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August 1, 2011: GRAPAS Award for Milling

At Victam 2011 in Köln, Germany last May, GFMT had the honour of sponsoring the first ' GRAPAS Award for Milling’ – and on the day presenting the winners with their trophies.

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May 5, 2011: Victam ‘Award for Milling’ GRAPAS 2011 Highly Commended

Golfetto Sangati Spa highly commended for The rollermill ‘Synthesis SY09’ in the
Victam ‘Award for Milling’ GRAPAS 2011

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May 5, 2011: CPM Amsterdam wins Victams Award for Milling GRAPAS 2011

Awarded to the company displaying the most innovative and economically beneficial equipment, process or service at GRAPAS International and Victam May 2011, Köln, Germany

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April 15, 2011: Additions to the team at Perendale Publishers Limited

This month Perendale Publishers sees an expansion to it's sales and production teams, at its Cheltenham UK office, in response to growing interest in its digital information distribution initiatives.

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April 5, 2011: Braby celebrates shipping out their 5000th silo

Braby, one of the UK’s largest suppliers of process systems and engineering solutions, celebrated the shipping out of their 5000th silo in early 2011. The managing director of Braby, John Lee, and Braby’s technical team commemorated this landmark moment. Since being founded in 1854, Braby has led the UK in the manufacture and supply of silo’s, bulk storage and process systems. The shipping out of Braby’s 5000th silo commemorates all that Braby has achieved and developed over the last 150 years.

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April 5, 2011: BOCM PAULS increases production in Scotland

BOCM PAULS, the UK’s leading animal feed manufacturer, has reported a considerable increase in the level of its retail business in Scotland over the last five years, running counter to the trend experienced by many companies in the livestock sector over the same period.

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April 5, 2011: Wenger expands dryer manufacturing facility

With the turn of a shovel during a recent ground-breaking ceremony, Wenger Manufacturing is poised to enlarge its dryer production facility in Sabetha, Kansas by 45,000 square feet and increase production capacity by nearly 50 percent.

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April 5, 2011: Improving rice yield in salty soils

Researchers have measured the genetic diversity of saline tolerant rice from across India. This analysis is used to predict which genotypes should be used to develop higher yields in difficult, salt rich soil conditions, and the work is published in Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science (JTAS) this month.

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March 18, 2011: State-of-the-art packaging systems at AUSPACK PLUS

Mergers and acquisitions by Premier Tech have combined the companies Chronos Richardson (established in 1881), BTH, Richard Simon, Howe Richardson, Forberg into today’s Chronos BTH, which brings together more than a century of technical innovation, application experience and expertise.

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March 18, 2011: Prestigious business awards for Stern-Wywiol Gruppe from Hamburg

Once again Stern-Wywiol Gruppe was a finalist for the 2010 Entrepreneur of the Year award and came second in the German Entrepreneuer Prize – recognition of a family-owned enterprise’s innovative power and will to secure future prosperity.

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March 17, 2011: New senior manager brings international expertise

Mitchells is pleased to announce the appointment of Tony Uyttendaele to the newly created position of technical manager.

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March 17, 2011: Perten wins significant order for its Near-Infrared wholegrain analyzers

Perten Instruments and ABP, its partner in Turkey, announce that they have won a tender issued by the Turkish Grain Board (TMO). Under the tender Perten and ABP will deliver 250 Inframatic Near Infrared wholegrain analyzers, for placement at TMO's grain terminals across Turkey.

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March 17, 2011: UK Rotaflex Mill Spout Cleaning System benefits Kenyan and Malaysian mills

The UK manufactured Rotaflex Mill Spout Cleaning System has been well received in both Kenyan and Malaysian flourmills.

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February 18, 2011: Catherine Shortall joins the sales team at Perendale Publishers

“I am delighted to be joining Perendale Publishers as the newly appointed International Marketing Manager,” says Catherine Shortall.

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February 11, 2011: BinMaster® introduces horizontal rotary extension for thick bin walls

BinMaster® Level Controls has introduced a horizontal rotary extension that provides the ability to install a rotary through the side of a bin wall, such as those in concrete silos, up to 12” thick.

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February 11, 2011: Vitamin E gets feed additive re‐authorization through FEFANA Consortia

Regulation (EC) No 26/2011 re‐authorizing the use of Vitamin E as a feed additive for all animal species has been published in the EU Official Journal (OJ L 11) on 17 January 2011. This concludes the feed additive re‐authorization process for Vitamin E introduced by Regulation (EC) No 1831/2003 and is the first of a number of dossiers undertaken and completed by the FEFANA Consortia and its Member companies. The concerned consortium dossier was submitted in mid‐2009.

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February 11, 2011: New appointments strengthen Optivite

Optivite, one of Britain's foremost animal nutrition companies, has strengthened its team by making five new appointments.

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February 11, 2011: Alltech’s Sel-Plex 1000 Now OMRI Listed

The Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI), a United States body tasked with approving the organic status of materials, has approved Alltech’s application for Sel-Plex 1000. This approval makes Sel-Plex 1000 the third product Alltech has listed with OMRI.

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January 21, 2011: Animine, global supplier of value-added sources of trace minerals for animal nutrition, appoints LinkAsia Partners as strategic marketing and commercial support partner in Asia Pacific.

Animine, a global supplier of value-added sources of trace minerals for animal nutrition, has appointed LinkAsia Partners as its strategic marketing and commercial support partner in Asia Pacific. Under this partnership, LinkAsia Partners will work closely with Animine to develop markets, channels and product positioning in the Asia Pacific region.

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January 21, 2011: Intersystems acquires Abel Manufacturing Inc core product lines

Intersystems have purchased the core product lines of Abel Manufacturing Inc (“AMI”) of Appleton, Wisconsin. The design and manufacture of these product lines, which include AMI’s Square Bolted Bins and Micro Ingredient Systems, will be immediately transferred to Intersystems’ Omaha facility along with sales and customer service.

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January 21, 2011: EU pig market crisis: FEFAC President calls on EU Farm Council to take urgent measures to prevent market collapse

EU pig market crisis: FEFAC President calls on EU Farm Council to take urgent measures to prevent market collapseFEFAC President Patrick Vanden Avenne called on the EU Farm Council Presidency to take urgent measures at the upcoming Farm Council meeting on 24 January 2011 to prevent the collapse of the EU pig market

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January 21, 2011: Lallemand Animal Nutrition appoints business development director for Australia

Lallemand Animal Nutrition appoints business development director for AustraliaLallemand Animal Nutrition has announced that it has appointed Allan MacGillivray as business development director – Australia, effective 1st February 2011.

