SANTA MONICA, California, October 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Joe Marinelli will speak about The State of the Powder & Bulk Solids Industry on Wednesday, October 16th at 1pm during the Texas Advanced Manufacturing Expo at Houston's Reliant Center. The focus will be on common issues encountered within powder & bulk solids manufacturing and processing facilities, and will also provide a general overview of where the industry is now and where it is going. The free presentation will be held in the Tech Theater located on the expo hall floor.
Marinelli's presentation is in connection with the Texas Advanced Manufacturing Show, which is the only comprehensive manufacturing event in Texas. Processors of food, chemical, petrochemicals, fertilizer, pharmaceuticals, paints, etc. are faced with new opportunities and challenges as technology and regulations change. This show will offer tips and solutions to navigate the changes.
Marinelli has worked in the industry for over 40 years. He is the main contributor to the Powder Perspectives column at PowderBulkSolids.com and author of a popular industry column known as Ask Joe! He will be joined by Joe Florkowski, the Managing Editor of Powder/Bulk Solids.
Admission to the expo hall and theater sessions is free for qualified industry professionals with pre-registration. The full schedule for the Tech Theater can be located here and the full schedule for the conference can be located here. The event is supported locally by Houston Bulk Materials Handling Society, Society of Plastics Engineers, Rice University, Greater Houston Manufacturers Association, and the Process Equipment Manufacturers Association.
A complementary 3-day Powder Bulk Solids Conference will be held during the event and covers topics such as: material handling and storage; pneumatic conveying systems; fundamentals of powder flow technology; controlling dust explosions; an OSHA combustible dust update; and understanding mixing, blending, sampling and segregation of bulk solids. For more information, please visit this website.
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