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  • Köster Honored as Entrepreneur of the Year

    Dr. Ralf Köster, CEO, BARTEC Group, is the recipient of the 2015 "Entrepreneur Of The Year" award, in the “industry” category, aimed at distinguishing leadership excellence in mid-sized German companies. In awarding the price, the jury particularly recognized Kö...

  • West, TX Explosion Lessons Learned

    A federal agency’s review of the lessons learned at the West, TX fertilizer fire and explosion in April 2013 highlighted the last day of the Powder & Bulk Solids Texas Conference & Exhibition Wednesday at the NRG Center in Houston. Manny Ehrlich, board member with the U.S. Chemical...

  • Powder Show Texas Starts Off Strong

    Powder Show Texas opened its first day to a strong exhibition and conference agenda, attracting attendees from across the region to the NRG Center in Houston. The show continues on Wednesday, Oct. 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Highlights of the first day included: - Keynote panel "A Glimpse into...

  • Food Processing Certification Course Offered

    Two New Mexico State University (NMSU) professors will host a two-day certification course designed for managers and supervisors of food processing operations around the region. The course, “Better Process Control School for Acidified Foods Only,” will take place from 7:30 a.m.-5:...

  • OSHA Fines Bag Manufacturer $84K

    Bancroft Bags Inc., West Monroe, LA, was cited for 16 serious violations by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for failing to guard machinery and implement appropriate shut down procedures. The proposed penalties total $84,000. OSHA...

  • Nestlé to Invest $70 Million in Product Technology Center

    Nestlé Health Science is investing USD 70 million to create a Nestlé Product Technology Center (NPTC) at the New Jersey Center of Excellence in Bridgewater, NJ. The Center will be dedicated to developing innovative nutritional solutions and will open in 2016. Nestlé Health...

  • 4B Components Names National Sales Manager

    4B Components Ltd, a worldwide manufacturer of material handling and electronic components for bucket elevators and conveyors, announces the recent hiring of Randy Longbrake as national sales manager for the material handling division. Longbrake comes with a wealth of experience from within...

  • Kemutec Appoints New Operations Manager

    Kemutec Group Inc. has been appointed Steve Mines as operations manager at its Bristol, PA facility.   Mines joins Kemutec at a time of continued business growth to strengthen the management team and to take charge of all supply chain and site operational requirements. This includes...

  • Tenova to Sell Assets of Bateman Projects to SGS

    Tenova has entered into final negotiations with SGS to sell its EPCM business operations based in South Africa, Bateman Projects. Tenova will remain active in the mining industry, focusing its activities in the technology and equipment sector. Bateman Projects specialize in providing process...

  • Vecoplan Appoints Mobile Service Manager

    Rick Burks has been named mobile service manager at Vecoplan LLC, a leader in shredding, recycling, and waste processing technologies. In his new position, Burks will oversee all aspects of service on Vecoplan shred trucks. Working with the company’s internal team of service technicians...