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  • LPW Technology Appoints Technical Director

    LPW Technology, a market leader in the development, manufacture, and supply of metal powder solutions for Additive Manufacturing (AM), has added to its senior team with the appointment of Andrew Florentine BTech (Hons), MIET as technical director.   Florentine is an experienced research...

  • Evonik Breaks Ground on New Polyamide 12 Powder Plant

    Evonik Industries officially broke ground in Marl for construction of a new production plant for specialty polyamide 12 (PA12) powders. The specialty chemicals company will thus increase annual capacity for its Vestosint brand of PA12 powders by 50 percent. The amount invested lies in the mid-...

  • General Mills to Close NJ Plant, Cutting 370 Jobs

    General Mills finalized agreements with union officials relating to the closure of its Vineland, NJ Progresso soup factory as the company prepares to move the plant’s operations to a new facility in Missouri, several news organizations reported Monday. The company agreed to pay give the 370...

  • Conveyor Equipment Sales Increase, Orders Fall

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its July 2016 booked orders decreased 13.2% when compared to July 2015 orders. When compared to June 2016, July 2016 booked orders were down 19.4%. July booked orders were down 9.8% for Bulk Handling Equipment and down...

  • Purdue Hosting Grain Dust Explosion Workshop on Sept. 15

    Purdue University Exentsion and the US Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) are co-sponsoring a workshop and on-site program in at the Beck Agricultural Center in West Lafayette, IN on Sept. 15 on prevention of grain dust combustion and explosion....

  • Cargill Selects Company to Analyze Machine Vibration Data

    Cargill’s North American Starch and Sweeteners (Corn Milling) division chose Azima DLI, a provider of predictive condition monitoring services, to monitor and analyze data on vibrations from over 8000 pieces of equipment in 14 different Cargill facilities, a press release by Azima announced...

  • Bayer Updates Offer to Acquire Monsanto

    Monsanto Company said it is taking part in “constructive negotiations” with Bayer AG after the German chemical and pharmaceutical company updated its offer to buyout the St. Louis-based corporation, according to press releases issued separately by both parties. Bayer’s first...

  • Hatch-Indisa Forms New Partnership in Latin America

    Hatch announces that Indisa S.A., a leading engineering firm with over 37 years experience in Colombia and Mexico, has joined the Hatch Group of companies.   Working together as Hatch-Indisa, this new partnership will further enhance Hatch’s growing presence in Latin America and...

  • Bakery Processing Equipment Market to Hit $13.62B by 2020

    A recent market research report posits that the global market for bakery processing equipment will rise from an estimated $9.56 billion in 2015 to $13.62 billion in 2020, increasing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.3%. China is expected to take a lead in furthering bakery processing...

  • USDA Offers $7.4M in R&D Investments for Small Businesses

    76 small businesses will be provided with $7.4 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for research and development in areas like food security and other agricultural-related issues, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Wednesday. “USDA is proud to stand...