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  • 21 Injured in Texas Chemical Plant Explosion

    Twenty-one workers were injured by an explosion and fire that occurred at approximately 10:22 a.m. CDT May 19 at Kuraray America Inc.’s EVAL facility in Pasadena, TX. At the time of the incident, 266 employees and contract personnel were onsite as part of a turnaround with heavy...

  • Campbell Soup CEO Quits, Brands to be Reviewed

    Campbell Soup Co. president and chief executive officer (CEO) and director, Denise M. Morrison, quit on May 18. Keith R. McLoughlin, 61, a Campbell board member since 2016, was named interim CEO and will also remain a member of the board to facilitate an orderly transition in management while...

  • USDA Secretary Perdue Lauds Removal of Rule for Farmers

    U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today applauded the removal of a burdensome regulation that has long plagued family farms. The rule requiring producers to obtain Data Universal Number System (DUNS) and System for Award Management (SAM) numbers to participate in U.S. Department of...

  • WAMGROUP Marks 50th Anniversary

    In the last five decades, WAMGROUP has become one of the worldwide leaders in the manufacture of screw conveyors and feeders, with an annual production of thousands of units in sizes varying from small screw diameters for mass production to diameters beyond four metres for special applications,...

  • Superior Offers Conveyor Components Accessories Catalog

    Superior Industries, Inc., a U.S.-based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, published a brand-new conveyor components accessories catalog. The manufacturer says the 50-page catalog includes data related to product part numbers, measurements, weights,...

  • Solberg Opens New Office in Germany

    Solberg, a manufacturer of Industrial filtration, separation, and silencing products, announced at ACHEMA 2018 the opening of its newest European office located in Nuremberg, GERMANY. Solberg International GMBH officially opened its doors on May 2, 2018.      The Solberg brand...

  • KROHNE Opens New Manufacturing Plant in Massachusetts

    KROHNE, Inc. opened its new flow and level instrument manufacturing and calibration facility, located in Beverly, MA on April 23, a company press release announced. The operations expansion in North America represents the company’s long-term commitment to manufacturing in the U.S. The new...

  • LORD Corp. Plans $80M Upgrade at Pennsylvania Facility

    Technology and manufacturing firm LORD Corporation plans to invest $80 million over the next five years to modernize and expand its adhesives, specialty chemicals, and coatings plant in Saegertown, PA, a company press release announced Thursday. “Following a rigorous national site selection...

  • Superior Ag to Open $20M Feed Mill in Indiana

    Farmer-owned cooperative Superior Ag plans to hold a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday to mark the opening of its new, $20 million feed mill in Dale, IN before the site becomes officially operational on June 1, the Dubois County Herald reported. “The new feed mill will promote efficiency,...

  • EPA Seeks Changes to Obama-Era Chemical Plant RMP Rules

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt signed a proposed rule on Thursday that aims to retract Obama-era changes to Risk Management Program (RMP) regulations for chemical plant accident preparedness and prevention. The Trump-led agency claims that getting rid of the...