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  • Oseco Featured on Mythbusters

    Pressure relief specialist Oseco will be making its fifth appearance on the TV show Mythbusters. The episode, entitled “Running on Water,” airs Wednesday, April 20 at 8:00 CDT on the Discovery Channel. Mythbusters puts movie stunts and urban myths to the test in real world conditions...

  • Wilson Appointed President of Crown Food Packaging North America

    Crown Holdings Inc. has announced that James D. Wilson has been promoted to president, Crown Food Packaging North America. The promotion marks Wilson’s return to the food business, where he served as vice president, sales & marketing for four years. Most recently, Wilson was president of...

  • IFPTI Receives NSF International 2011 Food Safety Leadership Trendsetter Award

    The International Food Protection Training Institute (IFPTI), the leader in delivering career-spanning, standards-based food protection training, will be awarded the 2011 NSF Food Safety Leadership Trendsetter Award at the Food Safety Summit on April 20, 2011. The announcement from NSF...

  • Schenck AccuRate Launches New Preventative Maintenance Program

    Beyond its equipment start-up program, over-the-phone technical support, spare parts service group, warranty team, and highly trained service technicians, Schenck AccuRate also offers extended product life service needs through its new Preventative Maintenance Program. This service ensures a long...

  • Scientific Dust Collectors Announces Nozzle Patents

    Scientific Dust Collectors (SDC) has been issued two new patents by the U.S. Patent Office that improves upon the existing supersonic nozzle-based cleaning technology systems for reverse pulse jet dust collectors. SDC’s new cleaning nozzle provides an improvement in cleaning technology that...

  • Martin Engineering Offers Online Training to Improve Conveyor Operating Efficiency

    Martin Engineering has added an online course to its library of Foundations training programs that teach personnel to make the operation and maintenance of belt conveyors cleaner, safer, and more productive. The company is expanding its workshop series into three customizable training programs,...

  • AAR Reports Weekly Rail Traffic Gains, Double-Digit Intermodal Growth

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported weekly rail traffic gains with U.S. railroads originating 293,798 carloads for the week ending April 9, 2011, up 1.8 percent compared with the same week last year. Intermodal volume for the week was also up 12.4 percent compared with the same...

  • SOCMA Welcomes Seven New Members in First Quarter

    The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) welcomed seven new companies into its ranks as more and more specialty chemical manufacturers and service providers find value in the association’s array of products and services. The companies, which include several large...

  • Key House Panel Approves Extension of Chemical Security Rules

    The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) welcomed a vote by a key House Homeland Security Subcommittee to extend the existing chemical security standards for seven years, thereby preserving the progress companies across the country have made towards safeguarding their facilities...

  • ACC Responds to Introduction of Senator Lautenberg's Chemical Safety Legislation

    American Chemistry Council (ACC) president & CEO Cal Dooley issued the following statement after the introduction of the “Safe Chemicals Act of 2011” by U.S. Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ), chairman of the Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics, and Environmental Health: “We...