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  • Micromeritics Announces Instrument Grant to Department of Chemistry at City College of New York

    Micromeritics’ Grant Selection Committee has selected the recipient of its grant award for the fourth quarter of 2010. An ASAP 2050 Xtended Pressure Sorption Analyzer has been awarded to the Department of Chemistry at The City College of New York (CCNY), New York, NY. According to Dr....

  • Zepol Releases "U.S. Containerized Import Ports Report" for 2010

    Zepol Corp., the leading trade intelligence company, has announced the release of a free report analyzing the top 25 ports in the U.S. for containerized imports. This report provides detailed information for each port and compares trends to the previous year as well as sheds light upon potential...

  • ACC and SOCMA Announce Agenda for Global Chemical Regulation Conference

    This year’s GlobalChem Conference and Expo is being held in Baltimore, March 21-23, 2011, and will provide chemical industry professionals a unique opportunity to interact with experts in areas like the U.S. Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the European Union’s Registration,...

  • SOCMA Welcomes Senate Legislation Extending Chemical Security Rules

    The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) welcomed the introduction of legislation in the U.S. Senate that would reauthorize chemical facility security standards, thereby preserving the progress companies across the country have made towards safeguard their facilities against...

  • Surge in European Membership for The Sulfur Institute

    Citis, SA, Franz Fischer Spedition GmbH and Sandvik Process Systems, all European-based companies with years of involvement in the sulfur industry, have joined The Sulphur Institute (TSI). Hermann H. Wittje, The Mosaic Co. and TSI chair, commented, “The increased understanding of TSI...

  • AAR to Announce Freight Rail Investment Projections for 2011

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) will host a teleconference to discuss the freight rail industry’s economic impact and policy outlook on Wednesday, March 9, 2011, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. The teleconference coincides with the annual release of the association’s outlook...

  • The Dow Chemical Co. Announces Sponsorship of Special Olympics World Summer Games

    The Dow Chemical Co. has announced its sponsorship of the upcoming 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games, making Dow the official chemistry company of the Special Olympics. Dow joins other international sponsors including Microsoft, Coca-Cola, and Cisco. “The Special Olympics are about...

  • Pallmann Hires Peter Roth to Strengthen Sales in Process Technology Sectors

    Peter Roth has been appointed head of Pallmann Group’s new Process Technology business unit, effective January 1. In recent years, Pallmann has experienced an increasing number of enquiries and orders from the pharmaceutical, food technology, chemicals, and related industries for its high-...

  • Ohmart/VEGA Corp. Changes Name to VEGA Americas Inc.

    Ohmart/VEGA Corp. has changed its name to VEGA Americas Inc. This change recognizes the relationship between the company and its parent, VEGA Grieshaber KG of Schiltach, Germany. The VEGA name is also shared with 12 other VEGA subsidiaries throughout the world.   Founded in 1950 as The...

  • Ross Appoints New Asian Regional Sales Manager

    Bogard Lagman, the former executive vice president of Charles Ross & Son Co., has been appointed the new regional sales manager for Asian and Middle Eastern countries. Bogard is based out of Manila, Philippines and is responsible for sales management of products manufactured in Ross plants...