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  • Cone Drive Turns 85

    At a time when many American companies are moving their manufacturing operations internationally or shutting doors altogether, Cone Drive Gearing Solutions is marching triumphantly into its 85th year of operations. Cone Drive, a manufacturer of gearing products and developer of custom engineered...

  • Howden North America Announces Move from Camden to Columbia

    Howden North America Inc., a world supplier of fans, rotary heat exchangers, compressors, and gas handling equipment for the biomass, cement, HVAC, iron & steel, mining, navy & maritime, nuclear, petrochemical, power, transportation, and tunnel ventilation industries, is relocating its...

  • IMI Offers Free Analysis of How to Reduce Operating Costs Using Magnetic Devices

    Industrial Magnetics Inc. (IMI) is offering a free, no obligation plant survey to companies interested in evaluating how new or upgraded magnetic equipment can improve their cycle times, reduce their operating costs, purify their product, or protect their processing equipment from metal damage....

  • CfPA to Present Powders: Their Properties and Processing

    The Center for Professional Advancement (CfPA) will present a training course entitled, “Powders: Their Properties and Processing”, October 18-20, 2010 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The course is designed primarily for those concerned with products developed or manufactured from...

  • SOCMA Welcomes President's Call to Permanently Extend R&D Tax Credit

    The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) welcomed President Barack Obama’s proposal to Congress to increase and permanently extend the research and development (R&D) tax credits for U.S. businesses. The extension, estimated at $100 billion over 10 years, will assist...

  • AAR Reports Weekly Rail Carload Volume Sets New 2010 Record

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported weekly rail carload volume set a new 2010 record for the second consecutive week. U.S. railroads originated 305,000 carloads during the week ending Sept. 4, 2010, up 6.9 percent compared with the same week in 2009, and at comparable levels...

  • CST Industries Acquires Weaver Reclaimer Technology

    CST Industries Inc. (CST), a global leader in the design, manufacture, and installation of storage tanks and covers, has acquired certain assets of Weaver Silos & Reclaimers Inc. Located in Myerstown, PA, Weaver has been a recognized leader in reclaimer and unloader systems for more than 40...

  • Malvern Instruments Receives 2010 Queen's Award

    Sir Michael Brinton, the Lord Lieutenant of Worcestershire, presented the 2010 Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation to materials characterization company Malvern Instruments in a ceremony held at its UK headquarters and attended by employees from all parts of the organization. This is...

  • AAR Reports August 2010 Rail Traffic Continues Mixed Progress

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has reported that monthly rail carloads for August 2010 were up 5.7 percent compared with the same period last year, but still down 11.6 percent compared with August 2008. According to AAR’s September Rail Time Indicators Report, the weekly average...

  • FMC Corp. Appoints Matt Foster Product Manager in North American Crop Agricultural Products Group

    FMC Corp. has announced the promotion of Matt Foster to the position of product manager in the company's North America Crop (NAC) Marketing group, Agricultural Products Group. In this new position, Foster will take charge of the crop segment and regional work for Authority herbicide and Spartan...