevator Components has recently introduced the JUMBO CC-S series of elevator buckets which have been designed for the most severe agro-industrial uses, such as marine terminals, ethanol and fertiliser plants.
9

Beumer opens new factory building in Thailand08.04.2013

Beumer Group has celebrated the official opening of its new factory building in Thailand, located in Chachoengsao Province east of Bangkok.
10

Hapman Europe upgrades test plant, plans for expansion08.04.2013

Hapman Europe has recently expanded its full-scale test facility as part of a corporate growth plan and global customer support initiative.
11

Silo venting filter offers 1 bar as standard01.04.2013

Dustcheck has designed and developed an innovative silo venting process which now incorporates an improved pressure shock resistance of 1 bar.
March - 2013
Week 4
1

Enlarged Verder Scientific Division on track for global expansion25.03.2013

The Dutch technology group Verder has boosted international business activities by expanding its range of products - pictured is Dr Jürgen Pankratz, director of the Verder Scientific Division
2

Easy-to-clean feeder valve can cope with capacities between 6kg/h and 50t/h25.03.2013

Dinnissen Process Technology has developed an innovative and highly versatile feeder valve for bulk solids.
3

Pipework where frequent cleaning is required25.03.2013

Fr. Jacob Söhne has recently introduced the Hygiene Distributor pipework system for applications where there is a need for frequent cleaning of the inner surfaces, necessitating quick and easy disassembly and reassembly of component parts.
4

High-performance air classifier25.03.2013

Rhewum has introduced the ABX High Performance Classifier, the latest version of the successful AWR classifier.
5

Automatic dosing of feed additives directly from containers25.03.2013

German animal feed producer Bröring has ordered a flexible container components dosing (FCCD) system from KSE Process Technology.
6

Laboratory jaw crusher25.03.2013

Retsch, Haan, Germany, (see above news item) has added a number of refinements to the compact bench top model in its jaw crusher series.
Week 3
1

Dense phase dog food conveying at Nestlé Purina18.03.2013

Air-Tec system, the specialist in dense phase pneumatic conveying, has designed and manufactured a tailor-made system for pneumatic conveying of pet food.
2

Twin-shaft mixers for dry building materials18.03.2013

BHS-Sonthofen has introduced the DMX series of twin-shaft mixers offering throughput rates up to 300t/h.
3

Cooling screw technology transforms sludge drying plant18.03.2013

Celsius has helped upgrade the sludge drying plant of the district water control board of Holland North District (Hoogheemraadschap Hollands Noorderkwartier – HHNK) in Beverwijk.
4

Haver & Boecker invests in Brazil18.03.2013

Haver & Boecker Latinoamericana (HBL), the Brazilian subsidiary of the Oelde, Germany, headquartered parent company, officially opened the extension of its offices at Monte Mor near Sao Paulo on the first day of March.
5

Vortex expands head office and manufacturing plant18.03.2013

Vortex, Salina, KS, is to increase the size of its headquarters by about 50 percent.
6

Automatic bag emptier for dustfree and hygienic applications18.03.2013

Dinnissen Process Technology has developed a new ultrafine version of its Dima 200 bag discharger.
Week 2
1

Learning about electrostatics in powder handling… also dust explosions11.03.2013

The Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling, University of Greenwich, UK, is organising next month two consecutive one-day courses:
2

Box tipper for hygienic applications11.03.2013

A newly designed TIP-TITE® food-grade box tipper is now available from Flexicon Europe
3

In-line particle sizer proves its PAT credentials at Ghent University11.03.2013

A Parsum in-line particle sizing probe from UK-based Malvern Instruments is proving its value as an analytical instrument in granulation research being conducted at Ghent University in Belgium.
4

Electro drum magnets can separate large ferrous fragments11.03.2013

Goudsmit Magnetic Systems has recently developed a new series of electro drum magnets that can be used for separating large iron pieces from product flows that contain many large sharp ferrous fragments.
5

Mixer successfully processes silicon carbide powder11.03.2013

Lindor has supplied a specially adapted L4000 mixer to the Czech factory of CeramTec, the German producer of technical ceramics.
6

Schenck targets UK quarrying/aggregates industries11.03.2013

Kevin McDermott has joined Doncaster-based Schenck Process UK as a sales engineer in the company’s heavy industries division.
Week 1
1

New Vortex distributor Down Under04.03.2013

Vortex Valves Europe, a wholly owned subsidiary of Salina Vortex Corporation, has appointed NTR Engineers Pty Ltd as its exclusive manufacturing representative in Australia and New Zealand.
2

Minsterport and Dedicated VMI Systems relocate04.03.2013

With effect from beginning of March, Minsterport Ltd has moved premises. The company supplies products ranging from simple level indicators to turnkey systems that include weighing, sieving, flow monitors and IBC/cone valves technology
3

Signal transducers are especially suitable for weighing applications04.03.2013

Over the past year Penko Engineering has concentrated on upgrading its range of electronic weight measuring instruments.
4

Extension to range of bucket conveyors04.03.2013

Nerak, the supplier of vertical conveying systems for bulk materials as well as unit loads, has introduced the continuous bucket elevator size WB 370 in tube frame design.
5

Blow-through valve gains EHEDG certification04.03.2013

Coperion will be featuring its ZFD-CIP blow-through valve on Stand D1006 at SOLIDS Antwerp which takes place 27-28 March.
6

