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  • Meeting to Help Prevent Major Chemical Incidents

    The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) will hold a public business meeting on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, to address several mission related issues including the status of an investigation plan, protocol and governance policies. “This is the first CSB public business meeting in some time...

  • Bulk Solids Innovation Center to Spur Education, Research

    Bulk solids education in America gets a home this month with the opening of the Bulk Solids Innovation Center in Salina, KS. The Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center is the first facility dedicated to bulk solids research and education in the U.S., and is expected to serve as a...

  • Bühler Aeroglide Names New President and CEO

    Bühler Aeroglide, a global leader in thermal process engineering and technology for food, feed, and industrial materials, has named Andy Sharpe as new president and CEO as of June 1, 2015. Sharpe succeeds Hans-Jöerg Ill, who will be returning to Bühler’s headquarters in Uzwil,...

  • Manufacturing Jobs for America Kicks Off

    U.S. senators Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) will kick off the “Manufacturing Jobs for America” (MJA) campaign at an event in Washington, D.C., hosted by Third Way. The MJA campaign began last Congress, when Senator Coons led a coalition of 27 senators to introduce...

  • Vecoplan Sponsoring “Industrial Shredders” Chevy Camaro

    Vecoplan, a worldwide leader in industrial shredding technologies, is sponsoring car #0 at the NASCAR Xfinity Hisense 300, May 23 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The #0 Vecoplan “Industrial Shredders” Camaro will be fielded by JD Motorsports and driven by Harrison Rhodes. “We...

  • Atlas Copco Distributor Receives Energy Efficiency Award

    Air Technologies, a key Atlas Copco distributor of compressed air solutions, has received a 2014 Energy Efficiency Top Producer Award from American Electric Power (AEP) Ohio. The company was ranked sixth for top energy savings with more than five million kWh hours saved, largely due to its long-...

  • Powder & Bulk Solids Canada Returning to Toronto

    Showcasing the latest in advanced manufacturing, technology, and solutions, Powder & Bulk Solids Canada returns to the Toronto Congress Centre, June 16-18, 2015.      A comprehensive selection of industrial processing and bulk solids handling suppliers will be on display....

  • BASF Awards $10,000 in Scholarships to Engineering Majors

    BASF awarded $10,000 in scholarships to four engineering students at Louisiana State University (LSU) in Baton Rouge, LA. Each year, BASF awards scholarships in the spring and fall as part of the BASF Team Chemistry Scholarship Fund. "BASF considers LSU and the School of Engineering to be...

  • ACC Publishes Plastic Resins Statistical Reference Book

    The American Chemistry Council (ACC) has released the 2015 edition of its statistical reference book on plastic resins, The Resin Review. This annual publication is compiled from data collected by a third party on behalf of ACC’s Plastics Industry Producers’ Statistics Group, and other...

  • New ASTM Standards Will Aid Nanotechnology Education

    ASTM International recently published two standards that will educate existing and future workers in nanotechnology. Educators will use the new standards to develop and refine curricula at the undergraduate level. At the same time, industries and businesses may use the standards as a basis for...