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  • Clampco Products Plant Expansion Underway

    Clampco Products is expanding its Wadsworth, OH manufacturing facility to meet increasing customer demand for high-performance stainless steel clamp products used in advanced emission control technology and other heavy-duty diesel engine and exhaust applications. The 60,000-sq-ft expansion...

  • Identifying Combustible Dust Hazards at Powder Show

    Steve Luzik has been to many facilities throughout the years where he has been in the presence of combustible dusts – and those facilities are often aware they need to mitigate the dust or a potentially hazardous dust explosion could occur. However, there are instances where Luzik, senior...

  • Waiting Over for Heinz, Kraft Foods

    H.J. Heinz Co. and Kraft Foods Group announced that the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 ("HSR Act"), as amended, has expired with regard to their previously announced proposed merger. The expiration of the HSR Act waiting period satisfies...

  • Brookfield Donates Powder Flow Tester to Bulk Solids Innovation Center

    Brookfield Engineering has donated a PFT Powder Flow Tester to the new Kansas State University (KSU) Bulk Solids Innovation Center. This new facility at KSU will be used to study and develop the understanding of bulk solids materials handling, in turn enhancing businesses that use these...

  • Explosion, Fire at Chemical Plant

    An explosion occurred at about 11:30pm June 6 at Eastman Chemical Resins in Jefferson Hills, PA, that caused a fire that resulted in area residents being asked to stay in their homes. Firefighters extinguished the blaze in roughly two hours. The explosion was said to have occurred in a...

  • Metal Powders Partnership Announced

    LPW and Metalysis are collaborating to develop an alternative supply chain for clean, spherical tantalum and tungsten powders for quality critical applications. It will combine Metalysis’s metal production technology with LPW’s spherodization and post-processing capability. LPW will be...

  • OSHA Recommends Fines after Railcar Facility Explosion

    Two workers endured several weeks of skin graft surgery and physical therapy after suffering second-degree burns when gas vapors exploded in a railcar in December 2014 at GBW Railcar Services LLC. The car was being prepared for cleaning when an electric heater ignited the flammable gas. Seven other...

  • Solving Powder Flow Problems at Powder Show Canada

    Understanding powder segregation and material flow problems can be difficult if you are working with a material you are unfamiliar with or are unsure about. Often, material flow and segregation problems occur because the company handling the material doesn’t know as much about their material...

  • Three 20-Year Employees

    The success of any company is typically due in large part to the longevity and skill of its people. That’s certainly the case with Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery, which is celebrating a significant milestone in 2015 with the 20-year anniversary of three employees. Mark Navin, Ron Fojtik, and...

  • Materials for Energy and Environment Workshop

    An advanced three-day GdRi workshop on materials for energy and the environment, organized by Micromeritics Instrument Corp., the Joint CNRS-MIT laboratory, MSE2, and the International Research Network, M2UN, will take place August 26–28, 2015 on the MIT campus in Boston. With a theme of...