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  • Firmenich Unveils Its Largest Flavors Plant To Date

    Scents and flavors manufacturer Firmenich opened the company’s largest flavor production plant across its global footprint on Friday in the Zhangjiagang Free Trade Zone in China as part of a move to meet increasing consumer demand within the Asian country.  “This significant...

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  • Crews Put Out Conveyor Fire at Sask. Grain Terminal

    Firefighters worked for several hours last Monday evening to put out a fire in a grain drag conveyor at the Parrish & Heimbecker grain terminal in North Battleford, SK, local news organizations reported.  A report of the fire was received at about 6:10 p.m., prompting the response of...

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  • Milk Powder Production Plant Heavily Damaged in Fire

    A fire nearly destroyed the the Clover S.A. milk powder manufacturing facility in Estcourt, South Africa last Wednesday and forced workers on site to evacuate the facility during the incident, local news organizations reported. “We got the call at 4:55 p.m. yesterday and arrived on scene at...

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  • Pet Food Ingredient Market Forecast to Hit $59B by 2025

    A new report by market insights firm Grand View Research Inc. forecasts that the global pet food market will reach a value of $59.45 billion by 2025 as the number of pet owners continues to increase. Researchers expect the market to be propelled by increased interest in pet nutrition and an uptick...

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  • Eriez Promotes Darrell Milton to Director of Heavy Industry

    Separation technologies firm Eriez, announced the promotion of Darrell Milton to Director of Heavy Industry on Thursday. Milton has been an Eriezemployee for nearly three decades, serving most recently as Metalworking Filtration Systems Manager. In his role as Director of Heavy...

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  • Bin Failure at Bunge Elevator Spills 850K Corn Bushels

    A grain storage bin collapsed at the Bunge Corporation grain elevator in LaGrange, MO on Monday morning, causing about 850,000 bushels of corn to spill out into the area, local news organizations reported.  LaGrange Fire Chief Henry Gunsauls told news radio station KHMO that the...

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  • API Maker Cambrex Completes $3M Facility Upgrade

    API manufacturer Cambrex Corporation recently completed a $3 million expansion project at its Milan, Italy plant to add a new research and development laboratory and install a new 12,000-liter reactor in a cGMP production building at the site, the company announced in a release Thursday. “...

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  • Storage Facility Fire in New York Leaves $1.2M in Damages

    A fire and several explosions early last Saturday morning destroyed a building used to store agricultural nutrients, pesticides and seeds at the Growmark FS facility in Gainesville, NY, local news organizations reported. The damages were estimated at $1.25 million. Firefighters responded to the...

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  • Honeywell UOP to Supply Technology to Propylene Plant

    Responding to an increase in demand for plastics across southeast Asia, Vietnamese firm Phu My Plastics Production JSC recently selected Honeywell UOP to supply and secure licensing for propane dehydrogenation technology for the production of polymer-grade propylene for its plant in Vietnam,...

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  • DuPont Invests $220M in Upgrade of Polyamide Film Plant

    DowDuPont’s DuPont Electronics & Imaging business announced plans this month to dedicate $220 million toward upgrades of its Circleville, OH plant to expand production of polyamide film and flexible circuit materials. “Our new production assets will position us well to support the...

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