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  • McCain Foods Invests $60M in New Production Line

    The world’s biggest manufacturer of frozen potato products, McCain Foods, announced plans Wednesday to invest CAD$80 million (about $60.6 million) in a new high-speed Formed Potato Specialty production line at its production plant in Grand Falls, NB.  With the expansion, McCain said it...

  • Firefighter Hurt in Blaze at FoxFarm Fertilizer Plant

    A firefighter was injured while working to douse a blaze the FoxFarm Soil & Fertilizer Company fertilizer plant in Pendleton, SC that ignited on Wednesday morning, according to local officials and news organizations.  Crews responded to the Lebanon Road site at about 5:30 a.m. ...

  • Bulk Solids Innovation Center Announces Upcoming Courses

    The Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center (BSIC) announced a new lineup of courses offered in early 2020 to support professionals working with bulk solid materials. The university-level research center product testing, and global education related to bulk solids storage, flow, and...

  • Pneuvay Supplies Vacuum Conveying System to Albemarle

    Albemarle Lithium has engaged Pneuvay Engineering to create, construct and install the vacuum conveying system at their Lithium processing plant in Kemerton, Western Australia. This system will be produced at Pneuvay’s new construction facility at Tullamarine, Victoria.  Located close...

  • Top Food & Bev Industry Posts You Missed in October

    From massive recalls of flour possibly contaminated with E. coli to major food companies embracing the reduced-sugar chocolate trend, October was a dynamic month for the food and beverage industry. Powder & Bulk Solids editors selected these posts to provide our audience with an...

  • Saint-Gobain Sheds France-Based EPS Business

    A French subsidiary of materials firm Saint-Gobain, Placoplatre, entered into an agreement with HIRSH Servo Group and BEWiSynbra Group to divest its expanded polystyrene (EPS) business in France, the company announced in a release Tuesday. The move comes after Saint-Gobain sold its EPS business in...

  • Henkel Breaks Ground on New Production Site

    German adhesives and chemicals manufacturer Henkel recently held an event to mark the breaking of ground on a new production plant for the electronics business of Henkel Adhesive Technologies in Songdo, South Korea, a company press release announced. The firm is investing more than €30...

  • Koch Foods to Open $50M Feed Mill and Storage Facility

    Food processing firm Koch Foods is moving forward on plans to open a $50 million poultry feed mill and grain storage and distribution site in Attalla, AL to support the company’s newly-expanded processing plant in the state, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced in a press release Tuesday. ...

  • Particle Sciences Renamed Lubrizol Life Science Health

    Contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) Particle Sciences announced Tuesday that the company was recently renamed Lubrizol Life Science Health (LLS Health).  The CDMO’s parent company, The Lubrizol Corporation, said the change is part of the incorporation of Particle...

  • GSK to Open $16M Consumer Healthcare R&D Facility

    Healthcare firm GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) recently selected Richmond, VA as the future site of its new $16.7 million Consumer Healthcare research and development facility, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced. The site will be one of three R&D laboratory hubs operated by the firm’s...