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  • Kraft Heinz Considering Three Plant Closures

    Kraft Heinz Co. is considering closing three upstate NY plants in a move to cut costs. “These three New York factories are under close review and an announcement about their future will be communicated in the next week or so,” said Kraft Heinz spokesman Michael Mullen. The...

  • Snyder's-Lance to Acquire Diamond Foods Inc.

    Snyder's-Lance Inc. and Diamond Foods Inc. announced Thursday that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Snyder's-Lance will acquire all outstanding shares of Diamond Foods in a cash and stock merger transaction for approximately $1.91 billion, including the assumption...

  • Three Million Non-Fatal Workplace Injuries, Illnesses

    Results from the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses show that private industry employers reported nearly three million non-fatal workplace injuries and illnesses in 2014. While the total recordable cases incidence rate fell 0.1 cases per 100 full-time...

  • General Mills Considering Closing Two Facilities

    General Mills today announced a preliminary decision to close its manufacturing facility in East Tamaki, New Zealand, as well as a proposal that could lead to the closure of its manufacturing facility in Berwick, UK. The preliminary decision on the New Zealand plant is subject to consultation...

  • Kalenborn Abresist Names Jones Supply Chain Manager

    Kalenborn Abresist Corp., a leader in the design and supply of wear solutions for a wide range of industries utilizing various mineral and metallic solutions, has named Mark Jones as supply chain manager. Jones will be responsible for ordering all materials, locating any new suppliers and all...

  • Eriez Offers Equipment Rebuilds, Repairs, Re-Certification

    The Eriez 5-Star Service Center, located at the company’s plant in Erie, PA, keeps equipment operating at peak performance to reduce downtime and enable maximum profitability. The state-of-the-art facility is fully staffed and equipped to handle customers’ rebuild, repair, and re-...

  • Cemtrex to Acquire Leading Filtration Solutions Provider

    Cemtrex Inc., a diversified industrial and manufacturing leader, entered into a Letter of Intent on October 28, 2015, to acquire a leading air filtration solutions provider ("Target") based in the U.S. The Target is a provider of clean air products and services for industrial,...

  • Cargo Desiccant Earns Sustainability Excellence Label

    Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces EcoTain status for cargo desiccant Container Dri II, recognizing the best-in-class sustainability and performance excellence of its cargo protection solution. Container Dri II was screened against 36 criteria in all three...

  • Evonik Opens Expanded Silica Production Facilities

    Evonik opened its expanded facilities in Ako, Japan, where the company will produce its Sipernat and Carplex lines of specialty silicas. The investment represents a roughly 50 percent increase in Evonik’s Japanese production capacity for specialty silicas, which the specialty chemicals...

  • NDC Technologies Receives ISO 9001:2008 Recertification

    NDC Technologies, a leading global provider of precision measurement and control solutions, announces its Quality Management System (QMS) has been recertified for ISO 9001:2008 by DNV-GL Business Assurance for the design, manufacture, and service of continuous process measurement and control...