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  • General Mills Names President and COO

    General Mills has appointed Jeffrey L. Harmening as president, chief operating officer, effective July 1, 2016. Harmening will be responsible for all company operations including U.S. retail, international, convenience stores and foodservice segments, sales and channel development, as well as...

  • FMC Corp. Receives Second Initiative Award from American Chemistry Council

    FMC Corp. has been recognized by the American Chemistry Council (ACC) with the 2016 Responsible Care "Initiative of the Year" Award. This year's award recognizes FMC's implementation of its new "Process Hazard Level (PHL) Screening Tool," which is used to identify,...

  • President Obama Signs Bipartisan TSCA Reform, Historic Environmental Legislation

    The President of the United States Barack Obama signed the bipartisan Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, legislation to reform the nation's 40 year-old chemical management law, the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), into law.   American Chemistry Council...

  • Hapman Partners with Eunori Ltd in China

    Hapman, a global manufacturer of conveyors and bulk material handling equipment serving industries ranging from chemical and food to nutraceutical, minerals processing, wastewater, and power generation, has partnered with Eunori Ltd in Beijing, China to exclusively handle and support all in-country...

  • Nespresso Bringing Cuban Coffee Back to US Markets

    Cuban coffee will soon make its first appearance in the United States in over 50 years under the Nespresso brand as a, the Swiss coffee company announced Monday. Resulting from recent regulatory changes by the American government allowing the importation of certain products from the island nation...

  • Nanotechnology Seminars

    Do you have questions regarding milling, mixing, particle characterization, particle size analysis, or other topics related to nanotechnology? Dr. Stefan Mende, renowned nanotechnology expert and manager of technical and scientific communications for Netzsch’s Grinding and Dispersing division...

  • Columbia/Okura Celebrating 20-Year Anniversary

    Columbia/Okura LLC, a leading North American provider of custom-engineered robotic palletizing solutions is celebrating its 20th anniversary.   Headquartered in Vancouver, WA, Columbia/Okura is a joint venture of material handling leaders Columbia Machine Inc. and Okura USA Inc....

  • U.S. Specialty Chemicals Market Continues Soft Quarter

    The Specialty Chemicals Market Volume Index, a tool created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), continued the second quarter of 2016 on a soft note, slipping 0.3 percent on a three-month moving average (3MMA) basis in May. The trend has been choppy and May’s decline was preceded by...

  • GE Opens “Digital Foundry” in Paris to Drive IIoT Growth

    GE opened its “Digital Foundry” in Paris on Tuesday, expanding its digital foothold in Europe as the first of a series of new GE digital centers aimed at incubating startups, promoting growth of the digital ecosystem, and bolstering collaboration among stakeholders. “Europe has...

  • Mosaic in Talks to Buy Vale Fertilizer Unit

    Reuters reported Friday that Mosaic Co., the largest producer of concentrated phosphate in the world, is engaged in conversations to restructure ownership of Vale SA’s fertilizer unit. Unnamed sources familiar with the matter told Reuters that although the companies are talking about what...