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  • G. Bopp USA Expands NY Operations

    G. Bopp & Co. AG, Switzerland, manufacturer of precision woven wire mesh, has announced the expansion and relocation of its New York headquarters and warehouse to an 8400-sq-ft custom-built facility. To accommodate the U.S. direct sales demands for improved lead times, Bopp USA will now...

  • ACC'S Federal Affairs VP Moves On

    The American Chemistry Council (ACC) has announced that its vice president of federal affairs, Marty Durbin, will be leaving his position in early December to take a new post as executive vice president of government affairs at the American Petroleum Institute (API). Durbin has been with ACC for...

  • Virto and Elcan Reach Exclusive Agreement

    Virto Group and Elcan Industries have announced that they have reached an exclusive agreement for representation in the U.S. The new endeavor will be named Virto/Elcan Industries and be located in Mamaroneck, NY. The company will feature the ScreenX line with MFVexcite technology, formerly known as...

  • House Passes Chemical Security Legislation with Controversial IST Mandate

    The House of Representatives has approved new and stringent standards for chemical site security, pushing forth with efforts to mandate product substitution in a misguided attempt to safeguard chemical facilities against terrorist attacks. The passage of the “Chemical and Water Security...

  • Kaman Industrial Technologies Breaks Ground on Rubber Fabrication and Assembly Center

    Kaman Industrial Technologies Corp. announced the groundbreaking of its new 28,000-sq-ft belt fabrication and hose assembly center outside of Milwaukee. Currently located just north of Milwaukee downtown, Kaman’s Engineered Rubber Products Center will relocate to the new facility in the...

  • Eastman to Host Investor Day for Chemical Industry Analysts

    Eastman Chemical Co. executives, including Jim Rogers, president and CEO, will host an Investor Day for chemical industry analysts to provide an update on the company's plans for growth. The event will take place in New York City on November 17, 2009, with presentations from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m...

  • B&W Ship-Loading Solution Finds Success in South America

    Port mobile plant specialist B&W Mechanical Handling Ltd, based at Ely in the U.K., is celebrating a double success for its unique flexible ship loading solution. One of world’s largest mining operators, Gold Fields Ltd, has, through its subsidiary Gold Fields La Cima S.A., recently...

  • Haver Assembles First U.S. Integra Packaging Machine

    Haver Filling Systems Inc. has successfully assembled the first U.S. Haver Integra packaging system at its facility in Conyers, GA. The Haver Integra is a complete, fully assembled filling system for loose, bulk materials inside a dust-proof enclosure consisting of components such as the...

  • Purutyan Named CEO of Jenike & Johanson

    Jenike & Johanson, an engineering firm specializing in bulk solids handling, has announced the promotion of Herman Purutyan from sr. vice president to chief executive officer, effective immediately. An 18-year veteran of the company, Purutyan holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Mechanical...

  • Vishay Nobel Partners with Schneider Electric

    Vishay Intertechnology Inc. has announced that Vishay Nobel and Schneider Electric have entered into a strategic partnership through Schneider Electric's Collaborative Automation Partner Program (CAPP). Vishay Nobel will support Schneider Electric worldwide with weighing and force measurement...