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September - 2020
Week 3
1

Germany’s tallest bucket elevator21.09.2020

BEUMER Group has successfully delivered, installed and commissioned what is believed to be the tallest bucket elevator in Germany at HeidelbergCement in Schelklingen near Ulm.
2

Advanced powder testing benefits Haldor Topsøe21.09.2020

Freeman Technology reports that an FT4 Powder Rheometer® supplied to Haldor Topsøe, is delivering significant economic gains for this global leader in high performance catalysts and proprietary technology for the chemical and refining industries.
3

New marketing director at Key Technology21.09.2020

Key Technology has appointed Marco Azzaretti as director of marketing.
4

Laser particle sizer offers extra wide measuring range21.09.2020

Fritsch has introduced the ANALYSETTE 22 NeXT compact laser particle size analyzer.
5

Lehmann & Voss launches plastic additives business line21.09.2020

Lehmann&Voss&Co is strengthening its position with the implementation of a new business line within its international organisation.
Week 2
1

Use of alternative fuels gathers pace in Thailand and Japan14.09.2020

AUMUND Asia reports that it is supplying specially designed Samson® Material Feeders to customers in Thailand and Japan.
2

Gentle compounding combines efficient mixing with good scalability14.09.2020

Buss AG is celebrating three quarters of a century specializing in manufacture of continuous kneaders which operate in accordance with a principle patented in 1945.
3

Mauser acquires Italian competitor EVF14.09.2020

Mauser Packaging Solutions has announced the acquisition of Mira-based EuroVeneta Fusti Srl (EVF) through joint-venture NCG-Maider in Italy.
4

Extruder was updated remotely14.09.2020

Coperion has achieved the complex modernisation of a ZSK 250 high-capacity extruder completely utilising remote processes and support.
5

Drive technology for the bakery industry14.09.2020

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS is offering drive solutions designed to meet the specific requirements of the bakery industry in terms of hygiene, reliability and durability.
Week 1
1

Conditioning abrasive ash07.09.2020

Ajax Equipment has supplied leading specialist waste treatment, recycling and disposal services supplier, Castle Environmental, with a high specification, ash conditioner for an air pollution control residues (APCr) recycling plant.
2

New Slovenian plastics recycling plant07.09.2020

Lindner Washtech recently supplied processing systems to Dinos d.o.o. , of Ljubljana, Slovenia, which have been installed in its new recycling plant for processing industrial plastic waste, in particular plastic film.
3

Multiple new packaging systems for one client from a single supplier07.09.2020

BEUMER Group has in recent months supplied stretch-hood packaging systems to a major Spanish player in the European petrochemical business which produces more than six million tons of chemicals annually.
4

Dustfree bag dump station with compactor and conveyor07.09.2020

Flexicon Europe is offering a new mobile bag dump station with integral flexible screw conveyor and bag compactor.
5

More efficient spray drying with redesigned bag filter07.09.2020

GEA has made a series of important changes to its SANICIP® bag filtration system for food and dairy spray dryers in a long-term development project aimed at providing significant operational benefits to users of the new equipment.
August - 2020
Week 4
1

New member of the board of directors of Bühler Group31.08.2020

Stefan Scheiber was elected as a new member of the board of directors of Bühler Holding AG at an extraordinary general shareholders’ meeting on 28th August.
2

Further Verder Group expansion31.08.2020

The VERDER Group has acquired Porotec GmbH, thereby further expanding its particle characterisation business.
3

German-designed bucket elevators for Brazil31.08.2020

Germany’s AUMUND Fördertechnik reports that its Brazilian subsidiary, AUMUND Ltda, has received an order from Metso to supply four bucket elevators for a plant being built by the JBS Group in Guiaçara in the State of São Paulo.
4

Pilot scale mobile processing machine31.08.2020

Romaco Innojet has launched VENTILUS® Pilot, which is believed to be the first mobile processing machine in the market for pilot scale applications.
5

Economical radar antenna for level measurement31.08.2020

Siemens Digital Industries has introduced the Sitrans LR250 PLA (polypropylene lens antenna) radar level measurement transmitter, a field-proven device designed to deliver reliable level readings for inventory management or critical process control.
Week 3
1

