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  • CSB Investigates Texas Chemical Plant Explosion

    The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) is dispatching a group of four investigators to the Kuraray America plant in Pasadena, TX where 21 people were injured after an explosion on Saturday, the federal agency announced in a press release Monday. The blast occurred as 266 workers were on site while...

  • Tyson Foods Plant Closes Due to “Mechanical Issues”

    A Tyson Foods facility in Temperanceville, VA was closed on Monday after the site experienced some “mechanical issues,” a company spokesperson told several local news organizations. The food company did not provide details on the nature of the problems, but told Delmarva, VA-based...

  • 21 Injured in Texas Chemical Plant Explosion

    Twenty-one workers were injured by an explosion and fire that occurred at approximately 10:22 a.m. CDT May 19 at Kuraray America Inc.’s EVAL facility in Pasadena, TX. At the time of the incident, 266 employees and contract personnel were onsite as part of a turnaround with heavy...

  • Campbell Soup CEO Quits, Brands to be Reviewed

    Campbell Soup Co. president and chief executive officer (CEO) and director, Denise M. Morrison, quit on May 18. Keith R. McLoughlin, 61, a Campbell board member since 2016, was named interim CEO and will also remain a member of the board to facilitate an orderly transition in management while...

  • USDA Secretary Perdue Lauds Removal of Rule for Farmers

    U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today applauded the removal of a burdensome regulation that has long plagued family farms. The rule requiring producers to obtain Data Universal Number System (DUNS) and System for Award Management (SAM) numbers to participate in U.S. Department of...

  • WAMGROUP Marks 50th Anniversary

    In the last five decades, WAMGROUP has become one of the worldwide leaders in the manufacture of screw conveyors and feeders, with an annual production of thousands of units in sizes varying from small screw diameters for mass production to diameters beyond four metres for special applications,...

  • Superior Offers Conveyor Components Accessories Catalog

    Superior Industries, Inc., a U.S.-based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, published a brand-new conveyor components accessories catalog. The manufacturer says the 50-page catalog includes data related to product part numbers, measurements, weights,...

  • Solberg Opens New Office in Germany

    Solberg, a manufacturer of Industrial filtration, separation, and silencing products, announced at ACHEMA 2018 the opening of its newest European office located in Nuremberg, GERMANY. Solberg International GMBH officially opened its doors on May 2, 2018.      The Solberg brand...

  • KROHNE Opens New Manufacturing Plant in Massachusetts

    KROHNE, Inc. opened its new flow and level instrument manufacturing and calibration facility, located in Beverly, MA on April 23, a company press release announced. The operations expansion in North America represents the company’s long-term commitment to manufacturing in the U.S. The new...

  • LORD Corp. Plans $80M Upgrade at Pennsylvania Facility

    Technology and manufacturing firm LORD Corporation plans to invest $80 million over the next five years to modernize and expand its adhesives, specialty chemicals, and coatings plant in Saegertown, PA, a company press release announced Thursday. “Following a rigorous national site selection...