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  • Eriez Names Gland Director-Erie Operations

    Eriez president and CEO Tim Shuttleworth announces the promotion of Tim Gland to director-Erie Operations. Gland joined Eriez a year ago as facilities director. Before his employment at Eriez, Gland worked for Lord Corp. as director-chemical and mechanical operations. In that role, he was...

  • Particulate Systems Acquires Subsieve Autosizer

    Particulate Systems, a brand of Micromeritics Instrument Corp., has completed the full acquisition of the H.E.L. Limited Subsieve Autosizer (SAS). The agreement was finalized on March 18, 2015. Capitalizing on H.E.L.’s knowledge and experience in laboratory automation, the SAS has taken...

  • Eriez Appoints Executive VP of Global Strategy & Development

    Eriez president and CEO Tim Shuttleworth announces the appointment of Lukas Guenthardt as executive vice president of global strategy & development. Guenthardt recently joined Eriez in anticipation of Andy Lewis’ retirement from the role of vice president-international on April 10,...

  • H.J. Heinz, Kraft Foods Group to Merge

    H.J. Heinz Co. and Kraft Foods Group Inc. have entered into a definitive merger agreement to create The Kraft Heinz Co., forming the third largest food and beverage company in North America. Under the terms of the agreement, which has been unanimously approved by both Heinz and Kraft's...

  • Enviro-Care Acquired by WAMGROUP

    Enviro-Care Co., Rockford, IL, has been acquired by the WAMGROUP, headquartered in Modena, Italy. WAM is a multi-national company that first entered the conveying market in 1969, and quickly expanded into all facets of bulk solids handling equipment. The company has thousands of installations...

  • Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act Applauded

    The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) applauded the introduction of legislation that will create a national, science-based labeling standard for foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and urged Congress to quickly pass the bill. The legislation, which will ensure that...

  • U.S. Chemical Production Has Highest Year-Over-Year Gain Since 2010

    According to the American Chemistry Council (ACC), as measured on a three-month moving average (3 MMA) basis, the U.S. Chemical Production Regional Index (U.S. CPRI) continued to expand, rising by 0.2 percent in February following a downwardly revised 0.3 percent gain in January. The gain in...

  • Engineered Conveyor Systems Joins CEMA

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) announces Engineered Conveyor Systems as its latest member. Located in Nampa, ID, Engineered Conveyor Systems specializes in the design and furnishing of major bulk material handling systems for heavy industrial and mining facilities,...

  • Micromeritics Introduces Cloud-Based Analytics, Reporting, and Collaboration

    Micromeritics announces the availability of MicroActive Share, a cloud-based infrastructure in its product portfolio. This release provides a new platform for bringing together internal and external data protected in a cloud environment for its academic customers, and frees users from only being...

  • Eriez Promotes Mankosa to Executive VP-Global Technology

    Eriez president and CEO Tim Shuttleworth announces the promotion of Mike Mankosa to executive vice president-global technology. Mankosa was previously Eriez’ vice president of operations, a role he held since 2004. In his new position, Mankosa will focus his efforts on leveraging Eriez...