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  • Dow Chemical Sales, Profit Soar

    The Dow Chemical Co. reported sales of $14.4 billion, up 5 percent versus the year-ago period. Gains were driven by price increases associated with tightening demand conditions in key regions, with increased sales reported in most operating segments. Sales gains were led by Performance Plastics (up...

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  • Spiroflow Systems Expands Robotic Automation, Engineering Teams

    Spiroflow Systems Inc. has announced key additions to its organization: Mark Langenfeld has joined the company’s robotics automation team; David Moses and Christopher Sales have joined the engineering team as project design engineers. Langenfeld has provided customers with cost effective...

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  • Malvern Instrument’s Hessemann Honored

    For Malvern Instruments marketing manager Renate Hessemann, this year’s Powtech exhibition in Nürnberg, Germany was her last as a member of the Powtech advisory committee on which she has served for almost 20 years. In recognition of this long commitment, she was presented with a special...

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  • “Think Outside the Bag” Contest Announced

    The Plastics Industry Trade Association and JASON Learning launched the 2014 “Think Outside the Bag!” plastic film recycling contest. Sponsored by SPI’s Flexible Film and Bag Division (FFBD), with support from plastic bag manufacturer and recycler Hilex Poly, and JASON Learning, a...

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  • Aerodyne Announces New Dust Testing Options

    Aerodyne Environmental, a manufacturer of industrial cyclonic dust collectors and dust collection valves, is offering a new service that will help manufacturing companies determine how to solve dust collection problems. Aerodyne now offers factory dust testing options for customers in order to...

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  • Clariant Launches Innovation Center in India

    Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, has inaugurated its first Regional Innovation Center in India (RIC India). Located in Navi Mumbai, the new facility will host approximately 100 technical employees in chemical research and application development in the near future. Research efforts...

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  • Chemineer Receives 3A Certification for Static Mixers

    Chemineer has received 3A certification for Kenics sanitary static mixers. The static mixers feature an alternating helical element string that creates flow division and efficient radial mixing. They provide in-line, continuous mixing and processing with no moving parts, no maintenance, and no...

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  • U.S. Demand for Rigid Bulk Packaging to Reach $7.3 Billion in 2018

    Demand for rigid bulk packaging is projected to increase 4.0 percent per year to $7.3 billion in 2018. Growth will represent an improvement from the performance of the 2008-2013 period as manufacturing output and construction activity recover further from post-recession troughs. The resurgence...

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  • Conveying Equipment Orders Soar

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reports that its August 2014 booked orders increased 27.5% when compared to August 2013 orders. When compared to July 2014 booked orders, August 2014 booked orders were up 49.5%. August booked orders were down 6.2% for Bulk Handling...

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  • OSHA Launches Hazardous Chemical Exposures Dialogue

    The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced it is launching a national dialogue with stakeholders on ways to prevent work-related illness caused by exposure to hazardous substances. The first stage of this dialogue is a request for...

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