Utility Menu

Powder/Bulk Solids

The Source for Dry Processing and Bulk Handling Technology

Industry News

  • Nestle to Open New $20.8M Operations Center in Uruguay

    Swiss food and beverage firm Nestle plans to invest CHF 17 million, or about $20.8 million USD, in a new operations center in a suburb of Canelones, Uruguay that will also house the company’s headquarters for the country, a press release on Nestle Uruguay’s website announced July 4....

  • Camfil APC Names Bérard Group EVP of Global Unit

    Camfil, a leading global manufacturer of air filtration, dust, mist, and fume collection equipment, has appointed Alain Bérard to the position of group executive vice president in charge of the Air Pollution Control (APC) global business unit. In his new role, Bérard is...

  • Evonik, SINOPEC Form OSN Membrane Technology Collaboration

    German specialty chemicals firm Evonik and the SINOPEC Beijing Research Institute of the Chemical Industry (BRICI) entered into a collaboration agreement to construct a process development laboratory for Organic Solvent Nanofiltration (OSN) membrane technology, Evonik announced via press...

  • MPI Regional Management Receive Food Safety Certifications

    The regional management team of Magnetic Products Inc. (MPI) have obtained Certified Food Safety Managers (CFSHM) credentials through the National Registry of Food Safety Professionals, the Highland, MI company announced by press release. The certification is awarded to those who demonstrate...

  • Dust Explosion Causes Fire at T.I.C. Gums Warehouse

    A hopper malfunctioned during operations at a T.I.C. Gums warehouse in Belcamp, MD on Wednesday at about 4:20 p.m. causing a dust explosion in the equipment and a fire in the facility, the office of the Maryland State Fire Marshall said in a notice of investigation published following the incident...

  • Kraft Heinz to Close Oscar Mayer Plant in Wisconsin

    Kraft Heinz plans to close its Oscar Mayer production plant in Madison, WI on Thursday, shutting the plant after nearly 100 years in operation, the Wisconsin State Journal reported. “It’s a sad day for Oscar Mayer. It’s family and friends,” the line leader of the facility...

  • Cargill Opens Research Lab for Fish Nutrition in Norway

    American agribusiness firm Cargill opened a $1.25 million research laboratory at Cargill’s Innovation Center campus in Dirdal, Norway to develop feed for fish farming, the company announced by press release on Thursday. “We are delighted to open our new laboratory in Dirdal. Having...

  • PepsiCo Closes Snacks Plant in Argentina, Cutting 691 Jobs

    PepsiCo Argentina recently shuttered its snacks, cookies, and soft drinks plant in Florida, near Buenos Aires, cutting 691 positions as the firm shifts production to Mar del Plata, various Argentinean news organizations reported, along with the English-language trade publication BeverageDaily.com...

  • Parker Hannifin Opens Advanced Manufacturing Center in Ohio

    Motion and control technologies firm Parker Hannifin Corporation opened a new advanced manufacturing learning and development center at the company’s Corporate Technology Ventures site in Macedonia, OH, a press release announced June 19. “Material printing technology is moving quickly...

  • BASF to Build Ibuprofen Production Plant in Germany

    German company BASF is investing €200 million expand its production of pain reliever Ibuprofen in Germany and the United States by building Europe’s “first world-scale” Ibuprofen plant and expanding its Bishop, TX manufacturing site, the firm announced via press release...