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  • Spiroflow Systems Announces New Vice President of Sales

    Spiroflow, a global leader in the field of powder handling and dry solids processing and an emerging leader as a Control Systems Integrator, is excited to announce Andy Forrester as their new Vice President of Sales for the Americas. Within this role, Forrester will be developing and implementing...

  • Fagus GreCon Names New CEO

    Fire prevention solutions and measuring systems manufacturer Fagus GreCon Inc. announced that Eric Peterson joined the company as its chief executive officer on August 14. He will be based at the firm’s North American headquarters in Charlotte, NC.  “I am honored to be selected as...

  • Cooling Tower Fire Doused at Wisconsin Feed Mill

    Fire crews were called to the Jennie-O feed mill in Barron, WI on Monday after a cooling tower caught on fire, Barron County Sheriff’s Department said in a press release posted to Facebook.  Personnel from the Barron Maple Grove Fire Department responded to the fire at about 7:30 a.m....

  • Enviro Tech to Open $8M Chemical Production Plant

    Modesto,CA-based Enviro Tech Chemical Services is investing $8 million to open a new chemical production plant in Levelland, TX, a company press release announced Monday. Once completed, the facility will be capable of processing 10,000 tn/yr of raw material.  The plant, located in the...

  • Train Fire Causes $1M in Damage at ADM Plant

    A blaze broke out Monday in a diesel locomotive at the Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) dry grind plant in Cedar Rapids, IA, causing an estimated $1 million in damages to the train, reports by several local news organizations said.  Flames ignited in the train at about 4:50 p.m. Over 1000 gal of...

  • Conagra to Open Snack R&D Facility in Chicago

    American food firm Conagra Brands Inc. plans to open a new 40,000-sq-ft facility in Chicago that will expand research and development and culinary capabilities for its snacking business.  “Conagra Brands’ $2 billion snacks business is one of the largest and fastest growing in the...

  • MG America Appoints New Sales & Marketing Director

    Fairfield, NJ-based MG America, the U.S. subsidiary of MG2 of Bologna, Italy and a leading supplier of processing and packaging equipment, has hired equipment sector veteran Peter Spinelli as Director of Sales & Marketing.  In this senior executive role, Spinelli will oversee all sales...

  • Albemarle to Expand RSM Production Capabilities in U.S.

    Pharmaceutical ingredients manufacturer Albemarle Fine Chemistry Services announced Tuesday that the cmpany will expand its production capabilities for regulatory starting materials (RSMs) with a new operations building under construction at its Tyrone, PA facility.  Work on the site started...

  • Maple Leaf Foods Names VP of Marketing and Innovation

    Canadian firm Maple Leaf Foods announced Monday that Casey Richards was named to the role of Vice-President of Marketing and Innovation, leading marketing across the company’s range of brands and heading its innovation-related activities. Most recently occupying the position of Vice-...

  • Conveying Equipment Orders Rise in July

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its July 2019 booked orders were up 4.9% over June orders. July 2019 booked orders decreased 24.3% when compared to July 2018 orders. July booked orders were up 8.7% for Bulk Handling Equipment and up 2.9% for Unit Handling...