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August - 2021
Week 2
1

Enhanced nibbler offers metal-to-metal contact detection16.08.2021

Gericke has introduced the GNB model to its range of nibblers.
2

Tiltable bag discharger16.08.2021

Dinnissen Process Technology has introduced the tiltable Dima® Bag Emptier.
3

Quadruple screw feeder handles biomass16.08.2021

Ajax Equipment has supplied Enviropower with a quadruple screw feeder measuring 11m in length for biomass waste processing.
4

New generation of explosion isolation valve16.08.2021

RICO Sicherheitstechnik has introduced the latest version of its well established VENTEX® explosion protection valve, offering customers a wide range of innovations and optimisations in the field of explosion isolation.
5

Accelerating lithium-ion battery development and slurry production16.08.2021

Ystral reports that soaring sales of electric vehicles and an unprecedented surge in demand for lithium-ion batteries are impacting the need for large-scale battery manufacturing.
Juli - 2021
Week 3
1

New MD for BEUMER Maschinenfabrik19.07.2021

BEUMER Group reports that Dr Jörn Fontius has been appointed managing director of BEUMER Maschinenfabrik.
2

Keeping confectionery protected from metal particle contamination risk19.07.2021

Eclipse Magnetics recently supplied three Pneumag magnetic separators to a leading producer of quality chocolates.
3

Key Coperion management appointments19.07.2021

Coperion Group has promoted Ulrich Bartel to the position of president.
4

Eriez-Deutschland launched19.07.2021

Eriez® has established Eriez Deutschland GmbH, headquartered in Recklinghausen.
5

IBCs deliver drinking water to German flood victims19.07.2021

Schütz has in recent days been supporting the THW, fire departments and the German army with FOODCERT IBCs for supply and treatment of drinking water, following the recent devastating floods which badly affected the states of Rhineland-Palatinate and North Rhine-Westphalia, as well as neighbouring parts of Belgium and the Netherlands.
Juni - 2021
Week 4
1

Production starts at first German PHOS4green plant for recycled fertilisers28.06.2021

Glatt Ingenieurtechnik has successfully commissioned, after a 20-month construction period, the first production plant for phosphate-containing mono and complex fertilisers made from recycled sewage sludge ash.
2

Bunting expands its Redditch plant28.06.2021

The extended Bunting-Redditch manufacturing plant for magnetic separation equipment has officially been opened.
3

Enhanced range of electric motors for process industries28.06.2021

Siemens is now offering its flameproof, low-voltage motor series Simotics XP across the entire power spectrum from 0.25-460kW in gas groups IIB and IIC.
4

Ajax named SHAPA Company of the Year28.06.2021

Ajax Equipment has been awarded the Company of the Year Award for 2021 by the UK’s Solids Handling and Processing Association (SHAPA); Ajax was also shortlisted for the Export of the Year Award.
5

Spiroflow expands technical sales team28.06.2021

Spiroflow has appointed Stephen Bunn to the new role of senior support engineer.
Mai - 2021
Week 4
1

Bulk bag discharger with dual flexible screw conveyors24.05.2021

Flexicon Europe has introduced a bulk bag unloader with twin flexible screw conveyors capable of dustfree feeding two downstream processes, separately or simultaneously.
2

Versatile system for precision mixing trials31.05.2021

Dinnissen Process Technology has introduced the Pegasus® R&D Mixer which provides customers with a fast and cost-effective means of testing many ways to improve products and processes.
3

ATEX version of speed switch24.05.2021

4B Braime Components has introduced an ATEX version of its Milli-Speed, a loop powered 4 - 20mA analogue output speed switch for PLC, DCS or stand-alone controllers.
4

Mini batch blending24.05.2021

Gericke has developed a novel semi continuous feeding and blending process.
5

BillerudKorsnäs and Haver & Boecker jointly to develop further sack packaging norms24.05.2021

BillerudKorsnäs and Haver & Boecker last year published nine sack packaging norms (see EBS News for week of 29 June 2020).
6

Bark bagged, palletised and wrapped31.05.2021

RMGroup has recently installed an automated packaging system at Scotbark, a Scottish bark producer and landscape supplies specialist.
7

