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  • Wood Pellet Producer Enviva to Build $60M Port Terminal

    Industrial wood pellet manufacturer Enviva Holdings plans to invest $60 million in the construction of a new terminal at the Port of Pascagoula to expand its shipping capabilities to clients under long-term contracts in Europe and Asia. The company announced in a release Tuesday that it entered...

  • Huntsman Sheds Intermediates and Surfactants Businesses

    The Woodlands, TX-based Huntsman Corporation announced plans Wednesday to sell its chemical intermediates and surfactants businesses to Indorama Ventures in a $2.076 billion transaction.  Indorama will acquire a number of Huntsman’s production assets in the deal, including production...

  • Kellogg Co. to Shutter Frozen Food Plant in Atlanta

    108 workers are facing a lay off as the Kellogg Company moves to shutter a production facility for frozen foods in Atlanta, GA this October, according to documents filed with the state of Georgia and local media reports.  The site will close on Oct. 10, information filed with the Georgia...

  • Bunting Magnetics Rebrands as Bunting

    On August 3, Bunting Magnetics Co. celebrated its 60th anniversary as a company. Since being founded in 1959, Bunting Magnetics Co. has grown from a small company in Chicago, IL, to a growing global company with multiple locations in the United States as well as abroad.  Bunting Magnetics Co...

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  • Scoular to Build Pet Foods Ingredients Plant in Nebraska

    Grain and food ingredients firm Scoular held an event Wednesday to break ground on the firm’s new production plant for freeze-dried products in Seward, NE, the company announced in a release. The $50 million investment is expected to generate about 100 new positions when the site goes on line...

  • OSHA Fines Missouri Firm for Flammable Dust Hazards

    A Lebanon, MO-based spirits and wine barrel manufacturer, Missouri Cooperage Company LLC, recently received citations from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for exposing workers to a variety of workplace safety issues, including combustible...

  • ADM Tapped to Produce Plant-Based Burgers for Marfrig

    American agribusiness Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) was recently tapped by Brazilian food processing firm Marfrig to collaborate on production and sales of plant-based protein products in Brazil, a Marfrig press release announced. Under the terms of the deal, ADM will supply raw materials to...

  • Superior Taps Belterra to Distribute Conveyor Components

    U.S. bulk material processing and handling systems manufacturer Superior Industries Inc. announced a new partnership with Canada’s largest distributor of conveyor belting, components and other bulk material handling solutions. Belterra, a 50-year-old distributor with 19 locations throughout...

  • Campbell’s Sells Several APAC Snack Brands for $2.2B

    American food manufacturer The Campbell Soup Company sold some of its international operations, including plants in Australia, Indonesia, and Malaysia to investment firm KKR for $2.2 billion, the companies announced in an August 2 release.  KKR acquired the Arnott’s biscuits brand, as...