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January 21, 2011: Ukraine Ministry of Economic Development and Trade distributed grain export quotas in January-March, 2011

During the meeting on January 11, 2011, the Commission of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine completely distributed quotas for grain exports from the territory of the country among Ukrainian enterprises-exporters, stated the Press-service of the Ukrainian Agrarian Confederation.

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January 21, 2011: Syrup module for DA 7200

The Syrup Module is a new sample presentation accessory for the Perten Instruments’ DA 7200 NIR Analysis System. The Syrup Module enables trouble-free, accurate analysis of syrups and other viscous samples.

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December 9, 2010: Romer Labs® acquires Malaysian biotechnology company Renogenic, to become Romer Labs Malaysia

Romer Labs®  strengthen its product range of drug residue testing

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December 9, 2010: AFIA filed comments to USDA on impact of proposed USDA-GIPSA rules

USDA’s proposed rules on how the meat processing industry contracts with farmers and ranchers will not only distort traditional economic relationships in contracting and lead to contraction in livestock and poultry production, but far exceeds the intent of Congress, the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) said yesterday in comments filed on the Grain Inspection Packers & Stockyards Act (GIPSA).

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December 9, 2010: Key step towards publication of a meaningful, practical EU catalogue of feed materials

CEFS, COPA-COGECA and FEFAC, speaking on behalf of 39 EU Associations of the EU feed chain1, including suppliers of feed materials, traders, compound feed manufacturers and farmers, welcome the official approval on November 18, 2010 of the updated Catalogue of feed materials that they submitted to the Standing Committee of the Food Chain and Animal Health.

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November 23, 2010: Sieve analysis – Easy handling, full documentation and error free results

Sieve analysis is an important procedure to assess particle size distribution of granular material. Undertaken in many industries, it requires full attention to ensure accurate weighing results.

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November 23, 2010: Engormix.com has opened a new office in India

Engormix.com has opened a new office in India, adding to the four that are currently in operation (Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, and Europe).

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November 11, 2010: Leading feed safety company announces senior appointment in Asia Pacific

Anitox, a world leader in the development and provision of feed safety and milling efficiency solutions for the global livestock industry, has announced a senior appointment in Asia Pacific as part of its global expansion programme.

 

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November 11, 2010: UK£250,000 investment at Carmarthen feed mill to reduce energy consumption and increase productivity

A UK£250,000 investment project is currently underway at Wynnstay’s animal feed mill in Carmarthen to reduce energy consumption at the site and increase overall output capacity.

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November 11, 2010: David Hutchinson elected as AIC Chairman

David Hutchinson has been elected to chair the board of the Agricultural Industries Confederation at the organisation’s AGM.

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November 11, 2010: HST Feeds selects Paragon’s compartmented delivery fleet optimisation solution

Cheshire feed manufacturer HST Feeds has invested in an innovative delivery fleet optimisation solution from Paragon Software Systems. The automatic Paragon system will include ITIS road speed data for improving the accuracy of the daily transport plans and a special function for managing vehicle compartment space when scheduling loads. The software will reduce daily planning time, boost customer service and lower haulage costs by maximising the use of its mixed fleet of six, eight-wheel and articulated compartmented trucks.

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November 10, 2010: Kemin AgriFoods creates new strategic global marketing team

Kemin announces the creation of five positions that will comprise a new global AgriFoods marketing team.

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November 10, 2010: BinMaster Subsidiary Committed to Quality

Garner Industries, parent company and manufacturer of the BinMaster brand of level controls in Lincoln, Nebraska, has received ISO 9001:2008 certification of its quality management system. First certified to ISO 9001:2000 in 2005, this updated quality certification confirms the company’s dedication to providing the highest level of customer satisfaction by adhering to processes supported by a quality management system which complies with the most recent global quality standards.

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November 3, 2010: Secretary General of the IFIF steps down

Roger Gilbert, the Secretary General of the International Feed Industry Federation stepped down at the end of October after 23 years serving the global feed industry.
Mr Gilbert was one of three individuals who co-founded the organisation in 1987 with the clear objective of representing the industry at global level, to co-ordinate feed production standards and address feed safety concerns.

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October 18, 2010: BIOMIN Launches New Corporate Website

BIOMIN recently introduced a brand new corporate website. With a fresh design and numerous new features, visitors can expect major improvements in terms of usability and functionality.

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October 14, 2010: Coastal Grains turns to BDC Systems once again

Coastal Grains, the UK’s second largest co-operative grain store is preparing to unveil the first phase of a £2.5m state-of-the-art upgrade ready for this year’s harvest.

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October 14, 2010: Powerful cutting mill for tough jobs

Retsch have extended their range of cutting mills by a new model, which combines powerful size reduction with very easy handling. The new cutting mill SM 300 can be perfectly adapted to many different – and also difficult - size reduction tasks thanks to the variable speed from 700 to 3,000 rpm.

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October 14, 2010: New larger capacity ‘mid-size’ elecon™ bucket elevator from Gough Econ

A mid-size Elecon™ Bucket Conveyor and Elevator System from Gough Econ Inc of Charlotte, North Carolina, USA has been introduced with a larger capacity bucket design for higher throughput and applications beyond typical dry bulk material handling.

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October 14, 2010: Global NIR forage calibrations

Perten Instruments offers new global forage calibrations for the DA 7200 NIR Analysis System. Calibrations encompass fresh and dried forages that provide a complete nutritional profile of forage quality parameters.

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October 14, 2010: Everyone is talking about Energy Saving – Herbold has the appropriate granulator design

Granulators by nature are high energy consumers based on the level of work and tough cutting applications they are placed in. As part of any recycling plant they almost always become the machine with the highest installed drive capacity.

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October 12, 2010: Buhler acquires Schmidt-Seeger

The German Federal Cartel Office without any restrictions has approved buhler’s acquisition of Schmidt-Seeger, announced on August 20, 2010. Both companies are highly satisfied and look forward to achieving the envisioned global growth targets together.

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September 14, 2010: Flour milling calibration package for DA7200

Perten Instruments releases a flour milling calibration package for the DA7200 NIR Analysis System.

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September 14, 2010: Engineering firm expands

ConveyorTek of Lisburn, Northern Ireland, have celebrated their first year in business by announcing plans to invest in a new conveyor design testing facility.

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September 14, 2010: Protecting valuable grain

Following a difficult, protracted and sometimes wet harvest, growers should make sure that they keep a close eye on their grain stores and treat with Silico-Sec before grain pests add to the problems and spoil the harvest.

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September 14, 2010: Mühlenchemie strengthens its presence in Africa and the Middle East

As the new regional sales manager, Laurent Guérindon will be responsible for extending the activities of Mühlenchemie GmbH & Co KG of Germany in Africa and the Middle East.

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September 14, 2010: A myriad of new innovations

With 23 new innovations and 11 new patents, Wenger Manufacturing is once again living up to its marketing slogan - “Inventing the new original since 1935.”

