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  • B&G Foods to Acquire General Mills Brands

    B&G Foods Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the Green Giant and Le Sueur brands, leaders in frozen and canned vegetables, from General Mills Inc. for approximately $765 million in cash, subject to an inventory adjustment at closing. B&G Foods expects the...

  • OSHA Awards $10.5M in Workplace Safety, Training Grants

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has awarded $10.5 million in one-year federal safety and health training grants to 80 nonprofit organizations across the nation for education and training programs to help high-risk workers and their employers...

  • Camfil APC Names Debus Global EVP

    Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC), a leading global manufacturer of dust, mist and fume collection equipment, announces that Christian Debus has been appointed as the new executive vice president in charge of worldwide operations. He will be located at the Camfil APC office in Tuttlingen, Germany...

  • Explosion Protection and Risk Analysis at Powder Show

    When it comes to explosion protection, sometimes the best defense is knowing where to contain combustible dust explosions if and when they occur. Knowing your process and system and understanding where to put explosion venting and protection equipment may prevent a significant explosion from...

  • Key Technology Appoints Regional Manager for Mexico

    Key Technology announces the promotion of Alvaro Núñez to regional manager for Mexico. Núñez is responsible for developing sales to bring Key’s high performance digital sorters, conveying solutions, and process automation systems to food processors in Mexico....

  • Hoerbiger Acquires IEP Technologies

    Switzerland-based Hoerbiger has acquired safety and explosion protection company IEP Technologies, the companies announced Tuesday. Hoerbiger, which provides components and systems for the oil, gas, and process industries, and more, is purchasing IEP from Sentinel Capital Partners, a private...

  • Endress+Hauser Announces New Representation

    Effective September 1, 2015, Eastern Controls Inc. (ECI) and Endress+Hauser will be teaming up to provide customers with a single-source supplier for all sales, service, and solutions in all markets and industries in the Mid-Atlantic area: Metropolitan New York, Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey,...

  • Lab Instrument Calibration and Qualification Webinar

    Mettler Toledo announces an upcoming webinar entitled “Calibration and Qualification of Laboratory Instruments in accordance with GMP requirements”, featuring Ed Szczesny (quality assurance, Rhodes Pharmaceuticals) as guest presenter. The webinar is October 6, 2015 at 11am Eastern...

  • Ross Expands China Operations

    Ross vice president of corporate operations Joseph Martorana announced that the company’s operations in Wuxi, China has added 30,000 sq ft of manufacturing space and increased man power to more than 165 full-time employees. This recent expansion enables Ross Wuxi Equipment Company, Ltd...

  • Bean Plant Explodes, Causes Evacuation

    An explosion occurred at the Missouri Better Bean Plant in Bunceton Saturday morning, completely destroying the plant. No one was inside the plant at the time of the fire and no injuries were reported, although two firefighters were being treated for heat exhaustion. Cooper County Sheriff...