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  • Conveying Equipment Orders Soar

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its July 2015 booked orders increased 23.9% when compared to July 2014 orders. When compared to June 2015 booked orders July 2015 booked orders were up 5%. July booked orders were down 6.4% for Bulk Handling Equipment and up...

  • Triple/S Dynamics Names Rippee President

    Triple/S Dynamics announces the appointment of Chris Rippee as the new president, succeeding Jeff Sullivan. Rippee will officially move into office September 14. Rippee holds a BSME from the Missouri University of Science and Technology. He began his career as a design engineer and progressed...

  • SOCMA Unveils To Do List for Congress

    The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) unveiled a list of outstanding legislative priorities that require Congress's attention in the next few months to help specialty chemical manufacturers grow their businesses, innovate new technologies, and provide greater public...

  • Massive Explosion in China Fourth in a Month

    An explosion at Nanming Chemical Company Ltd on September 7 was the fourth chemical explosion in the country in less than a month. Monday’s blast occurred in Lishui, a city in the Zhejiang province of eastern China. No injuries or casualties were reported and the fire was under control...

  • Volkmann Hires Engineer

    Volkmann Inc., a leader in powder and small particle vacuum conveying, announces the appointment of Nick Singer as a contracts and technical support engineer to meet the growing company’s need for additional engineering support.   Singer holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the...

  • NFPA 652 to Be Explained at Powder Show Texas

    The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) issued a new standard for combustible dust this summer, but understanding it and how it fits in with existing standards is a challenge in and of itself. NFPA 652: Standard on the Fundamentals of Combustible Dust is intended to help companies better...

  • B&G Foods to Acquire General Mills Brands

    B&G Foods Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the Green Giant and Le Sueur brands, leaders in frozen and canned vegetables, from General Mills Inc. for approximately $765 million in cash, subject to an inventory adjustment at closing. B&G Foods expects the...

  • OSHA Awards $10.5M in Workplace Safety, Training Grants

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has awarded $10.5 million in one-year federal safety and health training grants to 80 nonprofit organizations across the nation for education and training programs to help high-risk workers and their employers...

  • Camfil APC Names Debus Global EVP

    Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC), a leading global manufacturer of dust, mist and fume collection equipment, announces that Christian Debus has been appointed as the new executive vice president in charge of worldwide operations. He will be located at the Camfil APC office in Tuttlingen, Germany...

  • Explosion Protection and Risk Analysis at Powder Show

    When it comes to explosion protection, sometimes the best defense is knowing where to contain combustible dust explosions if and when they occur. Knowing your process and system and understanding where to put explosion venting and protection equipment may prevent a significant explosion from...