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  • Bemis Co. Announces Intent to Acquire Remaining Shares of South American Subsidiary

    Bemis Company, Inc. has announced that its wholly owned Brazilian subsidiary intends to submit a tender offer for all outstanding publicly owned shares of Dixie Toga S.A.  Shares of Dixie Toga S.A. are traded on the São Paulo Stock Exchange. Additionally, an agreement has been reached...

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  • U.S. Freight Railroads Continue to See Traffic Gains

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has reported that for the week ended May 8, 2010, U.S. freight railroads continued to experience traffic gains for the 11th consecutive week. U.S. railroads originated 288,905 carloads last week, up 14.7 percent from the comparable week in 2009. However,...

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  • B&W Wins Substantial Mobile Ship-Loader System Order in Algeria

    The UK-based port mobile plant specialist B&W Mechanical Handling Ltd has won an order for two of its ‘top of the range’ mobile ship-loader systems from North African consortium Sorfert Algeria for deployment in the Port of Arzew. The purchase is part of a much bigger $2 billion...

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  • Columbian TecTank Announces New Sales Managers

    Columbian TecTank is pleased to announce the addition of two new managers to lead to the company’s growing sales team. Erica Reading will serve as Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) sales manager, while Darin Cesan will lead the company’s liquid sales team in the role of liquid...

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  • PVS Technologies to Build Iron Salts Plant at PPG Natrium Site

    PPG Industries has announced that it has reached an agreement with PVS Technologies (PVS) regarding the construction of a PVS facility at PPG’s Natrium, WV, chlor-alkali and derivatives plant, where PVS will manufacture iron salts. The new plant is expected to begin operation in late 2010....

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  • Screening Strategies Announces New Division Manager

    Ferdinand Schön has been promoted to division manager for Screening Strategies, a division of Triple/S Dynamics. In his position as sales engineer, Schön lead the efforts in retaining and gaining new customers. In addition to his previous duties, he will also be spearheading the direction...

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  • 3i's Technologies Launches BatcHHouse Products and Services at PTXi

    3i’s Technologies launched its new process technology products and services at the PTXi Trade Show, May 4-6, in Rosemont, IL. The company specializes in precision dynamic weighing and batching systems. Products and services include feeding/batching/material handling equipment, systems design/...

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  • Brookfield Offers Texture Analysis Course

    Brookfield Offers Texture Analysis Course Brookfield is offering a course featuring its CT3 texture analyzer, an instrument that helps manufacturers deliver consistent products. The course provides insight into various test methods for performing texture analysis on foods and the hands-on...

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  • Eastman Chemical Co. Receives Awards for Energy Efficiency

    For the 17th consecutive year since the program began, Eastman Chemical Co. earned energy efficiency awards from the American Chemistry Council (ACC). As part of the Responsible Care program, the ACC honors specific projects that have achieved distinction in reducing energy consumption and...

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  • AAR Reports Growth in U.S. Rail Freight Traffic Continues

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reports that the growth in rail freight traffic continued during the week ended May 1, 2010, as all 19 carload freight commodities and both intermodal categories were up from a year ago for the second consecutive week. U.S. railroads originated 295,718...

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