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  • General Mills Closing Plants, Cutting 1300 Jobs

    General Mills has announced restructuring in its global supply chain, impacting its U.S., Brazil, and China operations. General Mills has made a tentative decision to close its manufacturing facility in Vineland, NJ, and transfer production to other U.S. facilities to eliminate excess soup...

  • OSHA Fines Auto Parts Maker, Staffing Company $106k

    The US Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced Friday that it is proposing $106,020 in penalties against an Auburn, AL automobile parts manufacturer and a staffing company after the agency’s investigation of a manufacturing facility revealed...

  • BEUMER Group Supplies Equipment to Turkish Cement Maker

    The BEUMER Group is supplying and mounting 13 bucket elevators, 13 silo discharge systems, and six apron conveyors at the Bilim Makina cement plant in Elazig, Turkey, the company announced Wednesday. With the installation of the 13 bucket elevators used to transport cement, clinker, and raw...

  • JWC Environmental Appoints SVP of Global Sales

    JWC Environmental has promoted Greg Guard to senior vice president of global sales. In this newly created position, Guard will be responsible for directing JWC’s global sales initiatives and strategies.     “JWC continues to expand its global footprint and pursue...

  • Data Shows Continued Decline in US Specialty Chemicals Market

    The American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) Specialty Chemicals Market Volume Index showed that the market in the US declined by 0.4% this June, the third consecutive month of reported decline, the organization announced Tuesday. The ACC’s data, measured on a three-month moving average (3MMA...

  • Intelligrated Hires Midwest Region Senior Sales Manager

    Automated material handling provider Intelligrated hired Tom Tobin as senior sales manager for its operations in the Midwest region of the United States, the Cincinnati, OH-based company announced Tuesday. Based out of the company’s Woodridge, IL office, Tobin now leads regional development...

  • MSHA: Most Coal Dust Samples Comply with New Standards

    Federal efforts to reduce “Black Lung” disease among American coal miners is apparently having an effect. The US Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced Monday that approximately 99% of respirable coal dust samples gathered from April 1 to June...

  • Monsanto Board Refuses Second Bayer Buyout Offer

    Monsanto’s board of directors unanimously determined that the terms of German pharmaceutical and chemical corporation Bayer AG’s second buyout offer are “financially inadequate” and “insufficient to ensure deal certainty,” the St. Louis-based agricultural giant...

  • Camfil APC Appoints Director of Reseller/Rep Sales, Reorganizes

    Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC) has appointed John Poehler as director of reseller/rep sales. In the newly created post, Poehler will oversee the company's regional sales managers and extensive network of dust, mist, and fume collection equipment distributors and representatives in the U.S....

  • Consumer Trends Drive Debut of New General Mills Products

    Consumer-driven trends in food – particularly wellness, convenience, and snacking – guided General Mills in the development of its latest line-up of products set to be released this summer around the world, the Minneapolis, MN-based corporation announced July 12. “We’re in...