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  • SOCMA Urges Congress to Approve Long-Term Extension of CFATS

    With the current authority for the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) set to expire in days, the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) has urged Congress to act now to ensure the program’s continued success by approving a multi-year extension. In...

  • Mettler Toledo Acquires Smiths Detection Product Inspection Division

    Mettler-Toledo has announced that it has acquired the Smiths Detection Product Inspection division and will adopt the well-known Eagle brand of food x-ray inspection systems. Well-known for its expert inspection products since 1998, the Eagle business will continue to operate as a separate...

  • Bunting Named Finalist for Kansas Exporter of the Year Award

    Bunting Magnetics Co., headquartered in Newton, KS, has been chosen as one of five finalists for the Kansas Governor’s Exporter of the Year Award which annually recognizes a Kansas company for exceptional international marketing success. This award encourages the growth of the state’s...

  • Free Webinar on Managing FDA Inspections Offered

    The Center for Professional Advancement (CfPA) is presenting, Managing FDA Inspections: The FDA Investigator Cometh...Are You Ready?, a free, 60-minute webinar, March 31, 2011, from 11:00am-12:00pm (ET). The webinar presents a brief overview of the Agency role and authority and the types of...

  • FLSmidth Appoints Fluid Technology New Sales Rep

    FLSmidth Inc. (Bethlehem, PA) has appointed Fluid Technology as its new sales representative for Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming, and parts of Nevada and Idaho, serving this territory from offices located in Lakewood, CO and Salt Lake City, UT. It is a full-service sales organization, providing...

  • Lantech's Five-Year Warranty Sets Standard for Stretch Wrappers

    Lantech has extended the warranty period for its Q Series Semi-Automatic and Simple Automation stretch wrappers from three to five years. The new warranty covers the Q-250, Q-300, and Q-300XT, Q-400 and Q-400XT, and the Q-300XT Plus stretch wrappers.    “Our new warranty is as...

  • Siemens Opens Expanded Process Instrumentation and Analytics Training Center

    Siemens Industry Inc. announces the opening of its expanded Process Instrumentation and Analytics Learning Center in Houston, enabling the company to provide more hands-on educational courses in the fields of process instrumentation technology and applications to its customers in North America....

  • Howden Acquires Thomassen Compression Systems BV

    Howden has announced it has agreed to acquire the entire issued share capital of Thomassen Compression Systems BV ("Thomassen"). The acquisition complements Howden’s existing range of compressors and opens up a much wider market for the company in the oil & gas and petrochemical...

  • Netzsch Premier Promotes John Sneeringer to Applications and Process Advisor

    Netzsch Premier Technologies LLC promoted John Sneeringer to applications and process advisor. He is responsible for managing the customer testing laboratory and supervising the testing of customer materials on various dispersion and milling equipment. Sneeringer previously served as Netzsch...

  • AAR Reports Steady Growth in Weekly Carload and Intermodal Traffic

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported rail traffic gains for the week ending March 19, 2011, with U.S. railroads originating 293,772 carloads, up 2.3 percent compared with the same week last year. Intermodal volume for the week was also up, totaling 222,788 trailers and containers,...