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  • ACC Says Toxic Chemicals Safety Act Reflects Next Step Toward Modernizing Nation's Safety Regulations

    The bill introduced by Congressmen Henry Waxman (D-CA) and Bobby Rush (D-IL) is a step toward modernization of the nation’s chemical safety laws, but more effort will be required to develop legislation that protects consumer safety, preserves America’s position as a leading innovator...

  • SOCMA Says New TSCA Reform Bill Threatens Domestic Chemical Manufacturing and Innovation

    Legislation that would significantly hamper innovation and impose stringent regulatory burdens on batch, specialty, and custom chemical manufacturers – particularly small and mid-sized companies – was introduced in the House of Representatives by Congressmen Bobby L. Rush (D-IL) and...

  • American Pulverizer Co. and Hustler Conveyor Co. to Supply Metal Separation System to Hawk Steel

    American Pulverizer Co. and Hustler Conveyor Co. have been selected by Hawk Steel in Kennendale, TX to supply an offline non-ferrous metal separation system for its existing American Pulverizer Co. automobile and scrap shredding system. The system should be in operation early September of this...

  • EDANA Announces Renewed Board of Governors

    EDANA, the association serving the nonwovens and related industries, has announced its new Board of Governors for 2010-2011. Incoming chairman Jean-Marie Becker (Ahlstrom) will take over from Kenneth Strassner (Kimberly-Clark), who has retired from his previous position. Paul Eevers (Unilever)...

  • SOCMA Welcomes House Passage of Miscellaneous Tariff Bill

    The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) has commended the House of Representatives for helping create and preserve thousands of U.S. chemical manufacturing jobs by passing the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB), a key legislative priority for SOCMA and its members. The MTB, a...

  • Sentry Equipment Corp. Acquires AquatiPro

    Sentry Equipment Corp., a leading worldwide supplier of industrial sampling products and systems, has announced the acquisition of assets owned by AquatiPro LLC, a multi-vendor service organization specializing in professional and maintenance repair services that support water and steam sample...

  • More Numerical Functions for C & C++ Developers

    The largest commercially available collection of numerical algorithms for C and C++---NAG C Library — widely used for chemical application development — has now been expanded by the Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG) with the addition of over 150 functions for a total of well over 1300...

  • TSI Recognizes Roy A. Pickren, Jr. for More Than 50 Years of Service

    The Sulfur Institute (TSI) continues to celebrate its 50th anniversary by recognizing Roy A. Pickren, Jr., president, Crescent Technology Inc., New Orleans, for more than 50 years of contribution to the sulfur industry. In 1959, Pickren joined Freeport Minerals Inc. (later Freeport McMoRan Inc...

  • KWS Hires Collins as Vice President

    Bill Mecke, co-owner of KWS, one of the largest screw conveyor manufacturers in North America, has announced that Jim Collins has joined the company as vice president of sales and marketing. In this position, Collins will work with clients and staff to facilitate future growth opportunities....

  • FDA and Other Federal Agencies Collaborate to Improve Chemical Screening

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences National Toxicology Program (NTP), and the National Institute of Health Chemical Genomics Center (NCGC) welcome the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to the Tox21 collaboration. The Tox21...