Hands-on Course in Tablet Technology

The University of Mississippi


micromeriticsFounded in 1962, Micromeritics is a leading supplier of materials characterization analytical laboratory instrumentation and services. Micromeritics manufactures a broad line of automated laboratory instruments that measure physical characteristics of powders and solids for fundamental research, product development, quality assurance and control, production, and process control applications. Measurements obtained include particle size, particle shape, surface area, pore volume, pore size and pore size distribution, material density, catalytic activity, and temperature-programmed reactions.

freundvectorFreund-Vector Corporation is a full service global market leader in the design, manufacturing and marketing of solid dosage processing equipment and services for the processing of powders, particles, beads and tablets. Equipment applications include particle coating- drying- agglomerating- granulating- layering- densification and tablet coating. Markets served by Freund-Vector include the pharmaceutical, nutritional, chemical, food and confectionery industries. Founded in 1972, Freund-Vector Corporation has over 2500 worldwide installations. Our parent company Freund Corporation of Tokyo, Japan, a long time business partner, purchased controlling interest of Vector Corporation in 1997. Together our two companies now have over 5000 worldwide equipment installations in 51 countries of the world.

smiSMI offers The Director and Director Pro software instrumentation and tablet press control systems. SMI is the sole North American distributer for the Riva line of tablet presses and also offers Adamus HT tablet press punches and dies, tool polishing and inspection machines as well as a full line of tablet press spare parts.


glattGlatt is a leading manufacturer of solids processing equipment and technology specializing in equipment for drying, granulation, pelletizing and coating technologies. Glatt focuses on systems for the manufacture & development of solid dosage forms, from laboratory to production scale including engineering, process support, qualification and training. Glatt’s core business lies with pharmaceutical companies; however, Glatt’s process technologies are utilized in the production of a variety of foods, specialty chemicals, feed, detergents, agrochemical products, powdered metals and related industries. As a member of the Glatt Group, Glatt Air Techniques (GAT) in Ramsey, NJ currently has two operational divisions: the Equipment & Engineering Services Division and the Pharmaceutical Services Division.

mfsWith over 35 years experience solving bulk powder and granule handling problems – Dr. Kerry Johanson is the industry leader. Material Flow Solutions provides cost effective engineered solutions based on measured key flow properties and sound scientific principles. We offer both the material flow property testing and the design experience to solve many flow problems facing producers of fine powders and granules. Our services extend to pharmaceutical, chemical, food, bio-fuels, agricultural, ceramic, paper, power and mining: all bulk material handling industries.