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  • Bunting Magnetics Executive Named to PEMA Board

    Rod Henricks, Bunting Magnetics Co. director of sales, has been named to the board of directors of the Process Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA), a trade association representing manufacturers that supply equipment and systems to a broad spectrum of processing industries. Henricks, who...

  • Increase in Merger & Acquisition Interest

    Zweig Group's recently released 2015 Merger & Acquisition Survey of A/E/P and Environmental Consulting Firms finds that the number of firms in the industry considering M&A activity is on the rise. The survey found that the percentage of firms considering buying another firm...

  • New Screw Feeder Publication Available

    This new publication describes Vibra Screw’s line of heavy-duty screw feeders. Ruggedly constructed to operate 24 hours per day, these volumetric units will meter even the most difficult materials. A patented controlled vibration principal ensures accuracy of +/-1% for products ranging from...

  • Meese Orbitron Dunne Now MODRoto

    Recycling product manufacturer Meese Orbitron Dunne Co. (MOD), Ashtabula, OH, has changed its name to MODRoto. Building on more than 80 years of experience as Meese and nearly 40 years as MOD, the new name brings the company’s expertise in plastics rotational molding to the forefront,...

  • Process Safety Services Help Companies Affected by New Combustible Dust Standard

    Chilworth Technology, a DEKRA company, announced that its Process Safety services will help all process manufacturing companies affected by the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) 652: Standard on Fundamentals of Combustible Dusts, scheduled for release in 2015. The new...

  • Tuthill Vacuum & Blower Systems Names Director of International Sales

    Danny Sanders has joined Tuthill Vacuum & Blower Systems as director of international sales. Sanders comes to Tuthill from Pump Solutions Group of Dover Corp., where he has held various positions over the last 16 years, most recently as director of sales-Asia/Pacific.   Sanders...

  • Energy Expert Elected to Universal AET Board of Directors

    Universal Acoustic & Emission Technologies’ board of directors has elected Roger K. Ihne to the position of director for a three-year term.   Ihne has worked in the oil and gas business for 34 years, including 25 years at Deloitte LLP, as well in as prior management positions...

  • DNV GL and QPS Sign Agreement

    DNV GL – Business Assurance and QPS Evaluation Services Inc. (Toronto) have signed a cooperation agreement for services related to testing and certification of equipment used in potentially explosive atmospheres. Under the terms of this agreement, QPS can provide product testing and...

  • Tank Connection to Become an ESOP

    Tank Connection (TC) announced it will become an ESOP (employee stock ownership plan) in April. “We have been working on this employee opportunity for some time,” said founding partner and company president, Bill Neighbors. “In our business, we are driven by dedicated...

  • Multiple Fires Erupt at Cement Plant

    Firefighters battled several fires that quickly spread throughout Essroc Cement in Nazareth, PA Saturday, April 11. The first fire call was received just after 4pm. Firefighters battled fires in a tower, an underground tunnel, and a beltway that carries concrete from plant to plant. There were...