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  • Ross Opens Online Store

    Charles Ross & Son Company, a leading manufacturer of specialty mixing, blending, drying, and dispersion equipment, announces the opening of its online store. Visitors to www.mixers.com will see the new Buy Online tool prominently displayed in the banner. Initially featured products include...

  • Purdue’s CP3 to Discuss Tableting Research at Powder Show

    Known as “CP3,” Purdue University’s Center for Particulate Products and Processes in West Lafayette, IN operates a particle, powder, and compact characterization laboratory and a continuous solids processing pilot plant in a quest to boost the quality of particulate products and...

  • Sturtevant and Komarek Announce Strategic Partnership

    Sturtevant, a Hanover, MA-based manufacturer and global supplier of size reduction and air classification solutions, has entered into a strategic partnership with KR Komarek, a Wood Dale, IL-based manufacturer and global supplier of custom briquetting and compacting solutions. The partnership...

  • Breedon to Buy Construction Materials Firm Lagan for $650M

    UK firm Breedon Group plc plans to buy a Belfast, Ireland-based building materials provider Lagan Group to expand its positon in markets in the UK and Ireland, a press release announced Tuesday. Priced at £455 million, or about $650 million, the transaction includes Lagan’s business in...

  • Mondelez Inaugurates $90M Biscuit Manufacturing Plant

    Global food and beverage firm Mondelez International officially inaugurated a new, $90 million manufacturing site for biscuits in Manama, Bahrain on Tuesday, expanding its presence in the Gulf region and beyond. Billed as the “Factory of the Future,” the plant will produce a number of...

  • Cargill Moves to Shutter North Dakota Malt Plant

    Citing a decline in demand for beer brewing malt, American agribusiness Cargill said it plans to close its malt plant in Spiritwood, ND this fall, impacting some 55 workers at the facility, the company told local news organizations. “The decision to close a plant is never easy, but reduced...

  • Kimberly-Clark Invests $100M in Alabama Mill Expansion

    Aiming to boost production of bath tissue at its Mobile, AL manufacturing site, personal and health care products maker Kimberly-Clark Corporation announced plans to invest over $100 million in an expansion project at the Alabama facility, a company press release issued last Thursday said....

  • Pharmaceutical Firm Sanofi Invests $433M in New Factory

    Global biopharmaceutical firm Sanofi plans to build a new manufacturing plant for vaccines at its Sanofi Pasteur Canadian headquarters in Toronto, the firm announced in a press release last Thursday. Investing CAD$500 million, or about $433 million, in the project, the drug maker said it is...

  • Explosion at the Largest 3M Plant in the U.S. Injures 3

    A “process upset” during caused a piece of equipment to explode at a 3M's production site in Hutchinson, MN last Thursday, injuring three people and causing part of the plant to be shut down while an investigation into the cause was conducted. The explosion occurred at about 1:30 p...

  • Monthly Conveying Equipment Orders Soar 35%

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reports that its February 2018 booked orders increased 35.7% when compared to February 2017 orders. When compared to January 2018, February 2018 booked orders were down 4.6%. February booked orders were down 1.6% for Bulk Handling Equipment...