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  • Tapco Expands Facility

    Tapco Inc., an industry-leading manufacturer of elevator buckets and bolts, recently expanded its headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri. The new expansion increases total office and warehouse space to 92,000 sq ft. This addition has allowed Tapco to increase its inventory of elevator bolts to over...

  • Snyder Industries Acquired by Olympus Partners

    Snyder Industries, a North American leader in the design, manufacturing, and distribution of proprietary material handling tank and container products, was acquired by Olympus Partners and the executive management team. Olympus Partners is a private equity firm, based in Stamford, Connecticut,...

  • Niro Inc. Changing Name to GEA Process Engineering Inc.

    Niro Inc. has announced that it is changing the company name from Niro Inc. to GEA Process Engineering Inc. The name change is due to the significant expansion of the company’s business activities which now includes product lines far beyond the traditional Niro business. The name change...

  • Schenck AccuRate Manufacturing Expands

    To meet the needs of its ever-expanding business, Schenck AccuRate, Whitewater, WI, has announced the opening of a second manufacturing facility. The 9000-sq-ft space has been equipped with overhead cranes and the other tools needed to assemble and test large weigh feeders (weigh-controlled belt...

  • CPS Offers Coarse to Ultra-Fine Size Reduction Services

    The recent acquisition of a materials processing plant has enabled Custom Processing Services (CPS) to expand its line of offerings to include pulverizing, grinding, and crushing in addition to its core micronizing business. Surface treatments may also be applied to enhance the performance...

  • Smith Flow Control Moves to New Facility

    To accommodate for its continued growth, valve drive system and safety interlock manufacturer, Smith Flow Control (SFC), has moved to a new location in Erlanger, KY. In addition to providing a larger 2000-sq-ft office space for the growing company, the new 5100-sq-ft facilities also provide a...

  • Fike Now Offers Clean Agent Fire Suppression Systems with Dupont FMm-200

    Fike has announced that its global clean agent fire suppression system offering will include the use of DuPont FM-200 clean agent, beginning August 15, 2008. The use of FM-200 (ASHRAE name HFC-227ea) will not require engineering changes to Fike’s product offering, nor will it require any...

  • Nilfisk CFM Names New Director of Sales

    Nilfisk CFM, a leading industrial vacuum manufacturer, has announced Joe Wintsch as their new director of sales for North America. Wintsch will be responsible for driving sales efforts in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, which includes overseeing the company’s 20-member direct sales force and...

  • Plastican Plans R&D Lab at Massachusetts Facility

    Plastican Inc. has announced expansion of its research and development capabilities at its manufacturing facilities in Leominster, Massachusetts, the largest plastic pail manufacturing plant in North America. The planned addition will allow Plastican to further develop its line of proprietary...

  • Metso to Supply Minerals Processing Equipment to Canada

    Metso Minerals will supply minerals processing equipment to Terrane Metals Corp. for its Mt. Milligan Copper-Gold Project in British Columbia, Canada. The delivery will be completed during the third quarter of 2011. The value of the order is approximately EUR 43 million. The order is included in...