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  • Bunge to Expand Use of Cereplast Resins as Biodegradable Food Packaging Solution

    Cereplast Inc., a leading manufacturer of proprietary bio-based, sustainable plastics, has announced that Bunge Alimentaris, a Brazilian subsidiary of Bunge Ltd, will be expanding its use of Cereplast resins as a compostable food packaging solution throughout Brazil. This marks the continued...

  • Stable Micro Systems Expands Sales Team

    Stable Micro Systems, a global expert in texture analysis and materials testing, has announced the appointment of Dan Pearson as an exports sales manager. He will be responsible for supporting distributors and customers and provide technical assistance and training across Stable Micro Systems...

  • Magnet Applications Expands European Sales Operations

    Gareth Meese has been named export sales manager for Magnet Applications Ltd (MAL), a subsidiary of Bunting Magnetics Co., which is headquartered in Newton, KS. Meese will have dual responsibilities to oversee and develop sales for the product lines for both Bunting and MAL. “Gareth will...

  • Martin Sprocket & Gear Introduces Tools of the Trade App

    Martin Sprocket & Gear’s Engineering Tools of the Trade, Mechanical Engineering Reference Tool, is used for quick accessible power transmission information. Users simply input the data and have results instantly. The app contains more than 200 key formulas and conversions used by...

  • Martin Engineering Acquires Cougar Industries

    Martin Engineering, the world’s largest supplier of industrial vibrators, has announced the acquisition of Cougar Industries (Peru, IL), a manufacturer of high-quality industrial vibrators made in the U.S. Martin Engineering CEO Scott Hutter said that plans are to retain the Cougar name...

  • Bemis Co. Announces Intent to Acquire Remaining Shares of South American Subsidiary

    Bemis Company, Inc. has announced that its wholly owned Brazilian subsidiary intends to submit a tender offer for all outstanding publicly owned shares of Dixie Toga S.A.  Shares of Dixie Toga S.A. are traded on the São Paulo Stock Exchange. Additionally, an agreement has been reached...

  • U.S. Freight Railroads Continue to See Traffic Gains

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has reported that for the week ended May 8, 2010, U.S. freight railroads continued to experience traffic gains for the 11th consecutive week. U.S. railroads originated 288,905 carloads last week, up 14.7 percent from the comparable week in 2009. However,...

  • B&W Wins Substantial Mobile Ship-Loader System Order in Algeria

    The UK-based port mobile plant specialist B&W Mechanical Handling Ltd has won an order for two of its ‘top of the range’ mobile ship-loader systems from North African consortium Sorfert Algeria for deployment in the Port of Arzew. The purchase is part of a much bigger $2 billion...

  • Columbian TecTank Announces New Sales Managers

    Columbian TecTank is pleased to announce the addition of two new managers to lead to the company’s growing sales team. Erica Reading will serve as Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) sales manager, while Darin Cesan will lead the company’s liquid sales team in the role of liquid...

  • PVS Technologies to Build Iron Salts Plant at PPG Natrium Site

    PPG Industries has announced that it has reached an agreement with PVS Technologies (PVS) regarding the construction of a PVS facility at PPG’s Natrium, WV, chlor-alkali and derivatives plant, where PVS will manufacture iron salts. The new plant is expected to begin operation in late 2010....