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  • ADM to Expand Peanut Flour Production in Georgia

    Archer Daniels Midland subsidiary Golden Peanut and Tree Nuts plans to invest in the expansion of its Blakely, GA production plant to boost capacity and purchase new quality control and cold storage technology, the American agribusiness announced Wednesday. “The demand for plant-based...

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  • USDA Finalizes Protocol for U.S. Beef Exports to China

    The details of conditions American cattle producers must comply with to commercially export U.S. beef and beef products to China for the first time since 2003 were finalized by The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Chinese government, the federal agency announced Monday....

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  • INEOS Plans $2B Expansion of Chemical Processing in Europe

    Chemical product manufacturer INEOS announced plans Monday to revamp its chemical processing capacity in Europe through a $2 billion investment that will include the construction of a new plant and upgrades to existing facilities. The Rolle, Switzerland-based company intends to built a new Propane...

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  • Instrument Maker FRITSCH Int’l Creates New U.S. Subsidiary

    Manufacturer of particle sizing and sample preparation instruments FRITSCH International recently opened a new U.S. subsidiary, FRITSCH Milling and Sizing Inc., headquartered in Carrboro, NC. “For a long time we have been serving customers in the USA, but in order to meet the demands of our...

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  • Honeywell Moves to Acquire Industrial Cyber Security Firm

    Honeywell entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Nextnine, a provider of industrial cyber security solutions, to expand the multinational’s offerings of cyber security technologies and increase the number of customers using Honeywell’s Connected Plant platform, the Morris Plains...

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  • CJ CheilJedang to Invest $800M in Food Processing Sites

    South Korean food processing firm CJ CheilJedang announced plans Monday to building a new domestic processing plant and purchase a Brazil-based animal feed ingredients firm as part of a investment totaling 900 billion won, or about $800 million USD. The 300,000-sq-m processing facility in South...

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  • Five-Alarm Fire Guts Chemical Supply Facility, Injures 3

    Three people, including two firefighters, were injured during a chemical fire Friday afternoon at an American Chemical & Sanitary Inc. facility in Anaheim, CA, gutting the building as the blaze raged for four hours. “We fought the fire for several hours. There’s still active flames...

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  • Motion Industries Opens New Distribution Center in Texas

    Distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts Motion Industries Inc. opened its recently-constructed distribution center in Grand Prairie, TX near Dallas on March 5, the Birmingham, AL-based Genuine Parts Company subsidiary announced Monday. “The increase in square...

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  • Report: Dust Collector Fire Causes $100K in Damages at Factory

    A dust collector fire Friday afternoon at the Werzalit Of America Inc. factory in Bradford, PA caused $100,000 in damages to the facility, the Bradford Era reported Saturday. Firefighters from the Bradford City Fire Department responded to the scene at about 3:30 p.m., finding a blaze had ignited...

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  • Cargill Moves to Exit North America Power and Gas Business

    American agribusiness Cargill recently completed an agreement to divest from its North America power and gas business with global financial services firm Macquarie Group, who recently announced plans to purchase Cargill’s petroleum business, a press release announced June 9. “Cargill...

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