Death by chocolate — a tragic event, but one that should also serve as an example of how not to conduct business, especially in light of other recent misfortunes.
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) - Officials say a cocoa processing center in New Jersey was operating illegally when a worker fell into a vat of melting chocolate and died. Camden cited Lyons & Sons Inc. for not having a business license after Vincent Smith II died Wednesday.
CUDAHY, Wis. (AP) - Police say a massive fire that gutted part of a southeastern Wisconsin meatpacking plant started when a military flare landed on the roof. Cudahy (CUH'-duh-hay) police said Tuesday there's no indication the military fired the flare.
The OMEGA Engineering HHP350 Series smart manometer is a high-performance handheld digital manometer with many features, including: An accuracy of 0.05 percent (HHP351) and 0.025 percent (HHP352) full scale, independent of temperature.
In an acknowledgement of the growing market for heavy-duty bolting tools, Snap-on® Industrial expanded its line of Dr. Flank Drive® 3/4-in. impact sockets and combination wrenches.
BinMaster presents its SmartBob C-50 analog expansion console, which enables monitoring of multiple bins equipped with SmartBob2 or SmartBob-TS1 sensors from a single C-100 control console.
The K-Tron Process Group now offers ActiFlow - an alternative to conventional forms of mechanical hopper agitation. According to the company, the ActiFlow smart bulk solids activator boasts: Continuous activation of cohesive bulk materials inside the stainless steel hopper.
HOUSTON (AP) - Exxon Mobil Corp. said Tuesday it will make its first major investment in greenhouse-gas reducing biofuels in a $600 million partnership with biotech company Synthetic Genomics Inc. to develop transportation fuels from algae.
NEW YORK (AP) - Reports of a cheaper-than-expected contract for potash means prices are set to slide, analysts said Monday, cutting expectations for North American fertilizer companies. Shares of major potash suppliers sank on the news.
CUDAHY, Wis. (AP) - Operations are slowly returning to normal at the southeastern Wisconsin meatpacking plant where a fire last week gutted part of one building. The blaze at Patrick Cudahy (CUH'-duh-hay) Inc. caused an estimated $50 million in damages.
Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRE) began operations at its ethanol plant in Ord, Nebraska on July 12, 2009. The company anticipates production of ethanol by July 17th.
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FRIATEC offers a complete line of horizontal and vertical metallic and non-metallic centrifugal pumps for corrosive and abrasive services.
WAYNE ORTMAN Associated Press Writer - July 10, 2009 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - An insect no bigger than a comma is being studied as a natural predator that farmers could use instead of chemicals to protect the nation's soybean crop from aphids.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Consumer products maker WD-40 Co. said Wednesday its fiscal third-quarter profit fell 15 percent due to losses from foreign exchange rates and overall economic weakness. The company earned $6.9 million, or 41 cents per share, compared with $8.