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  • 690 Lbs. of Jerky Recalled Due to Metal Contamination

    690 lbs. of beef jerky are being recalled by Junior’s Smokehouse Processing Plant in El Campo, TX after a customer found pieces of metal in a package of the firm’s teriyaki beef jerky products on Sept. 17, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (...

  • Wm. W. Meyer Offers Defeatured Solid Models

    Generation after generation, the Meyer family of employees doesn’tmerely hand down engineering and manufacturing expertise, they constantly improve upon their knowledge.   For more than 12 years, Meyer Chief Engineer Greg Sparks has been creating solutions to complex custom requests for...

  • Bühler Aeroglide Appoints New Head of Process Engineering

    Thermal processing engineering services and technology provider Bühler Aeroglide recently named Jason Pintuff as its new director of process engineering, the company announced in a press release this week. In addition, the firm appointed Tom Barber as its new vice president of capital...

  • Porvair Expands Its Presence in France and North Africa

    Porvair Filtration Group has appointed industrial process specialist Sofise as its distributor in France, further expanding its global operation. Based in France and with over 15 years’ experience in the filtration industry, Sofise provide a wide range of specialist products and engineered...

  • Rice Lake Weighing Systems Buys New Plant in Alabama

    Measurement equipment firm Rice Like Weighing Systems is expanding its production capacity with the acquisition of an additional manufacturing plant in Jasper, AL, the company announced in a press release this week.  Set to be located in the Bevill Industrial Park, the facility will produce...

  • Solvay Inaugurates New Structural Adhesives Plant in UK

    Specialty chemicals and advanced materials firm Solvay officially inaugurated its new production plant for aerospace structural adhesives and surfacing in the UK on Thursday, the company announced in a press release.  The plant in Wrexham features automation technology and a number of robotic...

  • Firmenich Names New President of Flavors Unit

    Swiss fragrance and flavor solutions maker Firmenich announced the appointment Emmanuel Butstraen as president of the firm’s Flavors business unit. The incoming executive will replace Chris Millington on Oct. 15 this year.  “I warmly welcome Emmanuel to my Executive Committee as...

  • Evonik Upgrades Contract Manufacturing Capabilities

    Specialty chemicals producer Evonik announced the recent completion of a €36 million (about $42 million) project to expand its contract manufacturing capabilities for APIs and advanced intermediates at the firm’s facilities in the U.S. and Europe, a press release said Wednesday....

  • 2 Injured in Metal Dust Explosion at Minnesota Plant

    Two workers were injured in an apparent dust explosion and fire Wednesday afternoon at the Metal-Matic Inc. metal processing plant in Minneapolis, MN, local news organizations reported.  Fire crews put down the flames by 3:45 p.m. and ensured that the building was evacuated safely, the ...

  • Fire at J.R. Simplot Plant Causes $150K in Damages

    A fire at the J.R. Simplot food processing plant in Grand Forks, ND on Wednesday night caused an estimated $150,000 in damages and forced staff to evacuate the structure, officials told local news organizations.  Crews from the Grand Forks Fire Department responded to the site on Gateway...