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  • ACC Says Chemical Production Increased in January

    According to the American Chemistry Council (ACC), the U.S. Chemical Production Regional Index rose by 0.4% in January, following a revised 0.2% gain in December. Following several months of mixed results, chemical production rose in all seven key regions during January. Output of the nation's...

  • Free Dust & Fume Collection Catalog Offered by Air Handling Systems

    Air Handling Systems has released its new, 32-page dust & fume collection catalog, containing thousands of industrial grade fittings, spiral pipe, and flexible hose that are quick, adaptable, and easy to install. The company’s fully stocked warehouse, in conjunction with its high-tech...

  • 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,...