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  • Saint-Gobain Completes Work on New US Production Plant

    The Life Sciences business of materials firm Saint-Gobain is completing construction work on its new 80,000-sq-ft production plant in Largo, FL that will increase the firm’s capacity for C-Flex tubing, molded connections, and assemblies used for fluid management in biopharmaceutical...

  • Creative Food Processing Recalls Poultry Products

    Creative Food Processing, Santa Clara, CA, is recalling approximately 1,941 lb of raw chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.   The product contains wheat--a known...

  • 4 injured in Explosion at Dippin’ Dots Plant

    An explosion at the Dippin’ Dots production facility in Paducah, KY Friday night left four people injured, according to to WSPD6 local.    All four of the injured were hospitalized and one remained hospitalized Saturday night.   The cause of the blast and the...

  • ROSS Appoints New VP of Sales

    ROSS announces the appointment of Ken Langhorn to the position of vice president of sales. Langhorn graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from SUNY Stony Brook and joined ROSS in February 1998 as a lab assistant in the company's test & development center. He began working on various...

  • ACC Welcomes Rule That Bolster Chemical Safety Program

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a final rule Thursday to make changes to one of the primary programs that regulates safety at chemical facilities, the Risk Management Program (RMP). RMP regulates safety at more than 12,000 facilities nationally covered by the program and...

  • U.S. Specialty Chemical Markets Soft as Q4 Begins

    The American Chemistry Council (ACC) reported that U.S. specialty chemicals market volumes started the fourth quarter on a mixed note, with no change in October. Of the 28 specialty chemical segments ACC monitors, 14 expanded in October, 10 declined, and four were flat. During October, large...

  • Bumble Bee Foods Files for Bankruptcy

    San Diego-based Bumble Bee Foods filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Delaware Thursday, announcing it will sell the company's assets to Taiwan-based FCF Company Ltd for $925 million.   “It’s been a challenging time for our company but today’s actions...

  • Flexco Announces Expansion

    Flexco announces that its Grand Rapids, MI facility will be expanding its operation and moving to a new location. The company, which operates at 1995 Oak Industrial Parkway NE, will be moving to 1920 Northridge Drive NW in Walker, MI in early 2021, increasing its current 18-acre footprint to 36...

  • AMETEK France Opens New Technology Solutions Centre

    AMETEK France has established a Technology Solutions Centre as a regional headquarters in Élancourt City to support the growth of its electronic instrument and electromechanical product businesses in France. AMETEK France’s goal was to build a resource for showcasing the latest...

  • Powder & Bulk Solids Ranks the Top Silo Fail Videos

    If you work with silos, a catastrophic structural failure is one of your worst nightmares. While many operators take steps to keep their silos in good shape, failures can occur for a variety of reasons including design flaws, poor construction or installation, or a lack of maintenance. The hazards...