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  • AAR Reports Total Weekly Rail Intermodal Volume Sets 2010 Record; Weekly Container Volume Reaches Highest Level on Record

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reports that rail intermodal volume on U.S. railroads for the week ending Aug. 14, 2010 was the highest of 2010, with 233,767 total trailers and containers, up 20.8 percent from the same week in 2009, but down 1.4 percent compared with 2008. Weekly...

  • Elcan Industries Appoints New Reps

    Elcan Industries has appointed the following new representatives: Allied Bulk (E. Kansas, S. Illinois, and Missouri) Johnson Engineering & Sales Co. (Michigan) M.C. Schroeder (North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia) Webb Process Equipment Co. (Northern Ohio) These companies will...

  • Garner Industries Receives ISO 9001:2008 Certification

    Garner Industries, parent company and manufacturer of the BinMaster brand of level controls in Lincoln, NE, has received ISO 9001:2008 certification of its quality management system. First certified to ISO 9001:2000 in 2005, this updated quality certification confirms the company’s dedication...

  • ChemSW Launches New Business Analysis Services for Chemical Inventory Workflow Optimization

    ChemSW Inc. has announced the launch of a new business analysis component in its professional services offerings. ChemSW's Business Analysis Services deliver a thorough analysis of an organization's chemical inventory and tracking processes and requirements to determine the requirements necessary...

  • Hapman Releases New and Updated Product Literature

    Hapman has released new and updated literature for its powder and bulk solids handling equipment. A new, six-page capabilities brochure offers an overview of Hapman’s comprehensive conveying, feeding, and bulk bag handling solutions for processors. In addition, individual sales sheets...

  • AAR Reports Moderate Gains in Weekly Freight Rail Traffic

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported only moderate gains in rail traffic for the week ending Aug. 7, 2010. U.S. railroads originated 284,507 carloads for the week, up 3.5 percent compared with the same week in 2009, but down 13 percent from the same week in 2008. In order to offer a...

  • Powder Properties and Processing Course Offered

    The Center for Professional Advancement will present Powders: Their Properties and Processing, October 18-20, 2010 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The course will include a review of the various properties of powdered solids pertinent to the development and manufacture of the products of the...

  • BlueLevel Technologies Expands and Relocates

    BlueLevel Technologies has relocated to a larger facility to accommodate growing demand for its products. “The growing demand associated with our product lines and increasing breadth of our overall offering has necessitated a new and larger facility for BlueLevel Technologies,” said...

  • SOCMA Commends Signing of Duty Suspension Bill

    The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) commended the signing by President Obama of H.R. 4380, the “United States Manufacturing Enhancement Act of 2010”, also known commonly as the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB). The bill, which is a compilation of duty suspensions...

  • AAR Lauds Senate Freight Rail Infrastructure Capacity Expansion Act of 2010

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has praised the introduction of the Freight Rail Infrastructure Capacity Expansion Act of 2010 (S.3749) by Senators Kent Conrad (D-ND) and John Ensign (R-NV). This bipartisan measure is aimed at encouraging private capital investments that can generate...