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  • Testing, Safety Consulting Services Address, Mitigate Combustible Dust Hazards

    Chilworth Technology Inc.’s dust explosion testing and process safety management services will help all process manufacturing industries - including agricultural - address OSHA’s hazard communications rule covering combustible dust. This rule was recently upheld by a federal appeals...

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  • Mobile Dust Collectors Provide Customer Training, Education

    Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC) announces an expanded fleet of mobile dust and fume collection systems that are available worldwide to provide training and education to customers. The trailer-mounted units are available on request and may be used for dust collection seminars or for more informal...

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  • ASTM Packaging Committee Honors Longtime Member

    Robert M. Fiedler, a Minneapolis-based principal associate and certified packaging engineer with Chainalytics, a recognized global leader in supply chain consulting, analytics, and market intelligence, has received the Alfred H. McKinlay Award from ASTM International Committee D10 on Packaging....

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  • Spee-Dee Appoints Design Engineer Technical Expert

    Cezary Mroz has been appointed as a design engineer technical expert for Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery Inc. In his new position, Mroz will handle technical aspects of engineering and development for the company’s auger and cup filler machines. Prior to joining Spee-Dee, Mroz was director...

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  • Vibrating Feeders and Conveyors Publication Available

    Vibra Screw Inc., an industry leader in bulk solids processing equipment, offers its new “Vibrating Feeders and Conveyors” brochure. The new publication describes the company’s line of vibrating feeders and conveyors that simply and economically feed powders, flakes, or...

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  • Dust Collector Manufacturer Announces New Rep

    Bulk Tec Equipment Inc. of Pittsburgh is now representing Sly Inc. in the Northern Ohio territory. Bulk Tec Equipment is a three-man team of John Fader, Bill Fader, and Bill Fedak. John Fader has been representing Sly in Western Pennsylvania for a number of years. Bill Fader has a BS in...

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  • Explosion Forces 60,000 People Indoors

    An explosion at a chemical plant in Igualda, Spain (40 miles from Barcelona) Thursday left an orange cloud over the area that forced more than 60,000 residents to remain inside their homes with the windows closed. According to reports, the explosion took place at about 9:45 am at a chemical...

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  • Free Fine Size Reduction Webinar

    The Mikro ACM air classifying mill, the first milling system to incorporate an internal classifier, was invented by Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems in 1962. The mill is an air-swept mechanical impact mill with a dynamic air classifier designed to grind an extensive range of materials down to a D98...

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  • US Labor Secretary Commends Bühler Aeroglide

    US Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez was in North Carolina to applaud a new workforce development and education initiative. During a roundtable discussion hosted by Bühler Aeroglide, Perez met with NC Commerce Secretary John Skvarla and other officials to discuss the importance of a skilled...

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  • Worker Hospitalized after Explosion

    A worker was hospitalized after an explosion Friday morning at Midwest Powder Coating Co. in St. Charles that caused $25,000 in damage. According to reports, the man's injuries are not life threatening. Firefighters found a small fire in a mixing vat in a mezzanine level of the building. The...

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