Canada’s antitrust regulator, Competition Bureau Canada, issued a statement Tuesday that German specialty chemicals firm Evonik has agreed to sell a facility in British Columbia to satisfy competition concerns stemming from its proposed purchase of American hydrogen peroxide producer PeroxyChem.
Firefighters worked for about 40 hours to douse a blaze that ignited in a Viterra grain elevator at the Port of Vancouver last Thursday, a Canadian news organization reported.
Intermediate chemicals and derivatives manufacturer Foremark Preformance Chemicals wrapped up a project at its La Porte, TX plant that expanded its triazine production operations, the company announced this week. The project was initiated in response to increased shale oil and gas production in North America.
Packaged foods manufacturer Conagra Brands is moving forward on plans for a $31.9 million expansion of its production facility in Fort Madison, IA, the Lee County Economic Development Group announced. As part of the investment, the firm will also add 91 jobs to the plant’s current headcount of 450.
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Cargill-owned global animal health business Diamond V recently completed a $29.1 million expansion project at its Cedar Rapids, IA production plant, adding 100,000 sq ft of space to the plant’s footprint and new production and packaging capabilities, the agribusiness announced Friday.
Nestle signed an asset purchase agreement with global pharmaceutical firm Allergan for the acquisition of Zenpep, a medication used for gastrointestinal conditions, the food and beverage giant said Monday.
Building and specialty products manufacturer Johns Manville is planning to construct a new polyiso production facility in Hillsboro, TX in response to the strong construction market in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, the company announced in a release last Wednesday.
Firefighters were called to the Border Ag & Energy grain elevator in Bottineau, ND on Friday after a blaze started in a piece of sunflower drying equipment, a company official told NBC News affiliate KFYR.
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- Nestlé announces a collaboration with Burcon and Merit, two key players in the development and production of high-quality plant proteins. This partnership will enable Nestlé to further accelerate the development of nutritious and great-tasting plant-based meat and dairy alternatives with a favorable environmental footprint.
Officials have opened a criminal investigation into the cause of a large explosion at the Watson Grinding and Manufacturing plant in Houston, TX on Friday morning that left two people dead and an unknown number of other injured.
Industrial solutions firm Wm. W. Meyer announced the addition of Scott Robben as Regional Sales Manager this week. Robben lives in Kansas City and will support customers in the Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and Iowa territories.
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German chemicals and materials firm BASF broke ground Wednesday on a new manufacturing hub in Singapore for crop protection products to increase production for customers across Asia Pacific.
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) reported that U.S. specialty chemicals market volumes ended 2019 on a soft note, with a 0.3% decline in December following a 0.1% gain in November. All changes in the data are reported on a three-month moving average (3MMA) basis. Of the 28 specialty chemical segments ACC monitors, 16 segments expanded in December, up from 10 in November. Ten markets declined in December and two were flat. During December, large market volume gains (1.0% and over) occurred only in electronic chemicals.
American consumer products firm Procter & Gamble is dedicating $310 million to expand its manufacturing plant in Box Elder County, UT, the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development announced in a recent release. The project is expected to create 221 new positions over the next two decades.
Saint-Gobain-owned building materials manufacturer CertainTeed is moving to shutter its gypsum wallboard production plant in Cody, WY this April, impacting about 50 workers at the site, several local news organizations reported Wednesday.
American food firm Conagra Brands is aiming to make 100% of its plastic packaging recyclable, renewable, or compostable by 2025, joining other prominent food and beverage companies that have set similar goals in recent years.
Pet food manufacturer Champion Petfoods held a ribbon cutting event on Thursday to mark the opening of the new CAD$350 million (about $266 million) NorthStar Kitchen in Acheson, AB, local news organizations and trade publications reported.
Russian construction company ASK Cement is building a greenfield cement plant near Yekaterinburg in the Ural region. AUMUND Fördertechnik GmbH is significantly involved in the implementation of this greenfield project, currently the only one of its kind in Russia.