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  • Nestle to Invest $39M in Ice Cream Plant Upgrade

    Food and beverage giant Nestle plans to invest CAD$51.1 million (about $39.5 million) to upgrade its ice cream production plant in London, ON, a company press release said Friday. A production site for Häagen-Dazs, Parlour, and Drumstick ice cream brands sold in Canada, the Swiss-owned...

  • Syncro Building Powder Technology Test Lab in Illinois

    Sales, service, and support firm Syncro USA recently kicked off construction on a new customer test lab for its CST brand of powder handling solutions in Antioch, IL, the company announced in a Mar. 1 press release. Primarily serving customers in the plastics, food, petrochemical, pharmaceutical,...

  • FLSmidth Closes Acquisition of Sandvik Mining Systems

    Cement and minerals equipment and services provider FLSmidth has completed its acquisition of the Sandvik Mining Systems projects unit as it assumed ownership of assets in South Africa, the Copenhagen, Denmark-based firm announced in a press release Thursday. “With the completion of the...

  • Peak Equipment to Represent Columbia Machine

    Columbia Machine announces that Peak Equipment has joined the Columbia family as an outside sales agency representing Columbia’s complete line of palletizing and load transfer solutions throughout Colorado, Wyoming, and New Mexico. Headquartered in Mead, CO, Peak Equipment was established in...

  • Standard Industrie International Celebrating 40 Years

    Since its creation in 1978, Standard Industrie International has designed equipment that facilitates the storage, flow, conveying, and cleaning of powdery bulk products. Hervé Simoëns, founder, came up with the idea that compacted powder can only empty from the silo with a large influx...

  • Study Finds Lead, Cadmium in Over 70% of Protein Powders

    A new study by a food labeling watchdog that screened 52 brands of protein powder products for more than 130 harmful contaminants revealed that more than 50% of the powders contain detectable levels of the heavy metals lead and Cadmium and the organic compound BPA. Published by the Clean Label...

  • ADM Acquires Stake in Russian Corn Wet Mill Business

    American agribusiness Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) recently entered into an agreement to purchase a 50% stake in the sweeteners and starches business of Russian firm Aston Foods and Food Ingredients, a press release announced Thursday. “ADM has substantially added to our global sweeteners...

  • Fette Compacting Takes over British Distributor Europharma

    Fette Compacting, a leader in high-performance machines and solutions for tablet production and capsule filling in the pharmaceutical industry, is taking over its distribution partner for the United Kingdom and Ireland, EuroPharma Machinery Ltd, from the founders Geraint Llewelyn and Stuart...

  • Porvair Acquires Keystone Filter

    Porvair Filtration Group has acquired Keystone Filter, a division of CECO Environmental Corp (CECO). The Company has acquired the goodwill, business, and trading assets of Keystone for cash. Keystone designs and manufactures a range of filter cartridges and housings for the food and beverage,...

  • Purdue Researchers Receive Natoli NP-400 Tablet Press

    Tablet press and tablet compression tooling manufacturer Natoli Engineering Company Inc. recently donated a NP-400 tablet press, operating software, and three sets of tooling to researchers at Purdue University’s Center for Particulate Products and Processes (CP3), a Feb. 21 company press...