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  • Cargill Invests in New $14M Chocolate Production Line

    American agribusiness Cargill is investing $14 million to add a new liquid chocolate production line at its factory in Mouscron, Belgium, a company press release announced Tuesday. Intended to boost the site’s capacity for milk and dark chocolate, Cargill said the move is in response to an...

  • ICE Arrests 146 Workers at Ohio Meat Processing Plant

    Amid an on-going ramp up of actions against illegal immigrants in the U.S. under the administration of President Donald J. Trump, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents arrested 146 workers on Tuesday at the Fresh Mark Inc. meat...

  • METTLER TOLEDO to Host Free Thermal Analysis Seminars

    Dr. Angela Hammer of the METTLER TOLEDO Materials Characterization team, will lead 'Thermal Analysis Basic Skills and Applications' seminars in Chicago, IL, Minneapolis, MN, Seattle, WA, and Portland, OR in July 2018. Thermal Analysis has played an important role in METTLER TOLEDO since...

  • Martin Engineering Expands Operations in UK and Scandinavia

    Bulk material handling equipment maker Martin Engineering has expanded its UK and Scandinavian operations, allowing it to offer wider service, faster equipment delivery and extensive employee training to customers. The company’s new facility located near Mansfield, Nottinghamshire...

  • VAC-U-MAX Industrial Vacuum Cleaners Now ATEX-Certified

    Industrial hygiene, pneumatic conveying components, and process automation solutions provider VAC-U-MAX recently received ATEX Certification for three of its compressed-air-powered (non-electrical) industrial vacuum cleaning systems for use in explosion-hazard environments, the company announced in...

  • BASF Names New Distributor in Canada

    German chemical manufacturing firm BASF entered into an agreement with specialty chemicals distributor Chemroy to handle its portfolio of base stocks, additives, surfactants, and antioxidants in Canada. “Chemroy’s industry expertise, agility, and adaptability to meeting individual...

  • Paxiom Opens New Milwaukee Xperience Center

    Paxiom Group, the global sales and service division for the manufacturers WeighPack Systems, Eagle Packaging Machinery, SleekWrapper and CombiScale, has opened its fifth new Xperience Center at 16850 West Victor Road, New Berlin, WI 53151. This new center, just fifteen minutes from Milwaukee...

  • Linde Debuts New Portfolios for Metal Powder Processes

    Linde US is presenting two new product portfolios at the PowderMet 2018 trade show in San Antonio, TX that are geared to improve powder metal (PM) sintering, Metal Injection Molding (MIM), and additive manufacturing (AM) processes, a company press release announced Monday. The SINTERFLEX portfolio...

  • Micromeritics Instrument Acquires Freeman Technology

    Micromeritics Instrument Corporation, a global manufacturer of premium products for advanced material characterisation, today announced the acquisition of Freeman Technology. Freeman Technology specialises in providing instruments for the measurement of powder flow properties and other behavioural...

  • Study IDs Most Expensive Food Processing Plant Sites in U.S.

    An analysis of 25 metropolitan areas in the U.S. revealed that the Boston, Newark, NJ, and Fairfield, CA areas were the three most expensive places to operate a food processing plant, according to a new study by corporate site selection consultant The Boyd Company. The survey, conducted on behalf...