The Source for Processing Industry News & Insight
Subscribe to All
View Sample

Chem.Insider Daily

99.5 Percent Contamination Elimination

September 3, 2009 6:39 am | Product Releases | Comments

Parker Hannifin has made available a complete line of ASME-coded, high-efficiency coalescing compressed air filters. According to the company, features include: The removal of 99.5 percent of oil, water, rust and pipescale particles of 0.

Propane Plants & Fire Don't Mix

September 3, 2009 4:57 am | News | Comments

Footage showing how the pressure release valve on a propylene cylinder caused a fire and massive explosions at the Praxair industrial gas plant in St. Louis.

The Chinese Steal Steel

September 2, 2009 12:39 pm | News | Comments

China has created a larger steel-manufacturing infrastructure in the last four years than the U.S. has in its entire existence.


ExxonMobil's Hidden Leaks

September 2, 2009 12:18 pm | News | Comments

A Flir infrared camera reveals fugitive emissions coming from a number of different valves and meters on a tour of one of ExxonMobil's meter stations.

One Word: Plastics

September 2, 2009 11:50 am | News | Comments

The "One Word: Plastics" scene from Oscar winning movie The Graduate - an early demonstration of Dustin Hoffman's brilliance.

Sparing You From Hannah Montana

September 2, 2009 7:30 am | Blogs | Comments

By Jeff Reinke, Editorial Director, Manufacturing Group This column is one of the coolest things about my job. I enjoy it because: I get to put a lot of what’s rattling around in my head on paper, which for anyone who enjoys writing is a definite perk.

All The Right ERP Questions

September 2, 2009 6:02 am | News | Comments

By Jay Deakins - September 2, 2009 Integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is the backbone of your business, as it handles everything from lab management to invoicing.

Engineers Troubleshoot Moon Rocket

September 2, 2009 5:40 am | News | Comments



Canola Good For Biofuels, Bad For Other Crops

September 2, 2009 5:16 am | News | Comments

ERIC MORTENSEN - September 2, 2009 PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - With a national push to develop alternatives to fossil fuels, Oregon may seem well-positioned to benefit.

Carnivorous Cocktails Put Meat In Your Glass

September 2, 2009 5:13 am | News | Comments


Productivity Up 6.6 Percent As Companies Cut Costs

September 2, 2009 4:37 am | News | Comments

MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer - September 2, 2009 WASHINGTON (AP) - Worker productivity grew at the fastest pace in nearly six years in the spring while labor costs fell by the most in nine years, as companies slashed costs to survive the recession.

DOE Selects Biofuels Projects To Receive $21M

September 1, 2009 12:53 pm | News | Comments

WASHINGTON, DC (AP) - U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today that up to $21 million will be made available for the selection of five projects that will develop supply systems to handle and deliver high tonnage biomass feedstocks for cellulosic biofuels production.

State: Dow Dioxin Contamination Not Dangerous

September 1, 2009 12:45 pm | News | Comments

SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) - State officials say there's no longer a public health hazard in a Saginaw residential area that had been contaminated with dioxin from a Dow Chemical Co. plant.

More Effective Control Of Flow Paths

September 1, 2009 12:34 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Bio-Chem Fluidics has redesigned its 075P2 2-way solenoid-operated pinch valves in order to provide more effective control of flow paths for fluid-handling systems.

The Key To Energy Consumption

September 1, 2009 12:26 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Agentis Energy™ recently unveiled The Acuity Solution web-based interface to enable plastics processors and other manufacturers to monitor the energy consumption of every electrically powered device in the plant and use the information to save on energy costs.



You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.