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September 14, 2010: Kiotechagil launches Neutox - a new integrated mycotoxin elimination system

Kiotechagil, the international supplier of high performance natural feed additives, has launched Neutox, a new broad spectrum toxin binder which has added mould control.

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September 14, 2010: General Mills Inc and Insta-Pro International form partnership

Insta-Pro International of Des Moines, Iowa and General Mills Inc (GMI) headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota both in the USA, have announced their newly formed partnership.

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September 14, 2010: Mogensen introduces new website

Mogensen recently published its new website, which provides a detailed overview of the Mogensen range of vibratory raw materials handling equipment and the industries served by the company.

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September 13, 2010: AB Vista team in Europe-Middle East-Africa is strengthened by new appointment

In response to increased demand for its products in the region, the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) division of AB Vista has appointed business manager, Rolf Speelman, to the team. Mr Speelman will help to develop commercial support for key customers and distributors in specific European markets.

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September 13, 2010: Chronos BTH aids Askew & Barrett’s upgrade

As part of a phased upgrade of the Askew & Barrett (Pulses) Limited factory in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire in the UK, Chronos BTH has supplied a new combined open-mouth bagging and FIBC filling system.

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July 9, 2010: BinMaster’s SHT-120/140 with High-temperature vibrating rods

The BinMaster SHT or Super High Temperature vibrating rod features a newly developed piezo system built specifically for higher process temperatures up to 250°C (482°F).

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July 9, 2010: BDC Systems offers new zanin sieve cleaner

BDC Systems, the one stop shop for grain drying, handling and storage equipment, has added a new Zanin reciprocating flat deck cleaner to its range.

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May 28, 2010: Avoid wastage with lean manufacturing solutions

Lean Manufacturing is the latest buzzword in manufacturing circles; it is a manufacturing strategy that seeks to produce a high level of throughput with a minimum of inventory.

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May 28, 2010: FIAAP Asia, Victam Asia and GRAPAS Asia 2010 - a quality event

“As a visitor I can now come to this one event and find what I need for my mill and all under one roof!”
“I enjoyed the meeting, which was a good program and well run. The trade display associated with all the days was one of the best I have seen.”

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May 20, 2010: Chronos BTH introduces new hygienic bagging system

At Powtech 2010, Chronos BTH is presenting its recently developed hygienic open-mouth bagging system.

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May 20, 2010: Expand your horizons with New Crop Opportunities

New Crop Opportunities, the electronic farm management aid, developed by the British Crop Production Council (BCPC) has expanded and now describes over 70 crops from amaranth to lupin and madder to yew as well as new uses for traditional crops like wheat, barley, oats, sugar beet and oilseed rape.

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May 20, 2010: Game Engineering Ltd awarded contract with grain storage company

Game are pleased to announce that they were recently awarded a contract to design, supply and install all the handling and process systems for Clugston Construction Ltd in respect of the Valiant project at WoldGrain Storage Ltd.

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May 20, 2010: New Anitox Corporation distributor for Thailand

In early February 2010, Good Earth Agricultural (Thailand) Co Ltd was appointed exclusive distributor/agent for USA-based Anitox Corporation in the Thai market.

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May 20, 2010: FEFAC publishes revised EFMC 1.1 following successful assessment by EU standing committee

Following a suggestion by the EU Standing Committee, FEFAC introduced in its European Feed Manufacturers’ Guide (EFMC) further hygiene provisions for the manufacturing and delivery of medicated feed for food producing animals.

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May 20, 2010: Going ‘naturally ahead’

Founded on the principle of the natural approach to animal nutrition, Biomin continues to move ‘naturally ahead’ in areas of sustainable practices, animal science and welfare, the environment, and food safety in animal production.

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May 20, 2010: Announcement of Business Name Change

Since 1997 Satake Corporation UK Division has been operating as a division of the Satake Corporation, Japan. The Satake Corporation directors have decided with effect of March 1, 2010 to change the trading name of the UK Division to that of Satake Europe Ltd in order to bring the UK-based operations into line with all the other Limited companies within the Corporation.

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May 20, 2010: Low-cost seed bagging system

Chronos BTH Limited has several bagging systems installed with a leading provider of food, beverage and specialty chemical ingredients. And last summer that company requested a seed bagging system.

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April 20, 2010: VIV Europe 2010 offers extra hospitality to visitors

Despite the considerable impact of the volcanic eruptions, VIV Europe 2010 takes place as scheduled from April 20 – 22. So far, 85 percent of the exhibitors have been able to reach Utrecht in time. All market leaders from Feed to Meat are ready to show an unrivalled number of innovations. The organisers call on visitors to come to Utrecht: “VIV Europe is well worth visiting!”

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April 1, 2010: Novus International acquires animal nutrition division of Albion Laboratories

Acquisition will strengthen Novus's portfolio in the livestock feed industry and expand global reach

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April 1, 2010: Optimise your mill

DSL Systems believe AutoPilot4Feed is the most advanced and comprehensive control system in the world that is designed specifically for feed mills, pet food plants and similar factories.

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March 5, 2010: GAME Engineering Ltd awarded contract with grain storage company

GAME are pleased to announce that they were recently awarded a contract to design, supply and install all the handling and process systems for Clugston Construction Ltd in respect of the Valiant project at WoldGrain Storage Ltd.

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March 5, 2010: FEFAC publishes revised EFMC 1.1 following successful assessment by EU standing committee

Following a suggestion by the EU Standing Committee, FEFAC introduced in its European Feed Manufacturers’ Guide (EFMC) further hygiene provisions for the manufacturing and delivery of medicated feed for food producing animals.

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February 22, 2010: New lime kiln

Mondi Syktyvkar announced that it had started up its new ‘Number Four’ lime kiln, which is a part of Mondi’s Syktyvkar STEP mill development project. This completion and start up took place beginning of December 2009.

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February 22, 2010: Web-based bin monitoring

Remote wireless inventory management via the internet

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January 29, 2010: Leading technology – with local solutions

Buhler, the global specialist and technology partner for processing grain into food and feed, is continuously developing the Asian market. And its production facilities in China and India now play a key part in its global strategy.

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January 29, 2010: Extracting the best out of valuable raw materials

At the Victam/Grapas Asia 2010 Buhler presents solutions for grain handling, milling and related processes. Since 150 years the Swiss company Buhler offers technology and know-how, which enables the grain processing industry to optimise product quality as well as improve plant efficiency and lower operation costs at the same time.

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January 12, 2010: BeneoCarb S - a functional carbohydrate source for animal feed

The innovative product marketed by Beneo-Animal Nutrition – BeneoCarb S – is a high-value source of energy for animal feed.

