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  • GEAPS, K-State Announce Courses for April

    Registration is now open for four courses from the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University in April. These online courses run from April 2 through May 7, and registration closes March 27. GEAPS 521: Aeration System Design and Fan Operational Management Learn the...

  • SCHWING Technologies Opens Location in the U.S.

    Thermal cleaning solutions and fluid bed process technology firm SCHWING Technologies is opening a new sales office in the U.S., the company announced this week.  The newly founded SCHWING Technologies North America Inc. is based in Princeton, NJ. The North American office is headed by...

  • Conveyor Fire Put Out at Lafarge Concrete Plant in Ontario

    Firefighters responded to the Lafarge Canada ready-mix concrete plant in Sault Ste. Marie, ON on Thursday morning after a conveyor fire broke, local news organizations reported.  Officials told the Sault Star that no injuries occurred during the incident. The fire was reported to Sault Ste....

  • Campbell Soup Sells Production Plant in Washington State

    American food firm Campbell Soup Company entered into a definitive agreement to sell its 225,000-sq-ft refrigerated soup plant in Everett, WA to an affiliate of private investment company Joshua Green Corporation, a February 21 press release announced. “As outlined in August 2018 as part of...

  • Praxair to Erect New Hydrogen Plant in Louisiana

    Linde plc-owned industrial gas manufacturer Praxair revealed plans Thursday to erect a new hydrogen production facility in Louisiana that will feature a capacity of 170 million cu ft/day when the site becomes operational.  “Praxair is committed to be the preferred hydrogen supplier in...

  • Kellogg’s Names Two New Members to Board

    American food firm Kellogg Company recently named former Pfizer Nutrition executive Erica L. Mann and former General Motors senior leader Roderick D. Gillum to its board of directors. The positions became effective on February 22.  Mann previously occupied the role of president and general...

  • Crews Battle Massive Blaze at Michigan Plastics Plant

    A large fire broke out in a storage area at the U.S Farathane plant in Auburn Hills, MI on Tuesday that burned through some 20,000 storage bins, the city of Auburn Hills said in a press release.  Crews responded to the facility at about 10:20 a.m. after receiving reports that a fire was...

  • 27 Firefighters Put Out Equipment Fire at N.C. Plant

    A fire in the dryer and oven system of the Profile Turf Products Group plant in Conover, NC on Monday drew a response from 27 firefighters from several area fire departments, the Conover Fire Department said in a series of social media posts.  Crews arriving at the scene observed flames and...

  • INEOS Invests $199M in New Vinyl Acetate Monomer Plant

    Chemicals and oil products manufacturer INEOS announced plans Wednesday to invest £150 million (about $199.4 million) in construction of a new vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) production plant in the U.K.  Slated to be built in Hull, the plant has a planned capacity of 300,000 tn/yr,...

  • Ingredient Masters Relocates Headquarters to Batavia, OH

    Ingredient Masters announces a move of their corporate headquarters to Batavia, Ohio, a suburb of Cincinnati, Ohio.  The newly remodeled facility was formerly the fire station for the Village of Batavia.  The new location houses the company’s sales, engineering and operations...