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  • Hosokawa to Host Webinar on Processing Pharmaceutical Powders

    On Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 2:00 pm EDT, Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems will host a program on "Containment Solutions for Processing Low OEL Pharmaceutical Powders". This presentation will cover the basic requirements, philosophy, and components associated with rigid wall isolators...

  • SOCMA Welcomes Nine New Members in Third Quarter

    The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) announced today the approval of nine new companies for membership, bringing the total number of new members this year to 20. The companies – located in the U.S., India, and Switzerland – were approved by SOCMA’s Board of...

  • U.S. Congressman, House Speaker Join Pigment Manufacturer in Celebrating 65th Anniversary

    U.S. Representative Tim Holden and Pennsylvania House Speaker Keith McCall joined a slate of elected officials, 30-year employees and other honored guests at the Hometown, PA headquarters of global effect pigment manufacturer Silberline, Tamaqua, PA to celebrate the family-owned company’s...

  • Custom Equipment Design Celebrates 30th Anniversary

    Custom Equipment Design Inc. (CED), one of the nation’s largest bulk bag packaging equipment manufacturers, will celebrate its 30-year anniversary on October 7, 2010. In 1980, the legacy of CED began when Charles “Chuck” DeCrane designed and manufactured the bulk bag filler,...

  • AAR Reports Another Record Week in Intermodal Traffic

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reports that U.S. railroads saw the highest weekly intermodal volume for 2010 and highest container count on record for the second consecutive week. For the week ending Sept. 25, 2010, intermodal traffic on U.S. railroads totaled 241,167 trailers and...

  • Two-Part Particle Size Reduction Online Training Series

    This course is intended for professionals in the processes industries including those in the chemical process industries, biochemical industries, pharmaceuticals, mining, pigment manufacturing, specialty chemicals, agrichemicals, food processing, waste management, and paper processing. The novice...

  • Dow Chief Liveris Elected President, ACC's Dooley Secretary of ICCA

    The International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) board of directors has elected Andrew Liveris, chairman and chief executive officer of The Dow Chemical Company, and Cal Dooley, president and chief executive officer of the American Chemistry Council (ACC), as ICCA president and secretary,...

  • Fike Enhances Corporate Web Site

    Fike, a leader in industrial and commercial safety solutions, has renovated its corporate website, www.fike.com. The site now features an improved and user-friendly Fike Representative locator, the option for architects and engineers to schedule a “Lunch and Learn”, separate event and...

  • Donaldson Torit Launches Web Site for Torit PowerCore Dust Collection Products

    Donaldson Company, Inc., a leading worldwide manufacturer of filtration systems, has announced the launch of a Web site that focuses on the company's Torit PowerCore CP- and TG-Series dust collectors at www.donaldson.com/toritpowercore.   "The Web site is an effective, user-friendly way...

  • SOCMA Says Small Business Jobs Act Falls Short of Meaningful Assistance

    The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) today noted the enactment of the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010, saying the law includes several provisions favorable to small companies but falls short in providing effective, long-term support. “We applaud several of the bill...