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  • Book Covers 49 CFR Hazmat Shipping and Transportation Regulations

    Labelmaster offers its Early 49 CFR book covering up-to-date domestic regulations for the shipping and transport of dangerous goods six months prior to release of the government 49 CFR. This exclusive resource includes requirements for markings, labels, placards, shipping papers, training,...

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  • Schust Now Represented by BLW Group

    Schust announces that BLW Group Inc. is now representing the territory of Arkansas, North Mississippi, West Tennessee, and the southwest corner of Kentucky. BLW Group has been in business for more than 65 years and is a veteran-owned business. Schust is honored to be able to work with BLW...

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  • Bunting Magnetics Donates $100,000

    Bunting Magnetics Co. will donate $100,000 toward a new regional YMCA complex planned for construction in Newton, KS, where Bunting Magnetics is based.   The Bunting donation will aid the local area in meeting the $5 million in private funds necessary to move the project ahead. "...

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  • Chemical Plant Explosion Injures 66

    An explosion November 6 at the Rigoni chemical facility in Córdoba, located in north western Argentina, injured 66, including police and firefighters, according to the Buenos Aires Herald. The blast also damaged about 20 buildings and left a huge crater in the facility's backyard. A gas...

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  • SOCMA Announces Performance Improvement Award Winners

    More than 28 member facilities will receive 2014 Performance Improvement Awards for their outstanding commitment to continuous improvement in environmental, health, safety, and security (EHS&S) practices at the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) 93rd Annual Dinner on...

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  • Atlas Copco Included in UN Global Compact 100 Stock Index

    The Atlas Copco Group (Atlas Copco AB) has been included in the United Nations Global Compact 100 Stock Index. The index recognizes companies that demonstrate sustainable business practices and strong financial performance.         “We are excited to be...

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  • Vortex Announces Representative in Sweden

    Vortex announces the appointment of NaW Trading as the company’s exclusive representative in Sweden, Norway, and Finland. NaW offers dry bulk material handling solutions in the processing, seaport, power, and mining industries.   “NaW Trading is a young company,” said...

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  • Sonoco Completes Acquisition of Weidenhammer Packaging Group

    Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, has completed the acquisition of Weidenhammer Packaging Group (WPG), Europe's leading provider of composite cans along with composite drums and rigid plastic containers, for approximately $360 million, in cash. "We are...

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  • WeighPack Systems Appoints Engineering Manager

    WeighPack Systems Inc., a leading provider of high performance packaging solutions, announces the appointment of Armin Syroos as engineering manager. Syroos’s experience includes over 15 years working for Krones and Sidel, a leading packaging equipment supplier for the beverage industry...

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  • Chemical Activity Barometer Suggests Growth

    The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), featured a slight decline of 0.1% this month, which is a deceleration from the 0.1% gain in September, as measured on a three-month moving average (3MMA). Despite the slight decline...

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