UN-approved IBCs part made from recyclate31.05.2021

Schütz has introduced Green Layer versions of its IBCs and plastic drums.
8

A pneumatic conveying answer to a reactor filling challenge31.05.2021

Gericke has delivered a purpose-designed ergonomic reactor filling system utilising vacuum and positive pressure pneumatic conveying systems.
9

Automated fishmeal weighing and bagging31.05.2021

Concetti recently supplied a producer of high quality fishmeal with a fully automatic weighing and bagging system with a production capacity of 1200 bags /h (25kg bags).
Week 2
1

BEUMER wins corporate governance award10.05.2021

BEUMER Group is among the winners of the Axia Best Managed Companies Award 2021.
2

Scraper chains destined for South Korea10.05.2021

TILEMANN, earlier this year continued its trend of strong business, in particular with scraper chains.
3

Safe handling of TiO2 powder10.05.2021

Spiroflow is taking steps to advise its customers on its range of conveying solutions that are suited to the safe handling and containment of titanium dioxide (TiO2) powder.
4

Sampling from products which have a tendency to clog10.05.2021

Bürkle has introduced a manual core sampler specially developed for powders and granulates which can easily become stuck or settle during sampling owing to their particle structure.
5

Magnet cleans powder/granulates without need to pause production10.05.2021

Goudsmit Magnetics recently launched a rotating Cleanflow magnetic separator suitable for installation in free-fall lines in a continuous process.
Week 1
1

OBITUARY: Werner Doppstadt03.05.2021

Werner Doppstadt, founder and long-time CEO of the Doppstadt Group, based in Velbert, Germany, died on 20th April at the age of 77.
2

Rice can be pneumatically conveyed without grain damage03.05.2021

Gericke has recently designed and delivered several dense phase conveying systems for transporting dry rice to filling lines.
3

Magnetic disc separators supplied to Nigeria03.05.2021

A Nigerian mineral processor is installing two magnetic disc separators to separate individual minerals in a Coltan plant.
4

Boschert named managing director and CFO of Zeppelin Systems03.05.2021

Zeppelin Group has appointed Ralf Boschert as managing director and CFO of Zeppelin Systems GmbH with effect from 1st May 2021, thereby bolstering the company's management board headed by CEO Alexander Wassermann.
5

Fourth Ajax potato mixer expands capacity at Agristo03.05.2021

Ajax Equipment has supplied leading European pre-fried and frozen potato product producer, Agristo, with a continuous mixer featuring enhanced mirror polish finish.
April - 2021
Week 3
1

Same equipment handles differing powders effectively19.04.2021

Ajax Equipment has supplied a leading animal health product manufacturer with a stainless steel screw feeder as well as hopper inserts to handle multiple powders as a result of conducting a ‘flow audit’.
2

‘All-in-one’ process for feed and fertiliser production19.04.2021

Lödige Process Technology has developed a process engineering solution for production of monocalcium phosphate (MCP).
3

Remote factory acceptance tests19.04.2021

Gericke states that it has always put high emphasis on being close to its customers.
4

Magnetic separator for University of Birmingham19.04.2021

Bunting-Redditch has supplied a laboratory-scale rare earth roll separator to the lithium-ion battery recycling research facility at University of Birmingham’s School of Metallurgy and Minerals.
5

Practical seminars on mixing, granulating, kneading and dispersing19.04.2021

Maschinenfabrik Gustav Eirich points out that although many universities teach the basic theory of dynamic mixers, they fail to cover practical aspects.
Week 1
1

Zeppelin increased 2020 sales despite the pandemic05.04.2021

Zeppelin Group closed the 2020 financial year with another increase in sales and earnings (EBITDA) and also presented very solid earnings before taxes.
2

Bühler fully operational for customer trials05.04.2021

Bühler reports that its global network of application centres remains up and running.
3

New sales director for Eclipse05.04.2021

Eclipse Magnetics has promoted Dave Smith to sales director.
4

Mobile-modular recycling plant concept featured at eREC05.04.2021

Doppstadt Group will once again participate at the eREC online trade show.
5

Product contamination prevention by thermal treatment05.04.2021

Dinnissen Process Technology emphasizes that preventing contamination (e.g. Salmonella) is of utmost importance when processing feed, pet food and food.
März - 2021
Week 3
1

First packaging machine produced by Premier Tech/Bühler Chinese alliance22.03.2021

