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  • Inaugural Meeting of Virtual Fertilizer Research Center Board of Advisors Held in Washington, D.C.

    The inaugural meeting of the Board of Advisors of the Virtual Fertilizer Research Center (VFRC) was held at the World Bank in Washington, D.C. The 13-member board represents a broad spectrum of prominent international leaders in the public and private sectors who are experts in the fields of...

  • Camfil Farr APC Opens Five Regional Sales & Service Offices

    Camfil Farr Air Pollution Control (APC), a leading producer of dust and fume collectors to clean up industrial processes, has opened five regional sales and service offices across the country for enhanced support of customers nationwide. The new offices are in Los Angeles, Lincoln, NE, Charlotte,...

  • Schenck AccuRate Appoints Alston Equipment Company as Rep

    Schenck Accurate Inc. has appointed Alston Equipment Company, Inc. as its exclusive representative in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Southern Mississippi.  As an authorized sales agent, Alston Equipment Co. will handle sales, application engineering, and after-sale support for Schenck...

  • Corn Products International to Acquire National Starch

    Corn Products International Inc., a leading global provider of ingredient solutions for diversified industries, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire National Starch, a NJ-based global provider of specialty starches, from AkzoNobel, the largest global coatings and specialty chemicals...

  • Intelligrated Offers Robotic Arm Retrofits to Existing Alvey In-Line Palletizers

    Intelligrated, a leading North American-owned automated material handling solution provider, has announced the launch of the Alvey Robotic Retrofit Program for its family of Alvey in-line case palletizers. The program includes installation of one or more jointed-arm robots to create a hybrid...

  • ACC: Responsible Parties Paying for Superfund Site Cleanup

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wrote to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi calling for the reinstatement of Superfund taxes. American Chemistry Council (ACC) president and CEO Cal Dooley issued the following statement: “EPA’s call for the re-imposition of Superfund taxes...

  • United Conveyor Corp. Awarded Turnkey Contract for Dry Sorbent Injection at PPL Montour

    United Conveyor Corp. (UCC) has been awarded a turnkey contract at PPL’s Montour power plant in Washingtonville, PA, for two Dry Sorbent Injection (DSI) systems. The announcement follows United Conveyor Corp.’s recent acquisition of O’Brien & Gere’s Dry Sorbent Injection...

  • Metso to Supply Mining Equipment to TISCO in China

    Metso will supply mining equipment to TISCO’s iron ore processing plant in Lan county Shanxi Province China. The delivery will be completed during the third quarter of 2011. The value of the order is approximately EUR 30 million. The order is included in Mining and Construction Technology...

  • SOCMA Welcomes Five New Members in Second Quarter

    The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) announced the approval of five new companies for membership, bringing the total number of new members this year to 13. The companies, who range from specialty chemical manufacturers to security providers to insurance brokers, were...

  • IPS Packaging Partners with Formost Fuji Corp.

    IPS packaging, a leader in the industrial packaging industry, has signed an agreement during the first quarter of 2010 with Formost Fuji Corp., provider of bagging systems. IPS Packaging is now the partner for the southeast region of the U.S., representing its bagging equipment and bagging and...