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  • Milling Technologies for Coarse to Ultra-Fine Size Reduction

    On Wednesday, May 18 at 2PM (Eastern), Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems will host an educational webinar focusing on a variety of milling technologies for coarse to ultra-fine size reduction. The program will teach participants about: * Hammer and screen mills * Pin mills * Air classifying...

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  • PEBCO Appoints Finke President and COO

    Anna Bain Ladt Slater, Chairman of PEBCO Inc., announced the appointment of David L. Finke to the position of president and chief operating officer of the Paducah, KY-based company. Finke has a 27-year history with PEBCO, serving in various roles in sales, international sales, engineering...

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  • General Mills Divests Venezuela Business

    General Mills has completed the sale of its Venezuela business to Lengfeld Inc., a private, international investor with a presence in Venezuela. As a result, General Mills has exited the Venezuela market. The sale includes the Underwood, Rico Jam, and Frescarini brands, and all associated...

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  • U.S. Food Industry to Grow Through 2022

    The U.S. food industry is forecast to grow at a steady rate of 2.9 percent CAGR through 2022, according to the 2016 Food Packaging Trends and Advances report from PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies. Based on interviews from 70 professionals across the food...

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  • Conveying Equipment Orders up $860 Million in 2015

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reports that 2015 shipments in North America were up 7.7%. CEMA estimates that shipments totaled $11.923 billion for 2015, a record level and an increase of $860 million from 2014 shipments of $11.063 billion.   CEMA estimates that...

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  • 10,000 Severe Injuries Reported in First Year of OSHA Requirement

    In the first year of a new reporting requirement, employers notified the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) of more than 10,000 severe work-related injuries, creating the opportunity for the agency to work with employers to eliminate hazards and...

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  • Micromeritics Partners with Professor Andrew Cooper

    In the fast-paced and competitive world of materials discovery and porous materials research, producing results and conclusions quickly is essential. Professor Andrew Cooper, one of the most distinguished researchers in materials discovery, has first-hand experience of how partnering with...

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  • AGI to Acquire NuVision Industries

    Ag Growth International Inc. (AGI) has entered into a binding agreement to acquire NuVision Industries Inc., a premier designer and builder of complete turnkey fertilizer blending plants and material handling facilities. The acquisition of Western Canadian-based NuVision represents a significant...

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  • OSHA Fines Grain Handling Facility $122K

    Two to three seconds, that is how quickly flowing grain can trap a worker in a grain storage bin. Sixty seconds later, hundreds of pounds of grain can submerge and smother them. When it happens, more than half the time workers die by suffocation. Federal safety investigators found workers...

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  • Coperion Corporation Relocates

    Coperion GmbH, a subsidiary of Hillenbrand Inc., has realigned and relocated its North American operations from Ramsey, NJ to its other facilities located in Pitman, NJ, Wytheville, VA, and Houston. This realignment was implemented over an 18-month period from June 2014 until November 2015....

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