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Lonza Group To Cut 450 Jobs

October 30, 2009 4:54 am | News | Comments

BASEL, Switzerland (AP) - Swiss specialty chemicals and biotech company Lonza Group AG said Thursday it is cutting 450 jobs, or about 5 percent of its global workforce.

Printing A Philly Cheesesteak

October 29, 2009 12:55 pm | News | Comments

A Philly cheesesteak sandwich is a culinary indulgence to some and a dietary staple to others.

Ultrasonic Flowmeter For BTU Readings

October 29, 2009 12:40 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Sierra's Innova-Sonic® Model 205 thermal energy/BTU meter is a transit-time ultrasonic flowmeter designed to measure the thermal energy flow rate and totalized energy consumption in liquid heating and cooling applications. The Model 205 meter features: Accuracy of ±0.


Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 Enhancements

October 29, 2009 12:11 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Microsoft Corp. recently announced new capabilities and enhancements to its Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009.

Low Energy Prefabricated Pumping System

October 29, 2009 11:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

ITT Corporation has released a prefabricated pumping system designed to lower energy costs. The Flowtronex system is equipped with the ITT Goulds Pumps surface-mounted, multi-stage vertical turbine pump (SMVT), which operates at up to 80 percent efficiency.


Solids Stormwater Interceptor

October 29, 2009 7:14 am | Product Releases | Comments

Highland Tank's Solids Stormwater Interceptor (SSI) is a water quality inlet typically employed in removing floating debris and settleable solids from a storm water stream prior to its entry into a detention basin, constructed wetland or collection system.

Chesapeake Energy Succumbs To 'Fracking' Pressure

October 29, 2009 4:54 am | News | Comments

MARY ESCH Associated Press Writer - October 29, 2009 LOCH SHELDRAKE, N.Y. (AP) -

Ecuador To Bypass Drug Patents

October 29, 2009 4:39 am | News | Comments

JEANNETH VALDIVIESO Associated Press Writer - October 29, 2009 QUITO, Ecuador (AP) - Foreign pharmaceutical companies accepted on Wednesday Ecuador's decision to bypass patents in order to produce less expensive generic versions of some patented drugs.


Landfill Gas To Liquefied Fuel

October 28, 2009 12:00 pm | News | Comments

This $15.5 million project will create the world's largest facility for converting landfill gass to clean, renewable liquefied natural gas, which can then be used to replace diesel fuel.

The First LEED Gold-Certified Food Processing Plant

October 28, 2009 10:57 am | News | Comments

Kettle Foods' potato chip facility in Beloit, Wisconsin, the subject of Chem.Info's October cover story and the first food processing plant to achieve LEED gold certification. The full story on Kettle's sustainability initiatives can be found here .

Sustainability ... Naturally

October 28, 2009 10:51 am | News | Comments


Blow-Fill-Seal Demonstration

October 28, 2009 10:09 am | News | Comments

A look at the blow-fill-seal process, used for aseptic filling and pharmaceutical packaging.

Vortex Flowmeters Explained

October 28, 2009 8:31 am | News | Comments

How vortex flowmeters work, and why they are particularly useful for saturated steam and gases.

High-Grade Carbon Black From Waste Tires

October 28, 2009 6:35 am | News | Comments

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. --(Business Wire)-- Global Resource Corporation, a developer of a patent-pending microwave technology, confirmed today that its technology for processing waste tires produces an output of high-grade carbon black at the prototype scale.

Debate Over Stricter Chemical 'Fracking' Regulations

October 28, 2009 6:19 am | News | Comments

MARY ESCH Associated Press Writer - October 28, 2009 ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Strict


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