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  • OSHA Fines PES Refinery $132K for PSM Hazards
    Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) was issued several citations and fine of $132,600 this week by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) after a massive fire and series of explosions at its refinery in Philadelphia, PA last June. An investigation of the firm’s Grand Point Refinery complex revealed shortcomings in the […]
  • The Andersons Fined $291K After Grain Engulfment Deaths
    American agribusiness The Andersons was issued several citations and a fine of $291,716 by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) after two workers became engulfed by material in a grain storage bin at the firm’s facility in Toledo, OH, officials announced in a release Thursday. The two employees were working […]
  • Innophos Shareholders OK Acquisition by Equity Firm
    The shareholders of ingredients manufacturer Innophos Holdings Inc. voted to approve the acquisition of the firm by an affiliate of private equity firm One Rock Capital Partners LLC this week, moving the deal closer to completion, the firm said in a company press release.  Plans for the deal were first announced in October 2019 when Peak Rock signed […]
  • Kimberly-Clark Appoints New Executive Leaders
    Personal care products maker Kimberly-Clark announced several leadership changes this month that the firm said is intended to further its efforts to meet its K-C Strategy 2022 goals.  The president of Kimberly-Clark Professional, Aaron Powell, was appointed president of the company’s Asia-Pacific consumer business. The region is the firm’s largest international region, with operations in […]
  • Rubber Chain Bucket Elevators
    Wiese bucket elevators feature a rubber chain system that make them cleaner, quieter, and more reliable than conventional metal chain elevators. Capable of running in extremely harsh and dusty environments, the systems are also vibration-free, abrasion-proof, and offer a variety of bucket options, including metal detectable polypropylene buckets. Along with standard models, Wiese offers industry-specific […]
  • Oneida Introduces Mobile Dust Collector
    Oneida Air Systems announces the release of its new Supercell Mobile dust collector. Previously only available as a wall-mounted unit, the Supercell has high enough levels of static pressure and CFM to accommodate a wide range of woodworking tools, from handheld sanders, table saws, and miter saws to jointers, planers, and even CNC routers—essentially every […]
  • Berry Global Invests $20M to Expand Films Production
    Plastic packaging manufacturer Berry Global is committing $20 million to expand its capacity and capabilities for hygiene, healthcare, and specialty films in North America, the firm announced in a release Wednesday.  During the project, the company plans improve its extrusion and printing capabilities, add capacity for the its Sof-Flex technology, and install new flexographic printing […]
  • Compact Lab Homogenizers
    Jaygo introduces a new and compact line of Lab Homogenizers, ideal for laboratory use, with throughput capacities of either 20 or 50 l/hr and homogenizing pressures of 1,800 Bars and 600 Bars (respectively). Both versions include two-stage homogenizing and produce maximum particle sizes of ≤ 0.2 mm (for the 20l/h version) and ≤ 0.5 mm […]
  • WAMGROUP Launches “Reserved Area” on Website
    Bulk material handling equipment producer WAMGROUP announced the launch of a new “reserved area” on its website, waminc.com, this week.  WAMGROUP offers CEMA Screw Conveyors and its signature tubular screw feeders, bin vents and plow mixers. The firm has more than 60 associated companies and guarantees presence in 85 countries through trading subsidiaries and manufacturing plants […]
  • Eriez Expands Suspended Permanent Magnet Line
    Eriez offers new and improved standard offerings in its suspended permanent magnet line. CP-20 and TP-25 suspended magnets, which have been successfully used in the recycling and aggregates industries in Europe for years, are now available in North America. These models replace the company’s previous SP-6000 magnets, are more economical, and offer expedited delivery options. […]