Compact mixer handles up to four streams with high accuracy17.08.2020

Gericke has launched the TCM Turbo Compact Mixer, representing a new family of mixing solutions from the company, offering the capability to continuously, and fully automatically, feed and mix up to four streams with minimum space requirements and high accuracy.
2

Egyptian cement packaged in paper sacks17.08.2020

Mondi Paper Bags has acquired contracts to supply two paper sack lines at Helwan Cement Company and InterCement Sacs – two major cement producers in Egypt.
3

Extrusion technology for future-oriented biomaterial17.08.2020

Coperion has won an order to supply its ZSK state-of-the art twin screw extrusion system to RenCom AB of Sweden to enable the production of RENOL®, an innovative lignin-based thermoplastic biomaterial that can be used to replace fossil-based plastics.
4

EHEDG membership for Bunting17.08.2020

Bunting has joined the European Hygienic Engineering & Design Group (EHEDG) following a rise in magnetic separator and metal detector projects for the food, pharmaceutical and chemical industries.
5

Vacuum conveyor handles large batch volumes17.08.2020

Piab has extended its piFLOW® i/f range with the introduction of a new vacuum conveyor that allows for larger batch volumes.
Week 1
1

Carbon steel flexible screw conveyor03.08.2020

Flexicon Europe has introduced a new base model 1450 flexible screw conveyor with a polymer conveyor tube of 115mm outer diameter and low-cost carbon steel floor hopper and discharge housing.
2

Wood pellets packed in paper sacks03.08.2020

Concetti recently supplied an IGF 600 automatic bagging machine to Naturpellet, the leading Spanish producer of quality wood pellets derived from 100% debarked pine uncontaminated by additives or chemical binders.
3

Novel conveyor belt skirting concept03.08.2020

ScrapeTec Trading has launched the contact-free AirScrape® conveyor belt skirting system, which has been designed to significantly reduce material spillage, dust formation and explosion hazards at transfer points and other critical sections in the conveyor chain.
4

Pandemic drives surge in snack food consumption03.08.2020

Spiroflow reports that it has recently experienced an increase in orders for snack food processing equipment from both its UK and US manufacturing plants.
5

Biomass handling in Japan03.08.2020

AUMUND Holding BV reports that the company has successfully managed to penetrate the Japanese biomass handling market.
Juli - 2020
Week 4
1

Continuous conveying and dosing of powders27.07.2020

Dec Group reports growing success with its patented PFL Powderflex for applications involving continuous conveying and precise dosing of small to medium quantities of powder.
2

Bag emptying system ensures higher product safety and efficiency27.07.2020

GEA has introduced the HYGiTip bag emptying system which has been designed to safely and efficiently open and discharge 25kg bags of powdered ingredients into food production lines automatically, without operator involvement, thereby minimising contamination risks and virtually eliminating powder waste.
3

Localised dust extraction for sack tip station27.07.2020

Farleygreene has launched a localised dust extraction system (LDEE) which works in conjunction with its Sievmaster Easilift sack tip sieve.
4

Load cells with continuous condition monitoring27.07.2020

Mettler Toledo points out that process engineers working with bulk materials, in food, chemical or pharmaceutical production, are constantly striving for enhanced productivity in their processes.
5

Giant magnet for Finnish goldmine27.07.2020

Bunting has won an order to supply a large electro overband magnet to a gold mine in northern Finland.
Week 3
1

Lödige wins major export order20.07.2020

Gebr. Lödige Maschinenbau, despite the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic, has won one of the largest single orders in its 80-year-plus history
2

Vortex’s Nordic agent undergoes restructuring20.07.2020

Vortex Global reports that Mespo, its representative in Denmark, is expanding its reach within Nordic countries to include Norway and Sweden as well.
3

Innovative feeder controller20.07.2020

Coperion K-Tron has introduced the latest generation of its time-tested KCM feeder controller.
4

Agitated screw feeder for speciality chemicals20.07.2020

Ajax Equipment has supplied Thomas Swan with a large-capacity ATEX-rated agitated screw feeder for handling an active ingredient used in the production of personal healthcare products.
5