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January 11, 2010: Food and feed market crisis looms larger than ever as Ministers avoid soy import problem

Farmers, industry and trade warn of disruption to supplies.

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January 10, 2010: MPE unveils the Chain-Vey™ conveyor

This tubular drag conveyor marries chain and disc technologies to gently move products without the use of air. The Chain-Vey ensures the transport of particle blends without the risk of segregation or breakage, thereby making it an optimal solution for hundreds of products including ground coffee, dried foods, material chips, activated carbon and more.

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December 10, 2009: Unlocking the potential of corn DDGS

Pig producers looking for lower feed costs in diets containing Danisco Animal Nutrition
distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) can save around US$5/tonne, without risking animal performance, according to the latest research from Danisco Animal Nutrition.

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December 9, 2009: Satellite communication in automated supply chain management system upgrade

In order to better serve its customers, Novus International is upgrading the infrastructure of its patented AIMS automated supply chain management system.

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December 9, 2009: Educational opportunities highlight 2010 Expo

The American Feed Industry Association is once again featuring dynamic educational programmes at the International Feed Expo/International Poultry Expo, from January 27-29, 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

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December 9, 2009: Improvements on the Public Profile of users

Engormix.com has redesigned the tool Public Profile: now you can have access to the basic data of the most active users of our community.

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December 9, 2009: Wheat plant reaches one million tonne milestone

Cargill is celebrating a milestone after processing one million tonnes of wheat at its UK Manchester plant.

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December 9, 2009: Jon Heindselman inducted into Liquid Feed Hall of Fame

Jon Heindselman, president of H-H Agri Sales and Services of Durant, Oklahoma, USA and J and J Agri Services, has been inducted into the American Feed Industry Association’s Liquid Feed Hall of Fame for his significant contributions to the development and science of the liquid feed industry.

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December 9, 2009: Alltech Opens New Facility in Clovis New Mexico

More than 125 area residents joined global animal health company Alltech to celebrate the opening of its new facility in Clovis on Thursday, October 15.

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December 9, 2009: Efficient products for optimising flour

With the ‘gluten booster’ EMCEglutenPlus and the highly concentrated and efficient carboxylesterases from the Alphamalt EFX range, Mühlenchemie presented its latest products for reducing the use of additional flour improvers and thus drastically cutting costs at Food Ingredients Europe in November.

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December 9, 2009: The UK Flour & Grain Milling industry - a review of 2009

As we approach the end of a turbulent 2009 for the UK flour and grain milling industry, Plimsoll have taken a look back at the highs and lows of the last 12 months and looked forward to the threats and opportunities facing the market in 2010.

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December 9, 2009: Software receives international accreditation

Building on its existing software accreditations, weighing solution provider Avery Weigh-Tronix has gained Class A certification for its software development from one of the world’s leading computer science institutions.

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December 9, 2009: Understanding plant reactions to environment - Rice research

One might say plants don’t have a leg to stand on, but that may actually give them a leg up on the animal kingdom when it comes to environmental adaptability.

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December 9, 2009: First aflatoxin grain test with water-based extraction solution

Charm Sciences Inc of the USA introduces its new ROSA® BEST Aflatoxin P/N test kit using an eco-friendly extraction solution. Charm’s new Biodegradable Extraction Solution Technology (BEST) qualitative lateral flow test uses an aqueous-based, alcohol-free extraction solution that is safe for test operators and the environment.

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December 9, 2009: First Ukraine international exhibition for animal farming

With the support of more than 25 leading companies in the animal farming industry, Animal Farming Ukraine is setting a new standard,” says it organisers.

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December 9, 2009: Videos: a new tool for ‘public profile’ information

Engormix.com has launched an innovative tool for product information. A videos that allow companies to communicate users all the qualities of a specific product.

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December 9, 2009: Trade assurance schemes now a key feature of food and feedchains

“It is clear that TASCC is now an integral part of the grain chain which helps hauliers, merchants, stores and testing facilities meet legislative and customer requirements.

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November 12, 2009: AFIA to host first-ever regulatory training

Federal and state regulations that cover the livestock feed, petfood and related ingredients industry were the focus of the first-ever Regulatory Training Short Course, a unique event organised by the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA).

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November 12, 2009: Danisco Animal Nutrition further strengthens technical expertise

Danisco Animal Nutrition has strengthened its Global Technical Services team with the appointment of Dr Gwendolyn Jones.

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November 12, 2009: AACC International honours members for advancing the field of grain science

AACC International has announced the recipients of its 2009 honorary awards. The awards were presented at the opening session of the 2009 annual meeting held in Baltimore, USA in mid-September 2009.

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November 12, 2009: JCB Consulting Ltd and WWB recruitment join forces to source finance directors, controllers and general managers

John Brown, owner of JCB Consulting Ltd, from Stockport, UK, has a well-established track record over the past 10 years in sourcing high calibre executives and operatives for the worldwide flour and feed milling, pasta, baking and aqua businesses.

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November 12, 2009: Software receives international accreditation

Building on its existing software accreditations, weighing solution provider Avery Weigh-Tronix has gained Class A certification for its software development from one of the world’s leading computer science institutions.

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October 5, 2009: WinCoS.r2 – Customized automation systems for bakeries

Ease of use, system compatibility and complete process monitoring – the Buhler WinCoS.r2 process automation system provides a convenient and efficient solution throughout bakery process systems. This cutting-edge automation system allows makers of bakery products – from small bakeries to large-scale industrial operations – to achieve production processes, which satisfy the most rigorous standards. This innovative technology allows an optimal utilisation of resources and makes WinCoS.r2 an extremely profitable investment.

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October 5, 2009: Cargill to sell its animal nutrition operations in Spain and Portugal to Nutreco Martorell

Cargill has agreed to sell its animal nutrition operations in Spain and Portugal to Nutreco. 

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October 5, 2009: A wide range of load handling applications for commercial vehicles

The new Swing Lift Foldaway 1200 (FV1200) from Penny Hydraulics is a fully hydraulic 1200kg-capacity vehicle mounted crane designed for a wide range of load handling applications including service, engineering and deliveries.

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October 5, 2009: 1 in 3 companies are now loss making in the UK Flour & Grain Milling industry

1 in 3 companies in the UK Flour & Grain Milling industry is making a loss as the downturn continues to make life difficult. But how many of these 36 loss making companies have simply had a bad year and how many are burying their head in the sand is the subject of a new study.

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August 6, 2009: New mixing technique significantly reduces rework

Dinnissen Process Technology and K-Tron introduce a new variant of Pandora End-of-Line Mixing® especially suited for significantly reducing rework. Dinnessen
This enables companies to realise significant savings on the costs involved in the collection and removal of rework and the cleaning costs during the production process. It goes without saying that the new mixing concept retains the original classic characteristics which have made Pandora End-of-Line Mixing® into such a success.

