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Evonik and Wynca Form JV for Production of Fumed Silica

China: Fumed Silica Production

Evonik and Wynca Form JV for Production of Fumed Silica

08/20/2018 - Evonik Industries and the Chinese company Wynca have agreed to form a joint venture. The new company, in which Evonik will hold 60 %, will produce fumed silica. The product is used in transparent silicones, coatings and paints, modern adhesives as well as non-combustible high-performance insulation materials. read...

Drying and Equipment Management? Work Smarter, Not Harder!

Smarter Drying and Equipment Management

Drying and Equipment Management? Work Smarter, Not Harder!

06/20/2018 - Allgaier has debuted two new products at Achema. First, the company introduced an energy-efficient indirectly heated contact dryer, the CD Dryer, where wet material is fed over an assembly of rotating disks, which are internally heated using saturated steam. read...

Italian Group Acquires Stick Pack Machinery Manufacturer

FOOD, PHARMA AND COSMETICS

Italian Group Acquires Stick Pack Machinery Manufacturer

06/18/2018 - Packaging equipment specialist Marchesini has acquired Schmucker, which builds stick pack machines for food, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics. Traditionally used for products like sauces and instant coffee, stick packs are becoming increasingly popular for single servings of snacks, nutraceuticals and healthcare products. read...

Food-Safe Mixing Solution

Ploughshare Batch Mixer

Food-Safe Mixing Solution

09/12/2018 - The Ploughshare batch mixer FKM 2000 is constructed in accordance with the current international regulations for food-grade hygienic design. read...

New Mill makes grinding more flexible

Powder Processing

New Mill makes grinding more flexible

09/12/2018 - At Achema, the company has introduced the new crusher Rubato: a high-capacity mill from coarse to fine grinding. read...

Articles

Reducing Iron Fragment Contamination: Discover the Filtration Solution That Takes the Heat

Filtration/Reducing Iron Particles

Reducing Iron Fragment Contamination: Discover the Filtration Solution That Takes the Heat

08/29/2018 - How to reduce contamination from iron fragments, sand, and mineral particles in recycled cooling water — Production downtime tears a hole in manufacturers pockets. Preventing interruptions is therefore a main topic on the agenda of each production manager. Read in this article how the right filtration solution could reduce contamination in recycled cooling water and protect from system shut-downs and production loss. read...

NEWS

Equipment for Particle Size Reduction of Solids Materials in a Range of Applications

Milling

Equipment for Particle Size Reduction of Solids Materials in a Range of Applications

During Achema 2018, powder size-reduction equipment company Frewitt is featuring a hammer mill and a solids crusher at its stand. The company’s hammer mill, known as the Fredrive Hammerwitt, combines multiple milling technologies in a single milling platform. read...

Can Aramid Conveyors Become an Energy-saving Alternative to Steel Belts?

Conveyor Belts for Bulk Solids

Can Aramid Conveyors Become an Energy-saving Alternative to Steel Belts?

What goes around: Longer haul distances are one of the reasons that energy use in mines is increasing globally by 6 per cent per year. It is not surprising, therefore, that mines are looking for ways to counter the associated increase in energy cost. But there is a new material that could help to make conveying minerals energy efficient and reliable. read...

Akzo Nobel Inaugurates Powder Coatings Plant

India: Powder Coatings

Akzo Nobel Inaugurates Powder Coatings Plant

Akzo Nobel has inaugurated of a new $ 11.3 million facility for the production of powder coatings. Located in Thane, Mumbai, the plant is the company's sixth production site in India. read...