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  • BEUMER Opens Office to Support Modernization Projects

    The BEUMER Group recently opened a new sales office in the Ruhr area of Germany to support its customers with an even more comprehensive range of services. From this sales office "West", BEUMER Customer Support will handle worldwide retrofitting and modernization projects, for example on...

  • Ajax Equipment Improves Tablet Production at Ineos Salt

    Solids handling specialist, Ajax Equipment, has supplied the UK’s largest supplier of vacuum salt products, Ineos Salt, with a new salt handling system to optimise salt tablet production at its Runcorn facility, comprising two screw conveyors and a screw feeder. Ineos Salt produces up to 500,...

  • Evacuations Ordered During Toxic Fertilizer Plant Fire

    Officials briefly ordered people living and working around the McGregor Company fertilizer plant in Eltopia, WA to evacuate the area on Wednesday after a chemical fire ignited at the facility and generated toxic smoke, several local news organizations reported. A fire alarm in a storage structure...

  • Camfil APC Offers Dust Explosion Prevention Consulting

    The potential for a combustible dust explosion is a reality in many industrial manufacturing operations – especially within a dust collection system. That's why Camfil APC offers a range of consulting and technical services to help keep operations in compliance and employees safe. NFPA...

  • Milled Ingredients Firm Completes $15M Facility Upgrade

    Custom milled ingredients and wholegrain blends producer Dakota Specialty Milling recently wrapped up a $15 million expansion project at its facility in Fargo, ND that includes the addition of new equipment, site renovations, and the purchase of land, the North Dakota Department of Commerce...

  • Cargill Invests in New $14M Chocolate Production Line

    American agribusiness Cargill is investing $14 million to add a new liquid chocolate production line at its factory in Mouscron, Belgium, a company press release announced Tuesday. Intended to boost the site’s capacity for milk and dark chocolate, Cargill said the move is in response to an...

  • ICE Arrests 146 Workers at Ohio Meat Processing Plant

    Amid an on-going ramp up of actions against illegal immigrants in the U.S. under the administration of President Donald J. Trump, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents arrested 146 workers on Tuesday at the Fresh Mark Inc. meat...

  • METTLER TOLEDO to Host Free Thermal Analysis Seminars

    Dr. Angela Hammer of the METTLER TOLEDO Materials Characterization team, will lead 'Thermal Analysis Basic Skills and Applications' seminars in Chicago, IL, Minneapolis, MN, Seattle, WA, and Portland, OR in July 2018. Thermal Analysis has played an important role in METTLER TOLEDO since...

  • Martin Engineering Expands Operations in UK and Scandinavia

    Bulk material handling equipment maker Martin Engineering has expanded its UK and Scandinavian operations, allowing it to offer wider service, faster equipment delivery and extensive employee training to customers. The company’s new facility located near Mansfield, Nottinghamshire...

  • VAC-U-MAX Industrial Vacuum Cleaners Now ATEX-Certified

    Industrial hygiene, pneumatic conveying components, and process automation solutions provider VAC-U-MAX recently received ATEX Certification for three of its compressed-air-powered (non-electrical) industrial vacuum cleaning systems for use in explosion-hazard environments, the company announced in...