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  • National Combustible Dust Standard Delayed Again

    By Joe Florkowski OSHA has moved plans to adopt combustible dust regulations to long-term actions, meaning that the process of adopting rules to prevent accidents, fires, and explosions within industries that use such material will be delayed again. The White House released its Unified Agenda of...

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  • Sturtevant Welcomes Steve Puleo as New Product Manager

    Sturtevant, a leading manufacturer of material processing equipment, recently hired Steve Puleo as product manager, reporting directly to Sam Rajkovich, director of sales & marketing. In this position, Puleo is responsible for business development activities related to the Simpactor,...

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  • Lower Oil Prices, End Use Market Recovery Lifts American Chemistry

    Despite facing global headwinds, American chemistry expanded at a healthy 2 percent growth rate in 2014, and is expected to reach a 3.7 percent gain in output in 2015, before hitting 3.9 percent in 2016, according to the Year End 2014 Chemical Industry Situation and Outlook, published by the...

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  • Lee Morgan Named President of The Systems Group

    The Systems Group (TSG), a diverse group of companies engaged in fabrication, plant maintenance, and construction for steel mills, foundries, metal processing plants, petrochemical plants, and manufacturing facilities, announces that Lee Morgan has joined the company as its new president....

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  • Dangerous Goods Code Requirements for Shipping by Vessel

    The 37th Amendment to the International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code, the international guide for the latest rules and regulations defining the legal transport of dangerous goods by cargo and passenger ships, is now available from Labelmaster. The two-volume resource includes...

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  • Conveyor Equipment Orders Increase 59%

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its October 2014 booked orders increased 16.1% when compared to October 2013 orders and 59.5% when compared to September 2014. October booked orders were up 14.3% for Bulk Handling Equipment and up 101.6% for Unit Handling...

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  • Variable Speed Drive Technology Saves Customers $300M

    Since its launch in 1994, Atlas Copco Compressors’ variable speed drive (VSD) technology has saved customers in the U.S. an estimated $300 million in energy costs.                   “Our commitment to...

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  • NORRES Supports Children’s Hospice

    Gelsenkirchen hose manufacturer NORRES has upheld its long-term Christmas tradition of making a donation to the Arche Noah. By doing this, the firm supports the work of the only Gelsenkirchen children’s hospice in the region. During the official donation ceremony, Frank Petersen,...

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  • UniTrak Expands Production Process

    UniTrak Corporation Ltd is making a significant investment to expand the production line capabilities at its Port Hope, Ontario facility. The enhanced production process will be fully operational by mid-December, 2015. "The investment we are making further advances our capability to even...

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  • Corrugated, Paperboard Box Demand to Exceed $39 Billion

    Corrugated and paperboard box demand in the U.S. is forecast to increase 2.6 percent per year to $39.4 billion in 2018, improving from the performance of the recession-impacted 2008-2013 period. Gains will be driven by a rebound in manufacturing output and continued expansion of the overall economy...

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