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  • CAMCORP Launches New Website

    Lenexa, KS-based pneumatic conveying and reliable air pollution control equipment manufacturer CAMCORP recently launched its redesigned website at camcorpinc.com, a company press release announced Monday.  The new site features a modern design, improved functionality, and easy access to...

  • Godiva Creates New Baking Mixes Line with General Mills

    Chocolate manufacturer Godiva Chocolatier rolled out a new line of premium baking mixes on Monday that are produced under a partnership with General Mills, the firm announced in a release. The new offerings represent Godiva’s first foray into baking products.  Intended use in desserts...

  • BASF Expands UV Acrylic Hotmelts Capacity in Europe

    A new production plant for UV acrylic hotmelts was recently opened by German chemicals and materials firm BASF at its Ludwigshafen, Germany complex, doubling its production capacity for the adhesive raw material at the site, a company press release announced Monday.  An investment of “...

  • Nylon 6 Maker AdvanSix to Expand Virginia Plant

    Specialty chemicals and Nylon 6 producer AdvanSix recently revealed plans to expand its caprolactam and ammonium sulfate production facility in Hopewell, VA, according to a company press release. The City of Hopewell and the Hopewell Economic Development Authority recently granted AdvanSix property...

  • Storage Tank Explosion Rocks Arkansas Chemical Facility

    A 6000-gal storage tank exploded at the Org Chem Group chemical processing plant in Hot Springs, AR in the early hours of Friday morning, the Hot Springs Sentinel-Record reported.  The blast at the Blacksnake Road site was reported at about 2 a.m., drawing a response from area...

  • Tyson Foods Names Noelle O’Mara Chief Marketing Officer

    Tyson Foods Inc. has appointed Noelle O’Mara to the newly created role of chief marketing officer. O’Mara, who has more than 17 years of food marketing experience, joined Tyson Foods in April 2016 as vice president, new business models. She most recently served as general manager and...

  • OSHA Fines Rubber Products Firm for Amputation Hazards

    The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) ordered Houston, TX-based Custom Rubber Products LLC to pay a fine of $530,392 after investigators determined that the company did not adequately guard its machines and exposed workers to severe injury and...

  • Lonza Debuts New Dry Powder Inhalation Capsule Portfolio

    Life sciences firm Lonza debuted a new portfolio of Capsugel Zephyr dry powder inhalation (DPI) capsule solutions this month and introduced services to help drug makers customize inhaled pulmonary drugs they produce.    “Capsule-based DPI technology is quickly becoming the...

  • Man Gets Jail Time for Peeing on Line at Kellogg’s Plant

    A man who was formerly employed at Kellogg Company’s cereal plant in Memphis, TN was sentenced to 10 months in federal prison on May 24 by U.S. District Court Judge Jon P. McCalla for tampering with consumer products, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Western District of Tennessee...

  • JBS USA Commits $95M to Expand Nebraska Beef Plant

    Food company JBS USA is investing $95 million to expand the size and capabilities of its Grand Island, NE beef production plant, the firm announced in a release Wednesday. The funds will be used to add new animal handling facilities, a temperature controlled harvest floor, and a reconfiguration of...