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  • Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery Expands Production Facility

    James P. Navin, president of Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery Inc., recently announced a 10,000-sq-ft expansion of the company’s corporate headquarters. “The significant sales growth Spee-Dee has experienced within the last several years necessitated the inclusion of the additional...

  • Witte Unveils Four-Point Spare Parts Service

    Process equipment manufacturer The Witte Co., Washington, NJ, www.witte.com, has unveiled a four-point spare parts service to provide companies with speedy access to the spare parts that most commonly require repair or replacement for reduced line downtime and minimal disruption for maintenance...

  • Ross Announces Plant Expansion

    Ross Mixing Inc.’s vice president John Paterson announced the completion of a 12,000-sq-ft plant expansion, the facility’s fifth and largest renovation since opening in 1988. The 45,000-sq-ft plant is one of five U.S. manufacturing locations of Charles Ross & Son Co., a world leader...

  • DMN CIP Rotary Valves and CIP Plug Diverter EHEDG Compliant

    Recently DMN-Westinghouse was presented with the official EHEDG Type EL Class I certificates of compliance for hygienic CIP rotary valves and a hygienic CIP plug diverter valve. The concerning components were evaluated for compliance with the Hygienic Equipment Design Criteria of the EHEDG and were...

  • ACC Launches New Platform Highlighting Innovation, Jobs, Safety

    The American Chemistry Council (ACC) has launched a new Web site and integrated messaging platform highlighting the importance of chemistry in driving innovation, creating jobs, and enhancing safety. “Ninety-six percent of all manufactured goods and five million U.S. jobs are touched by...

  • UWT Level Controls Win EHEDG Approval

    Rotating paddle level limit switches within the Rotonivo range and Vibration level limit switches within the Vibranivo range are now available with EHEDG approval. The following paddle switches are available with EHEDG approval: RN3001 and RN6001 (full, demand, empty detector with short...

  • SOCMA Applauds House Energy & Commerce Committee Approval of 7-Year Chemical Security Rules Extension

    Legislation that would extend chemical site security standards took a major step forward today, winning bipartisan support in the House Energy and Commerce Committee. The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) hailed the passage of H.R. 908, which was introduced by...

  • VPG's BLH-Nobel Weighing Systems G4 Family of Multichannel Weight/Force Indicators Receives FM Approval

    Vishay Precision Group Inc. announced that its VPG Process Weighing division's BLH-Nobel Weighing Systems G4 family of multichannel weight/force indicators has received certification from FM Approvals. The G4 family has been approved to standards 3600, 3611, 3810, and ANSI/NEMA 250 for electrical...

  • Seminar on OSHA's New GHS Rule Announced

    Lion Technology’s upcoming webinar will quickly get companies up to speed on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) new chemical hazard communication rules. In August 2011, OSHA plans to adopt the global harmonization system (GHS) for classifying and labeling...

  • Florida East Coast Railway Becomes Newest AAR Member

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has announced that the Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) has become its newest railroad member. AAR is the world's leading railroad policy, research, and technology organization focusing on the safety and productivity of rail carriers. AAR members include...