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  • What You Need to Know About the New Edition of NFPA 652

    The 2019 edition of the National Fire Protection Association’s NFPA 652, Standard on the Fundamentals of Combustible Dust was released in mid-2018, proving facility operators with an updated version of the document to help manage hazards. Originally published in 2016, NFPA 652 is a unique...

  • Metal Detector Protects Wanner Granulators from Damage

    Wanner´s granulators are used in plastic recycling to granulate sprues and defective parts coming from the production of injection molded, blow molded or extruded thermoplastic products. The machines from the Xtra series have hardened cutting tools made of high quality steel. This guarantees...

  • B&G Foods Purchases Baking Products Maker Clabber Girl

    Parsippany, NJ-based firm B&G Foods Inc. is expanding its offerings of baking products with the acquisition of Clabber Girl Corporation from food and beverage supplier Hulman & Company, the company announced in a release Wednesday.  “This acquisition is consistent with...

  • FCL to Close Three Feed Production Plants in Canada

    Canadian firm Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) announced plans this week to consolidate its feed production network from six facilities to three sites in Saskatoon, Calgary, and Moosomin. The company will transfer services and products from its Brandon, MB and Melfort, SK facilities...

  • Haribo to Break Ground on Wisconsin Facility in 2020

    Candy producer Haribo of America Manufacturing LLC will break ground on a new facility in Pleasant Prairie, WI in late spring 2020 after local officials approved the company’s preliminary site and operational plans, the Village of Pleasant Prairie announced this week.  The community...

  • Pfizer Opens New Manufacturing Site in Massachusetts

    Drug maker Pfizer recently opened a new, 175,000-sq-ft facility focused on manufacturing high-quality complex biologics and vaccines at its campus in Andover, MA, a company press release announced. Operated by the firm’s BioTherapeutics Pharmaceutical Sciences organization, the site features...

  • ChargePoint Technology Names UK Sales Manager

    Contained and sterile transfer solutions expert, ChargePoint Technology, continues its growth plans with the strategic appointment of Stephen Eastick as UK sales manager. Manufacturing material transfer devices for a range of applications within the pharmaceutical, biotech, chemical, and other...

  • Perstorp to Build Sodium Formate Deicer Plant in Europe

    Specialty chemicals maker Perstorp recently revealed plans to build a new plant in Perstorp, Sweden that will produce solid Sodium Formate deicer products for use on airport runways. The facility will boost the firm’s capacity for its Pergrip Run NF brand of deicer.  “...

  • Exxon Boosts Capacity of Specialty Elastomers Plant in UK

    Oil and chemicals firm ExxonMobil recently completed an expansion project that doubled the firm’s capacity for specialty elastomers at its Newport, Wales plant, a company release said Monday. Two new production lines were installed at the site, which created 35 new full-time jobs. ...

  • Vortex Wins Export Award

    Vortex Global Ltd., a solids and bulk handling components company, has been recognized by Solids Handling and Processing Association (SHAPA) with the 2019 Solids Handling Industry Export Award. The award was presented on Wednesday, 8 May, at the SHAPA AGM & Solids Handling Industry Awards...