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  • Martin Sauter Appointed Managing Director at Optima

    Martin Sauter has been appointed managing director of Optima consumer GmbH. Together with Hans Bühler and Rainer Feuchter, the managing directors of the Schwaebisch Hall-based enterprise, Sauter will be heading the company branch in Geschwister-Scholl-Straße at the Solpark, one of...

  • EPA Supports Several SOCMA Positions in Area Sources Rule

    With the stay of the Chemical Manufacturing Area Sources (CMAS) rule set to expire in one week, the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) welcomed the release of the reconsidered rule by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). "CMAS has been one of our top...

  • SOCMA Welcomes 13 New Members in Second Half of 2012

    The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) welcomed 13 new members, including four Italian companies and a major oilfield services company, that are looking to utilize SOCMA’s resources to network and market their companies. The new members were approved by SOCMA’s...

  • American Chemistry Council, SPE Announce Partnership

    The American Chemistry Council (ACC) and Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) announced a new partnership that will increase the value of both associations to their respective members and increase awareness that plastic materials and products are contributing to a more sustainable future. Through...

  • CEMA October Booked Orders up 14% over September

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its October 2012 Booked Orders decreased 11.6% when compared to October 2011 orders, but were up 14.3% when compared to September 2012 booked orders. October Booked Orders were down 1.3% for Bulk Handling Equipment and up 28...

  • Jamie O’Neill Joins Nilfisk as Director of Sales

    Nilfisk Industrial Vacuum Div. announced that Jamie O’Neill has joined the company as director of sales. O’Neill is responsible for driving sales efforts in North America. He oversees the 16-member direct sales force located throughout the U.S. and Canada. O’Neill began his...

  • Equipment Finance Sector to Surpass $740 Billion in 2013

    U.S. businesses and government agencies will finance more than $742 billion in equipment acquisitions in 2013, according to the U.S. Equipment Finance Market Study 2012-2013, released today by the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (ELFA). Conducted by IHS, the study provides a...

  • Garlock Rubber Technologies Launches New Web Site

    Garlock Rubber Technologies (GRT), a leading manufacturer of conveyor belt products for the most demanding bulk haulage applications, has launched a new Web site at www.garlockrubber.com.   The new site has been revamped to be more market- than product-focused, making it more customer-...

  • Pharma Technology Inc. to Open U.S. Headquarters

    Pharma Technology Inc. (PTI), a specialty manufacturer of tablet dedusters and capsule polishers combined with metal detectors and loading systems for pharmaceutical solid dose production, is opening its first-ever U.S. headquarters in Piscataway, NJ.   The office gives the Belgium-based...

  • IBA Announces Biennial Conference Call for Papers

    The Institute for Briquetting and Agglomeration (IBA) announces its 33rd Biennial Conference, to be held November 3-6, 2013 at the Argonaut Hotel, located in the historic Fisherman’s Wharf of San Francisco. Founded in 1953 as a professional organization devoted to the science and...