Updated website and brochures from moisture measurement specialist04.03.2013

NDC Infrared Engineering, specialising in industrial moisture measurements for foods, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, minerals and other bulk materials, has fundamentally redesigned its website (www.ndc.com) and published industry-specific brochures for each sector.
February - 2013
Week 4
1

Haver & Boecker achieves landmark sale of 30,000th electronic weigher25.02.2013

After last year’s 125-year jubilee festivities, Haver & Boecker recently had another occasion to celebrate: the sale of the 30,000th electronic weigher.
2

Schenck Process UK recruits to boost air filtration equipment sales25.02.2013

Gareth Hine has joined Schenck Process as its new domestic sales manager for the company’s range of air filtration products for the food, chemical, plastics and pharmaceutical sectors.
3

Beumer to feature loading chutes at BAUMA25.02.2013

Beumer will include retractable loading chutes among a wide range of its bulk handling, conveying and packaging systems to be displayed at BAUMA, Munich from 15-21 April.
4

Perfect match of bulk bag discharger with flexible screw conveyor25.02.2013

Spiroflow recently supplied a T5 bulk bag discharger and a model 67 flexible screw conveyor to sanitary-ware manufacturer Thomas Dudley Ltd.
5

Vortex extends product line to include retractable loading chutes25.02.2013

Vortex Valves has announced the addition of dustfree loadout equipment to its current line of slide gates and diverter valves.
Week 3
1

Bunting Magnetics names Cox as director of marketing18.02.2013

Bunting Magnetics has appointed Sonia Cox as director of marketing, with worldwide responsibilities.
2

Vortex promotes Millington to European sales manager18.02.2013

Vortex Valves Europe has appointed Laurence Millington to the position of European sales manager.
3

Screen changers for food packaging film production18.02.2013

Following successful trials at the plant of a South American food packaging film manufacturer, Kreyenborg has equipped eight of the company’s recycling lines with backflush screen changers.
4

Camfil Farr streamlines name18.02.2013

Camfil Farr Air Pollution Control, a global producer of dust and fume collectors to clean up industrial processes, has announced that the company will now operate under the name Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC).
5

Chronos BTH becomes Premier Tech Chronos18.02.2013

With effect from beginning of March, Chronos BTH will change its name to Premier Tech Chronos BV. Pictured is Ingo Jonas, managing director of Premier Tech Chronos
6

Lödige to unveil latest mixing/coating technology at POWTECH and BAUMA18.02.2013

At this year’s POWTECH, Gebr. Lödige Maschinenbau, Paderborn, Germany, plans to exhibit a new tablet coater which will demonstrate state-of-the-art possibilities for mixing processes and related technologies.
Week 2
1

Clean flow magnet can capture stainless steel particles11.02.2013

Goudsmit Magnetic Systems has developed a fast-cleaning, clean flow magnet that attains a magnetic field of 10,700 Gauss.
2

Rectangular explosion vent11.02.2013

Fike has introduced a rectangular version of its CV-S explosion vent.
3

Compendium of equipment for protecting foodstuffs from metal contaminants11.02.2013

Bunting Magnetics has released a detailed catalogue of safety products for the food industry which includes solutions for metal detection, magnetic separation, material handling, and label production.
4

World’s largest containerised mixing plant11.02.2013

Last May BHS-Sonthofen supplied a Twinmix 4.0 mixing plant to the Max Bögl Group to help with the construction of a section of the A71 autobahn near Artern, Germany.
5

Bagging: non-spill filling at a rate of 2000 x 25kg bags per hour11.02.2013

Haver & Boecker Machinery Division has recently upgraded its HAVER ADAMS PROCESS® technology which has been designed to ensure environmentally gentle and non-spill filling of powders and powder-products that have a proportion of coarse components into compact, sealed and weather-proof PE bags.
6

Identifying nano particles in cosmetics and food products11.02.2013

Delft Solids Solutions is currently able to offer several techniques for examining the presence and size of nano particles and their physical, chemical and toxicological properties.
Week 1
1

Focus on storage and discharge of bulk solids04.02.2013

The Wolfson Centre, University of Greenwich, UK, is organising 5-7 March a short course on storage and discharge of bulk solids.
2

Advances in metal detector electronics04.02.2013

Bunting Magnetics chose the occasion of the International Production and Processing Expo which took place in Atlanta at the end of January, to launch its new Metal Detection 07 Electronics system.
3

Guttridge appoints local representative for Ireland04.02.2013

Guttridge Ltd has named materials handling expert Alex Adair as its representative for both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
4

Vos Logistics invests in growth04.02.2013

At the end of 2012 Vos Logistics acquired the business of VSL SiloLogistics, whose activities include the warehousing and storage, packing and distribution of dry bulk goods such as starch and various granular products.
5

Webinar will explore new advances in energy-efficient milling04.02.2013

As part of an ongoing collaboration between Malvern Instruments and International Innovative Technologies (IIT) the two companies are jointly presenting a webinar about latest technology for cost-efficient milling on 27 February.
6

Weighing terminal for automated material blending04.02.2013

Mettler Toledo has introduced the IND560fillplus, an IND560 process weighing terminal with the new FillPlus-560 software for basic and complex filling and blending applications.
7

Bag closing: tape over seal applicator with automatic infeed04.02.2013

Statec Binder has recently introduced a newly developed bag closing system for woven PP bags, with or without PE inner liner.
  
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