CAMBRIDGESHIRE U.K. - The first meeting to be held in the United States for users of Malvern Mastersizer and Spraytec particle size analyzers will take place at Somerset, N.J., on September 29, 2005. On the agenda will be method-development techniques, software tips and tricks, and data interpretation. There will be a review of international and American standards, including ISO 13320 and USP 429, and customer presentations will provide an insight into the use of Mastersizer systems in different industries.

In addition, Malvern seminars covering Particle Characterization and Dispersion Rheology - Theory and Applications will take place on September 27 in Philadelphia and on October 12 in Southborough, Mass. To register for the user meeting or the forthcoming seminars, call 508/480.0200, ext. 230 or visit