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  • Metso and CDE Team Up to Target India’s Manufactured Sand Market

    Helsinki, Finland-based provider of industrial machinery solutions Metso and CDE Global, a maker of wet processing equipment from Northern Ireland, entered a marketing cooperation agreement to collaborate in providing manufactured sand solutions in India, Metso announced in a press release Tuesday...

  • ISA to Host Pharmaceutical Industry Cybersecurity Meetup

    The International Society of Automation (ISA) is hosting an invitation-only meeting of pharmaceutical industry executives on May 16 in Framingham, MA to discuss cybersecurity challenges impacting the automation industry and potential solutions, the organization announced Tuesday. “In this...

  • Firmenich Building Flavors Manufacturing Plant in China

    The world’s largest privately held flavor and fragrance producer, Firmenich, held a groundbreaking ceremony Monday to initiate the construction of a flavors manufacturing facility in Zhangjiagang, China, the Swiss firm announced by press release. The company said the new facility will enable...

  • Crews Put Out Conveyor Fire at TN Asphalt Plant

    Firefighters extinguished a conveyor belt fire that broke out at a Greenville, TN asphalt plant Monday night, stopping the flames before they reached a fuel tank, several local news organizations reported Tuesday. President of the Summers-Taylor asphalt plant, Grant Summers, told local television...

  • Eli Lilly to Invest $850M in U.S. Operations

    Pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly and Company intends to invest $850 million in its manufacturing, laboratories, and other facilities within the United States this year in support of the firm’s “potential for growth” and “longstanding commitment to the U.S. market,” the...

  • ADM Eyes Acquisition of French Sweetener and Starch Firm

    Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) announced Monday that the Chicago-based corporation was given exclusivity in its proposed purchase of Chamtor, a provider of wheat-based sweeteners and starches based in France. “After adding to our sweetener and starch capabilities in eastern Europe, we are...

  • Processing Equipment Contamination Leads to Beef Recall

    35,168 lb of frozen ready-to-eat beef taquito products are being recalled by Lampasas, TX-based food processor Ajinomoto Windsor Inc. after customers found rubber and white plastic contaminants in some of the firm’s goods, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and...

  • Kraft Heinz Cuts 200 Jobs in North America

    About 200 white-collar employees of Kraft Heinz Co. based in the United States and Canada were laid off last week as the food company endeavors to cut costs, numerous news media organizations reported March 24. The job cuts, which impact a number of employees at the firm’s co-headquarters...

  • Air Jet Sieve Workshop April 4 and 5

    Hosokawa Mikro air jet sieve model MAJSx is one of the world’s leading powder analysis instruments, offering a simple, accurate, repeatable analysis. The MAJSx is easy to operate with on-screen instructions to assist users with frequent, fast testing. This “hands-on” course is...

  • Mosaic Fined CN$85K after Worker’s Leg Crushed in Conveyor

    The Mosaic Co. was ordered to pay a CN$85,400 fine by a Canadian provincial court after pleading guilty to violations of occupational health and safety laws relating to a February 2014 incident where a worker’s leg was crushed in a conveyor at a Mosaic potash mine in Saskatchewan, several...