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  • Packaging of Pharmaceuticals Course Offered

    Gain a working knowledge of all important aspects of packaging required for effective packaging of ethical, OTC, and veterinary medicines. You will be given practice at developing solutions to, and prevent, problems that can occur in practice, in product stability and material-machinery interfaces...

  • A New Perspective on the Role of EFCE

    European Federation of Chemical Engineering (EFCE) president, Professor Richard Darton, has launched a major review of the federation’s future direction with a Europe wide electronic consultation that will run throughout January 2011. Darton is determined to define a clear strategy and...

  • AAR Reports Weekly Rail Traffic Remains up Over 2009

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported that weekly rail traffic remained up over 2009 levels with U.S. railroads originating 286,391 carloads for the week ending Dec. 11, 2010, up 10.2 percent compared with the same week last year. Intermodal traffic for the week totaled 233,935...

  • Curtis Packaging Names Beth Scherer First Director of Sustainability

    Curtis Packaging, a producer of luxury packaging and a recognized industry leader in sustainability, has announced the appointment of Beth Scherer as its first-ever director of sustainability. Curtis created this position in an effort to deepen its commitment to environmentally friendly...

  • Abresist Corporation Changes Name to Abresist Kalenborn Corporation

    Abresist Corp. has announces that it is changing the company name to Abresist Kalenborn Corp. as of January 1, 2011. In business since 1977, Abresist Kalenborn Corp. manufactures and installs a wide range of mineral and ceramic based abrasion-resistant protective linings.  Abresist...

  • Eastman Announces Senior Management Retirements, New Appointments

    Eastman Chemical Co. has announced the retirement of two executives as well as two new executive appointments. Effective Feb. 1, 2011, Norris P. Sneed, 55, will retire as senior vice president, manufacturing support and chief administrative officer after 32 years of distinguished service....

  • Process Control Launches New Web Site

    Process Control Corp. has announced the launch of its new Web site at www.process-control.com. The new primary feature is an integrated product catalog that allows users to search and compare Process Control equipment and technical data. Product details are directly visible on the site without the...

  • SOCMA Re-Elects Brotherton as Board of Governors Chairman; Announce Six New Members

    The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) announced that Dr. Larry Brotherton, president and CEO of Ortec Inc., was re-elected as chairman of SOCMA’s Board of Governors during the association’s 89th Annual Membership Meeting in New York on December 6. “I...

  • Bridgewell Resources Elects Food and Agriculture Industry Leader Arnold Donald to Board Committee

    Bridgewell Resources LLC, a portfolio company of Atlas Holdings LLC, has elected food and agricultural products industry veteran Arnold Donald to the compensation committee of its board of managers. "Arnold has a track record of building successful food and agricultural product brands and...

  • CEMA Reports October Booked Orders up 1% from 2009

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its October 2010 Booked Orders Index was 115, which represents an increase of 1% from the October 2009 Index of 114. Index in October is down 47 points or 29% from September 2010’s Index of 162 (1990=100). October...