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Ever Wondered Where the Emergency Oxygen on Commercial Flights Comes From?

BY Edmund Sinnott | March 7, 2024 | Case Study , Food, Chemical, & Mineral

Sodium chlorate is an amazing compound that, when burned, creates plentiful oxygen. This chemical reaction is relied upon in airplanes, submarines, and space stations as a backup source of oxygen. Learn how MPE Gran-U-Lizers and MPE Systems Group are behind the processing of this product for a major aviation supplier. Aerospace companies, navies, and space

Quick Facts on the Semiconductor and Photovoltaic Industries

BY MPE Chicago | December 4, 2023 | Food, Chemical, & Mineral

Very cool, quick facts about the semiconductor and solar industries. A $1 trillion semiconductor market by 2030. The global semiconductor market revenues are expected to reach $588 billion in 2024, according to World Semiconductor Trade Statistics, with a predicted compound annual growth rate of 6.5% until 2028. The semiconductor market expected to surpass $1 trillion

Food-Grade Grinder with Exceptional Access for Strict Sanitary Requirements

BY Jentry Prine | August 28, 2023 | Case Study , Food, Chemical, & Mineral

A leading global manufacturer of colors, flavors, and other specialty food ingredients contacted MPE, interested in updating their older roller grinder. This roller grinder was used to resize thin candy sheets into smaller chunks and pieces, but was outdated and not producing a high yield of quality product. After contacting MPE, our experienced sales engineers

High Purity Silicon Grinding

BY Edmund Sinnott | July 31, 2023 | Case Study , Food, Chemical, & Mineral

In this case study, we explore the use of MPE’s precision particle size reduction equipment for grinding silicon granules into seed for Fluidized Bed Reactors (FBRs). This process is key to producing an extremely pure silicon at a fraction of the energy when compared to other refining methods. An MPE engineered Gran-U-Lizer with special ceramic

We Welcome You to Visit Our Booth at Pack Expo 2023 in Las Vegas

BY Edmund Sinnott | July 26, 2023 | Tradeshows , Process System Coffee Chain-Vey Food, Chemical, & Mineral

CHICAGO, IL — MPE, the world leader in tubular conveyance technology, precision particle size reduction, and complete dry process engineering, invites you, our customers, to visit us at our booth at Pack Expo 2023 in Las Vegas! MPE’s booth this year is SU-7525. Our team is bringing a live Chain-Vey demonstration unit, showcasing the gentle

Quick Facts on the Pepper Processing Industry

BY Edmund Sinnott | July 26, 2023 | Article , Food, Chemical, & Mineral

The pepper (Piperaceae) industry is a significant global player in the spice market. Pepper is widely used as a seasoning and flavor enhancer in various cuisines around the world, making it one of the most sought-after spices. Total worldwide production annually is about 750,000 metric tonnes and estimated to be worth around 4.5 billion US

Pepper Grinding Process System

BY Edmund Sinnott | April 25, 2023 | Case Study , Process System Chain-Vey Food, Chemical, & Mineral

A large international spice company wanted a new pepper grinding process system to meet growing demand. The goal was grind flexibility and high yield results. They hired MPE’s Systems Group to design and implement a system comprising Chain-Vey tubular drag disc conveyors, IMD 1042 Gran-U-Lizers, screeners, diverter valves, and bulk bag unloaders—all integrated with controls

Interesting Facts about Himalayan Pink Salt

BY Cyberoptik | April 12, 2023 | Article , Food, Chemical, & Mineral

Pink Himalayan salt, also known as Himalayan rock salt or Himalayan crystal salt, is a type of salt that is believed to originate from the Khewra Salt Mine in the Punjab region of Pakistan, near the Himalayas. The mine is estimated to be over 300 million years old, and it is believed that the salt

International Powder & Bulk Solids Expo 2023

BY Edmund Sinnott | March 27, 2023 | Tradeshows , Process System Chain-Vey Food, Chemical, & Mineral

Join MPE at the 2023 International Powder & Bulk Solids Conference & Exhibition, also known as “The Powder Show”. August 25-27, 2023Rosemont, IL

Precision Particle Size Reduction in Large Scale Himalayan Pink Salt Grinding

BY Edmund Sinnott | March 2, 2023 | Case Study , Food, Chemical, & Mineral

A large scale salt processor in the Middle East reached out to MPE, partly based on MPE’s valued role in a large US-based salt grinding operation, to assist them in their own efforts to scale their grinding operation. The company’s Himalayan pink salt is a globally exported favorite, used by many at-home cooks and professional