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  • Aerodyne Announces New Dust Testing Options

    Aerodyne Environmental, a manufacturer of industrial cyclonic dust collectors and dust collection valves, is offering a new service that will help manufacturing companies determine how to solve dust collection problems. Aerodyne now offers factory dust testing options for customers in order to...

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  • Clariant Launches Innovation Center in India

    Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, has inaugurated its first Regional Innovation Center in India (RIC India). Located in Navi Mumbai, the new facility will host approximately 100 technical employees in chemical research and application development in the near future. Research efforts...

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  • Chemineer Receives 3A Certification for Static Mixers

    Chemineer has received 3A certification for Kenics sanitary static mixers. The static mixers feature an alternating helical element string that creates flow division and efficient radial mixing. They provide in-line, continuous mixing and processing with no moving parts, no maintenance, and no...

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  • U.S. Demand for Rigid Bulk Packaging to Reach $7.3 Billion in 2018

    Demand for rigid bulk packaging is projected to increase 4.0 percent per year to $7.3 billion in 2018. Growth will represent an improvement from the performance of the 2008-2013 period as manufacturing output and construction activity recover further from post-recession troughs. The resurgence...

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  • Conveying Equipment Orders Soar

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reports that its August 2014 booked orders increased 27.5% when compared to August 2013 orders. When compared to July 2014 booked orders, August 2014 booked orders were up 49.5%. August booked orders were down 6.2% for Bulk Handling...

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  • OSHA Launches Hazardous Chemical Exposures Dialogue

    The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced it is launching a national dialogue with stakeholders on ways to prevent work-related illness caused by exposure to hazardous substances. The first stage of this dialogue is a request for...

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  • Mill Explosion Injures Three

    Three mill workers were injured Thursday morning in an explosion at a wood pellet plant in northern British Columbia that was recently fined for "repeated" safety violations. According to Leroy Reitsma, president of Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc., the incident happened at about 8am...

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  • Camfil APC Appoints O'Connell EVP

    Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC), a leading global manufacturer of dust, fume, and mist collection equipment, has appointed Alan O'Connell executive vice president in charge of worldwide operations.     O'Connell is uniquely qualified to direct the continued growth of the...

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  • KSU Bulk Solids Innovation Center Progressing

    The Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center, which broke ground in July, is already creating momentum toward its project goals. The innovation center has garnered $2.4 million in equipment donations, the facility's foundation is currently being poured, and the job description for...

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  • Chemical Safety Board Recommends Improvements

    The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) is recommending critical safety improvements to the widely-used Emergency Response Guidebook published by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for emergency responders to use when confronting chemical fires, explosions, and releases of hazardous materials...

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