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  • SME Elects Distinguished Engineers, Researchers, Educators to College of Fellows

    The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), the world’s premier source for manufacturing knowledge, education and networking, has elected 10 outstanding members to the Society’s prestigious College of Fellows. The 2011 class joins 268 other SME members who have been elected as...

  • Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems to Host In-House Laboratory Equipment Demonstration

    Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems will host an in-house product demonstration on select laboratory devices, October 19-20, 2011 in Summit, NJ. The seminar will be offered twice giving guests scheduling flexibility and to accommodate the demand for these programs. The seminars will focus on...

  • IFPTI Leads Global Audience in Food Safety Training Discussion

    The International Food Protection Training Institute (IFPTI), the leader in delivering career-spanning, standards-based training, met with food protection officials from around the world to discuss training in the integrated food safety system. The group, representing 15 countries, joined with...

  • Dow Reaches Proposed Comprehensive Settlement Agreement with US EPA and DOJ

    The Dow Chemical Company’s Michigan Operations in Midland, MI, has reached a proposed comprehensive settlement agreement with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) and the Department of Justice (DOJ). The agreement encompasses air, water, and waste issues identified...

  • Evonik Successfully Closes Divestment of Its Carbon Black Business

    Evonik Industries successfully completed the divestment of its carbon black activities on July 29, 2011. The new owners are the investors Rhône Capital and Triton Partners. Including the assumption of certain obligations, the transaction is valued at more than €900 million. The carbon...

  • Modern "Lean" Thinking in Solid Dosage Manufacturing Seminar

    Quadro Engineering, Matcon, Fitzpatrick, FMC, K-Tron, and WayAhead Systems are presenting a free, one-day technical seminar on September 15, 2011 at the Hilton Woodbridge Hotel in Iselin, NJ, that will examine a wide range of "Lean" related topics in solid dosage materials handling and...

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific, Agere Pharmaceuticals Collaborate

    Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., a world leader in serving science, announced a cooperation agreement with Agere Pharmaceuticals Inc., which will enable customers to accelerate formulation development of pharmaceutical compounds. The partnership is intended to reduce time and cost during proof of...

  • SOCMA Welcomes 13 Members in First Half of 2011

    The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) announced that an increasing number of specialty chemical manufacturers and service providers are turning to the association for networking opportunities and expert advice on international trade issues. On July 12, SOCMA’s Board of...

  • Elements of Applied Process Engineering Course Offered

    The Center for Professional Advancement is offering “Elements of Applied Process Engineering”, September 19-21, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. This course fills the void between the curriculum of a theoretical education and the practical demands of applied process engineering or...

  • Equipment Finance Industry Confidence Improves in July

    The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) released the July 2011 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI). Designed to collect leadership data, the index reports a qualitative assessment of both the prevailing business conditions and expectations...