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  • SOCMA Urges Congress to Take Risk-Based Approach to TSCA Reform

    In testimony to a key panel of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) urged Congress to avoid sweeping changes to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and to preserve a risk-based approach to chemicals management. In remarks to a...

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  • Floating Rail Bridge Saves Companies Money, Time

    CG Railway Inc., located in Mobile, AL, operates the only rail vessel service in the U.S. market providing an alternate transportation mode between the U.S. and southern Mexico.   Every four days, CG Railway provides a safe, fast, and eco-friendly rail-ferry service transporting all types of...

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  • Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems to Host Dry Sorbent Particle Size Effects in Flue Gas Desulfurization Webinar

    Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems will host a webinar on Dry Sorbent Particle Size Effects in Flue Gas Desulfurization outlining how dry injection of finely ground of trona and sodium bicarbonate further reduces sulfur oxides in power plant emissions utilizing air classifying mills on Wednesday,...

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  • Jervis B. Webb Co. Announces Bulk Material Handling Contract with U.S. Silica Co.

    Jervis B. Webb Co., a subsidiary of Daifuku Co. Ltd. and leading provider of material handling solutions, has announced a $290,000 contract with U.S. Silica Co. to manufacture eight belt conveyors. Webb will engineer and manufacture 800 feet of 24-, 30-, and 36-in. conveyors, which will move sand...

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  • Columbian TecTank Announces New President

    CST Industries, parent company to Columbian TecTank, has named Declan McLaughlin president of the company. McLaughlin will assume responsibility for the general management and operations of Columbian TecTank’s manufacturing facilities and sales offices, as well as development and...

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  • NOVA Chemicals Announces New Board of Directors

    NOVA Chemicals has announced the membership of its new Board of Directors, including the appointment of Dr. Gerhard Roiss as chairman of the board and Mohamed Al Mehairi as vice chairman. International Petroleum Investment Corp. (IPIC) and OMV Aktiengesellschaft (OMV) recently received clearance...

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  • SOCMA Announces 2009 Performance Improvement Award Winners

    The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2009 Performance Improvement Awards, sponsored by SOCMA’s ChemStewards program. This year, a record number of member facilities applied for the awards which recognize outstanding commitment...

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  • Exploring Powder Dispersion for Inhaled Drug Applications

    Dr. Paul Kippax, product manager for diffraction systems at Malvern Instruments, is one of a group of powder dispersion and characterization experts who will speak in Leeds, UK, on December 8, 2009 at a meeting on ‘Dispersion and Characterization of Dry Cohesive Powders for Inhalation and...

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  • VIBCO Vibrators' President Hosting Daily Radio Show

    Karl Wadensten is a man on a mission. He is a passionate, memorable, funny personality with big ideas and a take-no-prisoners attitude. As president of VIBCO Vibrators (Wyoming, RI), Wadensten is “At War with Muda (waste)” and leads VIBCO’s successful Lean Revolution. Wadensten is...

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  • Leading Scientists to Present One-Day Powder Flow Measurement Conference in London

    Powder Flow 2009: Practice, Theory, Visualisation and Meaning is a one-day conference organized by The Formulation Group of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) in partnership with Freeman Technology and in association with Dechema. The event takes place on December 16, 2009 at the RSC headquarters...

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