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August 5, 2009: System for monitoring grain condition

A new, innovative wireless system for monitoring the condition of stored grain has been introduced by Farmex, the Reading-based UK company specialising in farm energy and control systems.

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August 5, 2009: New champion of foodchain and biomass recycling announced

Five of the UK’s biggest foodchain and biomass recycling operators are coming together under the banner of new trade body: Fabra, the Food and Biomass Renewables Association. 

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August 5, 2009: Wudeli chose the Infraneo from Chopin Technologies to control its flours

Wudeli Group is currently the biggest miller in China. The growth of this company is as dazzling as China’s growth. Indeed, in 25 years the Wudeli Group has multiplied its production capacity by 135 times.

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August 5, 2009: Rising energy costs give an important role to organic farming in securing long-term food supply

New research from the University of Reading in the UK, examines how much food could be supplied if English and Welsh agriculture converted to a wholly organic system of farming.

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August 5, 2009: First UK wireless trade approved forklift scale system

Avery Weigh-Tronix has launched the first UK wireless, trade-approved forklift scale system.  It can be fitted onto any standard forklift and allows operators to capture trade weight data easily and quickly.

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August 5, 2009: Gran-U-Lizer delivers particle uniformity

Modern Process Equipment (Chicago) introduces Model 1052, the Gran-U-Lizer™, with exclusive material technology for ultra-high purity grinding applications

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August 5, 2009: Oilseed rape pool delivered outstanding returns

The 2008 crop season oilseed rape pool, operated by the AtlasFram Group, delivered outstanding returns paying members over UK£318 per tonne, comprising UK£294 per tonne ex-farm, plus an average quality bonus of UK£24.

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May 28, 2009: BinMaster® SmartBob-TS1 Continuous Level Measurement

The SmartBob-TS1 sensor is a cable-based, continuous level measurement sensor for bins up to 12 metres tall.

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May 28, 2009: H.J. Baker Expands into Guadalajara, Mexico

H.J. Baker & Brothers Inc announces that its newly established Mexican subsidiary, H. J. Baker & Brothers de Mexico S de RL de CV, has opened an office in Guadalajara to meet increased demand.

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May 28, 2009: Dinnissen's new Pegasus® mixer: for efficient and low-energy mixing applications

A new model of the famous Pegasus® Mixer series dries powders, granules and granulates quickly and energy-efficiently. To do so, the mixer carefully disperses the raw materials in the air while at the same time blowing warm air around the individual granules and powder particles to dry them.

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May 28, 2009: Personnel changes at BASF

Dr Rainer Seele has been proposed as the new Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Wintershall Holding AG in Germany.

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May 28, 2009: Robot palletisers with enhanced speeds

Chronos Richardson’s ongoing partnership with one of the world’s leading supplier of robotic arms, Kawasaki Robot has led to enhanced palletising speeds for the Chrono-Pal ™ RP Robot Palletising System

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May 28, 2009: Charm Sciences receives USDA GIPSA approval for its fumonisin quantitative test kit for feed and grain

Charm Sciences Inc has announce that its Rosa Fumonisin Quantitative test kit is the first lateral flow quantitative test to be approved for official testing of fumonisin in the US national grain inspection system (Certificate No FGIS 2009-102).

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May 28, 2009: Alltech names semi-finalists for Young Scientist Award

Alltech announced the semi-finalists for the 4th annual Alltech Young Scientist Award as this issue of GFMT went to press. The final results should be known on May 20, 2009.

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April 2, 2009: Ian Spicer back at Brice Baker

The Brice Baker Group is pleased to announce that Ian Spicer Brice Baker Group
joined its UK sales team in mid-February 2009, welcoming him back to the company after an absence of some 20 years!

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April 2, 2009: Alapala introduces its new rollermill Similago

What may a wheat kernel wish for or what may a miller or the consumer,Alapala concerned with food safety, wish for? With Similago joining the Alapala family, milling technology has been redefined.

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April 1, 2009: World Nutrition Forum 2010 in Salzburg

The venue and date for the 2010 World Nutrition Forum
have been set. Biomin announced that the bi-annual congress would be held from October 13-16, 2010 in Salzburg, Austria.

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April 1, 2009: Tapco expands elevator bolt product line

Tapco Inc, an industry-leading US manufacturer of elevator buckets and elevator bolts, recently added the Western 3-Prong bolt to its product line.

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April 1, 2009: New FIBC filling system for McCreath Simpson Prentice

According to Berwick-upon-Tweed based grain and seed merchant McCreath Simpson & Prentice [MSP], its new Chronos Richardson FIBC filling system has provided the company with “easier bag handling and better plant logistics.”

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April 1, 2009: Grain trade offers ‘exciting’ opportunities in 2009 but industry must not forget farmer focus warns Fengrain chairman

As the grain trade gears up for another potentially tumultuous year a leading figure in the industry believes 2009 will offer a harvest full of opportunity.

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April 1, 2009: Mühlenchemie steps up its activities in Mexico

The specialist in flour improvers takes over Probst Alimentaria. With its own baking laboratory and blending line the new affiliate, Stern Ingredients México is optimally equipped to meet the needs of millers on the spot.

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April 1, 2009: Award for the campaign against malnutrition

Mühlenchemie is helping to ensure a better supply of folate and iron to nearly 80 million Egyptians and in recognition of this work the Ahrensburg Company has won the FFI Leadership Award for its flour fortification programme.

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April 1, 2009: Heavy duty sieve shaker ‘Analysette 18’

The ‘Analysette 18’ is a vibratory sieving machine that has been specially designed for processing large quantities of material which requires sieving.

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April 1, 2009: Wheat genome project to underpin food security

An extensive genetic analysis of the wheat genome will be carried out by researchers at Bristol University, the University of Liverpool and the John Innes Centre, thanks to a UK£1.7 million grant from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC).

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April 1, 2009: New independent report acknowledges assurance scheme’s ‘significant’ contribution to feed safety 


An independent report evaluating the progress of the Universal Feed Assurance Scheme, UFAS, since its launch in 1998 acknowledges its ‘significant’ contribution to feed safety.

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April 1, 2009: World Bioenergy recruits new manager – and arranges a new event

Elmia has recruited Jakob Hirsmark as project manager for World Bioenergy. Mr Hirsmark has a M.Sc. Forestry degree and has held several different jobs in the bioenergy sector. He comes from a position as product manager for Neova, Sweden's largest solid biofuel supplier, but he is also known from his work for the Swedish Bioenergy Association (Svebio) in Stockholm.

