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  • Fertilizer Maker Mosaic Co. to Relocate Headquarters

    Concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients producer The Mosaic Company announced plans to relocate its corporate headquarters to Hillsborough County in Florida on Monday, though the company did not detail a timeframe for the move. Currently based in Plymouth, MN, Mosaic said the relocation...

  • Tyson to Buy Rendering and Blending Businesses for $850M

    Moving to boost its position in the animal feed ingredient business, subsidiaries of Tyson Foods Inc. plan to purchase the poultry rendering and blending businesses of American Proteins Inc. and AMPRO Products Inc., the Springdale, AR-based food company announced Tuesday. Under the terms of the $...

  • New $45M Lime Processing Plant to Open in California

    Calcium carbonate products manufacturer Panamint Valley Limestone Inc. (PVL) announced plans on Monday to open a new $45 million lime processing plant in Trona, CA that will position the company as the sole producer of lime in the state of California. Located near several industrial facilities on...

  • Plastics Maker to Close China Plant, Open U.S. Site

    Brunswick, OH-based rubber and plastic parts manufacturer Philpott Solutions Group plans to shutter its operations in China and re-shore production to a new site in the U.S., Crain’s Cleveland Business reported Monday. “We’re getting out of China,” the firm’s...

  • Firm Starts Construction on $300M Aluminum Plant in KY

    Representatives from aluminum rolling and recycling firm Novelis Inc. and local, state, and federal officials gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony on Monday in Guthrie, KY to mark the beginning of construction on a new $300 million aluminum processing plant, a company press release announced....

  • OSHA Fines Cosmetics Firm $281K After Man Killed in Fire

    A cosmetics firm was fined $281,220 by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for its role in a Nov. 2017 fire at its New Windsor, NY plant that fatally injured a 57-year-old worker. The victim, identified as William Huntington, died the fire on...

  • Rockwell Automation to Close Two Illinois Locations

    The future of about 200 workers at two Rockwell Automation facilities in Champaign, IL remains uncertain after the company announced plans to shutter the sites, several local news organizations reported. The maker of industrial automation solutions will shutter a distribution center and a customer...

  • Siemens Debuts New Platform for Industrial 3D Printing

    German engineering firm Siemens recently introduced a new online platform that offers a centralized ecosystem of information and tools to help industrial firms lower the risks of adopting 3D printing.   Scheduled for a full release in mid-2018, Siemens’ Additive Manufacturing Network...

  • Man Loses Fingers in International Paper Plant Accident

    A man working at the International Paper Co. mill in Georgetown, SC reportedly lost several fingers in an accident Monday morning, the Georgetown Times reported. The worker’s hands became trapped in a roller at about 9 a.m., resulting in the loss of several fingers, the newspaper’s...

  • OSHA Fines Georgia Firm for Combustible Dust Hazards

    A manufacturer of bulk and bagged soil and mulches was issued with a $251,108 fine from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) after agency investigators uncovered several health and safety hazards at a production site in Georgia. The Oldcastle...