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  • Hyer Named President of Thayer Scale, Hyer Industries

    Thayer Scale, Hyer Industries Inc., a manufacturer of continuous weighing products, announces that David Hyer has been promoted to the position of president. Hyer has more than 25 years of experience in a variety of capital equipment product businesses. He was most recently vice president and...

  • Belt Conveyor Guide Now Available in Spanish

    CEMA announces that the Spanish version of the seventh edition Belt Conveyors for Bulk Materials, with Metric Conversion, is now available in print and pdf format. The first edition of the guide was released in 1966, and was 331 pages. This new Spanish version of the seventh edition contains...

  • DNS Capital Acquires IMI Holdings

    DNS Capital announces the acquisition of IMI Holding Corp. (IMI Holdings), the parent company of Industrial Magnetics Inc. (IMI), Prater Industries Inc., and Sterling Controls Inc., from Chattanooga-based private equity firm, River Associates Investments LLC. Terms of the transaction were not...

  • Endress+Hauser and CompuCal Partner

    Endress+Hauser, provider of process instruments, and CompuCal Calibration Solutions, provider of calibration management software, have teamed up to provide their U.S. customers with a world-class comprehensive calibration management solution with access via a scalable architecture. Customers now...

  • USDA Proposes to Improve Food Access, Healthy Choices

    U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) under secretary for food, nutrition and consumer services Kevin Concannon announced a proposed rule designed to provide Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants increased access to healthy foods by requiring stores that accept SNAP to stock...

  • Equipment Needed at Bulk Solids Innovation Center

    The Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center (BSIC) is seeking donations as a part of our equipment acquisition strategy for specialty lab equipment for conducting bulk solids research and education. The following list provides examples of some of the equipment needed for both short...

  • General Mills Celebrating 150 Years

    General Mills announced plans for a year-long celebration of its 150th birthday. To celebrate its impact on a century and a half of food around the world, General Mills will share and highlight nostalgic food memorabilia from its historical archives. And honoring its journey of developing...

  • Three Workers Suffer Amputations at Food Processing Plant

    A leading supplier of frozen specialty foods is facing more than $172,000 in fines after two workers at its Salina facility suffered amputations in separate incidents and a third suffered lacerations and burns. The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration...

  • OSHA Seeks Input on Health Hazards of Chemicals

    As part of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA’s) efforts to protect workers from the hazards of chemicals, the agency plans to issue new guidance on how to apply the Weight of Evidence approach when dealing with complex scientific studies. On February 16, OSHA...

  • Vibra Screw Signs Exclusive License Agreement

    Vibra Screw Inc. has expanded its vibratory feeder and conveyor lines through an exclusive license agreement with Mavi Maquinas Vibratorias Ltda, Brazil.   The agreement, covering North America, gives Vibra Screw access to Mavi's 50 years of experience, which has helped make them the...