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10July2017

Global X-Ray Irradiators Market Research Report 2017

The QY Research Group in Beijing published a 117-page Global Market Research Report on X-ray irradiators. This report studies X-Ray Irradiators and top manufacturers in Asia, North America and Europe giving for each manufacturer their capacity, production, price, revenue and market share. These manufacturers inckude Precision X-Ray (PXi), Xstrahl, Best Theratronics, Hitachi, Gilardoni, Gamma-Service, Cegelec, […]

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7July2017

Code of Conduct – Safety & Security of Radioactive Materials

Last week Member States and invited NGO’s attended a meeting at the IAEA in Vienna to review consider how best to standardise and implement the financial provision requirements relating to the management of radioactive sources once they become disused. Approximately 150 people attended the meeting which lasted 3 days. Previous meetings had identified that not […]

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3July2017

Decontamination of dry food ingredients by low energy electron beam: a world first

Based in Ritschenhausen, Germany, Kündig is a manufacturer of food ingredients highly focused on quality and safety. Established in 1920, the company has a long history of adopting innovative solutions to continuously improve processes and offer products of superior quality. Kündig is the first company in the world to adopt the new decontamination process developed […]

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27June2017

Irradiation for Quality Improvement, Microbial Safety and Phytosanitation of Fresh Produce

Irradiation for Quality Improvement, Microbial Safety and Phytosanitation of Fresh Produce presents the last six and a half decades of scientific information on the topic. This book emphasizes proven advantages of ionizing irradiation over the commonly used postharvest treatments for improving postharvest life of fresh fruits and vegetables to enhance their microbial safety. This reference […]

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19June2017

Gamma Service to be acquired by Eckert & Ziegler

Eckert & Ziegler have reported that they are acquiring Gamma-Service. The announcement of the Eckert & Ziegler website states: “Berlin, May 31, 2017. Eckert & Ziegler Strahlen- und Medizintechnik AG (ISIN DE0005659700), a Berlin-based company specializing in isotope technology for medical, scientific and industrial applications today signed an agreement to acquire its competitor Gamma-Service. Gamma-Service, […]

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15June2017

IMRP 19 Program Committee Meeting

The IMRP 19 Program Committee is meeting in Strasbourg to develop the outline themes and structure for the next conference. The International Irradiation Association (iia) has appointed Yves Henon as Program Chair. Members of the Program Committee are: Yves Henon (iia – Program Chair) Bart Croonenborghs (Sterigenics) Philippe Dethier (IBA) Brian McEvoy (STERIS) Uwe Gohs […]

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13June2017

Lloyd Scott – Iotron Industries Inc

It was with a very heavy heart that Tino Pereira President/CEO of Iotron Industries Canada/USA Inc. informed us of the passing of Lloyd Scott on Sunday June 4,2017. Lloyd Scott was the founder of Iotron Industries Canada/USA Inc. an Electron beam manufacturer/operator headquartered in Vancouver, Canada with additional facilities/offices in Columbia City, USA and Ottawa […]

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8June2017

New method enables real-time monitoring of materials during irradiation

The linked article appeared in MIT news. It is said that the technique will enable continuous measurement of the changes in materials in high radiation environments. The article includes the following quote about the research – “Our whole goal was to monitor how materials evolve when exposed to radiation,” associate professor Michael Short explains, “but […]

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5June2017

Nanosized delivery systems for radiopharmaceuticals

A valuable scientific research project, a Coordinated Research Project (CRP), is being run by the IAEA in order to develop the opportunity of using radiation technologies for the advancement of sciences and health care. Project Name: Nanosized delivery systems for radiopharmaceuticals The aim of this CRP is to provide significant improvement in the delivery of […]

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