Blue Diamond to expand California facility

Blue Diamond Growers, Sacramento, CA, an almond marketer and processor, has announced that it will expand its facility in Salida, CA. According to the company, the facility is already the largest almond receiving station in the world, and with the planned bulk receiving warehouse addition, the company will be able to store an additional 50 […]

AZO’s US subsidiary celebrates 40-year anniversary

AZO Inc., AZO GmbH’s US subsidiary is celebrating its 40-year anniversary. The parent company specializes in German-engineered conveying systems, bulk material handling, raw material handling, mixer feeding, screeners, and bulk containers. Founded in 1949, the company began as a business building mills in a former sheep pen in Osterburken, Germany. Adolf Zimmerman and his wife […]

Horizon Technology releases online guides on metal powder durability

Horizon Technology has released online guides that provide an introduction to various powder metallurgy (PM) processes and applications. The company’s most recent guide is “Choosing Powder Metallurgy Materials Part 1: Durability.” The guide is the first in a series and reviews what factors to consider when selecting PM materials before constructing a PM part, including […]

Redwood Group acquires Ceres Commodities

The Redwood Group LLC (Redwood) has completed its acquisition of Ceres Commodities LLC (Ceres) in Newport, KY. Ceres Commodities has supplied premium food-grade, non-GMO and organic soybeans and other commodities domestically as well as directly into East and Southeast Asian food markets. According to Redwood, the Ceres team will bring its knowledge of the food […]

Beumer contracted to provide recycled ash pipe conveyor system

Beumer, Somerset, NJ, a conveying and loading system designer and manufacturer, has been selected to provide design and build services for a new recycled ash pipe conveying system as the A.B. Brown Generating Station located near Mount Vernon, IN. Spearheaded by Vectren, a CenterPoint Energy Company, the project should continue through 2020. The project consists […]

Superior partners with European aftermarket crusher parts manufacturer

Minnesota-based Superior Industries Inc., a bulk material processing and handling equipment engineering and manufacturing company, has partnered with CMS Cepcor, which manufactures crusher spare parts. CMS Cepcor is a large manufacturer of aftermarket crusher parts for more than three dozen active and classic brands throughout Europe. CMS Cepcor also recently expanded to include a location […]

Micromeritics subsidiary PTA opens new European location

Particle Testing Authority (PTA), a subsidiary of Micromeritics Instrument Corp., has opened an applications laboratory in Unterschleissheim, Germany. The office’s addition will bring the company’s locations to five, with the other offices in Merignac, France; Hexton, UK; Brussels, Belgium; and Eindhoven, the Netherlands. According to Jeff Sherman, Micromeritics’ vice president of sales and marketing, “Moving […]

Evonik expands fumed silica capacity in Germany

Evonik has begun producing fumed silica at its Antwerp, Belgium, plant complex. The silica, marketed as Aerosil is suitable for paints and coatings, advanced adhesive systems, transparent silicones, and nonflammable high-performance insulation materials. According to the company, silica is one of the company’s four strategic growth engines with above average market growth at about 4 […]

Bühler introduces industrial milling plant design

Bühler has introduced a new approach to industrial mills. The company’s Mill E3 provides a higher standard of cost-effective building investment, project realization time, and energy consumption. According to the company, the new mill uses 30 percent less space, 30 percent shorter installation time, and 10 percent less energy and incorporates blockchain technology to trace […]

Bühler, Premier Tech form strategic alliance

Bühler AG and Premier Tech Systems and Automation (Premier Tech) have announced that they’ve formed a strategic cooperation for industrial flexible packaging solutions. The two companies plan to work together and build a manufacturing center in China by 2020. Bühler will bring its grain and food processing expertise and Premier Tech its packaging expertise to […]