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  • Hybrid Mixers Prevent Lumping in Food Production

    October 3, 2016

    Alfa Laval, a leading global provider of specialized products and engineering solutions, has developed a versatile new system for high-speed dispersion of even the most challenging powdered ingredients. Used in combination with the Alfa Laval rotary jet mixer, the hybrid powder mixer maximizes...

  • Planetary Ball Mills

    September 29, 2016

    Fritsch planetary mills classic line is most effective for rapid loss-free and reproducible ultra-fine grinding of hard, medium-hard, brittle, and fibrous dry materials or in suspension, for mixing and homogenizing, as well as for mechanical alloying/activation in materials research. Samples...

  • Ross Completes Large Order of High-Speed Dispersers

    September 28, 2016

    Ross recently shipped 49 high-speed dispersers to a global manufacturer of paints, coatings, and chemicals. The major order covered high-speed dispersers suitable for different size batches ranging from 528 to 2642 gal and equipped with motors from 5 to 150 HP. Other features include: * Disc-...

  • Bakery Processing Equipment Market to Hit $13.62B by 2020

    September 7, 2016

    A recent market research report posits that the global market for bakery processing equipment will rise from an estimated $9.56 billion in 2015 to $13.62 billion in 2020, increasing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.3%. China is expected to take a lead in furthering bakery processing...

  • New Tumble Blenders Have Improved Safety Features

    August 10, 2016

    As an added safety feature, Ross tumble blenders now come standard with motors equipped with electro-magnetic brake. The brake motor allows the tumbling V-cone or double cone vessel to safely decelerate to a complete stop at the proper upright position. Pictured are two 50-cu-ft V-Cone tumble...

  • Shick Solutions Joins Bretèche Group

    August 4, 2016

    Shick Solutions, a Kansas City, MO-based ingredient automation company, has joined Bretèche Industrie Group, a global company with eight plants located in France, Germany, and the Czech Republic that focus on the baking, dairy, pharmaceutical, and cosmetics markets. The company’s...

  • Jenike & Johanson Turns 50

    August 3, 2016

    August 3, 2016 is the 50th anniversary of the founding of Jenike & Johanson. Fifty years ago today, Dr. Jerry Johanson resigned from his job at US Steel’s applied research laboratory in Monroeville, PA and joined Dr. Andrew Jenike, his thesis advisor from the University of Utah, to...

  • Mixer Helps Feed Supplement Plant Achieve Precise Ratios

    August 1, 2016

    Family-owned Catalyst, formerly Pharm-Tech (www.pharm-tech.com), custom formulates and manufactures feed and nutritional supplements for customers in the livestock, poultry, pet, wildlife, and aquaculture industries. It operates five production plants: three in Idaho and two in Iowa. Its range of...

  • Using a Bucket Conveyor to Convey Mixes and Blends

    July 14, 2016

    When conveying mixes and blends, the major challenge is to move the material without any separation or loss of consistency in the ingredients which make up the mix. Should ingredient separation or loss of consistency occurs when a mix is transported through a conveyor, product quality is degraded,...

  • KWS Manufacturing’s Rider Receives Engineering License

    July 5, 2016

    KWS Manufacturing Co. announces that Jacob Rider has received his Professional Engineer License (PE) in the state of Texas. Rider’s accomplishment is the culmination of his hard work beginning in college and extending through his career. In order to receive a professional license in...