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Victory Brewing Co. rolling out its first cans in spring 2015

summer-love-victoryConsumers wanted it, asked for it and now they’re getting it. Starting next spring,Victory Brewing Co. will launch its first line of canned beer after the installation of its canning line in its Parkesburg, Pa. location.

“We’ve been looking [at] the canned market for years as it developed,” said Ron Barchet, CEO and co-founder. “We were watching it closely, but we were not ready to jump in.”

The Downingtown, Pa.-based brewing company didn’t have enough space for a canning line, Barchet said, until plans were finalized in February for its 212,000 square foot location in Parkesburg.

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Action Manufacturing gets probation, $1.2 million fine for illegally storing explosive hazardous waste

gavel-3-600xx998-667-0-0Action Manufacturing Co. was sentenced Wednesday to five years of probation, as well as a $1.2 million fine, for storing explosive hazardous waste illegally at its Atglen, Pa., facility. According to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office, District Court Judge Nitza I. Quinones Alejandro also ordered an $800 special assessment.

Bristol, Pa.-based Action Manufacturing, which makes timing and arming devices for munitions and explosives, reportedly admitted to stockpiling explosive hazardous waste without a permit, instead of sending it to an approved treatment, storage and disposal facility.

The law requires companies like Action Manufacturing, which produce explosive solid waste, dispose of the hazardous material in accordance with the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.

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