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  • B&W Wins Substantial Mobile Ship-Loader System Order in Algeria

    The UK-based port mobile plant specialist B&W Mechanical Handling Ltd has won an order for two of its ‘top of the range’ mobile ship-loader systems from North African consortium Sorfert Algeria for deployment in the Port of Arzew. The purchase is part of a much bigger $2 billion...

  • Columbian TecTank Announces New Sales Managers

    Columbian TecTank is pleased to announce the addition of two new managers to lead to the company’s growing sales team. Erica Reading will serve as Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) sales manager, while Darin Cesan will lead the company’s liquid sales team in the role of liquid...

  • PVS Technologies to Build Iron Salts Plant at PPG Natrium Site

    PPG Industries has announced that it has reached an agreement with PVS Technologies (PVS) regarding the construction of a PVS facility at PPG’s Natrium, WV, chlor-alkali and derivatives plant, where PVS will manufacture iron salts. The new plant is expected to begin operation in late 2010....

  • Screening Strategies Announces New Division Manager

    Ferdinand Schön has been promoted to division manager for Screening Strategies, a division of Triple/S Dynamics. In his position as sales engineer, Schön lead the efforts in retaining and gaining new customers. In addition to his previous duties, he will also be spearheading the direction...

  • 3i's Technologies Launches BatcHHouse Products and Services at PTXi

    3i’s Technologies launched its new process technology products and services at the PTXi Trade Show, May 4-6, in Rosemont, IL. The company specializes in precision dynamic weighing and batching systems. Products and services include feeding/batching/material handling equipment, systems design/...

  • Brookfield Offers Texture Analysis Course

    Brookfield Offers Texture Analysis Course Brookfield is offering a course featuring its CT3 texture analyzer, an instrument that helps manufacturers deliver consistent products. The course provides insight into various test methods for performing texture analysis on foods and the hands-on...

  • Eastman Chemical Co. Receives Awards for Energy Efficiency

    For the 17th consecutive year since the program began, Eastman Chemical Co. earned energy efficiency awards from the American Chemistry Council (ACC). As part of the Responsible Care program, the ACC honors specific projects that have achieved distinction in reducing energy consumption and...

  • AAR Reports Growth in U.S. Rail Freight Traffic Continues

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reports that the growth in rail freight traffic continued during the week ended May 1, 2010, as all 19 carload freight commodities and both intermodal categories were up from a year ago for the second consecutive week. U.S. railroads originated 295,718...

  • Bemis Company Elects Ullem Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

    Bemis Company, Inc. has announced that its Board of Directors has elected Scott B. Ullem as vice president and chief financial officer. Ullem succeeds Gene C. Wulf, who will assume the new role of executive vice president. The elections were in accordance with the company’s succession plan...

  • NETZSCH Fine Particle Technologies Acquires Premier Mill

    NETZSCH Fine Particle Technology LLC and SPX Corp. signed a definitive agreement on April 30, 2010 under which NETZSCH acquired the Premier Mill business of SPX Corp. Premier Mill manufactures grinding and dispersing equipment. As of May 3, 2010, the combined products and services of NETZSCH and...