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  • Bemis Provides Update Regarding Proposed Acquisition of Alcan Packaging Food Americas

    Bemis Company Inc. has announced that it received a request for additional information and documentary material, often referred to as a "Second Request," from the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) in connection with its Hart-Scott-Rodino regulatory review of Bemis' proposed...

  • Food Safety Tops Agenda at FPSA Operations Conference

    Members of FPSA (Food Processing Suppliers Association) and the IFT (Institute of Food Technologists) met in Chicago on September 10 to discuss food safety at the Annual Operations Conference of FPSA. The two general session speakers were IFT members, Dr. Katherine Swanson, vice president, Ecolab,...

  • Avery Weigh-Tronix Software Receives International Accreditation

    Building on its United States National Type Evaluation Program (NTEP) certification gained in 2008, weighing solution provider Avery Weigh-Tronix has announced that it has gained Class A certification for its software development from one of the world’s leading computer science institutions...

  • Environmental Packaging Technologies Named Sponsor for Canada's 'We Day'

    Flexitank technology leader, Environmental Packaging Technologies Ltd. (EPT), has been named a presenting sponsor for "We Day", the Free The Children signature event said to be the world's largest network of children helping children through education.   Founded in 1995 by 12-...

  • Caccamo Named Director of Sales & Marketing for B&P Process Equipment

    Todd Caccamo has been named director of sales & marketing for B&P Process Equipment, reporting to Larry Slovin, president and CEO. Caccamo previously served as platform and market manager for General Electric Advanced Materials. Caccamo began his career as an entrepreneur and later...

  • Bunting Awards 12 Scholarships

    Bunting Magnetics Co. has announced the 2009-2010 recipients of the Walter F. Bunting and June A. Bunting Memorial Scholarships. This year 12 scholarships in the amount of $400 apiece were awarded to employees’ college-age children for either university or vocational training. “This...

  • Spray Pattern Videos Available from Bete Fog Nozzle

    Bete Fog Nozzle Inc., a leading supplier of engineered spray nozzle solutions, has posted high-resolution spray videos on its Web site at www.bete.com/spraypatterns.    The videos were created to help customers visualize the performance characteristics of the most common nozzle...

  • Nova Chemicals Announces Retirement of CEO, Appoints CFO

    Nova Chemicals has announced that Christopher D. (Chris) Pappas, president and chief executive officer of the company, has elected to retire effective December 31, 2009. Pappas has been with Nova Chemicals since 2000 and has been a leader in the chemical industry throughout his 31-year career. The...

  • National Chemistry Week

    The American Chemistry Council (ACC) is joining with the American Chemical Society (ACS) to celebrate National Chemistry Week (NCW) October 18-24. NCW is a community-based annual event that unites businesses, schools, and individuals in communicating the importance of chemistry to our quality of...

  • Action Unloaders Receives ATEX Certification

    Tank Connection d/b/a Action Unloaders has announced that its full line of Planetaire unloaders has received ATEX Certification, which allows them to operate in hazardous Zones 20, 21, and 22. “This is a significant accomplishment for Action Unloaders,” said John Farris, director of...