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  • Explosion Trial Delayed

    The trial for the West Fertilizer Plant explosion that occurred April 17, 2013, in West, TX, that resulted in at least 14 fatalities, 226 injuries, has been delayed. Lawyers from both sides discussed changes that are necessary before the trial begins. The trial was originally scheduled for...

  • Vecoplan Names Sales Engineering Manager – Waste Systems

    Matt Davidson has been promoted to sales engineering manager – waste systems at Vecoplan LLC. Located in High Point, NC, Vecoplan is a worldwide leader in mechanical technologies for the processing of waste in the recycling and waste-to-energy sectors. In his new position, Davidson will...

  • Free Webinar on Air and Particle Flow in Pipelines Offered

    Pneumatic conveying consultant Dr. David Mills, will present “Air and Particle Flow in Pipelines”, as part of Powder & Bulk Solids’ DryPro webinar series, on June 18.   This webinar will look at pneumatic conveying from a rather different viewpoint. It aims to explain...

  • Shick USA Names New President

    Shick USA, an ingredient automation solutions specialist, has promoted Timothy P. Cook to president. “Under Cook’s guidance over the last two years, Shick has exceeded every performance measure established,” said Joseph T. Ungashick, chief executive officer at Shick USA....

  • Flexicon Opens Singapore Office

    Flexicon Corp., a leading international producer of bulk handling equipment, has accelerated its expansion in Southeast Asia with the opening of a new facility in Singapore, it was announced by David Gill, president.      "Flexicon bulk handling equipment has been purchased...

  • Registration Open for Facilities Planning, Safety, Materials Handling Courses

    Registration is open for three courses from the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University Distance Education Program. GEAPS 510: Facilities Planning & Design I, GEAPS 541: Developing an Effective Safety Culture at Your Company, and GEAPS 551: Materials Handling...

  • R.A.S. Industries Joins CEMA

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) announces R.A.S. Industries Ltd, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, as its newest member. RAS Industries Ltd is a global leader in the design and manufacture of conveyor pulleys. The company designs cold application pulleys, large pulleys...

  • Titan Industries Joins CEMA

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) announces Titan Industries Inc., New London, WI, as its newest member. Since 1981, Titan Industries has been designing and building custom conveyors and conveyor systems for a broad range of applications and industries. Titan offers a...

  • ACC Announces New Principles to Enhance Chemical Hazard and Risk Assessments

    The American Chemistry Council (ACC) introduced a set of comprehensive principles for improving chemical hazard and risk assessment programs. The Principles are designed to provide obtainable, high-level benchmarks for fixing federal programs so they produce more scientifically sound and timely...

  • Union Process Earns ISO 9001:2008 with Design Certification

    Union Process Inc., a global manufacturer of particle size reduction and dispersing equipment, as well as related services for a broad range of research and industrial applications, has been certified to ISO 9001:2008 with Design.   The quality assurance process was achieved over several...