Successful virtual expo from Windmöller & Hölscher20.07.2020

Windmöller & Hölscher, on 24th and 25th June held its first virtual expo to present technologies and products initially planned for the major industry trade shows – Interpack and Drupa – that have been postponed until spring 2021.
Juni - 2020
Week 4
1

Magnetic separator receives EHEDG certification29.06.2020

Eclipse Magnetics has developed a magnetic separator, for use in pneumatic conveying lines, lean/dilute phase, and gravity pipes, which has been awarded EHEDG (European Hygienic Engineering & Design Group) Type EL Class II certification.
2

Mondi upgrades its paper sacks facility in Hungary29.06.2020

Mondi has successfully completed the implementation of a new state-of-the-art paper sack converting machine at its Nyíregyháza site in Hungary.
3

Creating paper sack packaging norms29.06.2020

BillerudKorsnäs have decided to collaborate in formulating a set of recommendations called the Sack Packaging Norms.
4

Single machine can lift, tip, move and stack bulk containers29.06.2020

Fronteq has launched a new product designed to move, lift, stack and turn containers which significantly helps promote the concept of containerised transport of bulk material.
5

Mini mixer29.06.2020

Lödige Process Technology has built the smallest machine in its history in order to meet the highly specialised demands of the high-containment sector.
Week 3
1

Senior appointments at Vecoplan22.06.2020

Vecoplan has named Andreas Jung as technical manager and Jochen Pfeil as head of the company’s service division.
2

Diverter valves handle aggregates22.06.2020

DMN-WESTINGHOUSE has won a significant order for BTD ball-type diverter valves from a major customer in the aggregates sector.
3

Dec names new CEO for US subsidiary22.06.2020

Dec Group has appointed UK-born Andrew Milner chief executive officer of Dec-USA Inc.
4

Powder flow testing for additive manufacturing22.06.2020

Freeman Technology has released an eBook focusing on the application of powder flow testing in additive manufacturing (AM).
5

Mechanical systems for handling alternative fuels22.06.2020

AUMUND Group is now able to offer a wide range of products for handling and conveying alternative fuels.
Week 2
1

Powder filling line accommodates multiple packaging formats15.06.2020

SternMaid has commissioned a new filling line which can accept FIBCs, sacks, boxes or drums.
2

Sustainability manager for Starlinger15.06.2020

Starlinger has appointed Clarissa Graf as sustainability manager.
3

New president at Malvern Panalytical15.06.2020

Malvern Panalytical has welcomed Mark Fleiner as its new president.
4

Theo Pouw opts for Dino Light15.06.2020

Van Beek has supplied a ‘Light’ version of its screw-type bulk truck loader to Utrecht-based Theo Pouw Group which operates a series of Dutch stockyard facilities for construction raw materials and concrete products.
5

Preparing today for the needs of tomorrow15.06.2020

AUMUND Fördertechnik reports that many of its customers from cement, steel and similar industries have taken the opportunity to order spare and wear parts for their AUMUND machines earlier than planned, in order to be prepared for the time after the coronavirus crisis, when it is anticipated that production capacities in most cases will be back to previous levels.
Week 1
1

Screw feeder ensures even flow of carbon black08.06.2020

Ajax Equipment has supplied a leading custom heat transfer solution manufacturer with a horizontal screw feeder to handle carbon black powder.
2

Cosmetics producer opts for safe and quick mixing08.06.2020

Lindor recently supplied an L1500 mixer to a manufacturer of special cosmetics, where the Dutch equipment manufacturer’s unique gentle-touch technology was able to provide a perfect system for blending sensitive substances.
3

Top management changes at Bühler08.06.2020

Bühler Group has announced the death on 9th June of executive board member Dieter Vögtli who passed away last Friday 5th June, following a short but serious illness.
4

Flexicon sets up Cologne office08.06.2020

Flexicon has opened an office in Cologne to provide technical sales support and engineering services to customers throughout Germany.
5

New president for CECIP08.06.2020

CECIP in the first week of June elected Nick Parsons as new president of the association at a general assembly which was held online.
Mai - 2020
Week 4
1

