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  • GEAPS/K-State Offer Five Grain Operations Courses

    Registration is now open for five grain operations courses from the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University (K-State) Distance Education Program in March, including one course in Spanish.   These online courses run from March 14 – April 15, and...

  • 40th Anniversary Powder Show Kicks Off in 90 Days

    The 2016 Powder & Bulk Solids Conference & Exhibition (Powder Show) kicks off on Tuesday, May 3 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. This year’s event will be the 40th anniversary of the inaugural Powder Show in 1976. Attending the Powder Show is an...

  • Powder Mixing Seminar and Workshop

    Mixing Day 2016, a seminar on powders and powder mixtures, will take place April 5 in The Netherlands. Interest has increases in recent years in the developments in and information on powder science and technology. The industry is aware of the challenges arising working with powders. But...

  • Evonik, Institute of Chemical Technology Partner

    Evonik Industries and the Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai have sealed a strategic partnership agreement for the purpose of exploring research topics together in selected fields.         Evonik and ICT research partnership agreement includes:   ...

  • Dow Appoints President and COO

    The Dow Chemical Co. has appointed James (Jim) R. Fitterling to the position of president and chief operating officer. In his new role, Fitterling will continue to report to Dow chairman and chief executive officer Andrew N. Liveris. Fitterling, who has worked with Dow for 32 years,...

  • Inpro/Seal Helps Provide Meals for Children

    The 2016 Inpro/Seal international sales meeting was held January 12-14 in Rock Island, IL, where Inpro/Seal’s headquarters and North American manufacturing center is located. Every year, the sales meeting includes a service event to benefit the local community. This year, the Inpro/Seal sales...

  • Celebrating 50 Years of Conveyor Excellence

    What started out as a little tool and die shop has evolved to become an industry powerhouse in the design and building of low-profile conveyor platforms, and 50 years later Dorner Mfg is still going strong. This year, Dorner commemorates its 50th anniversary in business. Although the brand has...

  • Load Cell Central Launches Mobile-Ready Website

    Load Cell Central’s new mobile-friendly website, www.800loadcel.com, formats content for any device to allow convenient access. All the functionality of the desktop version is now provided by the mobile website. Features of the new site include: •    Ability to...

  • West Fertilizer Explosion Video Released by CSB

    The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released a safety video into the fatal April 17, 2013, fire and explosion at the West Fertilizer Co. in West, TX that resulted in 15 fatalities, more than 260 injuries, and widespread community damage. The deadly fire and explosion occurred when about 30 tons of...

  • DuPont Posts $253 Million Loss

    With its proposed merger with Dow Chemical Co. looming, DuPont Co. reported a $253 million loss in the fourth quarter of 2015. It was the first quarterly loss for DuPont in seven years. DuPont reported losses in all six of its business units in all regions. The company said one of the main...