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April - 2020
Week 4
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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.
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….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
März - 2020
Week 4
1

Inline particle size measurement in real time can detect screen breakage30.03.2020

DYNA Instruments specialising in powder and bulk measurement technology, has introduced DYNAsize, a particle size measurement instrument which can be installed directly beneath screening machines.
2

Magnetic disc separator processes beach sands30.03.2020

Bunting Magnetics Europe has manufactured its latest magnetic disc separator (MDS) for processing and separating key minerals from a beach sands deposit.
3

Conveying systems for world’s largest sugar silo30.03.2020

AUMUND Fördertechnik has won an order to supply bulk handling equipment to Canal Sugar, the Egyptian subsidiary of Dubai-based Al Khaleej Sugar, one of the world’s largest sugar producers.
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Rotary and diverter valves for milk powder production30.03.2020

The UK subsidiary of Dutch valve manufacturer DMN WESTINGHOUSE has supplied Skelmersdale-based Yew Tree Dairy with rotary and diverter valves as part of a major upgrade to its factory.
5

Ultra-high capacity bulk bag filler30.03.2020

USA-based Flexicon has introduced a hygienic bulk bag filling system which features dual SWING-DOWN® fillers fed by high capacity weigh hoppers, achieving fill rates of up to 40 bags per hour.
6

New agent in Germany for TBMA30.03.2020

TBMA Europe BV has appointed Scheessel-based André Junker Industrievertretungen as its representative for the northern German market.
Week 2
1

AUMUND wins another large order from PhosAgro Metachem16.03.2020

AUMUND Fördertechnik is to supply eight chain bucket elevators to PhosAgro’s Metachem plant near St. Petersburg in Russia.
2

Focus on welfare of the employee16.03.2020

BEUMER Group emphasises that its staff are considered to be a part of the BEUMER family, rather than being a resource.
3

Versatile mixer for chemical and thermal processing16.03.2020

Lödige Process Technology will present a Ploughshare® mixer of the current generation at its IFAT booth later this year.
4

Potassium analyzer for potash industry16.03.2020

Berthold Technologies points out that potassium content measurement for the potash industry is one of the most difficult and challenging measurements in the mining industry.
5

COVID-19 forces postponement of major trade shows16.03.2020

The following forthcoming exhibitions in Europe, all of which are widely attended by users and suppliers of bulk handling and processing equipment have had to be rescheduled because of the current coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19
6

Bunting expands Redditch site16.03.2020

Bunting Magnetics Europe has manufacturing facilities at its European head office as well as at Redditch, just outside Birmingham, UK.
Week 1
1

First time at interpack for AVENTUS02.03.2020

AVENTUS will be presenting its extensive range of packaging solutions at interpack, 7–13 May.
2

Agitated screw feeder for paint production02.03.2020

Ajax Equipment has supplied a paints and coatings solutions manufacturer with a stainless steel agitated screw feeder and transition chute.
3

Highly accurate and tailor-made feeding of ingredients02.03.2020

Coperion K-Tron has introduced a new line of K3-PH feeders which have been specifically designed to meet the growing demands of continuous processing in the pharmaceutical industry.
4

TBMA introduces new plug type diverters02.03.2020

Diverter valves or product flow distributors are an essential part in pneumatic and freefall conveying systems.
5

Novel hygienic kneader/mixer/extruder02.03.2020

Winkworth Machinery has produced what is believed to be the world’s most hygienic kneader mixer extruder machine.
6

60th anniversary for ROTO-PACKER02.03.2020

HAVER & BOECKER in April 1960 put into operation the first ROTO-PACKER®.
7

Starlinger shortlisted for European recycling award02.03.2020

Starlinger has for the third time in a row been shortlisted for the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe.
8

Single packing line for pre-made and tubular bags02.03.2020

Concetti reports success with its novel ‘IGF + FFS combo’ automatic bagging system which is extremely versatile, allowing users to manage the two most popular types of flexible packaging for loose materials with a single machine.
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Pulse valve for reverse-jet dust collector systems02.03.2020

Emerson Industrial Automation has introduced its newly redesigned ASCO™ Series 353 Pulse Valve, which has been designed to help original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and end-users achieve more effective, efficient and convenient bag cleaning
Februar - 2020
Week 3
1

Versatile lab mixers for trials and small-scale production17.02.2020

MTI Mischtechnik will be focusing on its range of laboratory mixers with heatable and coolable mixing vessels at Booth L13, Hall 5, at SOLIDS Dortmund which takes place 1-2 April.
2

Simplifying cryogenic chemistry17.02.2020

De Dietrich Process Systems and InnoSyn have jointly developed the CryoFlowSkid which enables three-step syntheses for the continuous production of chemical intermediates or active pharmaceutical ingredients in kg quantities per hour.
3

