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  • Free Dust Collection Webinar

    Oftentimes, in dust collection systems, practitioners will fix one problem only to bring another into clear focus. Jonathan F. Hale, president, Air Systems Corp., will present a free webinar, "What Is the Weakest Link in Your Dust Collection System?" on Thursday, November 19 at 2pm...

  • Coperion’s Diverter Valve Wins Innovation Award

    Coperion was awarded the Food Safety Innovations Award for its CIP design WYK diverter valve at the 2015 International Dairy Show. One winner was selected in each of five categories of innovation: food safety, ingredients/flavorings/seasonings/additives, packaging, processing, and...

  • Two Hurt After Tanker Explosion

    Two workers were injured -- one critically -- when a tanker they were emptying that contained sodium hydroxide exploded Thursday morning in South Memphis, TN. The workers were offloading the contents into what they believed was an empty container but, according to a lieutenant with the Memphis...

  • General Kinematics Names North American Sales Director

    General Kinematics, manufacturer of custom engineered vibratory process equipment, announces the hire of Jim Egan to director of North American sales. With more than 20 years of manufacturing sales and marketing experience, Egan joins GK after a long career as sales manager for the Industrial...

  • ACM Facility Safety Offers 2016 Training Pass

    ACM Facility Safety announces the immediate availability of its 2016 Annual Training Pass for $2995 CAD, which gives the holder: •    Right to attend any ACM-instructed public training course held in Calgary, AB •    Ability to bring one extra...

  • Rotomixx Gets Major Design Enhancement

    Admix announces a design improvement and expansion to its Rotomixx product. The new modular gear drive accommodates larger motors than the previous design and is available in several speed ratios that optimize mixer sizing for better process results.   “The Rotomixx design change...

  • Chemical Safety Board to Hold Public Meeting

    The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) will convene a public meeting on November 23, 2015, starting at 1 p.m. EST in Washington, DC, at the CSB’s office located at 1750 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Suite 910. The meeting is free and open to the public. The Board will discuss investigations and...

  • DuPont Names Edward D. Breen Chair and CEO

    The DuPont board of directors has named Edward D. Breen the company’s chair and chief executive officer (CEO), effective immediately. Breen has served as interim chair and CEO of DuPont since October 16, 2015, and joined the company’s board in February 2015. “Ed Breen brings...

  • GEAPS/K-State Offer Record Number of Training Courses in 2016

    The Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University (K-State) unveiled the 33-course 2016 distance education program schedule. It is the most robust collection of online training courses the organizations have ever offered, with three new courses and one updated offering....

  • Worker Killed by Explosion at Soybean Plant

    A worker was killed by an explosion at the South Dakota Soybean Processing Plant in Volga, SD Thursday afternoon. Randy Satter, 39, was a welder working at the top of a storage tank at the time of his death. Workers were installing a catwalk above storage tanks for access when the explosion...