Schliengen, Germany – A manufacturer of wood pellets processes raw materials such as planing chips or wood chips (wood waste) to produce wood pellets. To ensure optimal adjustment of the drying process, the company uses SWR engineering‘s M-Sens 2 moisture sensor. The moisture is measured while the material is transported by a screw conveyor from the oven to the storage silo.
Beckum, Germany – BEUMER Group, a solutions provider for complete packaging systems, is now offering the option to equip the BEUMER fillpac R filling system with an ultrasonic sealing unit. The filled bags have an even better appearance, giving users a significant image advantage over competitors.
Friedrichsdorf, Germany – The constant growth of a company is a pleasing affair. In production areas, however, it needs a certain amount of creativity to meet the growing requirements. Many extensions necessitate conversions and additions that would not be implemented with a complete new building.
Helsinki, Finland – Metso is addressing the growing demand for crushing and screening plants in India by expanding its production capabilities in Alwar. This latest investment increases Metso’s crushing and screening plant production capacity in India by 35 %. By increasing capacity of the Metso Park factory in Alwar, Metso will improve the availability of its aggregate products in India as well as for export operations to Asia. The expansion will be completed by the end of 2018.
Bastia Umbra, Italy – Concetti has launched an automatic big bag (Fibcs) weighing, filling and closing system which is operated by one single employee. The new net weighing and filling station for single loop big bag can fill up to 150/BB per hour, ensuring an high productivity and flexibility. The system allows the automation of a manual process that generally employs three members of staff, greatly reducing costs and ensuring greater safety at work.
Nenzing, Austria – voestalpine AG is a leading global technology and industrial goods group focusing on product and system solutions made from steel and other metals. Its voestalpine Stahl GmbH division operates a 100,000 m² scrapyard in Linz with annual throughput of around six million tonnes of steel. To achieve smooth 24/7 operation, the company has recently ordered six new Liebherr LH 60 M Industry Litronic Material Handlers.
Ennigerloh, Germany – The demand for technology for coating miniature tablets has recently been on the rise. As early as in 2009, L.B. Bohle was able to develop a slotted coater drum as part of a customer project. At that time, a customer needed a coater to film miniature tablets and pellets with a diameter of less than three millimetres – a requirement that conventional systems with standard perforation had not been able to meet. Continue reading L.B. Bohle´s Slotted Coating Drum, an optimized Solution for Tablet Coating
Paderborn, Germany – The Lödige laboratory coater – LC Lab – was engineered for galenical development in pharmceutical companies. The lab coater is exceptionally quick and designed as a modular system that can be customized to suit customer requirements.
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom –A new 750 mm diameter cone mill, Kason model CGM 750, gently grinds fatty, heat sensitive, sticky, moist or fragile materials into uniform particle sizes with minimal fines at rates to 32 t/h.
Perth (WA), Australia – Arafura Resources Ltd. (ASX: ARU) has appointed Hatch Ltd. as Lead Engineering Study Manager for the Definitive Feasibility Study on Arafura’s 100%-owned Nolans Neodymium-Praseodymium Project in the Northern Territory, Australia. Arafura is planning to mine up to five million tonnes each year by open cut mining to produce 650,000 t of ROM ore as feed to a three-stage crushing circuit.