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  • New NFPA Educational Fund for Fire Protection Engineering

    The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) announced the creation of the Fire Protection Engineering Support Fund on Wednesday, which will support fire protection engineering education and research programs at three American universities.  Oklahoma State University Fire Protection &...

  • Leader of West Fertilizer Response to Lead Presentation

    The incident commander who lead a multi-agency response to the West Fertilizer Co. explosion in April 2013 is leading a presentation on the incident this April, according to an article published Wednesday in The [Montpellier, OH] Village Reporter. Frank Peterson, emergency management coordinator...

  • Endress+Hauser Offers Instrumentation Training

    Endress+Hauser is offering a series of instrumentation training courses this spring, combining classroom lecturing with hands-on training, the company announced in early April. Students will either train on Endress+Hauser’s Process Training Unit (PTU), a full-scale working process skid with...

  • Nestle Invests in Powder-Based Medical Foods

    Nestle’s Institute for Health Science in Lausanne, Switzerland is developing medical foods with the aim of tapping into an estimated $15 billion market for prescription-based powders and drinks for medical uses, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. The medical foods are used under...

  • Tyson Foods Names Senior VP of Strategy and New Ventures

    Tyson Foods Inc. named Monica McGurk senior vice president of strategy and new ventures, who will oversee the company’s strategic planning and new business efforts, the Springdale, AK-based company announced on Wednesday. Reporting to Tyson Foods president and CEO Donnie Smith, McGurk’...

  • Fike Corporation Merges UK Facilities

    Fike Corporation has merged its UK-based explosion, fire protection, and oil and gas facilities as part of the company’s plans to double takeover in the UK and Ireland in the next five years. Previously separate entities, the combination will enable Fike to provide protection for a wide...

  • Mettler Toledo Offers Webinar on Thermal Analysis

    Mettler Toledo, a global manufacturer of precision instruments, is leading a webinar on May 19 that explores thermal analysis techniques that assist in identifying process risk early in development. Analysis of thermal behavior can aid in ensuring safety as processes are implemented on a plant-...

  • Powder Show Conference Preview: NFPA's Susan Bershad

    Founded in 1896, The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) contributes knowledge on fire prevention to industry figures and decision makers with the aim of saving lives and reducing loss. Susan Bershad, senior chemical engineer at the NFPA, is leading a presentation on the organization’...

  • 44 Series Full Circle Screen Hammer Mill

    44 Series Full Circle Screen Hammer Mill Low speed (1,800 RPM), high production. Nearly full circle screen coverage of the 44” diameter rotor. The 44 Series full circle screen hammer mill is designed for very high production grinding of a wide variety of products. The nearly full circle screen...

  • Powder Show Conference Preview: John Lawrence of K-State

    Located in Salina, KS, the Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center opened in 2015 to research bulk solids material handling. The center, which shares space in the facility with Coperion K-Tron and Vortex Valves, is the first of its kind in America. Johnselvakumar Lawrence, the Bulk...