Buhler Aeroglide has entered into a license agreement with Ronning Engineering Co. Inc., Overland Park, Kan., that includes utilization of Ronning’s drying technology for specific market segments like biomass.

According to the company, combining Ronning's rotary drying technology with its existing competence in drying technology positions Buhler Aeroglide for future growth in those markets.

The license agreement further enhances Buhler Aeroglide's ability to serve customers in a range of markets. According to Tom Mix, senior vice president of worldwide sales, “This represents not only an excellent marriage of two technologies, but also of corporate cultures and industry talents that will continue to build on our leadership in the industry."

Buhler Aeroglide manufactures industrial driers, roasters, ovens and coolers in its factory in Raleigh, N.C.