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  • Enviro-Care Acquired by WAMGROUP

    Enviro-Care Co., Rockford, IL, has been acquired by the WAMGROUP, headquartered in Modena, Italy. WAM is a multi-national company that first entered the conveying market in 1969, and quickly expanded into all facets of bulk solids handling equipment. The company has thousands of installations...

  • Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act Applauded

    The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) applauded the introduction of legislation that will create a national, science-based labeling standard for foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and urged Congress to quickly pass the bill. The legislation, which will ensure that...

  • U.S. Chemical Production Has Highest Year-Over-Year Gain Since 2010

    According to the American Chemistry Council (ACC), as measured on a three-month moving average (3 MMA) basis, the U.S. Chemical Production Regional Index (U.S. CPRI) continued to expand, rising by 0.2 percent in February following a downwardly revised 0.3 percent gain in January. The gain in...

  • Engineered Conveyor Systems Joins CEMA

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) announces Engineered Conveyor Systems as its latest member. Located in Nampa, ID, Engineered Conveyor Systems specializes in the design and furnishing of major bulk material handling systems for heavy industrial and mining facilities,...

  • Micromeritics Introduces Cloud-Based Analytics, Reporting, and Collaboration

    Micromeritics announces the availability of MicroActive Share, a cloud-based infrastructure in its product portfolio. This release provides a new platform for bringing together internal and external data protected in a cloud environment for its academic customers, and frees users from only being...

  • Eriez Promotes Mankosa to Executive VP-Global Technology

    Eriez president and CEO Tim Shuttleworth announces the promotion of Mike Mankosa to executive vice president-global technology. Mankosa was previously Eriez’ vice president of operations, a role he held since 2004. In his new position, Mankosa will focus his efforts on leveraging Eriez...

  • Prater Industries Launches New Website, Logo, Brand Identity

    Prater Industries, a global leader in particle processing equipment, has officially launched a new website and corporate identity.   “The new website and brand update are an outward reflection of the company’s internal focus on continuous improvement,” said Pete Hinzy,...

  • Baldor Electric Executive Recognized for Excellence in Manufacturing

    The Manufacturing Institute has announced it will award Amy Lakin, executive vice president of Supply Chain for Baldor Electric Co., with the Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Award. The STEP Ahead Award honors women who have demonstrated...

  • SPE, Penn College of Technology, Paulson Training Form Alliance

    The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), the Plastics Innovation and Resource Center (PIRC) of Penn College of Technology, and Paulson Training Programs Inc. have entered into an alliance to offer plastics professionals and companies a resource for educational information, training programs, and...

  • Former Eriez President and CEO Chet Giermak Dies

    Chet Giermak, who served as Eriez president and CEO from 1971 to 2003, died on March 16. “Chet was a great man who has left an indelible mark on Eriez’ business, people and culture,” says Eriez president and CEO Tim Shuttleworth. “His legacy lives on at Eriez every day...