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  • National Chemistry Week

    The American Chemistry Council (ACC) is joining with the American Chemical Society (ACS) to celebrate National Chemistry Week (NCW) October 18-24. NCW is a community-based annual event that unites businesses, schools, and individuals in communicating the importance of chemistry to our quality of...

  • Action Unloaders Receives ATEX Certification

    Tank Connection d/b/a Action Unloaders has announced that its full line of Planetaire unloaders has received ATEX Certification, which allows them to operate in hazardous Zones 20, 21, and 22. “This is a significant accomplishment for Action Unloaders,” said John Farris, director of...

  • ACC Releases 2009 Responsible Care Partner Performance Data for Public Evaluation

    The American Chemistry Council (ACC) has published the latest Responsible Care performance metrics for its supply chain partners on the Responsible Care Web site, providing easy public access to company-specific and industry-wide data in areas such as environment, energy, safety, security, and...

  • SOCMA President Announces Retirement

    After more than 16 years of combined service and dedication to SOCMA, Joseph Acker, president and CEO, has announced his retirement effective December 2009. The Board of Governors has accepted Acker’s letter of retirement and expressed its deep appreciation for all the work he has done at...

  • Hardy Instruments Partners with Saturn Scale Systems

    Hardy Instruments has entered into a partnership with Saturn Scale Systems to service Hardy customers throughout Canada. Through this partnership, Hardy will be able to provide field service in all Canadian provinces, including start-up, installation, emergency, maintenance, scale calibration, and...

  • Free Dry Granulation and Roller Compaction Technology Webinar

    Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems will be hosting a complementary educational program for dry granulation and roller compaction technology on Thursday, September 17 at 2:00 pm EDT. This program has been designed to provide insight into the fundamentals, process, and equipment utilized in dry...

  • Merck Acquires Leading Manufacturer of Effect Pigments in China

    Merck KGaA has acquired Suzhou Taizhu Technology Development Company Ltd. ("Taizhu"), a leading supplier of effect pigments located in Taicang near Shanghai, China. With total revenues of more than €14 million in 2008, and 300 employees, Taizhu is one of the biggest effect pigments...

  • Sustainable Packaging That Won't Break the Bank: CAPS Meets Demands to Go Green in a Tough Economy

    Container and Pooling Solutions (CAPS), a leading provider of container management services, is helping manufacturers and suppliers nationwide reduce supply chain waste. With increasing government and corporate demands, implementing sustainable practices throughout the supply chain is at the...

  • Potsdam Researchers Use Malvern Zetasizer Nano in Gold Nanoparticle Research

    Researchers at the University of Potsdam, Germany, are using a Zetasizer Nano ZS from Malvern Instruments to measure the dimensions and stability of gold nanoparticles smaller than 5 nm in diameter. Gold has long been considered as an inert element, but in nanoparticulate form it can be very...

  • Bunting Magnetics Appoints European Sales Director

    Charles Collier has been appointed sales director for the European operations for Bunting Magnetics Co., which is headquartered in Newton, KS. Collier will have dual responsibilities to drive the sales strategy for both Bunting Magnetics and Magnet Applications Ltd (MAL), which Bunting purchased in...