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  • Hapman Recognizes Representatives for Outstanding Performance

    Hapman, a leader in the design and manufacturing of powder and bulk solids material handling equipment, has named Bill Payne of BHE Inc., representative of the year for 2009. Based in Ludington, MI, BHE Inc. achieved gold status with Hapman servicing Michigan and Northern Indiana. “It...

  • Malvern Instruments Opens Third Center of Excellence in India

    Materials characterization expert Malvern Instruments has opened a third center of excellence in India, established through its joint venture company Malvern Aimil Instruments Pty. Located in Delhi and designed to serve customers in the north and north east of India, the new center of excellence...

  • Paul Polman Elected to Dow Board of Directors

    Dow has announced that Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever PLC and Unilever N.V., has been elected to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Polman brings to Dow an exceptional understanding of both the chemical and related downstream consumer products industries. Prior to taking the helm at...

  • Rail Traffic Tops 2009 During Most Recent Week

    Freight traffic on U.S. railroads registered small gains in comparison with 2009 levels during the week ended February 6, but continued to trail levels reported in 2008, the Association of American Railroads reported. For the week ending Feb. 6, 2010, U.S. railroads originated 268,033 carloads,...

  • Thiele Technologies Announces $1.5 Million Bagging System Order

    Thiele Technologies Inc., a leading manufacturer of high-speed packaging equipment solutions headquartered in Minneapolis, has announced the receipt of a $1.5 million order placed by a prominent pet food manufacturer for three new bagging systems located in each of its three manufacturing cities....

  • Agenda Highlights, Sponsors Announced for Global Chemicals Management Conference

    The American Chemistry Council (ACC) and the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) announced that Bergeson & Campbell P.C, Keller and Heckman LLP, and the China National Chemical Information Center have announced their sponsorship of this year’s GlobalChem Conference...

  • Atlas Copco Named to Global 100 for Fifth Consecutive Year

    Atlas Copco was once again named to the list of Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World, the fifth consecutive year the company has earned this recognition at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Only half of those companies named to the 2009 list remained among the Global...

  • Hartzell Fan Acquires ACME Product Lines

    Hartzell Fan Inc., Piqua, OH, has completed the acquisition of seven product lines from ACME Engineering and Manufacturing Co., Muskogee, OK. The seven product lines consist of a variety of types and sizes of centrifugal fans and nicely complement Hartzell’s existing centrifugal product lines...

  • The Sulphur Institute Names New Chair and Vice Chair

    The board of directors for The Sulphur Institute (TSI) recently named Hermann H. Wittje, director raw materials, The Mosaic Co., chair of the organization, and Mark Whittemore, executive vice president, commercial, International Commodities Export Corp. (ICEC), as vice chair.  This marks the...

  • ACC Announces New Senior Director of Security

    The American Chemistry Council (ACC) has hired Bill Erny as its new senior director, covering security issues for the Regulatory and Technical Affairs department. Erny has worked in policy and technical affairs for many years in both Washington and Philadelphia. Before joining ACC, Erny spent...