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  • Plant Reviews Help Upgrade Technology, Increase Plant Productivity

    Oseco, a leader in the pressure relief industry, offers extensive plant reviews to industries ranging from oil and gas to energy and chemical processing. They understand that older-technology pressure relief products, like pre-bulged and composite type rupture discs, can limit plant productivity in...

  • Man Dies in Storage Bin Accident

    A 50-year-old man died Wednesday in a tragic accident inside a storage bin in Taylor County, KY. According to reports, the man was loading grain into a truck from a storage bin when the grain stopped flowing. It was also reported that the man entered the grain bin to unclog the blockage when...

  • Camfil Air Pollution Control Promotes Four

    Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC), a leading global manufacturer of dust, fume, and mist collection equipment, has promoted four members of its sales management team to new positions.      John Dauber, who joined the company in 1998 and most recently headed up the U.S./Canada...

  • Equipment Leasing and Finance Confidence Reaches Three-Year High

    The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation released the January 2015 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI). Designed to collect leadership data, the index reports a qualitative assessment of both the prevailing business conditions and expectations for the future...

  • Bühler Aeroglide Appoints VP of Process Engineering

    Bühler Aeroglide, a global leader in thermal process engineering and technology for food, feed, and industrial materials, has announced a new vice president of process engineering. Tom Barber has been appointed to assist Bühler Aeroglide’s customers with product development and...

  • SOCMA Responds to President's State of the Union Address

    The president and CEO of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA), Lawrence D. Sloan, issued the following statement in response to the President’s State of the Union Address on Tuesday: Trade – Passage of Trade Promotion Authority and Ratification of Pending...

  • Sonoco Facility Earns Gold

    Sonoco, one of the largest diversified packaging companies, has named the company's Conyers, GA Protective Packaging facility a gold Sonoco Sustainability Star Award recipient for the plant's successful efforts to achieve landfill free status. Conyers is the first Protective Solutions...

  • World Bulk Packaging Demand to Exceed $59 Billion in 2018

    World demand for bulk packaging is projected to increase 5% annually to $59.2 billion in 2018. This will represent an improvement over the performance during the 2008-2013 period, when growth in demand was particularly sluggish in the world’s most developed markets, especially Japan and...

  • Plant Achieves 1000+ Days without Lost Time Accident

    Employees at Eriez’ Wager Road facility, located in Erie, PA, have worked more than 1000 days without a lost time accident. Since opening in February 2012, there has not been a single lost time accident at the facility.   “It takes a high level of safety awareness to achieve...

  • CSB Urges New Combustible Dust Regulations

    The flash fire that burned seven workers, one seriously, at a U.S. Ink plant in New Jersey in 2012 resulted from the accumulation of combustible dust inside a poorly designed dust collection system that had been put into operation only four days before the accident, an investigation by the U.S....