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  • 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...

  • Schneider Packaging Appoints Mick Gleason Director of Engineering, Moira Grimes HR Manager

    Schneider Packaging Equipment Company, Inc., specializing in end-of-line solutions for case packing and palletizing needs, has appointed Mick Gleason director of engineering and Moira Grimes, PHR, human resources manager effective immediately. Gleason is responsible for engineering’s core...

  • Schneider Packaging Engineers Receive Fanuc Certification

    Schneider Packaging Equipment Company, Inc., specializing in end-of-line solutions for case packing and palletizing needs, has announced that Chris Hoover and William Carolan have successfully completed training and received professional certifications from Fanuc Robotics. Chris Hoover received...

  • AAR Reports Steady Weekly Rail Traffic Results

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported steady results in weekly rail traffic with U.S. railroads originating 294,271 carloads for the week ending May 14, 2011, up 1.6 percent compared with the same week last year. Intermodal volume for the week totaled 231,875 trailers and containers...

  • Online Bag Store Launched

    B.A.G. Corp. has introduced an online store, www.bagcorpstore.com. This new e-store is a convenient way to purchase bulk bags, accessories, etc. Purchases for quantities from one to 200 are accepted, with most orders shipped the next business day. The selection will continue to grow and clearance...

  • Pallmann Opens Office in Spain

    Size reduction technology specialist Pallmann Group plans to provide improved advice and service for its rapidly growing customer base in Spain and Portugal with the establishment of its first subsidiary in the region. The new subsidiary, in Manresa, near Barcelona, is headed by Spanish-born...

  • The Hershey Co. Appoints John P. Bilbrey Interim President and Chief Executive Officer

    The Hershey Co. has announced that John P. Bilbrey, executive vice president, chief operating officer, has been named interim president and chief executive officer. Bilbrey replaces David J. West, president and chief executive officer, who has informed the Board of Directors that he is leaving...

  • Dow Continues Commitment to Habitat for Humanity

    The Dow Chemical Co. has announced it will continue to support the mission of Habitat for Humanity to provide safe, affordable housing in partnership with families around the globe. As part of its commitment, Dow has pledged nearly $1.5 million to help fund 18 Habitat builds and other key...