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  • ISO 9001-2008 Certification for Saltillo, Mexico Facility

    Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics has announced that its Saltillo, Mexico facility has recently achieved ISO 9001-2008 certification, after having earned ISO 9001-2000 just a year earlier. “We are proud to have earned this new certification” says Luis Gerardo Palacios, Saltillo site...

  • Bemis Provides Update on Pending Alcan Packaging Food Americas Acquisition

    Bemis Company, Inc. has announced that it is involved in discussions with the staff of the Department of Justice regarding their review, under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, of Bemis' pending acquisition of the Food Americas operations of Alcan Packaging, a business unit...

  • ACC Expresses Strong Concerns about EPA'S Approach to Chemical Action Plans

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released the first set of Chemical Action Plans (CAPs) on four chemicals. Although the American Chemistry Council (ACC) supports EPA’s effort to outline possible agency actions for prioritized chemicals under the existing Toxic Substances...

  • Pelletron Corp Launches Pelletroneurope GmbH

    After significant business expansion in Europe, Pelletron decided to establish a company in Germany to provide even better service for its European customers. Peter Siebentritt, former representative of the Pelletron agency Momatech GmbH, has been established as managing director of the new company...

  • Clampco Products Announces Completion of Manufacturing Plant Expansion

    Clampco Products Inc., a leading manufacturer of stainless steel clamp products, has announced the completion of its manufacturing plant expansion. The 18,750-sq-ft expansion was completed on schedule and will increase total manufacturing plant space at the Wadsworth, OH location to over 60,000 sq...

  • Scientific Dust Collectors Receives 2009 Best of Alsip Award

    Scientific Dust Collectors has been selected for the 2009 Best of Alsip Award in the Dust Collecting Systems category by the U.S. Commerce Association (USCA). The USCA "Best of Local Business" Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country. Each year, the...

  • Scientific Dust Collectors Completes Expansion

    Scientific Dust Collectors, a Venture dyne Ltd. Company, has announced the completion of its building expansion in Alsip, IL. This expansion increases the company’s manufacturing plant by 50% and will allow it to better serve its customers. The new plant expansion includes another 15-tn crane...

  • Atlas Copco to Acquire U.S.-Based Quincy Compressor

    Atlas Copco has agreed to acquire Quincy Compressor from EnPro Industries Inc. for approximately MUSD 190 (BSEK 1.4). The acquisition supports Atlas Copco’s profitable growth in North America and China, adding a strong brand and an extensive distributor network. The acquisition is subject to...

  • New NETZSCH Bead Mill Now Available for U.S. Testing

    NETZSCH Fine Particle Technology’s latest ZETA RS stirred media mill is now installed in its Exton, PA-based technical laboratory. Engineers and researchers are invited to NETZSCH’s Technical Center to test the upgraded mill, which is ideal for fine grinding and mild dispersion down to...

  • SOCMA Elects Larry Brotherton Board of Governors Chairman

    The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) has announced that Dr. Larry Brotherton, CEO and owner of Ortec Inc. in Easley, SC, was elected Board of Governors chairman during SOCMA’s Annual Meeting in New York City on December 7, 2009. Speaking in New York, Brotherton said...