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  • DowDuPont Plans $100M Expansion of Manufacturing Plant

    Seeking to expand the specialty materials production capacity of its Orange, TX manufacturing plant, DowDuPont said in a release Monday that the firm plans to invest $100 million in the site over the next two years. The move will boost the Sabine River Works site’s output of the firm’s...

  • Gemco Valve Receives ISO 9001:2015 Certification

    Gemco Valve recently announced the company’s certification to conform with the ISO 9001:2015 quality management system standard for the design and manufacture of industrial valves. A few years ago, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), an independent, non-governmental...

  • Flavor Solutions Firm Lyons Magnus Names New CEO

    A former Campbell Soup Company executive was named as the new chief executive officer of fruit and flavor solutions firm Lyons Magnus Inc. this week as the present CEO Robert Smittcamp prepares to step down. Ed Carolan will take the top post at Lyons Magnus on May 15. Smittcamp, who served as...

  • Ingredients Firm Parker Products Opens New Plant in Texas

    Inclusions and specialty food ingredients firm Parker Products plans to hold an opening ceremony for its new plant in Fort Worth, TX on Apr. 18, 2018, the company announced in a press release Monday. “Everyone at Parker is very excited about the opening of our new facility, and we are proud...

  • Corning Plans New Manufacturing Plant in North Carolina

    Specialty materials and technology manufacturer Corning Inc. plans to invest in a new manufacturing plant in North Carolina to increase the firm’s production capacity for Valor Glass pharmaceutical packaging. “Making this next-generation product requires a new, advanced manufacturing...

  • The Andersons Closes Sale of Grain Elevators to Tyson

    Tyson Foods subsidiary Tyson Local Grain Services completed its acquisition of three grain elevators located in Tennessee from agribusiness The Andersons on Monday, a press release announced. The Springdale, AR-based firm now owns elevators in Humboldt, Kenton, and Dyer. The Andersons said in a...

  • Syngenta Starts $30M Expansion of Seed Production Site

    Seed supplier and agricultural chemicals producer Syngenta commenced construction this week on a $30 million expansion of its Nampa, ID seed production and research facility, the Idaho Press-Tribune reported Wednesday. Following completion of the project in 2019, most of Syngenta Crop Protection...

  • JBS to Add Four New Lines, Hire 200 Workers at Pork Plant

    About 200 new workers will be hired at the Beardstown, IL pork plant owned by JBS USA to work on four new ham-boning production lines that will be built at the facility this year, the Jacksonville [IL] Journal-Courier reported Thursday. “These new ham-boning lines are something JBS has...

  • Explosion at Aluminum Plant Kills 3, Injures 3

    An explosion at an aluminum plant in Yongi City, China early Tuesday morning killed left three people dead, Chinese state-run news organization Xinhua reported. Three others were injured in the wake of the blast. Local officials told the news organization on Wednesday that the incident at the...

  • Fire Destroys Section of Alabama Plastics Plant

    Officials are investigating the cause of a two-alarm fire last Saturday afternoon that destroyed a section of the Kasai North America plastics plant in Prattville, AL, local news organizations reported this week. Initially responding to a call for a “Water Flow” issue, firefighters...