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  • ISPE Updates Standards for Assessing Particulate Containment Performance of Pharmaceutical Equipment

    ISPE has updated its Good Practice Guide on Assessing the Particulate Containment Performance of Pharmaceutical Equipment, which sets a standard method of measurement for particulate containment systems so that they can be accurately compared and assessed. The Guide has been updated to address a...

  • Mole•Master Introduces Advanced Dry Ice Blasting

    Mole•Master Services Corp. is now offering dry ice blasting as part of its silo and bin cleaning and abrasive blasting services. "Tremendous advances in engineering enable us to provide dry ice blasting that offers major reductions in set-up time and production downtime," said Dave...

  • Matcon UK ‘Open Day’ Showcased Latest in Lean Powder Manufacturing Solutions

    Matcon is a market leading organization specializing in the design and supply of flexible materials handling solutions using Intermediate Bulk Container (IBC) technology. Matcon recently hosted another successful "Lean Manufacturing Open Day" at its UK headquarters, welcoming delegates...

  • Cardinal Scale Launches New Web Site

    Cardinal Scale Mfg. Co., Webb City, MO, has launched its new Web site at www.CardinalScale.com. The new site is a resource for Cardinal Scale company and product information, with many new features and a new design that presents the company’s American-made scales and weighing systems....

  • SOR Achieves SIL Certification for Pressure and Level Switches

    SOR announced that its line of pressure, differential pressure, temperature, vacuum, and level switches have been certified fit for use in SIL (Safety Integrity Level) environments. SOR is one of only a few manufacturers in the industry to offer its entire range of switches certified to IEC 61508...

  • Genomatica Appoints Jeff Lievense Executive Vice President, Process Technology

    Genomatica announced that it has hired Jeff Lievense, Ph.D., as executive vice president, process technology, effective May 1, 2012. Lievense served at Amyris from December 2007 until April 2012, most recently as executive vice president, process development. From 1994 to November 2007, he was...

  • Chemical Industry Honors Companies for Performance, Commitment to Health and Safety

    The American Chemistry Council (ACC) kicked off its 21st Annual Responsible Care Conference and Expo by honoring member and Partner companies, as well as individuals that have made significant contributions to the environment, health, safety, and security in the chemical industry. The annual...

  • Kemutec Releases New Mucon Valve Brochure

    Kemutec has announced the launch of its comprehensive Mucon Valve brochure that provides a complete overview of its valves designed for the food, pharmaceutical, chemical, powder paints and environmental industries. Featured in the brochure is the Mucon iris diaphragm valve. Mucon, the inventor of...

  • Eriez Launches Web Site Section Devoted to Eco-Certified Program and Products

    Eriez has added a new section to the company’s Web site that is devoted exclusively to its Eco-Certified program and products. Demonstrating its commitment to a better, cleaner environment, Eriez developed the Eco-Certification designation for a variety of its magnetic separation and...

  • Equipment Leasing and Finance Volume up 36% over February

    The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity for the $628 billion equipment finance sector, showed overall new business volume for March was $6.8 billion, up 10 percent from volume of $6.2 billion in the...