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  • BASF First Chemical Company to Be Founding Member of the Sustainability Consortium

    BASF has announced that it is the first chemical company to become a member of The Sustainability Consortium, an independent organization of diverse global participants that work collaboratively to build a scientific foundation that drives innovation to improve consumer product sustainability. The...

  • Grace Earns Quality Certification for Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

    W. R. Grace & Co. has earned Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) certification of its facility in Baltimore. The certification encompasses Grace's Quality Management System that includes the standards, procedures, and manufacturing operations used by the company in the production of...

  • Ted Beaty Announces Retirement from Tapco

    Ted W. Beaty, vice president and co-founder of Tapco Inc., St. Louis, retired as of January 1, 2010. Beaty and partner, Paul D. Taylor, founded Tapco (Ted And Paul COmpany) on October 8, 1974. In the ensuing 35 years, Tapco has grown to be one of the largest manufacturers of elevator buckets in the...

  • IMI Extends Trade-In/Upgrade Program for Magnetic Separators

    Industrial Magnetics Inc.(IMI) has announced an extension on its exclusive, “Trade-In/Upgrade” program on drawer-in-housings, bullet, and EP tube magnetic separators, which allows customers to trade in an older ceramic or rare earth model, receiving the price they paid for it off a new...

  • Norwood Marking Systems Celebrates 50 Years

    Norwood Marking Systems has announced the celebration of its 50th anniversary. Established in 1960 by Eugene Norwood, Norwood Marking Systems is recognized worldwide for high-quality thermal transfer and hot stamp printing equipment. Norwood’s technology leadership began with the...

  • Containment Solutions for Processing Pharmaceutical Powders Webinar Announced

    On Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at 2:00 pm EST, Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems will host a program on "Containment Solutions for Processing Pharmaceutical Powders". This presentation will cover the basic requirements, philosophy, and components associated with rigid wall isolators that are...

  • SOCMA Backs Senate Measure to Help Small Companies Increase Global Competitiveness

    The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) has announced its support of a bipartisan Senate bill that would help small and medium-sized manufacturers, which include many SOCMA members, promote their products overseas. The Export Promotion Act of 2010 (S. 3084), spearheaded by...

  • CF Industries and Terra Industries Agree to Merger Deal

    CF Industries Holdings Inc. and Terra Industries Inc. have entered into a definitive merger agreement (the "CF Industries-Terra Agreement") to combine the two companies. Terra stockholders will receive $37.15 in cash and 0.0953 of a share of CF Industries common stock for each share of...

  • 2009 Safest Year Ever for Nation's Freight Railroads

    The Association of American Railroads has announced that 2009 was the safest year in freight railroad history, with preliminary year-end data indicating the train accident rate, employee casualty rate, and grade crossing incident rates were all at record low levels last year.   "This...

  • Buhler Aeroglide Acquires License for Drying Technology

    Buhler Aeroglide has announced a license agreement with Ronning Engineering Company, Inc. of Overland Park, KS. The license agreement includes the utilization of Ronning’s drying technology for specific market segments like biomass. Combining the rotary drying technology with the existing...