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  • Massive Explosion in China Fourth in a Month

    An explosion at Nanming Chemical Company Ltd on September 7 was the fourth chemical explosion in the country in less than a month. Monday’s blast occurred in Lishui, a city in the Zhejiang province of eastern China. No injuries or casualties were reported and the fire was under control...

  • Volkmann Hires Engineer

    Volkmann Inc., a leader in powder and small particle vacuum conveying, announces the appointment of Nick Singer as a contracts and technical support engineer to meet the growing company’s need for additional engineering support.   Singer holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the...

  • NFPA 652 to Be Explained at Powder Show Texas

    The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) issued a new standard for combustible dust this summer, but understanding it and how it fits in with existing standards is a challenge in and of itself. NFPA 652: Standard on the Fundamentals of Combustible Dust is intended to help companies better...

  • B&G Foods to Acquire General Mills Brands

    B&G Foods Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the Green Giant and Le Sueur brands, leaders in frozen and canned vegetables, from General Mills Inc. for approximately $765 million in cash, subject to an inventory adjustment at closing. B&G Foods expects the...

  • OSHA Awards $10.5M in Workplace Safety, Training Grants

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has awarded $10.5 million in one-year federal safety and health training grants to 80 nonprofit organizations across the nation for education and training programs to help high-risk workers and their employers...

  • Camfil APC Names Debus Global EVP

    Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC), a leading global manufacturer of dust, mist and fume collection equipment, announces that Christian Debus has been appointed as the new executive vice president in charge of worldwide operations. He will be located at the Camfil APC office in Tuttlingen, Germany...

  • Explosion Protection and Risk Analysis at Powder Show

    When it comes to explosion protection, sometimes the best defense is knowing where to contain combustible dust explosions if and when they occur. Knowing your process and system and understanding where to put explosion venting and protection equipment may prevent a significant explosion from...

  • Key Technology Appoints Regional Manager for Mexico

    Key Technology announces the promotion of Alvaro Núñez to regional manager for Mexico. Núñez is responsible for developing sales to bring Key’s high performance digital sorters, conveying solutions, and process automation systems to food processors in Mexico....

  • Hoerbiger Acquires IEP Technologies

    Switzerland-based Hoerbiger has acquired safety and explosion protection company IEP Technologies, the companies announced Tuesday. Hoerbiger, which provides components and systems for the oil, gas, and process industries, and more, is purchasing IEP from Sentinel Capital Partners, a private...

  • Endress+Hauser Announces New Representation

    Effective September 1, 2015, Eastern Controls Inc. (ECI) and Endress+Hauser will be teaming up to provide customers with a single-source supplier for all sales, service, and solutions in all markets and industries in the Mid-Atlantic area: Metropolitan New York, Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey,...