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  • Meyer Screw pump Provides Extended Life

    In 2009, a New Jersey-based asphalt company approached Wm. W. Meyer & Sons seeking a solution to an issue they were having with a competitor’s airlock ability to hold a seal. The valve was lined with ceramic tiles and was supposed to have a one-year lifetime in that particular system....

  • Bosch to Acquire Eisai's Machinery Business Companies

    Bosch Packaging Technology plans to acquire the machinery business companies of Eisai Co., Ltd, one of the leading Japanese pharmaceutical companies based in Tokyo. Respective agreements were signed on February 8, 2012. Eisai machinery business companies specialize in inspection machinery for the...

  • Sly Inc. Announces New Representation in Kansas City Territory

    Sly Inc. has announced the opening of a new sales representative office in the Kansas City area. Midwest Airtech LLC of Overland Park, KS, is representing Sly in the state of Kansas, and portions of Nebraska, Iowa, and western Missouri. Midwest Airtech was founded in 2010, specializing in...

  • Etihad Rail Joins TSI

    The Sulphur Institute recently welcomed Etihad Rail as a new member to its organization. “The addition of Etihad Rail to TSI demonstrates TSI’s service to all aspects of the sulphur and related industries,” said Catherine Randazzo, TSI president and CEO. Etihad Rail is developing...

  • Equipment Lease Finance Industry Confidence Holds Steady in February

    The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation released the February 2012 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI). Designed to collect leadership data, the index reports a qualitative assessment of both the prevailing business conditions and expectations for the future...

  • MWV Specialty Chemicals, DRT Form Strategic Alliance

    MWV Specialty Chemicals, a division of MeadWestvaco Corp., announced it has entered into a strategic alliance with Dax, France-based DRT, an industry leader in the production of rosin and turpentine derivatives from plant-based materials. “This partnership will certainly benefit our...

  • Honeywell Competition Challenges Engineering Students

    Honeywell’s 2012 Americas student competition is challenging engineering students to use simulation software to create solutions to critical issues facing manufacturing companies.             The UniSim Design Challenge is held in...

  • Freeman Technology Establishes New U.S. Subsidiary

    Building on a decade of successful business in North America, powder characterization specialist Freeman Technology has announced that in January 2012 the company formally established a U.S. subsidiary, Freeman Technology Inc. This new organization will take on responsibility for sales, service,...

  • Fike’s Bob Korn to Speak at Ohio Safety Conference

    Bob Korn, Fike's director of sales and marketing for industrial protection, will host an educational session during the Ohio Safety Conference on Wednesday, March 28. Korn will present information on identifying and protecting facilities from combustible dust, as well as specific mitigation...

  • Dow to Underwrite Antec Program at NPE, SPI Technical Education Program, ‘Technology Central’

    The Dow Chemical Company will be the exclusive corporate sponsor of the Technical Education Program and Technology Central at the NPE2012 international plastics exposition, it was announced by SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association. NPE2012 will take place April 1-5 at the Orange County...