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  • Half-Day Compressed Air Conferences Announced

    Kaeser Compressors Inc. announces The Kaeser Half-Day Conferences for 2016. These events are designed to educate and network compressed air professionals, industry influencers, and end users to advance best practices for compressed air. Eight conferences are currently planned in Houston, Anaheim,...

  • Custom Processing Adding New Warehouse

    Custom Processing Services will be providing customers flexibility, capacity, security, and speed with its new warehouse at its East Greenville, PA plant.   Now under construction, the 175 x 85 ft warehouse will offer customers swifter turnaround time, flexible scheduling, increased...

  • Conveying Equipment Orders Tumble

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reports that November 2015 booked orders decreased 17% when compared to November 2014 orders, and 28.2% when compared to October 2015 booked orders. November booked orders were up 12.4% for Bulk Handling Equipment and down 34.9% for Unit...

  • Hamer, Fischbein Merge, Form Bagging Powerhouse

    Hamer and Fischbein Americas, both companies with a stronghold in the industrial bagging and bag-closing equipment industries, will combine operations to further enhance their ability to offer highly engineered, yet competitively priced, packaging equipment solutions to their customers. The...

  • Four Critically Injured in Explosion at Dow Chemical

    Several people were injured -- four critically -- as a result of an explosion at a Dow Chemical plant in Andover, MA, Thursday. The blast, which occurred in the early afternoon, also damaged part of the building. The cause was unclear. A worker was killed at the plant after an explosion...

  • Executive Board Changes at Endress+Hauser

    The Endress+Hauser Group is making personnel changes at the top. Dr. Gerhard Jost, a member of the executive board, retired at the end of 2015. Dr. Manfred Jagiella has joined the group’s top management panel. On 1 June 2016, Michael Ziesemer will move to the company’s supervisory board...

  • PPG to Drastically Increase Silica Production Capacity

    PPG Industries is increasing precipitated silica production capacity at its Lake Charles, LA, manufacturing plant by more than 10,000 tons per year in response to growing demand.   “PPG remains committed to the precipitated silica market, and this investment will enable us to meet...

  • Hoerbiger Acquires Newson Gale

    Hoerbiger Group headquartered in Zug, Switzerland, acquired Newson Gale, Nottingham, United Kingdom, effective January 4, 2016. The privately owned business, of which the majority of shares has been held by the founder Ernest Kochmann and his family while a minority of shares has been owned by...

  • ISA Names 2016 President

    The International Society of Automation (ISA) announces James Keaveney as its 2016 President. In this position, Keaveney will work with Society leaders and staff to increase awareness of the value and relevance of the ISA brand and build on ISA’s proven range of capabilities and...

  • Worker Dies in Coke Plant Accident

    A worker at the Tonawanda Coke facility in Tonawanda, NY died Wednesday morning during routine maintenance on an industrial coal elevator. The longtime employee was a 60-year-old male. The accident occurred at about 8am, and paramedics arrived about 30 minutes later. OSHA, which investigated and...