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April 1, 2009: Stepping up the PACE for a Sustainable Future

As our economy and our businesses struggle and the world faces unprecedented challenges, the Alltech Annual Symposium will focus on finding answers to some of the major issues facing the animal feed industry, such as rising feed costs, managing in a time of crisis, sustaining and growing business in the current environment.

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April 1, 2009: Summit convened to map out route to sustainable food security

A meeting in Central London brought together leading scientists, policymakers and funders with farmers, food manufactures and retailers to identify the challenges to delivering sustainable food security and the science we need to overcome them.

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April 1, 2009: Smartbob2 Level Measurement & Automated Inventory Reporting Enhanced Lightning Protection, ebob Software and Control Consoles

BinMaster Level Controls introduces enhancements to its SmartBob2 weight and cable inventory management system for powder and bulk solids measurement in bins and storage silos up to 180 feet tall. Consisting of SmartBob measurement devices, control consoles and eBob reporting software, BinMaster provides an automated wired or wireless inventory monitoring and reporting solution for the grain, seed, feed, cement, coal, aggregates, food, chemical, pharmaceutical and plastics industries.

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January 27, 2009: AtlasFram Group Manager appointed to HGCA’s R&D Committee

John Humphreys, Arable Products Manager for the AtlasFram Group (the UK’s largest farmer-owned farm input purchasing and marketing business),
has accepted an invitation to join the Home Grown Cereals Authority’s Research & Development Committee, for a three-year term.

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January 27, 2009: Surviving Turbulent Times focus of Alltech’s 23rd European Lecture Tour

As concerns over safety in the agri-food chain continue to mount globally, Alltech has announced that its 2009 European Lecture Tour will address the umbrella theme of “Surviving Turbulence: Turning Crisis into Opportunity”. The global animal health and nutrition company’s annual tour, which begins on the 2nd February in Cork, Ireland, will visit 32 locations across Europe and Northern Africa before concluding in Casablanca, Morocco on the 20th February.

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January 27, 2009: The Carbon Trust and algae biofuel

Following an extensive programme of work over the last year, analysing the algae biofuel opportunity and developing an appropriate research and development investment strategy, the Carbon Trust plans to fund and R&D effort into microalgae-derived transport fuels through its Algae Biofuels Challenge, ABC.

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January 27, 2009: Top safety accreditation for Nottingham based Chronos Richardson

Nottingham-based Chronos Richardson is one of the latest group of successful companies to join a leading scheme, designed to help industry improve its safety record.

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January 26, 2009: Pancosma introduces double impact taste enhancer Sucram TakTik

The physical structure of a micro nutrient can strongly influence its efficacy when measured in terms of animal performance and economic returns.

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January 26, 2009: Leading ration formulation company names new vice president

US company Dalex Livestock Solutions has appointed Tom Gray to the position of vice president, business development. 

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January 26, 2009: Law-Denis on the move

This time last year Law-Denis acquired the specialist CNC sheet metal stamping and folding business of Evolution Engineering Ltd of Little Staughton in Bedfordshire.

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January 26, 2009: First lateral flow quantitative test for T-2 and HT-2 toxins

For use in the grain industry, the new Rosa® (Rapid One Step Assay) follows the same format that other Charm Mycotoxin tests use:  by adding the sample extract to the Rosa T2-HT2 test trip, incubate and count in the Rosa–M reader.

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January 26, 2009: BASF finalises acquisition of Sorex pest control business

BASF announced in early December 2008 that it had concluded the acquisition Sorex Holdings Ltd, a leading manufacturer of branded chemical and non-chemical products for professional pest management.

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January 26, 2009: Bangkok seminar held by Forberg International and KM.18 Engineering

Mixing processes, mixing equipment and typical nutrition-feed technology interaction were key topics at a successful seminar held at the Dusit Princess Hotel, Bangkok recently.

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January 26, 2009: Mogensen delivers its 100th vibratory feeder to Suffolk company

The UK company Mogensen Raw Materials Handling, a supplier of vibratory feeders to the Micronizing Company UK Limited of Framlingham, Suffolk, for the past 20 years, has recently delivered its 100th machine to the company.

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January 26, 2009: Automated loading comes of age

The revolutionary new automated Laser Loader System (patents pending) from Easy Automation Inc allows for automatic, 24-hour-per-day loading of feed trucks - with limited human intervention.

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January 26, 2009: Not just a simple mill upgrade

In Vejle, Denmark, the Buhler Group is expanding the Lantmännen Group’s existing facility into one of Europe’s largest and most up-to-date flour mills.

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January 26, 2009: Staying one-step ahead with an Authorized Economic Operator certificate

The seal of the EU’s Authorised Economic Operator has been granted to the German company, Frisch GmbH • Milling and Sizing; holders of the certificate are considered ‘safe partners in trade’.

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January 26, 2009: Grinding efficiency improved at –196 °C

Retsch’s new CryoMill makes for safe and efficient grinding with liquid nitrogen

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January 26, 2009: Chase named customer fulfilment manager for Chore-Time Brock International

Vickie Chase has been named Customer Fulfilment Manager for Chore-Time Brock International, according to Marc Plastow, General Manager for the CTB Inc business unit.

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January 26, 2009: New appointments at BASF

Michael Heinz assumes responsibility for global team to integrate Ciba
Markus Heldt to become new head of Crop Protection division

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January 26, 2009: Dinnissen provides solution for homogeneous mixing of sticky ingredients

In cooperation with its clients, Dinnissen Process Technology has developed a new variant of the well-known Pegasus® Continuous Mixer.

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January 26, 2009: Distance learning and Nabim

Nabim, the trade association for the UK flour milling industry, is committed to millers’ development and so places a high priority on milling education and training.

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January 26, 2009: 19th Annual IAOM MEA Conference & Expo in Arusha, Tanzania

19th Annual IAOM (International Association of Operative Millers) Mideast & Africa District Conference & Expo was held from November 14-17, 2008 in the Naura Springs Hotel, Arusha, Tanzania.

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December 1, 2008: Switching to pelleted feeds shows up to 5 percent increase in Turkeys body weight

Turkeys seem to benefit more than most species by switching to pelleted feeds with trial results showing that body weights at 20 weeks can be improved by up to 5 percent simply by using pellets.

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November 19, 2008: 4B Drop Forged Chains

4B Drop Forged Chains All 4B forged chains are extremely durable 4Band abrasion resistant thanks to a process of heat treatment (to Rockwell C57 with a ductile core hardness of Rockwell C40) and can be used even for the toughest applications. Steel flights of various designs are welded to the links enable many varying material types to be conveyed.

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November 19, 2008: B.R.A.I.N Award 2008

The BIOMIN Research and Innovation Network (B.R.A.I.N.) is a Biominprogram created to support young and highly skilled scientists. Its aim is to foster and fund ground breaking research projects and innovative ideas in the area of animal nutrition and animal health.

