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  • Freeman Technology to Hold Powder Flow Seminar

    Powder flow specialists, Freeman Technology will continue their ‘Powder Flow Seminar’ series on October 3rd 2018 at LPW Technology’s facility in Imperial, PA. The free one-day event will hear leaders in the field discuss the applications of powder rheology in Additive...

  • Vortex Announces New Rep for United Arab Emirates, Oman, Qatar

    Vortex Global Ltd, a solids and bulk handling components company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Renene CPE Service (FZE) as its new representative agent for the United Arab Emirates, Oman, and Qatar. With this appointment, Renene CPE Service (FZE) will now be responsible for creating...

  • Purdue to Host Drug Manufacturing Standards Meeting

    Purdue University’s Advanced Lyophilization Technology Consortium (LyoHUB) has been selected to host and co-sponsor the ASTM E55 Committee on Manufacture of Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical Products semiannual conference. LyoHUB will present the 2018 ASTM E55 Workshop...

  • Sika Opens New Concrete Admixtures Plant in Dubai

    Swiss specialty chemicals firm Sika AG recently relocated a concrete admixtures production plant to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, adding a reactor for manufacturing polymers and a mortar facility to its capabilities.  “The new site in Dubai Industrial City is conveniently...

  • Univar to Distribute Kerry’s Taste Portfolio

    Chemical and ingredients distributor Univar B.V. formed an agreement with Kerry Ingredients & Flavours to distribute the firm’s taste portfolio in the UK, Ireland, Spain, and Portugal, an Aug. 24 press release announced.  “Working with Kerry marks the first time...

  • Agribusiness The Andersons Appoints New Board Member

    American agribusiness The Andersons Inc. recently appointed plant nutrient industry veteran Stephen F. Dowdle as a new member of the company’s Board of Directors, the Maumee, OH-based firm announced in a press release Monday.  “We are looking forward to the contributions...

  • Key Technology and Heat and Control Form Partnership

    Key Technology, Inc., a member of the Duravant family of operating companies, and Heat and Control Pty Ltd. announced that they have entered into a strategic partnership to support customers in Australia, New Zealand and India. Under the terms of the agreement, Key has appointed Heat and Control as...

  • OSHA Issues $400K Fine to Ohio Plastic and Rubber Maker

    Plastic and rubber extrusion company Sperry & Rice LLC faces $400,775 in fines after the U.S Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited the firm for 44 safety and health violations discovered at its Killbuck, OH manufacturing plant.  Initiating...

  • Frito-Lay to Build $130M Order Fulfillment Facility

    PepsiCo-owned snack manufacturer Frito-Lay revealed plans this week to build a new 286,000-sq-ft order fulfillment facility in Poinciana, FL. The company told Osceola County officials that it will invest $130 million in the project and create about 200 jobs when the service center opens...

  • Grupo Bimbo Completes $20M Plant Expansion

    Bakery goods manufacturer Grupo Bimbo recently completed an expansion project at its San Fernando, Argentina plant, adding four new production lines that quadrupled the site’s capacity, the Mexico City-based firm announced in a press release.  “We acquired this factory...