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  • SOCMA to Host Third Annual Washington Fly-In

    Spurred by major debates waging in Congress on key chemical industry issues, chemical executives are rallying in the nation’s capital to discuss their concerns with elected officials during SOCMA’s Annual Washington Fly-in, June 15-16, 2010. The Washington Fly-in, the third of its...

  • Chemistry Innovation Highlighted on Earth Day

    Forty years ago, the first Earth Day ushered in a new era of environmental awareness for Americans concerned about the future health of our planet. To commemorate Earth Day 2010, American Chemistry Council (ACC) president and CEO, Cal Dooley, issued the following statement: “The values...

  • Department of Energy Selects Prater-Sterling High-Velocity Hammer Mill

    Prater-Sterling was selected by the Department of Energy National Energy Lab to supply a high-velocity hammer mill for grinding a wide range of bio-fiber samples for a Torrefaction Research project. Fitted for the first time with a torque transducer to precisely measure energy consumption,...

  • Chilworth Technology Inc. Presents OSHA Dust Explosion Inspection Preparatory Training Course

    Chilworth Technology Inc. has developed a training course specifically designed to prepare attendees for a targeted OSHA dust explosion hazard inspection at their facilities. The course addresses four primary focus areas including: (1) combustible dust accumulations within a facility; (2) specific...

  • Chilworth Technology Inc. Presents Fire, Explosion, & Thermal Hazards Training Courses

    Monday Understanding & Controlling Electrostatic Hazards Tuesday Dust Explosion Prevention & Protection Techniques (including OSHA Combustible Dust NEP) Wednesday Gas/Vapor Explosion Hazards Thursday Evaluation and Selection of Electrical and Non-Electrical Equipment for Use in...

  • Schneider Packaging Equipment Co. Celebrates 40 Years in Business

    Schneider Packaging Equipment Company, Inc., specializing in end-of-line solutions for case packing and palletizing needs, is celebrating its 40th anniversary as a privately owned family business, with three generations of Schneiders in active roles in the company at its Brewerton, NY facility...

  • Commonwealth Engineering & Sales Joins Hapman Representative Network

    Virginia-based Commonwealth Engineering & Sales (CES) now represents Hapman’s full line of powder and bulk solids handling equipment. “We’re pleased to welcome Commonwealth Engineering & Sales to our high-caliber team of manufacturing representatives,” said Greg...

  • IMI Introduces QuickShip Program

    Industrial Magnetics Inc.'s (IMI) new QuickShip program guarantees same-day shipping on orders placed Monday through Friday by 2:00 pm EST on 450 eligible magnetic products. Products in the QuickShip program include a wide offering of magnets for holding, lifting, fixturing, welding &...

  • SOCMA Responds to "Safe Chemicals Act"

    The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) released the following statement regarding the introduction in the U.S. Senate of the “Safe Chemicals Act of 2010” by Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ).   "SOCMA supports efforts to promote the health and environment...

  • Auction for Former National Starch Facility set for May 20

    The former National Starch & Chemical Co. plant in Island Falls, ME will be sold at auction on Thursday, May 20, 2010 by Harry Davis & Co. Auctioneers. The sale will include food-grade processing equipment and real estate of the facility. Equipment highlights include vacuum filters,...