Extended range of magnetic separators25.05.2020

GEA, Düsseldorf, Germany, is expanding its Aseptomag® magnetic separator portfolio.
2

Triple accreditation for two Bunting manufacturing sites25.05.2020

Continuing with the theme of magnetic separation Bunting – which has two European manufacturing plants was due this spring for audits for a three-year re-accredited certification for Quality (ISO9001), Environment (ISO14001) and Health & Safety (ISO45001) at its Berkhamsted site and recertification for quality and new certification for environment and health & safety at Redditch.
3

Rotary valve designed for abrasive powders25.05.2020

Gericke points out that rotary valves are required to feed, convey or isolate powders of widely differing physical properties.
4

Processing synthetic zeolite powders25.05.2020

Maschinenfabrik Gustav Eirich has supplied two Type RV16 mixers to a major Chinese manufacturer of synthetic zeolite powders which has specialised in this activity since 2002.
5

Screw conveyor knowhow enlisted for 3D printing of reinforced concrete25.05.2020

Van Beek is contributing its expertise to assist in a research project involving 3D printing of reinforced concrete.
Week 2
1

Bühler/Premier Tech JV evolves into a global partnership11.05.2020

Bühler Group and Premier Tech have further developed their strategic cooperation.
2

Seventh breakfast cereal production line at OBST in Poland11.05.2020

GEA Pavan earlier this year successfully handed over a seventh production line for manufacturing breakfast cereals to OBST SA, based in Chelm, Poland.
3

Typhoon opens wear protection division11.05.2020

Typhoon has inaugurated a 'wear solutions' department.
4

Remote monitoring interface11.05.2020

4B Braime Components has introduced the Industrial Ethernet Node (IE-NODE) remote monitoring interface designed to provide sensor data to PLCs or other automation and control systems.
5

TBMA appoints agent in Italy11.05.2020

TBMA Europe and Erigo recently came to an arrangement for the representation of TBMA in the Italian market.
6

Digital home edition of REMBE Safety Days11.05.2020

REMBE GmbH Safety + Control will this year present its popular ‘Safety Days’ via video conference on account of the difficulties arising from Covid-19.
April - 2020
Week 4
1

Vortex helps in the fight against Covid-19…..27.04.2020

In the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic, employees at Vortex headquarters in Salina, KS, have designed and produced cleanable and reusable face shields for the local hospital, Salina Regional Health Center.
2

….as does Schütz27.04.2020

World-leading IBC manufacturer Schütz has also decided to make a contribution and in record time developed and started manufacturing face shields at its headquarters in Selters, Germany.
3

Dec acquires Inno4Life27.04.2020

Dec Group has announced the takeover of Inno4Life based in Breda, the Netherlands, thereby significantly strengthening its contribution to the global pharmaceutical industry.
4

Sack tip station has integral lump breaker27.04.2020

Ajax Equipment has supplied a leading speciality chemicals producer and sustainable technologies developer, with a combined lump breaker and sack tip booth with automatic tipping.
5

New generation of slow-speed shredders27.04.2020

Doppstadt Umwelttechnik has introduced two new shredders: the METHOR and the INVENTHOR Type 6.
Week 2
1

New design of control valve doses fine powders from silos13.04.2020

RAYMAN spol. has produced a new type of a control valve, designated the Regulatory Discharger RV.
2

Conveying of bauxite in Greece13.04.2020

AUMUND Fördertechnik has won an order to supply one of its arched plate conveyors to Mytilineos SA in Agios Nikolaos on the Gulf of Corinth in Greece.
3

Mixer offers scalability for small food manufacturers looking to expand13.04.2020

Winkworth Machinery has launched an innovative compact mixer, known as the UTS, which is based on a ribbon blender concept.
4

Giant mixer for Indian zinc mine13.04.2020

BHS-Sonthofen has delivered the largest mixer in the company’s history to an Indian zinc mine operator requiring a mixer with a very large filling capacity.
5

Dosing dextrose: a switch from food to pharma/cosmetic applications13.04.2020

TMI recently collaborated closely with one of its customers
  
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