Utility Menu

Powder/Bulk Solids

The Source for Dry Processing and Bulk Handling Technology

Industry News

  • AGI Expands Food Industry Offerings with Acquisition

    Winnepeg, MB-based bulk commodities and food processing equipment solutions provider Ag Growth International Inc. (AGI) recently acquired expanded its solutions available to the food industry with the acquisition of Danmare Group Inc., the company announced in a press release Thursday. Danmare...

  • Siemens Partners with Patti Engineering

    Patti Engineering, a leading control system integration company based in Auburn Hills, MI, with offices in Texas and Indiana, announces that Siemens has named the company a MindSphere Gold Partner. The company is the first Hybrid Operational Technology (OT) Partner in the U.S. to expand its...

  • Firm to Open $3M Flaxseed Processing Plant in Minnesota

    Manitoba-based Pizzey Ingredients plans to dedicate $3.2 million toward the construction of a new, 20,000-sq-ft milling plant in Delano, MN in a bid to increase its production to meet rising demand, a press release Wednesday from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED...

  • Westlake Chemical to Invest $140M in Plant Expansion

    Moving to boost its production capacity of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and vinyl chloride monomer (VCM), Westlake Chemical Corporation announced plans to invest in the expansion of two plants in Germany and a facility in Geismar, LA. The Houston, TX-based firm intends to dedicate about $140 million...

  • Nestle USA Appoints New Chief Executive Officer

    As its current chief executive officer and market head Paul Grimwood prepares to step down this coming April, Nestle USA announced Tuesday that chief finance and strategic transformation officer Steve Presley will assume the company’s top role. “Steve has played a critical role in...

  • Production Halts at Tyson Plant Over Sanitation Concerns

    Food company Tyson Foods temporarily halted production at its Logsansport, IN pork processing plant on Tuesday as a result of “unsanitary conditions” at the facility, several local news organizations reported. An employee at the Tyson Fresh Meats plant, speaking under the condition of...

  • Storage Tank Explodes at Colorado Asphalt Plant

    A storage tank exploded and ignited into flames at the United Asphalts facility in Commerce City, CO Monday morning Flames were reported at the site at about 11:25 a.m. while workers at the site work heating the tank “to get the right consistency” of material, a spokesperson from the...

  • Oilseed Processing Plant Explosion Kills Two Workers

    Two workers are dead following an oil tank explosion and fire on Saturday at a Dieppe, France oilseed processing plant owned by Europe’s largest producer of biodiesel. “The explosion took place at the extraction station where an emptying operation took place. It caused the death of two...

  • Post Holdings to Open New $85M Egg Processing Facility

    Consumer packaged foods firm Post Holdings plans to make an investment of some $85 million to build a new, 150,000-sq-ft manufacturing plant in Norwalk, IA that will be operated by its subsidiary, Michael Foods, the St. Louis, MO-based company announced in a Feb. 16 press release. Focused on...

  • PepsiCo Moves to Close Sunflower Seed Processing Plant

    Food and beverage firm PepsiCo plans to close the Spitz sunflower seed processing plant in Bow Island, AB this July, impacting 53 workers at the facility “This was a business decision based on an extensive evaluation of the long-term viability of this site and its ability to meet our...