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  • Eriez Celebrates 75th Anniversary

    This year marks 75 years in business for Erie, PA-based Eriez. From humble beginnings in 1942, Eriez has evolved into a world leader in separation technologies, with manufacturing facilities in Australia, Brazil, China, India, Japan, Mexico, South Africa, and the UK, as well as its Erie...

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  • Kemutec Appoints New Sales Manager

    Kemutec, a leading supplier of powder processing equipment, has appointed Simon Howard as sales manager. Howard rejoins Kemutec after a few years away. His objective will be to build on Kemutec’s recent success and growth with new business strategies and the continued development of the...

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  • Columbia/Okura Partners with Statec Binder

    Columbia/Okura LLC, a leading provider of robotic palletizing solutions, announces the formation of a strategic alliance with Statec Binder, a high-performance packaging and palletizing supplier, specializing in highly efficient bagging solutions.     This customer-focused...

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  • ADM to Expand Storage Capacity at Golden Peanut Facility

    Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) subsidiary Golden Peanut and Tree Nuts announced an investment in a new warehouse at the firm’s receiving and storage facility in Alejandro Roca, Argentina in a press release Thursday. “Argentina is one of the largest producers of edible peanuts in...

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  • Survey Finds Pig Diets Influence Purchases by Millennials

    Amid public criticism following recent news reports that Skittles are being used as an ingredient in feed for production animals, Cargill released the findings of a survey Tuesday showing that the diet of pigs is a significant influence on the pork purchasing decisions of millennials. The...

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  • Man Falls to Death in Hopper During Fertilizer Unloading

    A 50-year-old worker died Wednesday morning after he fell into a covered hopper railcar during an attempt to clear a jam and was buried by granular fertilizer, several local media sources reported. Workers from Crop Productions Services were unloading fertilizer with a chute from a covered hopper...

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  • BASF Offers Crop Protection Solutions for Rice in India

    German chemical company BASF held an event in Hyderabad, India on Wednesday to launch its crop protection solutions for rice in India, one of the largest producers of the grain in the world, the company announced. “Our aim is to help India’s rice growers to realize their full potential...

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  • AkzoNobel Plans $10M Expansion of Tennessee Facility

    Paint, coatings, and specialty chemicals manufacturer AkzoNobel is expanding production and adding about 70 staff positions at its Nashville, TN facility, the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development announced Tuesday. The facility is part of the company’s Performance...

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  • Matcon Appoints Pharmaceutical Business Line Director

    Richard Lockwood has been appointed as the new pharmaceutical business line director at Matcon, taking over from Shaun Baker who leaves the company after eight years of service. In his previous role within the sales team, Lockwood worked tirelessly to create successful markets for Matcon in...

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  • Kraft Heinz and Oprah Winfrey Announce Joint Venture

    The Kraft Heinz Co. and Oprah Winfrey announce a joint venture, Mealtime Stories LLC, whose mission is to create a new line of food that will make real, nutritious products more accessible to everyone. The initial offering will be ready to eat refrigerated products across multiple categories...

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