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  • Atlas Copco Receives International Acclaim

    Atlas Copco has received international acclaim for its innovative and sustainable business practices. The latest honors include listings in Newsweek’s Green Rankings and Thomson Reuters’ Top 100 Global Innovators. “Since August of this year, Atlas Copco AB has been recognized by...

  • Odebrecht Award for Sustainable Development Releases Names of Judges for 2012 Program

    Odebrecht USA and Braskem have named the panel of judges who will select the winners of the Odebrecht Award for Sustainable Development. The award program seeks to uncover the most innovative ideas, practices, methods, and solutions for sustainable engineering and chemical development. Comprised of...

  • Jervis B. Webb Hires John Carney as Executive Director of Information Technology

    Jervis B. Webb Co., a subsidiary of Daifuku Webb Holding Co. and leading provider of innovative material handling solutions, has named John Carney as executive director of information technology. His focus is to lead the information technology function in North America. Prior to joining Webb,...

  • New Videos Discuss Mining Industry Dust Collection

    Camfil Farr Air Pollution Control (APC) offers two new videos on the topic of dust collection for the mining industry. "Anatomy of a Mining Dust Collector", a 27-minute podcast that explores operational and maintenance concerns, emission control, and performance features to look for in a...

  • Opat Returns to Vortex to Lead Sales in Upper Midwest, Northeast

    Vortex Valves has named Shawn Opat as regional sales manager for the Upper Midwest and Northeastern Region, including the cities of Boston, Chicago, Detroit, New York, Philadelphia, and Toronto. He reports to Vortex vice president of North American sales, Jason Marcotte. “We are...

  • Stedman Appoints Jim Suetholz Central U.S. Sales Manager

    Jim Suetholz has been appointed as the central U.S. sales manager for Stedman Machine Co. Suetholz holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Kentucky, and has more than 17 years of experience in capital equipment sales in the mining, steel, and various...

  • Optima Growing with Technical Advancements

    The filling and packaging equipment built by Optima has continued its growth trend. The company had a record year in 2011 with a consolidated turnover, reaching EUR 220 million, compared to EUR 210 million in 2010. On December 31, 2011, 1500 people were employed worldwide by Optima –...

  • 4B Components Opens New 53,000-Square-Foot Facility

    4B Components, the USA division of the 4B Group, has re-located to a new state-of-the-art facility in Morton, IL. The new building is only a five-minute drive from the previous East Peoria location. While 4B’s address has changed, the phone and fax numbers will remain the same. “The...

  • Nu-Con (USA) Announces Formation of Powder Process-Solutions

    Effective March 6, 2012, Nu-Con Equipment USA will change its name to Powder Process-Solutions (PPS). This change includes the formation of Powder-Solutions Group (PSG) as parent company. “PSG will bring together innovative technologies to provide a single source for unique sanitary bulk...

  • American Chemistry Council Welcomes AlliedBarton as Member

    Conshocken, PA-based AlliedBarton Security Services, the industry’s premier provider of highly trained security personnel with more than 55,000 employees nationwide, has been accepted as an associate member of the American Chemistry Council (ACC). The ACC board of directors voted on and...