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  • Heinkel Offers Free Webinar on Nutsche Filter-Dryer

    Swedesboro, NJ-based Heinkel Drying and Separation Group, part of Heinkel Group USA, is offering a free webinar on Thurs., Sept. 13, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. EST that will outline the basic working methods and techniques of the Nutsche Filter-Drying process equipment.  “This...

  • INVISTA Plans to Build $1B Adiponitrile Plant in China

    Koch Industries-owned polymers and chemical intermediates manufacturer INVISTA plans to invest more than $1 billion in a new manufacturing facility for adiponitrile (ADN) in China, the company announced this month in a press release. When production begins in 2023, the facility will have...

  • Cargill Taps FourKites for Predictive Shipment Tracking

    American agribusiness Cargill is working with FourKites to provide predictive shipment tracking in food ingredient operations in Brazil after the company successfully deployed the freight visibility platform provider’s solutions in North America, a press release announced Tuesday....

  • Dynamic Conveyor Corporation Completes Office Expansion

    Dynamic Conveyor Corporation recently completed an office renovation and expansion at its Norton Shores, MI facility. A second generation, women-owned business, Dynamic Conveyor offers innovative conveyor solutions to the parts manufacturing and food processing industries.   With the...

  • Nestle to Open Digitally-Focused Warehouse in UK

    Swiss food and beverage giant Nestleis teaming up with transport and logistics solutions firm XPO Logistics to open a new 638,000-sq-ft distribution center in Leicestershire, UK, XPO announced in a press release.  “We are thrilled to be working with XPO Logistics to build a...

  • Vortex Announces New Representative Agent in Saudi Arabia

    Vortex Global Ltd, a solids and bulk handling components company, announces the appointment of Eurotech International FZ LLC as its new representative agent for Saudi Arabia. Eurotech International FZ LLC is a network of mechanical engineering product manufacturers and service providers,...

  • Valeo Foods Acquires UK-Based Sugar Confectionery Maker

    Irish food manufacturing and marketing firm Valeo Foods Group recently acquired UK-based Tangerine Confectionery, a manufacturer of sugar candies, for about $128 million, further strengthening the company’s portfolio of candy products, reports said. With the sale, Valeo will assume ownership...

  • Indian Firm DCM Shriram to Expand Sugar, Chemicals Units

    Indian conglomerate DCM Shriram Ltd. plans to increase the capacity its chemicals and sugar businesses over the next 12 to 18 months in response an anticipated uptick in demand, company officials told Indian news organizations.  “We have initiated many expansion projects in...

  • Florida Silo Fire Destroys One Million Pounds of Corn

    A fire at a Zephyrhills, FL grain silo destroyed one million lbs of corn on Sunday as firefighters worked for about six hours to bring the flames under control, several local news organizations reported.  Members of the Zephyrhills and Pasco County fire departments made their way to the Cal-...

  • Dust Explosion Reported at Landus Co-op Grain Facility

    Officials said a bearing malfunction may have caused a grain dust explosion last Friday afternoon at a Landus Cooperativefacility in Templeton, IA that prompted the response of several area fire departments, news organization CBC Online reported  The blast occurred in a grain leg as a...