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  • Oseco to Appear on TV Show Mythbusters

    Pressure-relief manufacturer Oseco is making another appearance on the TV show Mythbusters. The episode, entitled “Dive to Survive,” airs Wednesday night, March 31 on the Discovery Channel. Mythbusters puts movie stunts and urban myths to the test in real-world conditions, to see if...

  • GEA Niro Chooses ANSYS to Optimize Food, Chemical, and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Processes

    GEA Niro has selected engineering simulation software from ANSYS to optimize equipment design and reduce development time and costs. Based in Denmark, GEA Niro is a world market leader in drying technology for the dairy, food, pharmaceutical, and chemical industries and is a core technology center...

  • Cemtrex Secures Emission Monitoring System Contract in Uruguay

    Cemtrex Inc. has announced the award of a $1.3 million contract received from the National Administration of Power Plants and Electric Transmissions of Uruguay (UTE) to design, supply, and install complete Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems (CEMS) for eight stacks with redundant systems for...

  • Fourth Straight Week of Gains Reported on U.S. Freight Railroads

    The Association of American Railroads reports that for the fourth consecutive week, freight traffic on U.S. railroads was up compared with the same period a year ago during the week ended March 20.  U.S. railroads originated 287,639 carloads during the week, up 4.3 percent from the...

  • New Battelle Process Slashes Price of Useful But Expensive Chemical

    A chemical once costing $100 a gram is now available for a fraction of that price - and in a more pure form - thanks to a new manufacturing process pioneered by Battelle and St. Louis-based Ferratec LLC. The cheaper, improved potassium ferrate, (VI) (K2FeO4), sold under the trade name Ferratec...

  • Dow Packaging and Converting Technical Center Moves to Expanded Facilities in Buffalo Grove, IL

    The Dow Chemical Co.'s North American Technical Service and Global Research and Development Center for packaging adhesives and coatings will move to Buffalo Grove, IL in early April 2010. The expanded Tech Service and R&D Center represents a significant step forward in the company’s...

  • SOCMA Welcomes Eight New Members in First Quarter

    The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) has announced the approval of eight new companies for membership, including the association’s first inorganic specialty chemical manufacturer since SOCMA repositioned itself to broaden its membership base. The new members, who are...

  • William Seth Gill, Flexicon Founder, 1929-2010

    William S. Gill, founder and former chairman of Flexicon Corp., died at his home of cancer and related complications on March 16, 2010.        Born July 13, 1929 and raised in Hanover Township, PA, he earned an Engineering Degree from Penn State University, and was...

  • Arch Coal to Make Additional $3 Million Investment in ADA-ES

    Arch Coal Inc. and ADA-ES Inc. have announced that Arch plans to invest $3 million in ADA to fund near-term growth opportunities. The first step of the investment was completed on March 23 with the purchase of 143,885 shares of ADA for $1 million. The remaining $2 million is consideration for an...

  • U.S. Grains Council Selects Nicholson Kovac for "Partners in Agriculture" Campaign

    The U.S. Grains Council, a leader in international export market development for U.S. corn, barley, sorghum, and their co-products, has selected Nicholson Kovac Inc. as its integrated marketing communications agency for the 2010 "Partners in Agriculture" international public relations...