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Our History

• In 1923, the Pulverizing Machinery Company was founded in Roselle, NJ

• The invention of the Mikro Pulverizer® Hammer & Screen Mill  was the first fine grinding mill of its type at that time

• 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

• 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

• The development of the highly successful Mikro ACM® Air Classifying Mill  followed in 1962

• In 1985, the company was acquired by the Hosokawa Micron Group and was renamed Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems

• A new test center was built in 1988 to showcase a wide range of Hosokawa technologies for customer demonstrations

• Hosokawa begins offering contract toll processing  services for Chemical and Mineral applications in 1992

• A new pharmaceutical testing facility was completed in 1995

• The Mikro LGM® Long Gap Mill  is introduced in 2001 to address the need for specialty grinding applications

• In 2003, The Micron Air Jet Sieve MAJSc, Hosokawa’s first computer assisted particle analyzer was introduced

• The Mikro® UMP Universal Milling System  was developed in 2007, offering a new design & the flexibility of various milling options

• The Mikro E-ACM , specifically designed for grit reduction applications was introduced in 2008

• In 2009, the company established the Hosokawa Educational Center , a free online library of presentations & resources for process engineers

• 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 applications that require frequent and thorough equipment cleaning

• In 2013, the Mikro Air Jet Sieve®  (MAJSx) was developed and introduced as Hosokawa’s newest particle size analyzer

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.

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