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  • Honeywell Finalizes Buyout of Intelligrated

    Honeywell announced Tuesday that its $1.5 billion acquisition of warehouse automation and supply chain solutions provider Intelligrated is complete. “With the continued growth of e-commerce, retailers and supply chain companies need a range of enterprise solutions to enhance their...

  • General Mills Announces Leadership Changes

    General Mills announced two new senior leadership appointments. Jon Nudi has been named senior vice president; president, U.S. Retail, one of the company’s three operating segments. The U.S. Retail role was previously held by Jeff Harmening who was promoted in June to president and chief...

  • USDA Announces $18.9M to Improve College Research Facilities

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced $18.9 million in renewal awards to build or improve agricultural and food science research facilities and equipment at historically black Land-Grant Colleges and Universities. The...

  • Witte Co. Names New President

    Process equipment manufacturer The Witte Co., Washington, NJ, has named Tyson Witte president. Promoted after 10 years of service in engineering and in other roles, Tyson represents the fourth generation of leadership for the family-owned manufacturer of vibrating fluid bed dryers, coolers,...

  • Fine Powder Processing Seminars Announced

    NETZSCH Trockenmahltechnik GmbH is a leader in the development and production of high-quality systems for the dry grinding of materials with small particle sizes. This know-how is passed on to interested users from other companies on a regular basis within the framework of two-day seminars. The...

  • OSHA Federal Advisory Council to Meet

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has scheduled a meeting of the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health on September 8, 2016, in Washington, D.C. The agenda includes updates on: •    Federal agencies' efforts on improving...

  • APAC Automated Material Handling Market to Hit $14B by 2021

    The Asia Pacific (APAC) region is expected to lead growth in automated material handling equipment markets through 2021 when the area’s market value is expected to reach $14.3 billion, a new study by market research firm Knowledge Sourcing Intelligence said. The market is projected to grow...

  • Food Processing and IIoT Merge in Bühler, Bosch Partnership

    Food processing technology and services firm Bühler and Bosch Connected Devices and Solutions are expanding a research and development partnership to combine Bosch’s expertise in the Industrial Internet of Things and sensor networks with Bühler’s developments in food...

  • Mettler Toledo Plans New State-of-the-Art Facility

    The Mettler Toledo Product Inspection Division will be building a new state-of-the-art facility to accommodate the growth of its business throughout the Americas. The new facility is expected to be completed in late 2017, and will be located 15 miles north of the division's current site in...

  • US Regulator Approves ChemChina’s $43B Purchase of Syngenta

    The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) approved a $43 billion sale of Swiss pesticide and seed producer Syngenta to Beijing-based ChemChina, the companies announced Monday. Syngenta said it expects the transaction to be completed by the end of 2016, though it is still...