Key Technology expands global customer support service17.02.2020

Key Technology at the end of 2019 announced the rebranding of its customer service organisation as SupportPro.
4

Testing carbon black in accordance with the latest ASTM classification17.02.2020

Micromeritics Instrument Corp. has developed an optimised, automated solution for customers looking to test carbon blacks in accordance with the newly revised ASTM D1765-18 classification system for carbon blacks used in rubber products.
5

Screw weigh feeders for cement industry applications17.02.2020

BEUMER Group has developed a versatile screw weigh feeder suitable for handling a variety of cement industry raw materials and alternative fuels.
Week 1
1

Novel ATEX-approved easy-clean rotary magnet03.02.2020

Greenwood Magnetics has introduced a powerful rotary magnet approved for use in ATEX Zone 20 internal environments.
2

Tare-compensated loss-in-weight feeder03.02.2020

Gericke has introduced the DIW-E-STAR weighing system which has been designed to operate in conjunction with the company’s GAC feeders.
3

MAUSER extends Erkelenz plant with increased commitment to circular economy03.02.2020

MAUSER-Werke GmbH is investing more than 10 million euros in the extension of its Erkelenz facility.
4

Steel plate conveyor will improve handling of red-hot pellets03.02.2020

AUMUND Fördertechnik recently won an order to supply one of its KZB-H pan conveyors to the Port Latta pellet works operated by Grange Resources (Tasmania) Pty Ltd.
5

Safe docking of bulk bags containing problematic materials03.02.2020

Dec Group has introduced the patent pending SafeDock for docking bulk bags.
6

Rotary valves for dosing of aquafeed03.02.2020

TBMA Europe has shipped a consignment of 16 rotary valves to JT electric in the Faroe Islands.
7

Bühler sells flour ingredient business03.02.2020

Bühler Group in late December sold its flour ingredient business to Bakels, a Swiss enterprise with more than 2750 employees.
Januar - 2020
Week 3
1

Hosokawa Alpine acquires Solids Solutions Group20.01.2020

Hosokawa Alpine AG has taken over the Solids Solutions Group, Landsberg am Lech, Germany, with effect from 2 January.
2

VERDER Group companies merge to form Microtrac Retsch20.01.2020

On 1 January the companies RETSCH Technology GmbH, Microtrac Europe GmbH and BEL Europe GmbH joined forces to become Microtrac Retsch GmbH.
3

AUMUND now able to manufacture its own chains20.01.2020

Following its recent acquisition of TILEMANN Ketten & Komponenten, AUMUND Fördertechnik is now able to design and produce its own chains, giving it independence from outside suppliers and total ownership of control and quality of its chains, enabling it to rapidly bring to market new developments and improvements alongside its standard portfolio.
4

New president for NDC Technologies20.01.2020

NDC Technologies in December recruited Marti Nyman as president and strategic growth leader.
5

Bunting appoints sales manager20.01.2020

Bunting Europe has promoted Alan Why to the position of UK sales manager.
Week 1
1

Ensuring continuity of skilled staff06.01.2020

Bühler Group has trained its 8000th apprentice over a 100-year history of vocational training.
2

Sieve magnets06.01.2020

Eclipse Magnetics is now offering a full range of ATEX certified sieve magnets to ensure product purity in the food industry.
3

British Isles appointment for DMN06.01.2020

DMN UK has recruited Paul Scott as sales manager for the UK and Ireland.
4

Re-alignment of RKW Group’s executive board06.01.2020

RKW has made three key senior management changes.
5

Particle size measurements down to 0.2 microns06.01.2020

Micromeritics Instrument Corp. has launched the highly automated Sub-Sieve Autosizer II (SAS II), an instrument that boosts the productivity and accuracy of particle sizing via the air permeability technique, a benchmark in many industries.
November - 2019
Week 4
1

Two bagging systems in one safeguard against cross-contamination25.11.2019

Concetti, manufacturer of automatic systems for bagging and palletising bulk products, has designed the new Gemini packaging system for animal feed supplements – or similar applications – to manage both medicated and non-medicated feeds, within a single machine, whilst minimising the risk of cross-contamination between product batches.
2

Granulated fertiliser from sewage sludge ash25.11.2019

Glatt Ingenieurtechnik and Haldensleben-based Seraplant have jointly developed innovative technology to recover phosphorus from sewage sludge ashes and its residue-free conversion into standard phosphate fertilisers in accordance with the Fertiliser Ordinance.
3

Screening machine manufacturer celebrates 150th anniversary25.11.2019

SPALECK in September commemorated a century-and-a-half of successful trading since the company was founded in Greiz, Thuringia, by Otto Spaleck in 1869.
4

