ADA, Mich. (AP) - Part of an Amway Corp. plant in southwestern Michigan was evacuated and eight workers were taken to area hospitals following the accidental release of a chemical powder. It happened early Thursday at the plant in Ada, just southeast of Grand Rapids.
A new cylindrical product format for Harry London Candies' chocolate bars presented a processing problem when an order 1.5 million bars came in.
Harry London Candies of North Canton, Ohio has been manufacturing high quality chocolates and other gourmet confections since 1922, when Harry London, a steelworker, left his job at the local mill and began making family recipes by hand in his own kitchen.
Coastal Training Technologies has released a program to address the dangers of combustible dust in plant environments. “Combustible Dust: Up In A Flash” explores the nature of dust explosions and examines how they can be prevented.
The new Fluke 27 II and 28 II digital multimeters (DMMs) are IP 67 rated for water and dust resistance, and offer an extended operating temperature range of -15°C to +55°C (5°F to 131°F).
The first washdown duty stainless steel motors approved for use in hazardous locations are now available from Stainless Motors, Inc. The motors: Are UL approved for use in Class I, Division 1, Groups C and D and Class II, Division 1, Groups F and G environments.
GF Piping Systems has released chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC) schedule 80 piping that meets ASTM D1784 cell classification 24448. The piping will not rust, scale or pit, and offers: Improved impact resistance. Better tensile strength.
The Discovery Channel has recently featured FARO technologies in a documentary entitled "Shades of Green," a behind-the-scenes look at how those massive turbines progress from design and engineering to manufacturing.
John Higgins was a regular 16-year-old who found a good-paying job and was eager to help most anyone around the workplace. All was well, up until a simple mistake - along with improper forklift training - led to an accident that left John with a broken back and without a kidney.
DALLAS, TX - Borrowing a page from the highly successful â€œCash for Clunkersâ€ car program, ITT Flowtronex announced that effective September 30, 2009, it is offering a 10 percent factory-direct cash rebate for the replacement of old and inefficient irrigation pump systems.
The Chemical Safety Board takes an in-depth look at the dangers of combustible dust, using footage from the Imperial Sugar explosion and other accidents to illustrate its destructive capabilities.
Heatwave: A black pigment that becomes transparent when heated - great for making a cloaking cop car that transforms from an unmarked vehicle to fully marked police unit with the flick of a switch.
A great demonstration of how Coriolis flowmeters simultaneously measure liquid flow and density.
A look at the DeltaV and PlantWeb solution technologies on show at the the Emerson Exchange show earlier this week.
By Jeff Reinke, Editorial Director, Manufacturing Group Today is my first day in the office this week, as the first two allowed for a dynamic range of visits that ran the gamut from medical equipment firms to a private label chocolate processor.