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  • Grain Elevator Explodes in Ohio

    A grain elevator exploded a little before noon on Friday at Bunge North America, a global agribusiness and food ingredient company in Evandale, OH. No injuries have been reported, although several doors and windows were blown out by the force of the explosion. The building was evacuated - as...

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  • Sonoco to Acquire Weidenhammer Packaging Group

    Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Weidenhammer Packaging Group, Europe's leading provider of composite cans, composite drums, and rigid plastic containers, for approximately $383 million, in cash. The final...

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  • Malvern’s Rawle Talks TLAs in Plenary Lecture at Particulate Systems Analysis Conference

    Dr. Alan Rawle, applications manager for Malvern Instruments, will give a plenary lecture at Particulate Systems Analysis (PSA) 2014, organized by the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Particle Characterization Group. The event takes place September 15-17 at the Manchester Conference Centre,...

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  • Union Process Launches New Website

    Union Process Inc., a manufacturer of particle size reduction and dispersing equipment, as well as related services for a broad range of research and industrial applications, has launched a completely redesigned website at www.unionprocess.com. The site offers better navigation and easier...

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  • Micromeritics Announces Instrument Grant

    Micromeritics’ Instrument Grant Committee recently selected its latest grant recipient. A 3Flex surface characterization analyzer has been awarded to the Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering at ETH Zurich, Switzerland. “Our research focuses on the fundamental design and...

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  • Grain Bin Explosion Injures Seven

    Seven people were injured when an explosion occurred at Coshocton Grain Co. in Coshocton, OH just after 4pm Wednesday afternoon. According to co-owner Larry Endsley, all seven people were inside the bin at the time. Five of the victims were Coshocton Grain employees; two were state grain graders....

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  • Conveyor Manufacturer Expanding

    Ag Growth International, the parent company of Sioux Falls, SD-based Hi Roller Enclosed Belt Conveyors, announced plans to build a 120,000-sq-ft production facility for the company, which builds conveyors that handle grains and other dry and dusty products. Construction is expected to begin...

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  • Hartzell Air Movement Announces New Rep

    Hartzell Air Movement announces that Climatec Engineered HVAC Solutions is now its new manufacturer’s sales rep office in AZ, NM, and El Paso, TX. Climatec Engineered HVAC Solutions has been in business since 1975. Selling Hartzell industrial fans will be a smooth transition for the rep...

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  • Bipartisan Bill Designates ‘Manufacturing Universities’

    U.S. Senators Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) have introduced bipartisan legislation to help schools strengthen their engineering programs to meet the growing demands of 21st century manufacturing. The bill would designate 25 universities as ‘Manufacturing Universities...

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  • Dangerous Goods Instructors Symposium Set for September

    Labelmaster, a leading provider of solutions for hazardous material transport compliance, will host its 9th annual Dangerous Goods Instructors Symposium (DGIS) September 3-5 at the W Hotel in Scottsdale, AZ. The conference is free for professionals involved in the transportation of dangerous goods...

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