Top Editors in the Process Industries

Lori Ditoro

Editorial Director

Lori is editorial director of the Process Flow Network and editor in chief of Water Technology. She has been a writer and editor for more than 20 years and has expertise in multiple process industries, specifically water, chemical, and oil and gas. She has won multiple awards for her writing including two Alabama Media Professionals Communication Awards and a Silver Award from Parenting Publications of America.

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Amy W. Richardson

Editor in Chief

Amy is the editor in chief of Processing and the group managing editor for the Process Flow Network. She has more than a decade of experience writing and editing for newspapers, newsletters, websites, and consumer and B2B magazines on topics ranging from horseracing, farming and homesteading to water technology, industrial fluid handling and processing. She holds a bachelor’s degree in communication studies with a journalism emphasis from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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“Our experienced editorial team delivers world-class content in well-designed print and digital publications and on our websites. United as the Process Flow Network, we have the power and bandwidth to provide expert editorial coverage of all aspects of the process industries that are important to our audiences.”Lori Ditoro, Editorial Director

Robyn Tucker

Contributing Editor

Robyn is a contributing editor for Water Technology and Processing and editor in chief of Flow Control. She has a background in public relations and holds a master’s degree from Ball State University in public relations and a bachelor’s degree in public relations from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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Matt Migliore

Senior Editor, Content Marketing

Matt is senior editor, content marketing, for the Process Flow Network. He holds a master’s degree in journalism from Temple University and has covered technology and industry for 15 years. Matt’s work has been recognized with more than 20 publishing industry awards.

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Content Overview

Subscribers turn to Processing for up-to-date information about equipment, technologies and best practices that improve productivity and sustain infrastructure. Our tabloid-size print publication and digital platforms provide operations and maintenance professionals, engineering managers, and executives with integrated, indispensable content. Enter a search term into the box below to browse by topic, or download a printable PDF.

Print Ad Close: 12/5
Ad Materials Due: 12/12
Powder & Solids Handling Air-Handling Challenges
Special Offer: Ad Effectiveness Study
Heat Exchange
Valves & Actuators
Instrumentation & Controls
Food Packaging
AHR Expo Show Coverage
Breakthrough Products:
Nominations Open
Weighers & Feeders
Piping, Tubing & Hoses
AHR Expo
Las Vegas, NV
Jan. 30–Feb. 1
Print Ad Close: 1/13
Ad Materials Due: 1/20
Grinding & Granulation Motors & Drives Process Automation Software
Hazardous Material Handling
Vessel Maintenance & Cleaning Mixing, Blending & Size Reduction
Print Ad Close: 2/10
Ad Materials Due: 2/17
Filtration & Separation Powder Handling Solutions (Ad close: 2/7) Flow, Level & Temperature Measurement Measurement Innovations
Blowers & Fans Bags, Bagging & Packaging
Weighing & Feeding
New York, NY
March 21–23
Print Ad Close: 3/15
Ad Materials Due: 3/22
Refinery Equipment Tanks & Vessels Compressor Technology
OTC Preview
Plant Safety
OTC Coverage
Mixing & Blending
Offshore Technology Conference
Houston, TX
Print Ad Close: 4/12Ad Materials Due: 4/19
Powder & Bulk Solids Bearings & Seals
Special Offer: Ad Effectiveness Study
VFD Selection
Preventive Maintenance
OTC Coverage
Pneumatic Conveyors
Equipment Condition Monitoring
Print Ad Close: 5/16
Ad Materials Due: 5/23
Motors & Drives Valves & Actuators Temperature & Level Control
Blowers & Fans
Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)
Mixing & Blending
EASA Coverage
Dryers & Evaporators
Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) Conference
Tampa, F
June 25–27
Print Ad Close: 6/9
Ad Materials Due: 6/16
Heating & Cooling Weighing & Packaging Glycol in Heat Transfer
Mills, Granulators & Crushers
Filtration Technology Piping, Tubing & Hoses
Material Handling
Print Ad Close: 7/12
Ad Materials Due: 7/19
Energy Efficiency Motors & Drives Sealing Solutions
Tanks & Vessels
Pump/Turbo Symposia Preview
Pump/Turbo Symposia Coverage
WEFTEC Coverage
Coatings & Linings
Blending & Size Reduction
Pump/Turbo Symposia
Houston, TX
Sept. 11-14
Print Ad Close: 8/9
Ad Materials Due: 8/16
Filtration & Separation Powder Handling
Chem Show Preview
Dosing & Metering
Food & Beverage Processing
WEFTEC Preview
Packaging & Labeling
Breakthrough Products:
Nominations Open
WEFTEC Coverage
Chem Show Coverage
Valves & Actuators
Chicago, IL
Sept. 30–Oct. 4
Las Vegas, NV
Sep. 25-27
Print Ad Close: 9/8
Ad Material Due: 9/15
30th Anniversary Issue
"The Next 30 Years"
Chemical Processing
Chem Show Directory (ad close 9/27)
Dryers & Evaporators
Mixing, Blending & Size Reduction
Chem Show Coverage
Powder Handling & Dust Mitigation
Chem Show Coverage
Asset Management
The Chem Show
New York, NY
Oct. 31–Nov. 2
Print Ad Close: 10/10
Ad Materials Due: 10/17
Natural Gas-Fired Plants Instrumentation & Control Turbomachinery
Bins & Hoppers
Preventive Maintenance
POWER-GEN Coverage
Tanks & Vessels
Weighers & Feeders
POWER-GEN International
Las Vegas, NV
Dec. 5–7
Print Ad Close: 11/6
Ad Materials Due: 11/13
Breakthrough Products:
Winner Case Studies
Preventive Maintenance
Suppliers Resource (ad close 10/4)
Valves & Actuators
Temperature, Pressure & Level Measurement
POWER-GEN Coverage
Dryers & Evaporators
Seals, Gaskets & Bearings

Featured Monthly Content

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT | In each print issue, several product sections focus on new and innovative products that help process engineers and operators better do their jobs. To have a product featured, email a high-resolution image (300 dpi minimum) and 70 words to

INDUSTRY WATCH | Each issue’s Industry Watch includes recent happenings and news in the process industries.

TRADE SHOWS & EVENTS | Processing and its editorial team cover trade shows and events that are most important to the processing industries. Look for our booths and bins at the shows and for special previews and on-site show coverage in our magazine, online and via our social media platforms.

The Network Advantage

SUPPLIERS RESOURCE | This comprehensive online directory for the processing industries is continually updated with the latest supplier information. Look for a print version polybagged with the December issue.

BREAKTHROUGH PRODUCTS OF THE YEAR | The breakthrough Products of the Year award recognizes product, technology and service solutions that made significant contributions in the process industries within the last year and that are expected to have impact for years to come. Award winners are showcased in the December print issue and on

AD EFFECTIVENESS STUDY | Have you ever wondered if your ad’s message is effective? We believe feedback is an essential element to progress, which is why we proudly partner with Readex to conduct an ad effectiveness study in the May issue. Contact your sales rep for more information.

Content Overview

Subscribers turn to Processing for up-to-date information about equipment, technologies and best practices that improve productivity and sustain infrastructure. Our tabloid-size print publication and digital platforms provide operations and maintenance professionals, engineering managers, and executives with integrated, indispensable content. View our 2017 content calendar below, or download a printable PDF.