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November 19, 2008: Latest in enzyme technology boosts performance of pigs and poultry fed DDGS

Pig and poultry producers looking for lower feed costs with Danisco animal nutritiondistillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) can use the latest developments in enzyme technology reported Dr Alexandre Péron at the 42nd University of Nottingham Feed Conference, UK, 3-4 September 2008.

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November 19, 2008: Rollermill technology redefined - Similago joins the Alapala family

The Turkish company Alapala has added the Similago rollermill to its range.

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November 19, 2008: VIV China 2008: the future is bright

VIV China is still following an upward trend. The exhibition took place from October 20-22, 2008 at the New China International Exhibition Center. The 446 exhibitors at the biennial international Feed-to-Meat trade show welcomed 19,035 visitors from 75 countries. The exhibitors rated the show with a 7.0, expressing their appreciation about the improved quality of the visitors. The show confirmed its role as the leading event for the animal husbandry sector in China.

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November 19, 2008: 24-hour proactive pest prevention

Rentokil is facilitating around-the-clock pest management, with the launch of PestNetOnline (www.rentokil.co.uk/pestnetonline), its new online pest control reporting system.

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November 19, 2008: High sample throughput with 100% material recovery - Retsch’s Ultra Centrifugal Mill ZM 200

The powerful and versatile ZM 200 combines maximum performance with ease of use. This rotor mill allows for extremely rapid size reduction of a vast range of materials, which considerably increases the sample throughput in the sample prep laboratory. The grinding tools can be cleaned easily and quickly so that cross contamination due to frequently changing sample materials can be successfully avoided. Thanks to the patented cassette system, 100 percent sample recovery is guaranteed.

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November 19, 2008: Feed Energy Company announces new environmental initiative

The concept for Feed Energy’s new company-wide recycling and conservation initiative may have started at the top, but the ideas that will keep it growing come directly from its employees and customers.

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November 19, 2008: Dedication of the new FRITSCH production facility

Construction started in March and already seven months later, the new FRITSCH production facility was dedicated. Management, employees, business associates and all involved in the endeavour were present during the sunny fall day for the formal opening of the building.

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November 19, 2008: Success with master plan

A jointly created master plan forms the basis for renewing the flour mill of Koopmans Meel B.V. in Leeuwarden in Holland.

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November 19, 2008: Keep on top of grain pests and maintain quality following difficult harvest

Following the very difficult protracted and wet harvest, growers should make sure that they keep a close eye on their grain stores and treat with Silico-Sec before grain pests add to the problem and so spoil the harvest. This year with good yields but variable quality grain going into store, growers must make sure they protect their investment in store, as any further loss of quality will make a significant impact on returns, reminds Interfarm UK Ltd.

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November 19, 2008: Danisco A/S signs agreement to acquire Agtech Products Inc – investing in microbial-based products for animal nutrition

Danisco A/S has signed an agreement to acquire Agtech Products Inc, a US based agricultural biotechnology company dedicated to the development, manufacture and technical application of microbiological-based products for the animal production industry. This acquisition broadens Danisco’s portfolio and technical service capabilities in the animal production industry.

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November 19, 2008: New UK agent appointed for Innovative feed moisture management package

C&H Nutrition has become the UK distributor for the unique on-line moisture sensoring system and product dosing package that manufacturer Adiveter claims can optimise feed pelleting efficiency and reduce energy consumption. C&H Nutrition sister company Brown and Gilmer becomes the Adiveter agent in Ireland.

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November 19, 2008: EUFETEC Officially launched

On the 15th of September 2008, the EUropean FEed TEchnology Center, EUFETEC, was launched officially. In the presence of the Minister-President of Flanders, Mr Peeters, and a representative of the cabinet of Minister Laruelle, Federal Minister of SME, Selfemployment, Agriculture and Science Policy, the different international partners signed the inaugural act.

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November 19, 2008: AIC welcomes latest GM soya approval but warns more needs to be done to tackle EU animal feed shortage

The Agricultural Industries Confederation has welcomed the approval of a new genetically modified (GM) soya as a step in the right direction, but remains concerned about future shortages of protein for animal feed in the European Union.

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November 19, 2008: Victam events to grow & move

At a recent Press Conference the President of the Victam Foundation, André Oosterveld and Victam’s General Manager, Henk van de Bunt announced the new plans for future Victam events.

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November 19, 2008: Wet summer causes concern for grain storage

The wet harvest and the loss of chemical pesticides and fungicides such as Malathion, which have failed to achieve Annex 1, are causing major problems for cereal growers this year. However, by having storage facilities that are fully equipped to keep grain cool and dry, rejection rates can be reduced according to Aggreko, world leaders in the rental of temporary power and temperature control systems.

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November 19, 2008: Nivobob – the next generation of electromechanical level measurement systems

The level measurement specialist UWT, Germany will present its popular plumb bob range at POWTECH 2008 with the addition of the reengineered model, Nivobob. Despite the number of modern alternatives, discontinuous level measurement technology leads the field in a multiple of applications – a very good reason to newly present this well-tried technology.

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September 24, 2008: Three appointments at Danisco Animal Nutrition

Danisco Animal Nutrition has strengthened its presence in Europe and Asia with the appointments of Devendra Singh Verma, Christina Pang and Jacob Verdoold.
Devendra Verma has been appointed as sales and technical services manager for India. With a Bachelor and Master of Veterinary Science from Bombay Veterinary College and more than six years industry experience in providing health and nutrition...

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September 23, 2008: Dinnissen opens Food Design Factory for product development

Dinnissen Process Technology is opening a Food Design Factory; Dinnissen
a flexible development unit specially designed for the development of new foodstuffs and new animal and fish feeds.

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September 23, 2008: Ground-breaking ceremony for energy-efficient building

UWT GmbH-Level Control of Germany has kicked off UWT Level Control
another innovative and future-oriented building project less than three years after completing its last office building.

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September 23, 2008: Rising energy costs focus feed manufacturers’ attention to consider alternatives to heat treatment, says Anitox

Increasing legislation and rising energy costs are forcing feed
manufacturers to focus on implementing viable, cost-effective alternatives to heat-treatment in order to reduce the risk of salmonella infection in their products, according to Anitox, a world leader in bio-security and milling efficiency solutions for the animal feed industry.

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September 23, 2008: Kiotechagil wins UFAS and FEMAS certification

Agil, the agriculture products arm of Kiotechagil,
has received UFAS and FEMAS certification.

