• Daniel Rice

    Daniel founded Rice Industries while living in Richmond, Virginia. Originally inspired by the Danaher and Colfax business models, Daniel started Rice out of a strong desire to build an operating company with acquisition, as well as strategic and process improvement, as core competencies. As CEO, Daniel oversees organizational and process development, M&A and company strategy….

  • cGMP Facility Remains Open During Covid-19 To Support Pharma Needs

    Jet Pulverizer remains open for all its clients’ micronizing needs, including its cGMP ISO8 facility to micronize, jet mill, and cryogenically grind Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API), Nutraceuticals and Excipients of all kinds.

  • COVID-19 Update – Jet Pulverizer is Operational

    Jet Pulverizer, in compliance with and following local, state and federal guidance, is continuing to operate. Jet Pulverizer continues to monitor the global pandemic and will be keeping communications open with all current and prospective clients. Jet Pulverizer places the health and safety of its employees and clients above all else, and as such would…

  • Jet Mill Application: Cosmetics

    According to Cosmetics Historian James Bennett: “In the early 1930s Lady Esther became the top-selling, loose face powder in the United States, a position it maintained for the rest of the decade” (Bennett, 2018) She created that position by promoting her product as the very finest and confirming it with a home test: “Take a…

  • COVID-19 Update: Ancos Still Open for Business

    While a lot is being interrupted due to the current COVID-19 outbreak, it is business as usual at all Ancos facility locations. To address COVID-19 while continuing to provide quality service, we have extensive cleaning policies in place, we are following the CDC’s recommendations and adding to them where necessary. Our top priority is to…

  • Ancos Expands Service Offerings with New Optical Sorter

    Ancos has invested in a new full-color optical sorter that incorporates advanced digital image processing software and automatic image adjustment functions allowing for accurate sorting of a wide range of product types. Featuring full color RGB cameras with 0.14mm pixel resolution, a smart sensitivity system and integrated aspiration/dust collection system, the optical sorter can handle…

  • Valentin Alvarez

    As President, Valentin presides over Rice Industries’ companies and serves on the Board. Valentin started at Rice at the beginning of 2018 as President of Rice’s polymer enhancement division. Valentin has since assumed leadership of all of Rice’s operation and commercial efforts. Before being named President, Valentin served as General Manager at UNARCO (a division…

  • Tony Asfor

    Tony is the Chief Financial Officer of Rice Industries and sits on its Board. Tony joined in 2018 and leads Rice’s financial, accounting, IT, and administrative efforts. Tony is a 20+ year veteran of the pharmaceutical and telecom industries, and public auditing (Big 4). Tony’s experience prior to joining Rice included finance and accounting leadership…

  • Chris Arnoldt

    Chris leads R&D and Sales at our Particle Engineering, Material Enhancement, Material Handling, and Equipment divisions. Before joining Rice Industries in 2019, Chris worked in polymer compounding and manufacturing at Edge Adhesives for thirteen years.  Primarily focusing on saturated block copolymer formulations that were turned into various high-end industrial adhesives, coatings and pressure sensitive tapes. …