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  • Monsanto Board Refuses Second Bayer Buyout Offer

    Monsanto’s board of directors unanimously determined that the terms of German pharmaceutical and chemical corporation Bayer AG’s second buyout offer are “financially inadequate” and “insufficient to ensure deal certainty,” the St. Louis-based agricultural giant...

  • Camfil APC Appoints Director of Reseller/Rep Sales, Reorganizes

    Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC) has appointed John Poehler as director of reseller/rep sales. In the newly created post, Poehler will oversee the company's regional sales managers and extensive network of dust, mist, and fume collection equipment distributors and representatives in the U.S....

  • Consumer Trends Drive Debut of New General Mills Products

    Consumer-driven trends in food – particularly wellness, convenience, and snacking – guided General Mills in the development of its latest line-up of products set to be released this summer around the world, the Minneapolis, MN-based corporation announced July 12. “We’re in...

  • Lay’s Debuts Global Flavors in US to Celebrate Olympics

    In advance of the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics, PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay division is introducing four international flavors of Lay’s brand snack chips in the United States to “celebrate the spirit of cultural discovery and adventure through flavors,” the Plano, TX-based corporation...

  • AGI Acquires Equipment Maker Mitchell Mill Systems

    Ag Growth International announced the acquisition of Mitchell Mill Systems Canada Ltd., a producer of material handling equipment, and its US affiliate Mitchell Mill Systems USA in a press release Monday. “The acquisition of Mitchell expands AGI’s commercial business into eastern...

  • DuPont Names Two New Fellows

    Two DuPont employees have been named DuPont Fellows, the highest technical professional level in the company. George Kodokian and Andrew Morgan are being honored as DuPont Fellows for their outstanding technical expertise and leadership. They join an elite group of scientists and engineers...

  • Chemical Safety Board to Hold Public Business Meeting

    The US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) is holding a public business meeting on Wed., Jul. 26, 2016 in Washington, DC, the agency announced Thursday. “One of the items I am looking forward to discussing is the CSB’s draft strategic plan. The strategic plan for FY 2016-2020 will help guide...

  • Mary Kay Plans New $100 Mil. Manufacturing, R&D Center

    Cosmetics company Mary Kay Inc. announced plans Thursday to build a new $100 million manufacturing and research and development facility in Lewisville, TX. The global company expects to break ground on the 26.2 acre plot this September, Mary Kay said in a press release, with an anticipated...

  • Bayer Revises Proposal to Purchase Monsanto

    Bayer AG has revised its offer to purchase the St. Louis-based Monsanto after the agriculture product giant rejected the German pharmaceutical and chemical company’s initial offer this May, the companies acknowledged in separate press releases issued Thursday. Bayer said it boosted its all-...

  • ConAgra Files SEC Documents on Lamb Weston Split

    ConAgra Foods announced Wednesday that documents were filed with the US Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to its planned separation into two independent companies: Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. and Conagra Brands Inc. A Form 10 Registration Statement was recently filed with the SEC,...