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  • Urban Appointed Operations Manager at Mettler-Toledo Hi-Speed

    Mettler-Toledo Hi-Speed, a worldwide leader in in-line checkweighers, has appointed Bob Urban as operations manager. Urban is a seasoned operations management professional and will oversee operations engineering, materials, and production functions. Throughout his career in manufacturing...

  • Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection Demonstration Bus Showcased

    Mettler-Toledo Hi-Speed and Mettler-Toledo Safeline, worldwide leaders in checkweighing, metal detection, and x-ray inspection equipment, will be showcasing the Product Inspection Demo Bus. The bus travels throughout the year to food and pharmaceutical plants providing a convenient hands-on...

  • Vortex Valves Europe Moves to Larger Facility

    A recent move to larger headquarters has followed another year of growth for Vortex Valves Europe. The dry bulk solids handling company retains its UK presence in Darlington but now operates from a new facility with twice the capacity.   Since launching its European hub in 2006, U.S.-based...

  • New ACC Group to Advance Risk Assessment Science and Policies

    The American Chemistry Council (ACC) has announced the formation of the Center for Advancing Risk Assessment Science and Policy (ARASP). The Center will work to accelerate the development, evaluation, and use of the latest science methodologies and policies as part of the ACC’s commitment to...

  • CAPS Announces Container Repair and Cleaning Services

    Container and Pooling Solutions (CAPS) has announced the availability of its container managed services-–cleaning and repair--to companies who own their own fleet of IBC totes or automotive bulk bins. Since 1998, CAPS has provided cleaning, repair, and tracking options exclusively to its trip...

  • New Safe Quality Food Production Online Training Series Offered

    Summit Training Source has produced a three-part online Safe Quality Food Production training series based on the Safe Quality Food Institute initiatives (SQF). Upon completion of the courses, students will have a common sense understanding of the SQF and how to implement SQF practices into...

  • Kenrich Lowers Titanate Prices

    Effective June 1, Kenrich Petrochemicals Inc. will lower Ken-React titanate prices 2 to 5% worldwide. “We were forced to raise our prices last year before the global economy hit the wall in October 2008,” said company president, Salvatore J. Monte. “The first half of 2009 has...

  • Jenike & Johanson Unveils Food Degradation Web Page

    Solids handling problems in food manufacturing can take many forms. One solids handling problem that can have a significant impact on product quality is broadly described as product degradation.   Degradation is the undesirable change of a product or ingredient. It can take many forms in...

  • Dura Chemicals Announces Hall Technologies as New Agent

    Dura Chemicals Inc., a leading producer of high-quality metal organics, has announced that Hall Technologies Inc. is now serving as a new agent for the company’s line of organic products, including those in the paint, UPR, lubricant, and grease industries. Hall will represent Dura in Colorado...

  • Corn Products International Names Ilene Gordon Chairman, President, and CEO

    The board of directors of Corn Products International Inc. has appointed Ilene Gordon chairman, president, and chief executive officer, effective May 4, succeeding Samuel C. Scott III who--consistent with company policy—is stepping down by age 65, and is retiring. After 35 years with the...