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September 23, 2008: New Fumonisin detection methods

Romer Labs highlights its expertise in mycotoxin
analysis and introduces new products for the analysis of Fumonisins

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September 23, 2008: Ultramid and Ultradur for contact with food products

Since August, when the European Union’s Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) regulations for materials that come into contact with food products came into effect, BASF has been offering several new grades in its range of Engineering Plastics specifically for food contact surfaces in Europe.

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September 23, 2008: Software for managing weight data

Avery Weigh-Tronix is launching a software package for the management of weight-derived data that it claims is the simplest to install, use, maintain and upgrade.

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September 23, 2008: Digital image processing with 100% compatibility to sieve analysis

Sieving with digital image processing? Retsch Technology’s Camsizer can do this trick! It provides measurement results with the precision and information of digital image processing which are 100 percent compatible to those of sieve analysis.

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September 23, 2008: Wireless noise dosimeter

Cirrus Research Plc, the UK company which specialises in the design and development of noise measurement equipment for health and safety applications, is experiencing strong growth in demand for its ‘doseBadge’ range of wireless noise dosimeters.

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September 23, 2008: Appointments support business expansion one year on

Following the acquisition of a majority holding by Sumitomo Chemicals just over one year ago, Interfarm (UK) Ltd are announcing positive sales progress and business expansion as well the appointment of a new sales manager and new business.

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September 23, 2008: Air hoists meet food industry hygiene requirements

Air-operated hoists and handling equipment from J.D. Neuhaus meet the highest standards of performance, reliability and economy set by general industry including offshore applications. Now, however, they are also able to supply products to comply with the cleaning and hygiene levels for food industry installations.

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September 23, 2008: Allix²: A modern and user-friendly technology that just got better

Feed optimisation software is the core element of any feedmill. It is of vital necessity to integrate optimisation tools in any IT environment.
Allix² has been developed with the most modern tools, using standard and accurate development methods. Using standard databases like Access, SQL Server, Oracle, Allix² can be easily integrated in any organisation.

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September 23, 2008: Dinnissen introduces new mixer

Dinnissen Process Technology from The Netherlands is launching the latest Pegasus mixer, which can rapidly, homogenously and carefully mix no less than 15 liquids with powders, grains and granules.

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September 23, 2008: Feed Energy Company unveils new website to meet growing customer needs

Feed Energy Company has launched a new website designed to meet the ever-changing needs of its current and potential customers.

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September 23, 2008: 24-hour proactive pest prevention

Rentokil is facilitating around-the-clock pest management, with the launch of PestNetOnline (www.rentokil.co.uk/pestnetonline), its new online pest control reporting system.

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September 16, 2008: Bowmans appoint commercial director

Mark Isaacson has been appointed to the newly-created post of commercial director with Bowmans, as the company looks to develop strategic approaches to materials sourcing and risk management.

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September 16, 2008: NIR analysis made simpler with online support

Foss has released Remote Internet Analysis (RINA) an internet-based software that allows near infrared (NIR) feed analysis to be performed free-of-worry about calibration maintenance and instrument performance

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September 16, 2008: New North American distribution network for Chopin Technologies

Chopin Technologies announced a new North American distribution network in July to strengthen US sales and after-market efforts. The company has partnered with Lab Synergy of Goshen, New York, USA.

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September 16, 2008: Rollermill technology redefined - Similago joins the Alapala family

The Turkish company Alapala has added the Similago rollermill to its range.

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September 16, 2008: Sales for vanity - profit is sanity

The Plimsoll Analysis - Flour & Grain Milling, published in June 2008, prompted a backlash in the UK flour and grain milling industry.
Having found that a record number of flour and grain milling companies are on the danger list, 1978 jobs could go and up to a third of flour and grain milling firms are at risk of failure under a prolonged slow down in the UK economy; the news was hardly welcome.

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September 16, 2008: Expansion makes space for more inventories

Tapco Inc, an industry-leading manufacturer of elevator buckets and bolts, recently expanded their headquarters in St Louis, Missouri, USA.

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July 24, 2008: Agrastim (beta glucan) approved for organic feed use

Agrastim®, Bioagra’s trademark for beta-1.3/1.6-D-glucan, is a feed additive derived and purified from spent bakers’ or brewers’ yeast. When fed to poultry, livestock or fish, Agrastim® has been shown to:

· Reduce mortality
· Reduce morbidity
· Increase bacterial resistance
· Increase viral resistance
· Increase feed conversion
· Increase growth rate
· Increase longevity

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July 23, 2008: International Milling Directory 2008 now available

Do you want to source suppliers of raw materials, ingredients, equipment, and products and services related to the flour and feed milling industries? Or find new customers for your own products and services?

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July 21, 2008: Cimbria and Intelscan join forces

Cimbria has joined with Intelscan to provide microwave technology to measure moisture and density in real time.

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July 21, 2008: Walsall Engineering Group appointed Cecchin's UK representative

Italian packaging equipment manufacturer Cecchin has appointed Walsall Engineering Group as its UK sales and engineering partner. Cecchin manufactures packaging equipment for a wide range of industries, including vertical-inclined packaging machines, transport and product dosing systems

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July 21, 2008: Mühlenchemie steps up marketing in South America

Daniel Landschoof has joined Mühlenchemie as Junior Area Sales Manager Latin America. He will be responsible for customers in South and Central America under Area Sales Manager Detlev Rösler

 

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July 21, 2008: Premier Nutrition joins AB Agri

AB Agri Ltd, part of ABF, has purchased Premier Nutrition, the specialist manufacturer of vitamin and mineral premixes.

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July 21, 2008: Buhler launches latest roller mill technology

Buhler has launched a new generation of roller mills under the name Antares. Controlled and constant grinding of grain into intermediate or finished products continues to be one of the most important processes in flour milling. With Antares, Buhler has refined roller mill design and added some innovations.

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July 21, 2008: Cargill opens converted wheat processing plant in Manchester

Cargill's new wheat processing plant at Trafford Park, Manchester, opened in April. Some £75 million was invested in the plant to convert it from processing French maize to British wheat. The plant will process around 750,000 tonnes of wheat per year to supply a range of products such as sweeteners, proteins and texturisers for the baking and food industry and feed ingredients for the dairy sector.

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July 21, 2008: M E Waterhouse finds the best recipe for systems success with Compac Gold

In early 2007, United Kingdom feed company M E Waterhouse (MEW) commissioned Cal Software to provide an entirely new IT system.

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July 10, 2008: Electrical earthing bridge from Jacob Pipe Systems

The new earthing bridge from Jacob Pipe Systems enables quick and simple electric potential equalisation of pipe systems, both on new systems and retrofits. Installation is completed securely in just a few easy steps. Using the Jacob pull-ring connection, existing systems can be retrofitted without any welding. This patented innovation is EXAM certified. Since its market introduction last year, some 25,000 earthing bridges have already been sold.

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