Bühler Group and Premier Tech of Canada have announced the launch of the CHRONOS OML-1060 fully automatic bagging machine which has been manufactured at their joint-venture design and production facility in China, which was first announced in 2019.
2

Romaco acquires STE Tecpharm22.03.2021

Romaco Holding has purchased the Spanish manufacturer of processing technology STE Tecpharm, which will now operate under the name Romaco Tecpharm.
3

ATEX-compliant mixers for manufacturers of friction linings22.03.2021

Maschinenfabrik Gustav Eirich reports that friction linings in the form of brake and clutch linings on the basis of organic binding agents play a very important role in modern engineering.
4

NDC Technologies looks to accelerate growth in Rest of Asia22.03.2021

NDC Technologies has appointed Dipesh Sharma as director of sales for Rest of Asia (RoA).
5

Temperature and vibration management system22.03.2021

Bühler (see above) has introduced TVM, an innovative Temperature and Vibration Management system for milling.
Week 2
1

AUMUND India chosen as single-source solution provider15.03.2021

AUMUND India has won an order from UltraTech Cement to supply a comprehensive equipment package comprising 22 chain bucket elevators, 46 belt bucket elevators, six pan conveyors and 11 Samson® Material Feeders for its ‘Project Spring’ expansion.
2

Cloud-based solution for data-driven services/performance optimisation15.03.2021

Schenck Process has launched CONiQ® Cloud, a cloud-based IoT solution designed to access data from machine assets.
3

Compact IBC dimensions facilitate handling and storage, filled or empty15.03.2021

Schütz has added the new Ecobulk MX 560 to its extensive product range.
4

Gericke appoints Middle East agents15.03.2021

Gericke has signed representation agreements with two established new partners in the Middle East region: Adoset Trading & Oil Services based in Abu Dhabi and its affiliate company I-Serve for Contracting in Egypt.
5

Hygienic bagging of foodstuffs15.03.2021

Concetti has launched the all-new IGF PURA, an automatic filling and closing machine for powders in 5-50kg capacity bags.
Week 1
1

Elevated pipe conveyors for Austrian cement plant01.03.2021

BEUMER Group recently won an order from Lafarge Zementwerke, Mannersdorf, to install a conveying system for alternative fuels and raw materials.
2

Bühler demonstrated reliability and robustness in 202001.03.2021

Bühler in 2020 proved to be a reliable partner to all its stakeholders and showed robust business performance during the year.
3

Gericke can now offer ploughshare mixers and reactors01.03.2021

Gericke has extended its range of powder processing and handling equipment with the introduction of the GBM M Series of ploughshare mixers.
4

Heat exchangers prevent clumping of toner powders01.03.2021

Van Beek recently supplied customised twin screw heat exchangers to Xeikon, a leading Belgian innovator in digital printing technology.
5

BEUMER appoints new director global sales for conveying & loading systems08.03.2021

Since the beginning of this year, Alexander Tigges has been head of sales at BEUMER Group’s centre of competence (CoC) for conveying & loading systems (CL systems).
6

AST Group and Lindner launch centre of competence for the sustainable use of resources in HDPE products08.03.2021

The European manufacturer of plastic containers, drums and bottles, AST – Erndtebrück, Germany – has set a long-term target to increase the amount of recyclates used in its products and aims to supply its own ‘raw materials’.
7

BHS-Sonthofen delivers two indexing belt filters for the production of plastics08.03.2021

BHS-Sonthofen has delivered to a customer in the USA, a system comprising two indexing belt filters for use in the manufacture of intermediates for a particularly tear-resistant plastic.
8

Virtual version of EXPOSOLIDOS to take place next week01.03.2021

EXPOSOLIDOS handling and measurement of bulk solids will take place virtually at the rescheduled dates of 10-11 March, together with its sister events POLUSOLIDOS (environmental control and dust suppression) and EXPOFLUIDOS (handling and processing of liquids and gases).
9

RenCom starts the production of its durable biomaterial08.03.2021

Swedish innovation company RenCom AB announced the start of production of RENOL®, an innovative thermoplastic biomaterial that can be used to replace fossil-based plastics.
10

Manual IBC cone valve facilitates discharge of powders without segregation08.03.2021

Matcon has launched a new product to its range – the manual cone valve (MCV).
  
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