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  • "Modernization" of Nation’s Chemical Safety Law Could Undermine Public Health

    Proposed reforms to the nation’s chemical safety law — the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) — threaten to undermine public health and innovation, according to a study released by the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI). A broad array of environmental and industrial interests...

  • Fike’s Bruce Mclelland to Speak at 2012 PRB Coal Users Group Conference

    Bruce McLelland, Fike's national accounts sales manager for explosion protection, will be presenting at the 2012 PRB Coal Users Group Conference, on May 16 in Baltimore. McLelland will present information on process explosion hazards and explosion protection mitigation techniques, as well as...

  • Key Technology Introduces FoodSafetyPRO

    Key Technology introduces FoodSafetyPRO for food processors looking to improve their recordkeeping in accordance with the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), Safe Quality Food (SQF) certification, and/or Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) certification. Available for new and installed G6...

  • SOCMA to Congress: Move CFATS Forward Through More Collaboration, Oversight, and Reauthorization

    In testimony before a House homeland security panel today, the Society of Chemical Manufactures and Affiliates (SOCMA) reiterated its strong support for the nation’s chemical security standards while calling on the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to increase collaboration with industry...

  • Particle Analysis Manufacturer Celebrates Ribbon Cutting

    Laboratory instrumentation manufacturer Fluid Imaging Technologies, Yarmouth, ME, recently hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the expansion of its corporate headquarters. Completed on the heels of the company’s 12th consecutive year of record-breaking sales, the expansion was...

  • Schade Lagertechnik to Deliver Portal Scraper for Chrome Ore to Kazakhstan

    Early in 2012 Schade Lagertechnik will deliver a portal scraper (rail track 48m, conveying capacity 500 tn/hr) for chrome ore to JSC TNK Kazchrome. It will be employed in Aktobe near the Russian border, in north-west Kazakhstan. Kazchrome is part of the ENRC Group and is a major ferrochrome...

  • SOCMA’s BPTF: House Bill Will Establish Inspection Parity, Improve U.S. Drug Supply

    The Bulk Pharmaceuticals Task Force (BPTF), an affiliate of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA), welcomed the introduction of a House bill that would better protect the U.S. drug supply by leveling the playing field between foreign and domestic manufacturing facilities...

  • Siemens Expands, Rebrands Dry Solids Flowmeter Line

    Siemens Industry Automation Division has expanded its dry solids flowmeter product line with the introduction of the new Sitrans WF100, Sitrans WF200, and Sitrans WF250 strain-gauge load cell based flowmeters. These new flowmeters provide effective measuring for compact installations and high-...

  • Bob Klare to Step up Leadership Role in Grain Society

    Bob Klare, director of international development at River Consulting, has been promoted to chairman of the Chapter Resource Committee of Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) from his previous position as vice-chairman. The Chapter Resource Committee provides GEAPS chapter-leader outreach...

  • ISPE Issues Guidance for Clinical Trials Comparator Management

    The International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) has issued important industry guidance to advise clinical trials on comparator management activities. The ISPE Good Practice Guide: Comparator Management is the pharmaceutical industry’s first-ever resource for comparator...