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  • Environmentally Sound Production of Sodium Cyanide in Russia: Evonik Grants Licenses to EPC Engineering Consulting

    At the end of 2011, the Russian company Korund Cyan will commission, in the Nizhny Novgorod province of the Russian Federation, one of the most advanced facilities in the world for manufacturing sodium cyanide. The plant will rely on CyPlus GmbH’s innovative CyPlus Cyanide Advanced Technology...

  • Chemtura Completes Financial Restructuring and Emerges from Chapter 11

    Chemtura Corp. has announced that it has successfully completed its financial restructuring and emerged from protection under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. The company also announced that Chemtura Canada Co./Cie has concluded its Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act proceedings and has...

  • AAR Reports Weekly Rail Traffic Sees Modest Gains

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reports that weekly rail traffic continues to see modest year-over-year gains with U.S. railroads originating 288,056 carloads for the week ending Nov. 6, 2010, up 4.9 percent compared with the same week last year. Intermodal traffic for the week...

  • AAR Reports October 2010 Rail Traffic Continues Mixed Progress

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has reported that monthly rail carloads for October 2010 were up 8.7 percent compared with the same period last year, but still down 7.9 percent compared with October 2008.  According to AAR’s November Rail Time Indicators Report (RTI), the...

  • AAR Reports Weekly Rail Traffic Continues to Gain Over 2009

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported that weekly rail traffic continues to gain over 2009 levels with U.S. railroads originating 292,884 carloads for the week ending Oct. 30, 2010, up 6.3 percent compared with the same week last year. Intermodal traffic for the week totaled 232,...

  • IDEX Corp. Acquires The Fitzpatrick Co.

    IDEX Corp. has announced the acquisition of The Fitzpatrick Co., a global leader in the design and manufacture of process technologies for the pharmaceutical, food, and personal care markets. Fitzpatrick designs and manufactures customized size reduction, roll compaction, and drying systems to...

  • SAMPE to Honor New Class of Fellows at SAMPE 2011

    The Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) will honor the 2011 class of SAMPE Fellows at SAMPE 2011, on May 23 in Long Beach, CA. The SAMPE Fellow Award recognizes SAMPE members for their distinguished, lifelong contributions in the fields of materials and...

  • Fike Hosts Facility Tour and Full-Scale Explosion Demonstration

    The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recently hosted the 2010 NFPA Dust Explosion Hazard Recognition and Control Symposium in Kansas City, MO, focusing on updates in industry best practices for the management of dust explosion hazards. In association with the Symposium, Fike offered an...

  • K-Tron International Ranked 46th in Deloitte's 2010 Greater Philadelphia Fast 50

    K-Tron International has been ranked number 46 on the 2010 Greater Philadelphia Fast 50, Deloitte’s ranking of 50 of the fastest-growing technology, life sciences, and clean technology companies in the Greater Philadelphia region. Rankings are based on percentage of fiscal year revenue growth...

  • Joyce Chiu Achieves CPIP Certification

    International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE), a global not-for-profit association of 22,000 pharmaceutical science and manufacturing professionals, has announced that Joyce Chiu has achieved the Certified Pharmaceutical Industry Professional (CPIP) credential by the ISPE Professional...