News | February 17, 2005

K-Tron In Collaboration with Malvern Process Systems, Howorth Pharma, Leistritz, Heinkel, And JetPharma To Present Several Technical Seminars Throughout 2005

The K-Tron Feeder Group has recently announced its collaboration with five other key suppliers of equipment and instrumentation to the pharmaceutical industry through the presentation of a one-day technical seminar to be offered five times in varying locations throughout 2005. Seminar dates and locations are:

San Juan, Puerto Rico - March 3, 2005
Philadelphia, PA - June 15, 2005
Parsippany, NJ - June 21, 2005
Chicago, IL - September 22, 2005
Research Triangle Park, NC - November 16, 2005

The free one-day event will include detailed process and analytical information about key topics and trends in the pharmaceutical processing industry. Presenters include Malvern Process Systems, Howorth Pharma, Leistritz, Heinkel Centrifuge, JetPharma Group and K-Tron Feeder Group. Topics to be presented include:


  • "Integrating The Most Efficient Feeder Technology For Your Continuous And Batch Processing"

  • "Current Advances In Micronization From The End-User And Manufacturer's Point of View Including Cryogenic Micronization Techniques"

  • "On Line Particle Size Analysis And Control For Process Uniformity And Quality"

  • "High Potency Containment Solutions Including Glove Boxes/Isolators, Down Flow And Laminar Flow Booths"

  • "Continuous Pharmaceutical Processing Via Twin Screw Extrusion For Controlled Solid Dosage Release Forms"

  • "High Containment Centrifuge Dryers…A Solution To Exposure Problems Associated With Separate Centrifuges And Dryers"

    The presenters are represented by some of the top process experts in the industry including:

    Jet Pharma Group – specializing in three complimentary and synergistic activities: contract micronization, research/development , manufacturing and sale of fluid bed jet mills, and a new center of excellence for process containment and barrier isolation solutions

    Howorth Pharma – specializing in the design of high quality powder handling and process containment equipment including glove box isolators and pack out solutions for the global pharmaceutical industry

    Malvern Process Systems – specializing in particle characterization, with analyzer solutions for both online real time process measurement and off-line for the laboratory

    Leistritz – specializing in GMP twin screw extruders and systems for continuous twin screw extrusion processing, as well as mixing/solvent extraction, wet granulation, pelletization, transdermal/dissolvable films, and shape extraction.

    K-Tron Feeder Group– specializing for over 50 years in high accuracy feeding and metering of pharmaceutical processes. Product lies include loss in weight and volumetric feeders as well as vacuum conveying equipment in sanitary design.

    For additional information or to register for the free event scheduled in your area, call K-Tron Marketing at 800-203-5775, register online at or email