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Cytec To Pay $155,000 For Clean Air Act Violation

October 27, 2009 4:33 am | News | Comments

WALLINGFORD, Conn. (AP) - Federal officials say a chemical company based in Wallingford will pay a civil penalty of $155,000 to resolve claims it violated the Clean Air Act.

Dow Chemical Leak Forces Evacuation

October 27, 2009 4:17 am | News | Comments

FREEPORT, Texas (AP) - A leak in a Dow Chemical underground pipeline is prompting the evacuation of more than 60 homes in Freeport.

Keeping Your Workforce Healthy

October 26, 2009 12:45 pm | News | Comments

By Amanda Earing, News Editor, Manufacturing.Net The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports that each year, on average, more than 200,000 people are hospitalized and 36,000 people die from seasonal flu complications in the U.S.

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Detect Gases To Parts Per Billion

October 26, 2009 12:29 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Honeywell Analytics says that its patented Chemcassette® technology not only uses a chemically impregnated paper tape highly specific to one of 32 different industrial gases, but also quickly reacts to the target gas and measures gas concentration in parts per billion levels.

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Cleaning At Three Times The Speed

October 26, 2009 12:18 pm | Product Releases | Comments

NLB Corp. presents the fully automated ATL-5000 water jet system. The company believes that the

A Universal Flow Rate Monitoring Solution

October 26, 2009 11:55 am | Product Releases | Comments

Universal Flow Monitors recently unveiled its P420 Series vortex-shedding flowmeters, which are plastic flow rate transmitters that meet water treatment, chemical and desalination industry requirements.

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Accuracy In Air Velocity & Temperature

October 26, 2009 11:38 am | Product Releases | Comments

According to OMEGA Engineering, its HHF143 handheld rotating vane thermo-anemometer provides accurate air velocity and temperature measurements in harsh environments. This product additionally features: A wide temperature range. Minimum and maximum recall.

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Safety Board To Investigate Tesoro Refinery Fire

October 26, 2009 7:36 am | News | Comments

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The U.S. Chemical Safety Board says it is sending a three-person team to investigate a fire at the Tesoro Corp. refinery in Salt Lake City. The Wednesday night fire followed a power outage at the refinery earlier in the day.

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Soybeans Used To Make Polyurethane Foam

October 26, 2009 6:18 am | News | Comments

MARTIN MOYLAN The Associated Press - October 26, 2009 EDINA, Minn. (AP) - Have you ever felt soybeans in your couch, or mattress? Well they might be there, even if you can't feel them.

Sweet Side Of Recessions

October 26, 2009 6:07 am | Blogs | Comments

The news is littered with recessionary success stories, and it's uplifting to see that many manufacturers have found a sweet spot in an otherwise sour economy.

Ex-Workers Object To Kodak Discrimination Settlement

October 26, 2009 5:55 am | News | Comments

BEN DOBBIN AP Business Writer - October 26, 2009 ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - A group of former Eastman Kodak Co. workers objected Friday to a proposed $21.4 million deal to settle two lawsuits by black employees who maintain they were paid and promoted less than white counterparts.

Small Hydrogen Cyanide Leak At Bayer CropScience Plant

October 26, 2009 5:44 am | News | Comments

INSTITUTE, W.Va. (AP) - No one was injured when a small quantity of hydrogen cyanide leaked at the Bayer CropScience plant in Institute. Plant spokesman Tom Dover says the leak from a distillation column was detected late Saturday night.

Wastewater Sludge Processing Improvements

October 26, 2009 5:27 am | News | Comments

Jack Robbins is the Superintendent of Water Pollution Control for the Board of Public Works for the town of Beatrice, NE, a community of 13,000 located along the Big Blue River in the southeastern corner of the state, about 100 miles south of Omaha.

EPA: Climate Bill Could Cost Family $100 Annually

October 26, 2009 5:12 am | News | Comments

H. JOSEF HEBERT Associated Press Writer - October 26, 2009 WASHINGTON (AP) - A Senate plan to tackle global warming would add about $100 a year to the energy costs for a typical household, according to an analysis by the Environmental Protection Agency.

Largest Solar Plant In U.S. Goes Online Tuesday

October 26, 2009 5:03 am | News | Comments

CHRISTINE ARMARIO Associated Press Writer - October 26, 2009 ARCADIA, Fla. (AP) -

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