Stainless steel hopper for metal powders25.11.2019

Ajax Equipment has supplied leading powder metallurgy company and atomising technology provider, Sheffield-based Atomising Systems, with a stainless steel feed hopper.
5

Weighing industry needs right legal framework to reap benefits of digitalisation - CECIP25.11.2019

CECIP (Comité Européen des Constructeurs d’Instruments de Pesage) has presented its vision for the European weighing industry by 2030.
Week 2
1

Efficient process for rounding of graphite11.11.2019

NETZSCH Trockenmahltechnik, working in association with Hirschau-based Dorfner Anzaplan, has developed a solution for graphite rounding which is designed to overcome the disadvantages of the previously widely used process requiring more than 20 classifier mills installed in rows.
2

Nitrogen freeze drying plant for bacteria11.11.2019

GEA has launched a nitrogen freezing pilot plant for bacteria, giving food and dairy processors the opportunity to trial this new technology in their own plants before investing in production-scale equipment.
3

Cliffe Packaging moves into new premises11.11.2019

Cliffe Packaging has expanded into a new purpose-equipped office, warehouse and logistics facility.
4

Latest shredding technology helps RKW recycle its film waste11.11.2019

Vecoplan has supplied a shredder from its V-ECO 1300 series to Michelstadt-based RKW Agri, which specialises in the development and production of high quality plastic film and netting for round balers in agriculture.
5

Bunting opens Italian office11.11.2019

Bunting Magnetics Europe has appointed Stefano Maiaroli to spearhead business development in Italy and Southern Europe.
Oktober - 2019
Week 4
1

AZO celebrates 70th birthday28.10.2019

AZO GmbH + Co. KG commemorated its 70th anniversary this September.
2

Flour screening in mills and industrial bakeries28.10.2019

Gericke has for more than 70 years been producing and selling a complete range of flour sifting machines worldwide.
3

Screw conveyor for food processing28.10.2019

Ajax Equipment has supplied a global food ingredients supplier, with a horizontal screw conveyor, replacing an existing screw vibratory feeder, to handle biscuit fines.
4

Simple graphical analysis of mixer and process data28.10.2019

Maschinenfabrik Gustav Eirich has recently introduced ProView process data visualisation.
5

Metal recovery technology at Ecomondo28.10.2019

Bunting Magnetics Europe will be exhibiting technology to recover ferrous, non-ferrous and stainless-steel metal from waste and secondary materials on Stand A2 008 at Ecomondo 2019, the green technology trade fair which takes place 5-8 November in Rimini, Italy.
Week 3
1

Dehumidification and mixing for production of natural fibre compounds21.10.2019

MTI Mischtechnik has developed an MTI Flex®-line heating/cooling mixer combination which – together with a Vent tec® 2.0 aspiration system – has been optimised for the production of dry blends for natural fibre compounds (NFC).
2

Shredding and recycling of plastic waste21.10.2019

Lindner-Recyclingtech at K2019 demonstrated a working model of its new Micromat 1500 plastics shredding machine and also exhibited a new and improved universal cutting system.
3

Heat-resistant magnetic separator21.10.2019

Bunting Magnetics Europe chose the occasion of K2019 to launch its new FF350 drawer filter magnet which has been designed for use in high-temperature applications, as frequently encountered in the plastics industry.
4

Mill tailings mixed with cement at Europe’s largest gold mine21.10.2019

Lödige Process Technology points out that industries which handle fast-hardening mixing products, where there is risk of significant wear damage, require high throughput rates, but also – and in particular – quick, simple machine cleaning procedures.
5

Granulators incorporate digital control system21.10.2019

Hellweg at K2019 exhibited its granulators with their new digital smart control system.
Week 1
1

Promoting flow by ultrasonic excitation07.10.2019

Artech Ultrasonic Systems recently launched the flowsonic® ultrasonic discharging aid which ensures efficient flow of powders and granulates, whether being conveyed or stored in containers, bins or hoppers.
2

Efficient production of flame retardants in batch sizes up to 20,000 litres07.10.2019

AVA points out that in the production of flame retardants, a low residual water content in the ppm range plays a decisive role.
3

Carbon black transferred from bulk bags to extruder07.10.2019

Ajax Equipment has supplied leading black masterbatch producer Hubron International with a system to handle bulk bags and supply a new extruding line with carbon black.
4

Powerful magnetic separator for high throughputs07.10.2019

Goudsmit Magnetics recently redesigned its automatically cleanable ‘Easy Clean flow’ magnet.
5

Small feeder for masterbatch applications07.10.2019

Schenck Process has extended its ProFlex® C family of feeders with the introduction of the ProFlex C100, the smallest in the series.
  
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