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Morinville

Champion opens its doors to Morinville

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Almost two years to the day after flipping the switch on a half million dollar piece of equipment that was to solve Champion Petfoods odour problems, the Morinville manufacturer opened their doors for three kitchen tours Wednesday, giving residents an opportunity to see the progress first hand. The tours were an opportunity for Morinvillians to not only see the company is serious about reducing the smell it releases into the air, but also an opportunity to get an inside look at how the product is made and to learn about the job opportunities available with the company… […]

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Morinville

Champion’s latest update claims some progress

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Champion Petfoods released their latest odour reduction update late Tuesday night, a two-page missive that outlines what the company has been working on over the past six weeks and what it plans to do in the coming weeks as it continues to work on reducing odours from their plant… […]

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Champion to invest up to $3 million more in Morinville plant for odour problem

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Following word Champion Petfoods would not have its odour issues solved by the end of August as originally planned, Morinville Town Council and administration had an opportunity to tour the plant Tuesday afternoon to find out why. What councillors saw was Champion’s odour problems were not as simple as merely sticking a scrubber onto the existing $500,000 plasma injector system, and that up to $3 million would be spent on the Morinville plant for odour management and airflow alone… […]

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Deputy Mayor unimpressed with Champion Petfoods presentation

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Deputy Mayor Paul Krauskopf had some harsh words for Champion Petfoods President and CEO Frank Burdzy Tuesday night, urging the head of the local manufacturing plant to return to Morinville Town Council in January of 2011 with some concrete solutions on what the plant was doing to mitigate the smell emanating from its stacks.

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