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April 17, 2018

Sturtevant and Komarek Announce Strategic Partnership to Revolutionize the Lithium Carbonate Market

Sturtevant, a Hanover, Massachusetts based manufacturer and global supplier of size reduction and air classification solutions, today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with KR Komarek, a Wood Dale, Illinois based manufacturer and global supplier of custom briquetting and compacting solutions.

January 3, 2018

Sturtevant Welcomes Steven Bythrow as New Product Manager

Sturtevant announced today the hiring of Steven Bythrow to the position of Product Manager. Mr. Bythrow will be responsible for business and product development activities related to the Simpactor® and Infestroyer® product lines.


August 24, 2017

Sturtevant Launches Two Blogs

On Thursday, August 24, 2017 Sturtevant announced the launch of not one, but two, blogs that cover all their equipment, industry news, and more.

May 31, 2017

Sturtevant Appoints Chris Meadows VP of Sales and Marketing

Sturtevant announces that Chris Meadows has joined the company as VP of Sales and Marketing. Meadows will be responsible for the overall activities of Sturtevant’s sales and marketing and their respective departments.

April 12, 2017

Increasing Protein Content in Pea Flour for Aquaculture

A supplier of grains and food ingredients trying to enter the growing aquaculture market needed a processing solution for the production of protein-rich, higher-value pea flour.


October 4, 2016

Sturtevant Acquires FCM Mill Systems to Expand its Air Classification Line for Pharmaceutical, Food, Dairy Powder, Mineral, and Chemical Applications

Sturtevant Inc. announces that it has acquired the assets of FCM Mill Systems LLC, a privately held powder processing systems company based in Lombard, Illinois.

September 29, 2016

Sturtevant Named 2016 WWCMA WorkWell MA Bronze Level Winner

Sturtevant was named a 2016 WorkWell Massachusetts Award Program Bronze Level winner for exemplary worksite health promotion.

September 12, 2016

Safely Processing Fragile Diatomaceous Earth via Air Classification

A diatomaceous earth producer decided to confront the challenges of removing contaminates from their fragile product and discovered a two-step air classification solution.

August 22, 2016

Aggregate Producer Chooses Air Separation Over Wet Washing

An aggregates producer based in Pennsylvania investigates options outside of wet washing systems to remove minus 200 mesh from their limestone.

July 12, 2016

Sturtevant Welcomes Two New Sales Representatives

Sturtevant welcome two new sales representatives - Peak Equipment covering Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, and Wyoming and Bock Handelsvertretung GmbH covering Germany.

April 21, 2016

Food Manufacturer Finds Customized Solution for Infestation and Particle Reduction

An international manufacturer of flour and dried, mixed food ingredients goes through research, development, and customization to find solutions for infestation control, particle reduction, and high-intensity mixing.

March 28, 2016

Sturtevant Names Industrial Representatives, Inc. as Newest Sales Representative

Sturtevant, a leading manufacturer of particle size reduction and air classification equipment, welcomes Industrial Representatives, Inc. as their newest independent sales representative.

February 17, 2016

Classification Technology Allows Versatility and Flexibility

A custom blender and manufacturer of dry chemicals utilized research, witness testing, and education to find a single solution for milling five different materials.


December 3, 2015

Testing Proves Milling Goal Possible for TiO2 Producer

Thanks in part to their full-service testing facility, Sturtevant was able to collaborate with CNNC and provide data and insight proving that their TiO2 milling goals were possible.

October 20, 2015

Testing Services for Particle Reduction and Air Classification

Sturtevant’s laboratory testing center carries out customer application trials to find the optimum machine and validate product expectations.

September 8, 2015

Chemical Free Alternative to Infestation Control

With the growing demand for organic food products, manufacturers need an alternative to pesticides in controlling the infestation of larvae, eggs, and insects. The Infestroyer is a centrifugal pin-type impact mill that requires no chemicals but delivers a 100% kill rate in infestation in flour, bakery mixes, and other food products.

August 12, 2015

When Every Micron Matters

Patented since 2004, Sturtevant's Qualification Micronizer® jet mill is designed to develop powder formulations with desired fine particle sizes on a small scale for testing before moving to trial and production quantities.

July 13, 2015

Iron Ore Producer Realizes Immediate Savings and Operational Benefits

The Fortescue Metals Group Ltd (FMG) chose to go with Sturtevant's 26-foot Whirlwind Air Classifiers as part of the Iron Bridge Project which is a joint venture between FMG and China's Baosteel to mine magnetite to convert to steel from deposits located on the traditional lands of Njamal People in Port Hedland, Australia.

June 15, 2015

Sturtevant Introduces New Whirlwind Mobile Air Classifier

Sturtevant announces the latest development in their line of air classifiers, the Whirlwind Mobile Air Classifier.

January 22, 2015

Sturtevant Honors Four Long Time Employees with Service Awards

Sturtevant honored four employees for their years of dedicated service to the company. Bill Chapman was recognized for 40 years of service. Dave Chapman was recognized for 30 years of service. Joe Muscolino, was recognized for 30 years of service and Larry Clancy with 35 years of service. These four employees have given a remarkable 135 years of collective service to Sturtevant.


July 21, 2014

Sturtevant Reaches a Major Milestone, 5,000th Air Classifier Sold

Sturtevant, Inc., one of the world’s largest suppliers of air classifiers and related equipment, sold and installed, is proud to announce the sale of its 5,000th Air Classifier.

March 25, 2014

Sturtevant Launches New Website with Extensive Online Product Information

Sturtevant Inc. is inviting visitors to explore its new website that has recently been designed to provide the ultimate user-friendly experience with improved navigation and functionality throughout, allowing customers to access detailed product data.


November 12, 2013

Sturtevant Names Hutchinson & Company as New Independent Sales Representative

Sturtevant announced today the hiring of Hutchinson & Company as an independent sales representative in Northern California, Nevada north of Clark County, and Arizona.

November 11, 2013

Sturtevant Welcomes Rich Robatzek as New Product Manager

Sturtevant announced today the hiring of Rich Robatzek to the position of Product Manager. Mr. Robatzek will be responsible for domestic business development activities related to the Micronizer® jet mill product line...

May 24, 2013

Sturtevant Appoints Four New Independent Sales Representatives

Sturtevant announced today the hiring of four new independent sales representatives. The Tennant Company, TSA Sales Associates, Adams Brothers, Inc. and Pace Company have joined Sturtevant’s lineup of independent manufacturer’s sales representatives.

January 30, 2013

Sturtevant Welcomes Steve Marshall as New Marketing Manager

Sturtevant announced today the hiring of Steve Marshall to the position of Marketing Manager. Mr. Marshall will be responsible for the development and execution of all marketing and communication campaigns, including print and digital advertising, web development, marketing collateral, social media, and public relations..