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  • Uhlmann Packaging Systems Joins Open-SCS Group

    Uhlmann Packaging Systems, a worldwide leader in pharmaceutical packaging, has become a member of the OPEN-SCS Working Group. More than 20 suppliers and pharmaceutical manufacturers are currently represented in the international working group, which is developing a communication standard for...

  • BEUMER Group to Deliver Four Belt Bucket Elevators to Cement Plant

    As a general contractor, the steelworks company Mostostal Kraków S.A. has entrusted BEUMER Group with the delivery of four high-capacity belt bucket elevators for the LafargeHolcim Ltd cement plant in Kujawy, Poland. These systems are part of a project to improve the production and the...

  • DuPont Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Tyvek

    DuPont Protection Solutions announces the 50th anniversary of DuPont Tyvek, a unique nonwoven material that has enabled new dimensions of protection, security, and safety in a wide variety of industries and applications.  To mark this major milestone, celebratory events will be held...

  • Flexco Marks 110th Anniversary

    Flexco, a provider of services and solutions for belt conveyors, marked 110 years in business last week with a series of celebrations, the Downers Grove, IL-based company announced Tuesday. Established on March 27, 1907, the firm was originally named the Flexible Steel Lacing Company and called a...

  • Real Good Food Acquires Majority Stake in Snack Bar Maker

    UK-based producer of food ingredients, premium bakery and cake decoration products Real Good Food plc acquired an 84.33% interest in Welsh food firm Brighter Foods, a manufacturer of snack bars, the companies announced in separate press releases Wednesday. “Brighter Foods fits well with our...

  • Fire Breaks Out in Corn Dryer at MN Ethanol Plant

    Firefighters responded to a two-alarm fire at the Heartland Corn Products ethanol plant in Winthrop, MN on Tuesday morning after a fire broke out in a corn dryer, the Mankato Free Press and the New Ulm Journal reported. Crews from the Winthrop and Gaylord fire departments responded to a fire call...

  • Select Sands to Acquire Rail Loading Facility in Arkansas

    Supplier of silica sands for fracking operations Select Sands Corp. signed a lease to purchase agreement to acquire the Diaz, AR site of Newport Rail Loading Facility LLC, a loading site connected to the Union Pacific Railroad mainline, the Vancouver, BC company announced Tuesday. Under the terms...

  • Del Monte Investing $22M in Delaware Distribution Center

    Del Monte Fresh Produce plans to invest $22 million in a new, 178,000-sq-ft facility in New Castle, DE that will serve as a major distribution hub for North America, particularly the U.S. East Coast, the Delaware Economic Development Office (DEDO) announced by press release Tuesday. The facility...

  • AGI Buys Grain Handling Equipment Maker Global Industries

    Ag Growth International Inc. (AGI) has acquired grain handling equipment manufacturer Global Industries Inc. for $100 million in an effort to expand AGI’s global footprint, the Winnipeg-based company announced Tuesday. “The U.S. grain market continues to be a core supplier of the world...

  • Evolva to Invest $60M in U.S. Ingredients Production Hub

    Swiss ingredients firm Evolva announced plans Monday to invest $60 million over the next three years to construct a fermentation and bioprocessing facility in Blair, NE to create an international hub for production of the firm’s specialty ingredients. Coinciding with the news of the planned...