On Tuesday, July 29, 2008, the Employment and Workplace Safety Subcommittee of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) convened a hearing in the Dirksen Office Building of the U.S. Senate.
By Bob Zak Industrial manufacturers consume roughly one-third of the power utilized in the US. This fact is not lost on utilities and energy service providers.
Ford Mennel is a plant manager for The Mennel Milling Co., a fifth-generation family flour-milling company (founded in Roanoke, VA, in 1886) that enjoys a reputation for quality, service and uniformity of product.
Operating two regenerative thermal oxidizers (RTOs) for the last 25 years, Soliant LLC of Lancaster, SC considered what repairs were needed to keep them operating reliably
Chemical companies are faced with increasingly global supply chains, shorter delivery timelines and tighter product specifications at a time when production costs are rising across the board, from raw materials to energy.
The European Union (EU) environmental NGOs, via The International Chemical Secretariat (otherwise known as ChemSec, an agency that provides chemical expertise to the EU), has published its infamous SIN list-or in other words, Substitute It Now-for identifying candidate substances of very high concern.
Viking® Pump now produces the Composite Mag Drive (CMD) sealless non-metallic pump, designed for crucial liquid containment applications, including corrosive chemicals, volatile organic chemicals (VOCs) and flammable liquids.
Chemineer® Model 20 HT/GT top-entering agitators feature a swing-out seal-change design to facilitate seal maintenance and reduce maintenance costs. According to the company, the agitators are also highlighted by: No need to lift or remove the gearbox, saving labor and downtime.
IOtech has supplemented its vibration measurement portfolio with 2 new products; the 600 Series dynamic signal acquisition product portfolio was expanded with the addition of the 652u 10-channel, 24-bit simultaneous sampling USB 2.0 device, while the eZ-suite of software has broadened its capability to include remote machine monitoring and control with the addition of the eZ-TOMAS remote package.
OMEGA's new electronic hygrotherm senses the ambient temperature and relative humidity in an enclosure with electrical/electronic components and turns on a heater
Moyno® has designed its Annihilator™ twin-shaft solids reduction unit for trouble-free performance in a variety of industrial and municipal installations
Seepex recently unveiled an integrated drive for its popular line of MD and BW progressive cavity pumps.
Fluke Corp. recently launched www.mybuildingdoctor.com , a Web site designed to help technicians solve problems and meet building maintenance challenges.
SmartSignal Corp. recently released findings of a new industry-wide research study identifying several key factors necessary to improve availability and capacity in power plants-and the need for most plants to improve levels of equipment performance intelligence.
Pall Corp., a filtration, separation and purification manufacturer, recently purchased GeneSystems, a privately held French biotechnology company that has developed a cost-effective and easy-to-use molecular diagnostics platform used for process monitoring.