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  • ACC Response to Activist Security Claims in Delaware

    The following is the American Chemistry Council’s response to activist security claims in Delaware: It’s unfortunate Greenpeace continues to use the issue of security in a misguided attempt to ban essential chemicals, like chlorine, that are vital to protecting human health and...

  • Fike Celebrates One Million Hours Worked Without Lost Workday Injury

    Fike employees have achieved a significant milestone for a manufacturing organization by working one million hours without a lost workday injury at the company's U.S. facility located in Blue Springs, MO. The achievement was recognized with a company event on May 27, 2010.   At the event,...

  • Powder Coating Hall of Fame Inducts Ken Kreeger of Nordson Corp.

    Ken Kreeger, a major contributor to the powder coating industry during a 40-year career with Nordson Corp., was honored with a Powder Coating Institute (PCI) Hall of Fame Award at the 2010 PCI Annual Meeting, May 18, 2010 at the Barton Creek Resort in Austin, TX. Kreeger was introduced by Sam...

  • Rail Traffic Levels Off After 12 Weeks of Gains

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reports that rail traffic has leveled off after 12 consecutive weeks of gains. Both rail carloads and intermodal volume remain up in comparison to 2009. U.S. railroads originated 288,114 carloads during the week ended May 22, up 10.6 percent from the...

  • NETZSCH Adds Two Industry Veterans

    NETZSCH Premier Technologies LLC has added two new senior staffers, both of whom join the company as part of its recent acquisition of Premier Mill. Stewart Rissley has been named Midwest regional sales manager, while John R. Sneeringer is the new technical advisor for dispersion and grinding in...

  • New TAPPI Consulting Council Connects Industry Experts with Clients in Need

    TAPPI has announced the formation of the TAPPI Consulting Council, or TCC, a premium service that connects TAPPI member subject-matter experts with potential clients. It is the newest TAPPI membership benefit, helping identify qualified consultants to assist members with business growth, technical...

  • Basics of Isolation Technology Webinar Offered

    Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems will host a free online Webinar titled “Basics of Isolation Technology” on Thursday, June 10 at 2:00 pm EDT. The first installment of this two-part webinar will concentrate on the basics of containment. After reviewing the key terminology, there will be a...

  • Eriez Feeders Fast Program Ships Vibratory Feeders within Five Days

    Customers can choose from 33 different models of vibratory feeders and have them shipped within five working days after order placement using the Feeders Fast Program from Eriez, a world authority in magnetic, vibratory, and inspection applications. Feeders Fast is an extension of the...

  • Rail Intermodal Volume Reaches Highest Level Since Fall 2008

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reports that intermodal volume on U.S. freight railroads for the week ended May 15, 2010, reached its highest level since the 47th week of 2008. Carloadings last week also saw gains, with 18 of 19 commodity groups showing increases from the comparable...

  • Hardy Instruments' Enviro Line of Sanitary Checkweighers and Bench Scales Now NTEP Certified

    Hardy Instruments’ Enviro checkweighers and bench scales meet the needs of the food and chemical industries for sanitary checkweighing electronics that withstand high-pressure, high-temperature washdown environments, and are now NTEP Class III certified, having met the National Conference on...