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  • SOCMA Announces Winners of 2010 Performance Improvement Awards

    The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) has announced the winners of the 2010 Performance Improvement Awards, recognizing more than 25 member facilities for their outstanding commitment to continuous improvement in environmental, health, safety, and security (EHS&S)...

  • SPI Now Accepting Nominations for Plastics Hall of Fame

    Nominations are now open for living individuals to be inducted into the Plastics Hall of Fame, it was announced by SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association. To be eligible, nominations must be submitted no later than September 30, 2011.   SPI is administering the nominating process on...

  • Elcan Industries Appoints New Rep

    Elcan Industries has appointed Chamberland Engineering as a new representative for Vermont, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. Chamberland will be representing both the Virto/Elcan and Minox/Elcan lines of screening machines. Minox/Elcan Screeners utilize a 3-D...

  • Senate Passes Food Safety Legislation

    The U.S. Senate has passed the Food Safety Modernization Act. The House of Representatives passed similar legislation in July 2009 and the two bills must now be reconciled, although Senator Tom Harkin, a chief sponsor of the bill in the Senate, has said he had an informal agreement with House...

  • Rembe Launches New Web Site

    Rembe Inc. has launched a new informational Web site, www.Rembe.us, to assist visitors with learning more about combustible dust explosions and how to protect their plants and equipment through the use of Rembe venting and isolation technologies. Visitors can easily navigate the site and can ask...

  • Basics of Mixing Technology Webinar Announced

    Mixing is a common, yet less understood step in powder processing. The first of a multi-part webinar series on powder mixing, the Basics of Mixing Technology will be held on Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at 2:00 pm and cover the when-what-how of mixing. This presentation is suitable for any...

  • Online Resource Simplifies Evaluation of Pneumatic Conveying Components, Assists Material Handling Professionals in Procurement Process

    The NBE Components & Accessories Resource is a secure, online tool specifically for professionals involved in the operation and maintenance of pneumatic conveying systems for dry bulk material. The Resource offers immediate access to more than 1750 SKUs in 60 product categories. Components,...

  • CST Industries Inc. Combines Veteran Tank Companies to Form CST Storage

    CST Industries has announced the realignment of Engineered Storage Products Co. (ESPC) and Columbian TecTank (CTT) to form the world’s most complete storage solution provider under a new company name: CST Storage. You may be familiar with veteran tank manufacturers Engineered Storage...

  • CAPS Offers Container Rental Solutions to Mexican Market

    Container and Pooling Solutions (CAPS) will now offer container rental solutions to Mexican markets. The ongoing growth trend in intra-Mexico commerce and U.S. sourcing to Mexican-based suppliers has prompted CAPS to invest in the region to support its increasing number of customers. Since 1998...

  • EFCE Launches 2011 Student Award

    The European Federation of Chemical Engineering (EFCE) has announced the launch of its 2011 student mobility award. The biennial award, which will be presented at the 8th European Congress of Chemical Engineering (ECCE) in Berlin, Germany next year, promotes and rewards international mobility...