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  • Key Technology Appoints Flo-Mech as Sales Partner in UK and Ireland

    Key Technology has announced the appointment of Flo-Mech Ltd as its exclusive sales partner in the UK and Ireland. Flo-Mech is responsible for bringing Key’s automated inspection and sorting systems, specialized conveying, and processing equipment to customers that process and package food...

  • Nederman Acquires Dantherm Filtration

    Nederman Holding AB has doubled its business to become the global market leader in industrial air filtration. This has been achieved by Nederman acquiring Dantherm Filtration - a leading manufacturer of industrial air filtration equipment. Dantherm Filtration (excluding the business not taken over...

  • Oseco to Appear on TV Show Mythbusters

    Pressure-relief manufacturer Oseco is making another appearance on the TV show Mythbusters. The episode, entitled “Dive to Survive,” airs Wednesday night, March 31 on the Discovery Channel. Mythbusters puts movie stunts and urban myths to the test in real-world conditions, to see if...

  • GEA Niro Chooses ANSYS to Optimize Food, Chemical, and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Processes

    GEA Niro has selected engineering simulation software from ANSYS to optimize equipment design and reduce development time and costs. Based in Denmark, GEA Niro is a world market leader in drying technology for the dairy, food, pharmaceutical, and chemical industries and is a core technology center...

  • Cemtrex Secures Emission Monitoring System Contract in Uruguay

    Cemtrex Inc. has announced the award of a $1.3 million contract received from the National Administration of Power Plants and Electric Transmissions of Uruguay (UTE) to design, supply, and install complete Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems (CEMS) for eight stacks with redundant systems for...

  • Fourth Straight Week of Gains Reported on U.S. Freight Railroads

    The Association of American Railroads reports that for the fourth consecutive week, freight traffic on U.S. railroads was up compared with the same period a year ago during the week ended March 20.  U.S. railroads originated 287,639 carloads during the week, up 4.3 percent from the...

  • New Battelle Process Slashes Price of Useful But Expensive Chemical

    A chemical once costing $100 a gram is now available for a fraction of that price - and in a more pure form - thanks to a new manufacturing process pioneered by Battelle and St. Louis-based Ferratec LLC. The cheaper, improved potassium ferrate, (VI) (K2FeO4), sold under the trade name Ferratec...

  • Dow Packaging and Converting Technical Center Moves to Expanded Facilities in Buffalo Grove, IL

    The Dow Chemical Co.'s North American Technical Service and Global Research and Development Center for packaging adhesives and coatings will move to Buffalo Grove, IL in early April 2010. The expanded Tech Service and R&D Center represents a significant step forward in the company’s...

  • SOCMA Welcomes Eight New Members in First Quarter

    The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) has announced the approval of eight new companies for membership, including the association’s first inorganic specialty chemical manufacturer since SOCMA repositioned itself to broaden its membership base. The new members, who are...

  • William Seth Gill, Flexicon Founder, 1929-2010

    William S. Gill, founder and former chairman of Flexicon Corp., died at his home of cancer and related complications on March 16, 2010.        Born July 13, 1929 and raised in Hanover Township, PA, he earned an Engineering Degree from Penn State University, and was...