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  • SOCMA & Gabriel Performance Products Announce New EHS&S Management System Database

    The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) and Gabriel Performance Products LLC (Gabriel), a member company, have announced a new management system database that integrates SOCMA's ChemStewards program with other government-sponsored performance improvement programs. The...

  • March Freight Rail Traffic Increases As Economy Continues to Show Signs of Recovery

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported monthly rail carloads in March 2011 increased 3.4 percent compared with the same month last year, for a total of 1,493,553 carloads. According to AAR’s monthly Rail Time Indicators report, intermodal traffic in March increased 8.5 percent...

  • W.S. Tyler Certifies Test Sieves to New ASTM E 11 Standard

    W. S. Tyler now performs examinations to certify that test sieves conform to the new ASTM E 11 Standard for Inspection and Calibration Grades. W.S. Tyler’s optical analyzer is calibrated, ensuring the measurements are directly traceable to N.I.S.T., on a biannual basis.  ...

  • K-Tron Launches Online Components and Accessories Catalog

    K-Tron, a total solutions provider for material handling and feeding systems has recently launched a new Online Catalog for Pneumatic Conveying Components and Accessories. The new catalog showcases the extensive range of pneumatic conveying products K-Tron offers and provides an easy-to-navigate...

  • Jervis B. Webb Company Hires Gerard Gonos as Director of Manufacturing

    Jervis B. Webb Co., a subsidiary of Daifuku Company, Ltd., and leading provider of material handling solutions, has named Gerard Gonos as director of manufacturing. In this role, he is responsible for leading all aspects of Webb’s manufacturing processes and operational improvements....

  • CEMA Reports February Booked Orders up 18%

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association reported that its February 2011 Booked Orders Index was 167. Index in February is up 26 points or 18% from January 2011’s Index of 141. The February 2011 Index represents an increase of 46% from the February 2010 Index of 114. February...

  • Smico Launches New Web Site

    Smico has launched a new Web site at www.smico.com that is more interactive for customers. The new site has test video on the lab page. The site also has products for industry and a blog page and will be accepting articles and topics from outside sources, along with its own data from its units and...

  • AAR Urges Congress to Continue Safety Programs, Short Line Railroad Tax Credit Under SAFETEA-LU

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has called on Congress to continue supporting grade crossing safety programs, tax credits that help short line railroads remain competitive, and policies that encourage public-private partnerships for rail infrastructure as it considers reauthorization of...

  • AAR Reports Record Gains in Weekly Carload Traffic

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported record gains in rail traffic for the week ending April 2, 2011, with U.S. railroads originating 305,905 carloads, up 5.7 percent compared with the same week last year. Intermodal volume for the week was also up 19.4 percent compared with the same...

  • Honeywell Invests in Developing, Inspiring Engineering Leaders of the Future

    Honeywell has announced that it will expand its in-house engineering training and development programs to help deliver qualified talent for its industrial automation business. With a maturing workforce and a global reduction in student uptake of new Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)...