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  • New Guidance on Using Automated Imaging for Agglomerate Detection

    Malvern Instruments has released new guidance on using automated image analysis to detect and quantify agglomerates. The ability of uncontrolled agglomeration to substantially impact the performance and value of powder products makes efficient agglomerate detection vital across a number of...

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  • Sonoco Named a Top Company for Leaders

    Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, has been named to the 2014 list of North American Top Companies for Leaders by Aon Hewitt, the global talent, retirement, and health solutions company of Aon. Sonoco was No. 12 (out of 25) on the 2014 North America list and...

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  • Chinese Food Packaging Plant Fire Kills 18

    A food packaging factory in China's Shandong Province caught fire Sunday evening killing 18 people and injuring 13, according to local authorities. The fire at Longyuan Food Company Ltd started at about 7 p.m. Sunday in the carrot packaging workshop in Shouguang City. The fire was reportedly...

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  • Rice to Offer Engineering Leadership Certificate

    Rice University is offering engineering students a unique opportunity to show potential employers that they're graduating with the right stuff to lead. In May, Rice will begin awarding a Certificate in Engineering Leadership to graduates who complete an internship, 10 credit hours of...

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  • Knapp on Grain Processing Distance Education Program Committee

    Andrew Knapp, project manager for River Consulting, recently participated in the organizational meeting of the committee formed to oversee a new distance education program on grain processing management as part of the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University...

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  • Book Covers 49 CFR Hazmat Shipping and Transportation Regulations

    Labelmaster offers its Early 49 CFR book covering up-to-date domestic regulations for the shipping and transport of dangerous goods six months prior to release of the government 49 CFR. This exclusive resource includes requirements for markings, labels, placards, shipping papers, training,...

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  • Schust Now Represented by BLW Group

    Schust announces that BLW Group Inc. is now representing the territory of Arkansas, North Mississippi, West Tennessee, and the southwest corner of Kentucky. BLW Group has been in business for more than 65 years and is a veteran-owned business. Schust is honored to be able to work with BLW...

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  • Bunting Magnetics Donates $100,000

    Bunting Magnetics Co. will donate $100,000 toward a new regional YMCA complex planned for construction in Newton, KS, where Bunting Magnetics is based.   The Bunting donation will aid the local area in meeting the $5 million in private funds necessary to move the project ahead. "...

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  • Chemical Plant Explosion Injures 66

    An explosion November 6 at the Rigoni chemical facility in Córdoba, located in north western Argentina, injured 66, including police and firefighters, according to the Buenos Aires Herald. The blast also damaged about 20 buildings and left a huge crater in the facility's backyard. A gas...

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  • SOCMA Announces Performance Improvement Award Winners

    More than 28 member facilities will receive 2014 Performance Improvement Awards for their outstanding commitment to continuous improvement in environmental, health, safety, and security (EHS&S) practices at the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) 93rd Annual Dinner on...

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