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  • 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,...

  • Fike’s Bob Korn to Speak at Ohio Safety Conference

    Bob Korn, Fike's director of sales and marketing for industrial protection, will host an educational session during the Ohio Safety Conference on Wednesday, March 28. Korn will present information on identifying and protecting facilities from combustible dust, as well as specific mitigation...

  • Dow to Underwrite Antec Program at NPE, SPI Technical Education Program, ‘Technology Central’

    The Dow Chemical Company will be the exclusive corporate sponsor of the Technical Education Program and Technology Central at the NPE2012 international plastics exposition, it was announced by SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association. NPE2012 will take place April 1-5 at the Orange County...

  • Brenntag Opens New Head Office in India

    Brenntag, the global leader in chemical distribution, inaugurated its new head office in Mumbai, India. This new office represents Brenntag’s continued commitment to invest in India and to ensure the company has ample room for its planned growth over the next few years. Brenntag established...

  • Pulse-Jet Dust Collector Handles Heavy Loading from Sand and Aggregate Fluid Bed Dryer

    A major manufacturer of masonry products has successfully employed a new, specially adapted pulse-jet dust collector from Sly Inc. The 40,000 ACFM collector vents a sand and aggregate fluid bed dryer operating at 140°F. Inlet loading for the collector is a demanding 15,000 lb/hr. with outlet...

  • FDA’s Rick Friedman, Destry Sillivan, and Tara Gooen to Speak at ISPE Aseptic Conference

    ISPE announced today that the FDA’s Rick Friedman, Destry Sillivan, and Tara Gooen will speak at ISPE Aseptic Conference, February 29-March 1, at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay in Tampa, FL. Friedman, Sillivan, and Gooen will all speak during the conference’s Barrier Isolation track, giving...

  • Rulmeca Celebrates 50 Years of Belt Conveyor Rollers

    In 2012 Rulmeca, a leading manufacturer of rollers for belt conveyors is celebrating 50 years of activity. Founded in 1962 in Almè, Bergamo, Italy, the company has adapted to market changes over the years, becoming the headquarters of the 22 Rulmeca companies in the world, and specializing...