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  • Jenike & Johanson Launches New Web Site in Spanish

    Jenike & Johanson Inc., a world leader in the engineering of powder and bulk solids handling, is pleased to announce its newest Web site is available in Spanish. The site includes case studies, technical newsletters, technical papers, and examples of powder and bulk solids flow problems, and...

  • IPIC and NOVA Chemicals Announce Closing of Transaction

    International Petroleum Investment Co. (IPIC) and NOVA Chemicals Corp. have announced the completion of the acquisition of NOVA Chemicals by way of a plan of arrangement. NOVA Chemicals will continue to operate its chemicals and plastics business from its North American base. "We are very...

  • Hartzell Fan Receives Patent

    Hartzell Fan, a leading manufacturer of industrial air moving equipment, received notice from the United States Patent Office that Patent Application #7,494,325 on the Adjustable Pitch Aluminum Prop (AL Prop) has been approved. This patent is based on the shape, arrangement, and location of the...

  • Hexion Specialty Chemicals Launches Albecor-Bio Low-Temperature Cure Powder Coating Resins

    Hexion Specialty Chemicals has launched Albecor-Bio, a family of bio-based, low-temperature cure powder coatings. The Albecor-Bio modified polyester technology, derived from renewable resources, results in powder coatings that are curable at low temperatures while retaining excellent durability and...

  • O'Neill Promoted to Corporate Position at Flexco

    Martin J. O’Neill has been promoted to the position of Global Business Development Manager at Flexco. O’Neill will be responsible for building and directing a program to identify new belt conveyor opportunities on a global scale, working with key industry leaders to position Flexco as...

  • TNA Founder Alf Taylor among Most Influential Engineers

    Alf Taylor, founder of tna, has been named one of Australia's 100 most influential engineers of 2009 in the June edition of Engineers Australia. Published annually, the list identifies the country's leading engineers in academia/research, associations, consulting, engineering expertise, industry,...

  • Final Regulatory Approval for Nova Chemicals Transaction with IPIC Received

    NOVA Chemicals Corp. has announced that all regulatory approvals required to complete the acquisition of Nova Chemicals by International Petroleum Investment Co. (IPIC) have been received. The final approval was received July 3 from the Canadian Minister of Industry under the Investment Canada Act...

  • Carbon Black Producers Reach Milestone

    A consortium formed by Evonik Degussa GmbH, Cabot Corp., Columbian Chemicals Co., Timcal Belgium S.A., Sid Richardson Carbon & Energy Co., Continental Carbon Co., and Cancarb Ltd has successfully submitted the REACH dossier for carbon black to the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) in Helsinki...

  • Evonik Offers Web Site for Catalysis-Related Products and Services

    The Catalysts Business Line of Evonik Industries AG, Essen (Germany), has completely updated its Web site. At the new address www.evonik.com/catalysts Evonik is offering customers from the life sciences, fine chemicals, industrial chemicals, chemical intermediates, and polymer industries a...

  • Bemis to Acquire Alcan Packaging Food Americas

    Bemis Company, Inc. has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Food Americas operations of Alcan Packaging, a business unit of international mining group Rio Tinto plc, for $1.2 billion. Pursuant to the agreement, Bemis will acquire 23 Food Americas flexible packaging...