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  • Air Products to Open New Industrial Gas Plant in Texas

    Air Products today announced plans Tuesday to build a new liquid hydrogen plant at its La Porte, Texas industrial gas facility to meet increasing product demand from several customer markets. The liquid hydrogen plant will produce approximately 30 tons per day, will draw its hydrogen to be...

  • Kemutec Releases Animated Centrifugal Sifter Video

    Kemutec announces the release of the new animated video – The Kek Centrifugal Sifter.  The new video presents an illustrated walkthrough of the sifter, including product flow-thru, the removal of the cantilever shaft, and other features. Kek centrifugal sifters are available in seven...

  • Conveying Equipment Orders Down

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its July 2018 booked orders decreased 28.1% when compared to July 2017 orders. When compared to June 2018 booked orders, July 2018 booked orders were down 44.7%. July booked orders were up 2% for Bulk Handling Equipment and...

  • Lorenz Conveying Products Acquires Flow Valves International

    Lorenz Conveying Products, Cobourg, Ontario, Canada, manufacturers of pneumatic conveying products, announces the acquisition of Flow Valves International, Evanston, IL, manufacturer of Syntron and SMS Iris flow control valves. The Flow Valves International plant, located in Normal, IL, will...

  • Jamaican Agribusiness Purchases Feed Mill in Georgia

    An American subsidiary of poultry products and animal feed producer Jamaica Broilers Group Limited (JBG) recently completed the acquisition of an animal feed mill in Oakwood, GA, the St. Catherine, Jamaica-based firm said in a filing with the Jamaican Stock Exchange.  Wincorp Properties Inc...

  • Leclerc Group to Open New Snack Plant in Ontario

    Canadian snack products manufacturer Leclerc Group plans to convert a 160,000-sq-ft structure in Cornwall, ON plant into a new production plant for the firm’s niche products, Cornwall Economic Development announced Monday.  “Cornwall offers a strategic location within...

  • Snack Maker TruFood Receives $650K Loan for New Equipment

    Contract snacks and chocolate producer TruFood Manufacturing Inc. recently received a low-interest loan totaling $650,000 from the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) to expand the production and bagging capabilities of its plant in Pittsburgh, PA, a press release issued by the...

  • Welding Work Starts Conveyor Fire at Tyson Plant in Iowa

    A fire ignited on a conveyor belt at a Tyson Fresh Meats plant in Waterloo, IA on Sunday afternoon, causing about $5000 to $10,000 in damages to machinery, several local news organizations reported.  The blaze started at about 4 p.m. as welding work was being performed on a catwalk above a...

  • Air Quality Group Names Christopher Bailey President and COO

    Air Quality Group (AQG), headquartered in WI, welcomes Christopher Bailey as its president and chief operating officer.  An industrial clean air company, AQG owns Hastings Air Energy Control Inc., IVEC Systems, and FumeVac. Hastings provides quality-engineered and energy-efficient product and...

  • Black Mountain Sand to Open Frac Sand Mine in Oklahoma

    Fort Worth, TX-based firm Black Mountain Sand is in the process of building its first mine outside of Texas in Blaine County, Oklahoma that will be capable of producing 3 million tn/yr of frac sand, the company announced in a recent press release.  Located in the Mid-Continent region, the...