ABOUT HOSOKAWA MICRON POWDER SYSTEMS
Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems designs and manufactures size reduction systems and powder processing solutions for the chemical, mineral, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, food and plastic industries. Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems specializes in coarse to ultra-fine grinding, classification, mixing, drying, containment, compaction and analytical equipment.
With an in-house team of engineers, Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems system designs are completely customizable for individual applications or special installations. Hosokawa is constantly working with the leading powder processing technologies from the most respected brand names throughout the world in order to assure reliability, durability and optimal product performance throughout the life of your machines. With brand names like Mikro, Alpine, Micron, Nauta, and Stott & Vitalair, we are proud to guarantee the perfect fit for your company’s processing needs.
Hosokawa equipment comes with out pledge of performance and guaranteed dependability. All components are inspected and tested to ensure they meet our strict standards before being shipped to our customers. A majority of Mikro® brand milling and processing equipment sold by Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems is engineered and built in Summit, New Jersey, USA.
1923 - Founded
In 1923, the Pulverizing Machinery Company was founded in Roselle, NJ
Mikro Pulverizer® Introduced
The invention of the Mikro Pulverizer® Hammer & Screen Mill was the first fine grinding mill of its type at that time
1940 - Relocation
The Company moved to Summit, NJ in 1940 & built a new manufacturing facility to accommodate growing demands
During the World War II, the company processed millions of pounds of Magnesium for the war effort
1950s Mikro Atomizer® Introduced
To address the demand for finer materials, the company developed the first air classifying mill in the 1950’s, the Mikro Atomizer® Air Classifying Mill
1960s Mikro ACM® Introduced
The development of the highly successful Mikro ACM® Air Classifying Mill followed in the 1960s.
1985 Hosokawa Micron Group Acquisition
In 1985, the company was acquired by the Hosokawa Micron Group and was renamed Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems
1988 New Test Center Built
A new test center was built in 1988 to showcase a wide range of Hosokawa technologies for customer demonstrations
1998 Mikro LGM® Launched
The Mikro LGM® Long Gap Mill is introduced in 1998 to address the need for specialty grinding applications
2000 New Processing Services Offered
Hosokawa begins offering contract toll processing services for Chemical and Mineral applications in 2000
2003 New Analyzer Introduced
In 2003, The Micron Air Jet Sieve MAJSc, Hosokawa’s first computer-assisted particle analyzer was introduced
2007 Universal Milling System Developed
The Mikro® UMP Universal Milling System was developed in 2007, offering a new design & the flexibility of various milling options
2008 Mikro E-ACM Introduced
The Mikro E-ACM, specifically designed for grit reduction applications was introduced in 2008
2009 Hosokawa Educational Center Est.
In 2009, the company established the Hosokawa Educational Center, a free online library of presentations & resources for process engineers
2011 New Mikro ACM® Introduced
The New Easy Access Mikro ACM® Air Classifying Mill was introduced in 2011 as a variation of the original ACM. It was specifically designed for food, pharmaceutical, and chemical applications that require frequent and thorough equipment cleaning
2013 Mikro Air Jet Sieve® MAJSx Developed
In 2013, the Mikro Air Jet Sieve® MAJSx was developed and introduced as Hosokawa’s newest particle size analyzer
2020 Mikro® V-UMP Mill is Developed
In 2020 the Mikro® V-UMP Mill was designed for the fine size reduction of plastics, polymers and fibrous materials that do not respond well to other forms of impact milling.
Hosokawa Micron Corporation
Hosokawa Micron Corporation was established in 1916 as Hosokawa Iron Works in Osaka, Japan. Today, the Hosokawa Micron Group is a world leader in providing process solutions in the fields of powder and particle processing technology. Hosokawa Micron Group maintains facilities for research, engineering, manufacturing and service throughout the Americas, Asia/Oceania, and Europe. With over 100 years of experience, the Hosokawa Micron Group continues to advance the field of powder and particle technology for the future with the development and commercialization of ultra-fine composite particles in the rapidly expanding field of Nano Particle technology.