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  • Eastman Chemical Company Selects Liaison Technologies for B2B Integration Managed Services

    Liaison Technologies has announced that Eastman Chemical Co., a worldwide manufacturer of chemicals, fibers, and plastics, has selected Liaison as its managed services provider for all B2B integration services. Liaison, a global B2B integration services provider, has built its services model on...

  • Dry Grinding to Nano-Sizes Achieved

    Utilizing the new patent-pending s-JET system developed by Netzsch-Condux, Custom Processing Services Inc. will be the first toll processor in North America to offer final particle sizes in the sub-micron range that are produced through dry grinding. Super-heated steam is used as a grinding gas...

  • Trilliant Exploration Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Ecuadorian Gold Processor to Increase Gold Production

    Trilliant Exploration Corp., a fully operational and producing gold mining company with concessions in Southern Ecuador, has announced that its fully owned Ecuadorian operating subsidiary, Ayapambagold S.A., has signed a letter of intent with publicly traded GB Global AG of Switzerland to purchase...

  • Univar Expands Acorn's Solutions to Canada

    Leading chemical distributor Univar has decided to expand its relationship with cost and profitability management solutions provider Acorn Systems. Beginning later this summer, Univar will grow its use of Acorn to include Univar Canada. Univar USA has been an Acorn client since September 2008....

  • Hapman Introduces Live Online Material Testing

    Hapman, a world leader in powder and bulk material handling equipment and systems, introduces Hapman Live, an innovative way to help customers save time and money. “Hapman is the only manufacturer in the industry to offer online material testing,” said Greg Patterson, Hapman vice...

  • Grace Welcomes New VP and Chief Human Resources Officer

    W. R. Grace & Co. has announced the addition of Pamela K. Wagoner as vice president and chief human resources officer. The Grace Board of Directors has elected her an executive officer of the corporation. Wagoner, 45, has more than 20 years of human resources and senior management experience...

  • American Chemistry Council Enhances Advocacy

    American Chemistry Council (ACC) president and CEO, Cal Dooley, is continuing efforts to energize ACC’s advocacy efforts by announcing the hire of Don Thoren as the managing director of ACC’s new Political Mobilization Department and Tre’ Riddle as ACC’s director of federal...

  • SME Seeks Nominations for the 2010 Class of Fellows

    The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) is seeking nominations for the 2010 Class of Fellows. Fellows membership is limited to a select few and is presented in recognition of contributions to the social, technological, and educational aspects of the manufacturing profession.   Some of...

  • New Moisture Sensor Concept Developed

    Drying Technology Inc. has developed a new way of sensing moisture of products exiting dryers, ovens, coaters, and the like, for products such as webs, bulk solids, coated products, and products that exhibit a cooling curve following a heating process, that may be successfully measured for moisture...

  • Aumund Asia Opens Distribution Center in Hong Kong

    Fast and reliable supply of spare parts plays a critical role in any production environment. Aumund recognizes this with the establishment of its new distribution centre in Hong Kong. Customers in the Asia-Pacific region can now experience quicker deliveries and therefore much shorter overall...