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  • Corn Products International Names Ilene Gordon Chairman, President, and CEO

    The board of directors of Corn Products International Inc. has appointed Ilene Gordon chairman, president, and chief executive officer, effective May 4, succeeding Samuel C. Scott III who--consistent with company policy—is stepping down by age 65, and is retiring. After 35 years with the...

  • Unilever to Close Manufacturing Plant in Massachusetts

    Unilever, one of the world’s largest consumer goods companies, has announced that it will be closing its manufacturing plant in Framingham, Massachusetts. “Unilever continually looks for ways to achieve greater efficiencies across our Supply Chain network,” said Steve Rosemary,...

  • Two New Sintered Powder Metallurgy Standards Available

    Two recently approved ASTM International standards provide user-friendly tests for properties of sintered metallurgy products.   The new standards, developed by Subcommittee B09.04 on Bearings, are ASTM B962, Test Methods for Density of Compacted or Sintered Power Metallurgy (PM) Products...

  • Horiba Donates Analyzer to Penn State for Ground-Breaking Research

    HORIBA Instruments Inc. has renewed its alliance with the Center for Innovative Sintered Products (CISP) at Penn State University through the donation of its Partica LA-950V2 analyzer.   For many years, CISP used the HORIBA LA-920 for studies involving ceramics, stainless steel alloys, and...

  • CPM Acquires Lauhoff Assets

    CPM, a leading process design and equipment provider for the oilseed, animal feed, biofuel, and cereal industries, has announced the acquisition of certain Lauhoff Corp. assets including all intellectual properties for rotary pressure cookers, flakers, stem crushers, and ancillary equipment. These...

  • Dow Chemical to Sell Morton Salt

    The Dow Chemical Co. has announced that Rohm and Haas, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Co., has entered into a definitive agreement to sell the stock of Morton International Inc., the salt business of Rohm and Haas, to K+S Aktiengesellschaft. K+S is one of the world's leading...

  • Free Guide Offered on Dust Control Using Spray Technology

    Dust prevention and suppression using wet dust control systems are addressed in a new in-depth guide published by Spraying Systems Co, A Guide to Spray Technology for Dust Control. The 20-page guide provides an overview of operations ideally suited to using spray technology to control dust and...

  • Martin Engineering's Swinderman Elected President of CEMA

    Martin Engineering’s R. Todd Swinderman has been elected president of the Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA). Founded in 1933, CEMA is the trade association of leading North American conveyor equipment manufacturers and engineering firms. Swinderman was elected to his new...

  • K-Tron Announces New Chief Financial Officer

    K-Tron International Inc. has announced that Robert E. Wisniewski has been elected senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer, effective May 30, replacing Ronald R. Remick who will retire on that date. Wisniewski, 55, is currently vice president, finance of K-Tron America Inc....

  • Atlas Copco Offers Free Compressed Air System Health Checks

    Atlas Copco, one of the Global 100 most sustainable corporations in the world, is offering to help companies in this challenging economy become more energy efficient by providing no cost compressed air system health checks.       “Some estimates indicate that...