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  • Martin Engineering Prevails in Patent Infringement Suit

    With the assistance of its attorneys at Barnes & Thornburg LLP, Chicago, Martin Engineering has again prevailed in a suit for patent infringement initially filed against it by Air Control Science Inc. Air Control Science Inc., Boulder, CO, was owned by John Fischer, a former Martin...

  • Vortex Mobile Demonstration Unit Hits the Road in China

    Vortex has announced the launch of its new Mobile Display Unit (MDU) in the People’s Republic of China. Based out of Vortex’s Shanghai office, the MDU is outfitted with state-of-the-art valve technology and travels directly to dry processing facilities throughout Eastern China....

  • Masdar Signs Agreement on Developing Emission Reductions with Egyptian Sugar Company

    Masdar, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Mubadala Development Co., announced it signed an agreement with the Egyptian Sugar and Integrated Industries Co. (ESIIC) to develop a fuel-switch project under the guidelines of the Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). The project, in...

  • PMC Biogenix Establishes Center for Renewable Chemistry

    PMC Biogenix has announced it has established a new technical center devoted to the development of new products from renewable resources. The Center for Renewable Chemistry is located on PMC’s 42-acre, integrated oleochemicals and derivatives manufacturing site in Memphis. The technical...

  • Intelligrated Launches Enhanced Hotline for Material Handling Customers

    Intelligrated (www.intelligrated.com), a leading American-owned automated material handling solution provider, has announced the launch of its enhanced Customer Service & Support hotline. The expanded hotline is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and 365 days per year at 877-315-3400...

  • Ross Ships 86th 500-cu-ft Ribbon Blender

    Charles Ross & Son Co. has announced the completion of its 86th 500-cu-ft ribbon blender. The blenders are manufactured in one of the company’s several manufacturing facilities. Units are constructed in stainless steel and each is designed for operation under vacuum and internal pressure...

  • Atlas Copco Acquires Louisiana Air Compressor Distributor

    Atlas Copco Compressors LLC has purchased the compressor division of Premier Equipment Corporation, Inc., a successful Atlas Copco compressor distributor for many years, serving the state of Louisiana.        “The acquisition brings us closer to our customers...

  • Eastman Acquires Specialty Polymers Manufacturing Facility in China

    Eastman Chemical Co. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Tongxiang Xinglong Fine Chemical Co., Ltd., a cellulose-based specialty polymers manufacturing facility located near Shanghai, China. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquisition will support Eastman’s...

  • Mettler Toledo Hi-Speed Appoints New Sales Manager

    Mettler-Toledo Hi-Speed, a worldwide leader in product inspection, has announced the appointment of Juan Zuniga as the western regional sales manager. Zuniga has more than 30 years of experience in the packaging and inspection industry. His previous position was a multi-territory sales manager...

  • Industry Coalition Recommends Export-Control Reform

    As a member of The Coalition for Security and Competitiveness (CSC), the American Chemistry Council (ACC) supports the recommendations the coalition announced this week to improve the system that controls the export of sensitive technologies. In its policy recommendations and a letter to President...