The very strict hygiene regulations applied in the pharmaceutical and medical technology industries are quickly migrating into the chemical industries.
Constructing any commercial facility can have its challenges. Building a chemical plant, with its inherent safety and environmental requirements, can be particularly formidable.
It is well-known that oxygen rich atmospheres are potentially dangerous environments. And within the chemical industry in particular, oxygen is not the only hazardous chemical commonly used.
Leading-edge organizations that have adopted mobile technology as a best practice are realizing a new level of efficiency, which is reflected in their operations and on their bottom line.
According to NIOSH, working in a hot environment can lower a worker's mental alertness and physical performance. To help offset these adverse effects, Gateway Safety, Cleveland, OH, has developed the Serpent ventilated safety helmet.
Worthington Steelpac, Columbus, OH, is mass producing its Steelpac distribution pallet, billed as the first lightweight, flame-resistant steel pallet designed to meet Grocery Manufacturers Association capacity and compatibility standards.
Garlock Sealing Technologies, Palmyra, NY, a leader in fluid sealing technology, completed construction of a new manufacturing and distribution facility in Houston, TX.
PTFE Texflour heat shrinkable tubing from Parker-TexLoc, Ft. Worth, TX, is a fluoropolymer heat shrink that protects components from heat, sparks, and contaminants.
Metso Minerals Industries Inc., Brunswick, OH, is expanding its manufacturing operations.
Netzsch Fine Particle Technology LLC has opened a pharmaceutical lab equipment testing facility at its headquarters in Exton, PA.
Bulkflow Technologies Inc., Calgary, Alberta, Canada, has changed its corporate name to Solex Thermal Science Inc.
DuPont Chemical Solutions Enterprise announced new fluorotelomer products for repellents and surfactants that deliver maximum performance with a minimal environmental footprint.
Hawk Measurement Systems, Australia, a global provider of level, positioning, and flow measurement technology, has announced a joint venture with the largest instrumentation company in China, Chongquin Sichuan Instrument.
ASCO and Numatics, business units of Emerson Industrial Automation, have merged operations in North America to form ASCO Numatics a unified company