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  • TAPPI Announces Board of Directors Election Results

    Elected to begin their three-year terms on TAPPI’s Board of Directors in March 2009, Dr. Gary M. Scott (SUNY), Davide R. Friedman (General Mills), and Thomas E. Rodencal (Consultant) will join Jeffrey J. Siegel (Mica Corp.) and Norman F. Marsolan, who will serve two-year terms as TAPPI chair...

  • Sifter Parts Receives BISSC Certification for CS-1 Sifter

    Sifter Parts & Service Inc., Wesley Chapel, Florida, is authorized to apply the Baking Industry Sanitation Standards Committee (BISSC) symbol to its line of two-, three-, and four-separation CS-1 gyratory sifters. The sifters conform to the requirements under the ANSI/BISSC/ Z50.2-2003...

  • Sandvik's HS Rotoform System Selected for Russian Fertilizer Facility

    JSC Acron is to de-bottleneck urea solidification processes at its Veliky Novgorod facility in Russia with the installation of a Rotoform HS pastillation line delivering a throughput capacity of up to 40,000 MTPY.     Scheduled for delivery in March 2009, the order is for the...

  • Pfeiffer Vacuum Releases Vacuum Technology Book

    Pfeiffer Vacuum, a leading producer of vacuum products and services, has released its new catalog, "The Vacuum Technology Book." The 800-page, four-color, hardcover reference book and catalog covers the complete range of vacuum technology, including equipment for generating, controlling,...

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Offers International Rheology Seminars Program

    Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., a world leader in serving science, announced it will offer a global program this year of basic rheology seminars and specialist seminars on various subjects in material characterization. With a focus on specific applications along with hands-on instruction, these...

  • Patent Granted for Variable Rate Bulk Bag Unloader

    Vibra Screw, Inc, a leader in processing and solids handling equipment, has been issued U.S. Patent No. 7,475,793 for its variable rate bulk bag unloader. The new unit provides controlled and variable flow from bulk bags without the need for a separate feeder or conveyor. This reduces cost,...

  • Spectrum Chemicals & Laboratory Products Adds New Distribution Facility in NJ

    Spectrum Chemicals & Laboratory Products has announced the opening of its latest facility in New Brunswick, NJ. This is the company’s seventh addition to locations in the U.S. and China, all committed to providing quality fine chemicals and laboratory products to customers. This new...

  • Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems to Host Webinar on Classifying Flow Properties of Solids

    Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems will be hosting an objective educational program on “Classifying Flow Properties of Solids using the Carr Indices – identifying the flowability and floodability of dry powders” on Thursday, January 29 at 2 p.m. EST. This Webinar will discuss some...

  • ACC Statement on Senate Confirmation Hearings of Key Appointments on Obama's Environmental Team

    American Chemistry Council (ACC) president and CEO, Cal Dooley, issued the following statement on the confirmation hearings by the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works of Lisa Jackson as administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Nancy Sutley as chairman...

  • CSC Scientific Announces Affiliation with Moisture Register

    CSC Scientific Company, Inc. has announced a new affiliation with Moisture Register, a division of Aqua Measure Instrument Co., to distribute on-line moisture measurement and control equipment. CSC offers the moisture methods of  loss-on drying, capacitance, and Karl Fischer. In joining this...