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Packaging Company Buys Four Anheuser Busch Plants

October 2, 2009 4:51 am | Comments

BROOMFIELD, Colo. (AP) - Plastic and metal packaging company Ball Corp. has completed its acquisition of four Anheuser-Busch InBev plants for $577 million, the two companies said Thursday. The plants in Rome, Ga.; Columbus, Ohio; Ft. Atkinson, Wis.

Amway Plant Evacuated After Chemical Release

October 2, 2009 4:25 am | Comments

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.

Raising The Bar

October 1, 2009 12:19 pm | Comments

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.


Shades Of Green

October 1, 2009 5:19 am | Comments

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.

Forklift Safety: 16 and Paralyzed

October 1, 2009 5:08 am | Comments

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.

Cash For Pumpers

September 30, 2009 11:36 am | Comments

DALLAS, TX - Borrowing a page from the highly successful “Cash for Clunkers” 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.

Destructive Capabilities Of Comdust

September 30, 2009 10:35 am | Comments

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.

Cloaking Cop Car

September 30, 2009 9:57 am | Comments

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.


Coriolis Flowmeters Explained

September 30, 2009 9:36 am | Comments

A great demonstration of how Coriolis flowmeters simultaneously measure liquid flow and density.

DeltaV & PlantWeb Solutions Featured At Emerson Exchange

September 30, 2009 7:27 am | Comments

A look at the DeltaV and PlantWeb solution technologies on show at the the Emerson Exchange show earlier this week.

OriginOil Patents Surface Mounted Algae Biofuel

September 30, 2009 5:40 am | Comments

LOS ANGELES - OriginOil, Inc. today announced an innovative production system using a type of algae that attaches itself to growth surfaces. The new system helps pursue clean water goals while generating algae for fuel and other valuable products in wastewater treatment plants.

Kraft Given Deadline To Bid On Cadbury

September 30, 2009 5:25 am | Comments

LONDON (AP) - Kraft Foods Inc. has six weeks to make a binding offer to buy British candy maker Cadbury PLC or else walk away for at least six months, Britain's mergers and acquisitions regulator said Wednesday.

Obama Administration Calls For Chemical-Law Reform

September 30, 2009 5:08 am | Comments

DINA CAPPIELLO Associated Press Writer - September 30, 2009 WASHINGTON (AP) -

Food Vs Fuel, Palm Oil Not An Issue

September 30, 2009 4:44 am | Comments


Conveying In Abrasive Environments

September 29, 2009 12:40 pm | Comments

Keeling & Walker Ltd of Stoke-on-Trent, located 158 miles (253 km) northwest of London, is the world's largest producer of tin oxide. Not only is tin oxide a very abrasive material, it is very difficult to handle. It smears, doesn't flow well, and readily bridges.


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