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  • Fauske Offers NFPA 652 Dust Hazard Analysis Class

    Industrial and chemical process safety solutions provider Fauske & Associates is offering a course on the Dust Hazard Analysis (DHA) requirement in NFPA 652: Standard on the Fundamentals of Combustible Dust on Oct. 27 in Houston, TX. Presented by Dr. Ashok Ghose Dastidar, Ph.D, vice president...

  • MPI Manager Accredited as a Certified Food Safety HACCP Manager

    MPI's separation and electronic inspection product line manager, Frank Reda, has become a Certified Food Safety HACCP Manager (CFSHM) through The National Registry of Food Safety Professionals. This certification is awarded to individuals who demonstrate expert knowledge and skills on specific...

  • Tyson Announces $27 Million Expansion

    Tyson Fresh Meats Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Tyson Foods Inc., is investing $27 million to expand the production capacity of its case-ready beef and pork plant in Council Bluffs, IA. The project will include a 55,000-sq-ft addition for new production lines and warehouse space and...

  • Lorenz Remains One of Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies

    Canadian Business Magazine ranked Lorenz Conveying Products #476 as Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies on the 28th annual PROFIT 500 list.   The magazine ranks Canadian businesses by their revenue growth over five years. This is Lorenz’s third year in a row making the list....

  • Oberg Enters Additive Manufacturing Partnership with Pitt

    Oberg Industries, a provider of precision components and tooling products, is partnering with the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering to research solutions to problems in additive manufacturing, the company announced in a Sept. 8 press release. “This collaboration...

  • IMechE Holding Pneumatic Conveying Seminar this November

    The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) is presenting a one-day seminar on pneumatic conveying for bulk material handling facilities in London on Nov. 29. The organization said it is the only event in the UK that addresses engineering challenges for the pneumatic conveying community....

  • AbbVie Opens Its First Manufacturing Facility in Asia

    Global biopharmaceutical company AbbVie opened its 120,000-sq m small molecule active pharmaceutical ingredient facility in Singapore, the company’s first manufacturing facility in Asia, the company announced Wednesday. The facility’s debut represents the completion of the first phase...

  • Cargill Opens Dairy Industry Feed Plant in India

    Cargill opened its new Rs.88 crore dairy feed plant Wednesday in Bathinda, Punjab, India, the Minnetonka, MN-based company announced. The plant in India, the world’s largest consumer and producer of dairy products, will provide 10,000 metric tons of feed each month to dairy farmers in Punjab...

  • Farnish to Lead Storage and Flow Course at Bulk Solids Innovation Center

    The Kansas State University (KSU) Bulk Solids Innovation Center is offering a new short course focused on design, storage and flow with a renowned international industry expert serving as the lead lecturer. Richard Farnish, a senior research fellow, consultant, engineer, and professor with the...

  • Tyson Foods Recalls 130,000 Pounds of Chicken Nuggets

    Tyson Foods Inc. announced a voluntary recall of 5-lb bags of Tyson Fully Cooked Panko Chicken Nuggets that were sold at Costco locations nationwide and a small number of 20-lb cases of bulk Spare Time brand cooked nugget-shaped chicken breast pattie fritters with rib meat that were sold to a...