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  • Rail Traffic Higher Than Year-Earlier Level for 11th Straight Month

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reports that monthly rail carloads for November 2010 were up 4.5 percent compared with the same period last year, while intermodal traffic was up 11.3 percent compared with November of 2009. Seasonally adjusted AAR data for November showed a month-to-...

  • Spiroflow to Represent UK-Based Pacepacker Services in North and South America

    Pacepacker Services Ltd of the United Kingdom has named Spiroflow Systems Inc. its exclusive North and South American representative to promote, represent, and support the company’s international range of manufactured bagging, pick and place, and robot palletizing systems.   ...

  • ACC's Year-End Report Reveals Economic Outlook for U.S. Chemistry Industry Improving

    The outlook for the U.S. chemicals manufacturing sector is improving gradually and global production is set to increase in the coming year, thanks in part to dramatic growth in export markets for the products of chemistry, according to the 2010 Year-End Situation and Outlook, a report released...

  • DOT Awards $1.54 Million Grant to AAR-Affiliate Organization for TIH Routing Tool

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has announced that the Railroad Research Foundation (RRF), an AAR-affiliate organization, has been awarded a Railroad Safety Technology Grant from the Department of Transportation for ongoing implementation of a risk management tool necessary for...

  • SOCMA Announces Winners of 2010 Performance Improvement Awards

    The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) has announced the winners of the 2010 Performance Improvement Awards, recognizing more than 25 member facilities for their outstanding commitment to continuous improvement in environmental, health, safety, and security (EHS&S)...

  • SPI Now Accepting Nominations for Plastics Hall of Fame

    Nominations are now open for living individuals to be inducted into the Plastics Hall of Fame, it was announced by SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association. To be eligible, nominations must be submitted no later than September 30, 2011.   SPI is administering the nominating process on...

  • Elcan Industries Appoints New Rep

    Elcan Industries has appointed Chamberland Engineering as a new representative for Vermont, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. Chamberland will be representing both the Virto/Elcan and Minox/Elcan lines of screening machines. Minox/Elcan Screeners utilize a 3-D...

  • Senate Passes Food Safety Legislation

    The U.S. Senate has passed the Food Safety Modernization Act. The House of Representatives passed similar legislation in July 2009 and the two bills must now be reconciled, although Senator Tom Harkin, a chief sponsor of the bill in the Senate, has said he had an informal agreement with House...

  • Rembe Launches New Web Site

    Rembe Inc. has launched a new informational Web site, www.Rembe.us, to assist visitors with learning more about combustible dust explosions and how to protect their plants and equipment through the use of Rembe venting and isolation technologies. Visitors can easily navigate the site and can ask...

  • Basics of Mixing Technology Webinar Announced

    Mixing is a common, yet less understood step in powder processing. The first of a multi-part webinar series on powder mixing, the Basics of Mixing Technology will be held on Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at 2:00 pm and cover the when-what-how of mixing. This presentation is suitable for any...