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  • IMechE Holding Pneumatic Conveying Seminar this November

    The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) is presenting a one-day seminar on pneumatic conveying for bulk material handling facilities in London on Nov. 29. The organization said it is the only event in the UK that addresses engineering challenges for the pneumatic conveying community....

  • AbbVie Opens Its First Manufacturing Facility in Asia

    Global biopharmaceutical company AbbVie opened its 120,000-sq m small molecule active pharmaceutical ingredient facility in Singapore, the company’s first manufacturing facility in Asia, the company announced Wednesday. The facility’s debut represents the completion of the first phase...

  • Cargill Opens Dairy Industry Feed Plant in India

    Cargill opened its new Rs.88 crore dairy feed plant Wednesday in Bathinda, Punjab, India, the Minnetonka, MN-based company announced. The plant in India, the world’s largest consumer and producer of dairy products, will provide 10,000 metric tons of feed each month to dairy farmers in Punjab...

  • Farnish to Lead Storage and Flow Course at Bulk Solids Innovation Center

    The Kansas State University (KSU) Bulk Solids Innovation Center is offering a new short course focused on design, storage and flow with a renowned international industry expert serving as the lead lecturer. Richard Farnish, a senior research fellow, consultant, engineer, and professor with the...

  • Tyson Foods Recalls 130,000 Pounds of Chicken Nuggets

    Tyson Foods Inc. announced a voluntary recall of 5-lb bags of Tyson Fully Cooked Panko Chicken Nuggets that were sold at Costco locations nationwide and a small number of 20-lb cases of bulk Spare Time brand cooked nugget-shaped chicken breast pattie fritters with rib meat that were sold to a...

  • Mechanical Failure Leads to Grain Elevator Dust Explosion

    Investigators said mechanical failure is the cause of a grain elevator dust explosion in Francesville, IN Monday that left a truck driver and a firefighter with serious burn injuries, several news organizations reported. “What happened was there was a catastrophic failure of the downward leg...

  • Schneider Electric Releases Process Design Cloud Platform

    Schneider Electric recently announced the debut of its SimSci Online platform, which it calls “the first” process design and engineering simulation software as a service (SAAS), the Pasadena, CA-based company announced Sept. 14. A cloud software platform that brings together Schneider...

  • Vortex Appoints IBC as New UAE Agent

    Vortex Global Ltd, a solids and bulk handling components company, announces the appointment of Integrated Business Corp. (IBC) as its new agent in United Arab Emirates, Oman, and Kuwait.    IBC is a portal company who utilizes local knowledge of developing projects to integrate...

  • Spiroflow Automation Solutions Opens New Office

    Spiroflow Automation Solutions Inc., an emerging leader in the control systems integration industry, announces the opening of its new office in Greer, SC. The office will provide capacity for increased customer support, engineering, sales, service, human resources, and leadership functions....

  • Changes on Nestlé’s Executive Board

    Luis Cantarell, executive vice president and head of Zone EMENA, will take a well-deserved retirement on December 31, 2016 after a long and distinguished career of 40 years in the group. Since joining the Nestlé executive board in 2003, Cantarell led Zone Europe from 2005 and Zone Americas...