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  • Conveyor Equipment Association Announces New Member

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) announces that Applied Conveyor Technology Inc. has become its newest member.   Formed in 1991, The ACT Group comprises five separate companies operating under the same corporate umbrella. The five companies specialize in different...

  • Sonoco Names Saunders Senior VP

    Sonoco, one of the largest global diversified packaging companies, has elected Barry L. Saunders senior vice president and chief financial officer, according to Jack Sanders, president and chief executive officer. Saunders, 56, who previously served as the company's vice president and CFO...

  • Filtration Specialist Honored

    Porvair Filtration Group, an international leader in filtration and separation, has been honored with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade – the UK’s highest accolade for business success. The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise provide an opportunity to...

  • Free Webinar on Developing a Comprehensive Combustible Dust Safety Program

    Powder & Bulk Solids will present Developing a Comprehensive Combustible Dust Safety Program, the latest in its DryPro series of webinars, on Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 11am Eastern. Kevin Jeffries, VP - combustible dust consultant, Lewellyn Technology, will be the speaker for this...

  • Chemical Safety Board to Vote on Recommendations

    The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) recently voted to update the status of 16 recommendations resulting from 12 accident investigations, including key safety improvements resulting from the 2006 CAI/Arnel fire and explosion in Danvers, MA and the 2005 BP Texas City refinery fire and explosion. All...

  • App Enhances Employee Safety

    According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were slightly more than three million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses reported in 2013. While this number is lower than previous years, the question that remains is how many near misses occurred in the workplace that were not...

  • Prater Receives NPFA-69 Certification for Rotary Airlock Valve

    In February of 2015, Prater rotary airlock valves were tested at the Fike remote testing facility according to guidance found in NFPA 69. Fike concluded that Prater rotary airlock valves “were structurally sound, exhibiting no visually observable plastic deformation in any test....

  • Instrumentation Training Courses Announced

    Endress+Hauser announces its May and June 2015 schedule of instrumentation training courses. Classes typically are a combination of classroom and hands-on training on either the Endress+Hauser Process Training Unit (PTU), a full-scale, working process skid with on-line instrumentation and controls...

  • Sonoco Announces New Consumer Growth Projects

    Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, announced at its annual shareholders meeting that it will increase production capabilities and support R&D innovation through several significant growth projects for its consumer packaging businesses. Jack Sanders,...

  • Bosch Packaging Technology Receives Award

    Bosch Packaging Technology has received the internationally renowned “Red Dot Award” from the Design Zentrum Nordrhein-Westfalen in the category product design. The independent 38-member jury awarded the company with an “Honorable Mention” and acknowledges the well-...