Clorox is ahead of the game with its announcement to stop using chlorine to produce its consumer products. The chemical industry could be moving towards an ecosystem with centralized high-security facilities and satellite plants.
WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. (AP) - Merck & Co. is set to complete its $41 billion acquisition of Schering-Plough Corp. later Tuesday, creating the world's second-largest drugmaker, behind Pfizer Inc. The companies expect the deal will close after the end of market trading Tuesday.
By Damian J. Troise AP Business Writer - November 4, 2009 NEW YORK (AP) - Johnson & Johnson said Tuesday it will trim layers of management, cut thousands of jobs, and set other restructuring moves in order to save up to $900 million next year. The New Brunswick, N.J.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) - Triumph Foods has reached a settlement with Missouri Gas Energy arising from a natural gas explosion during construction of the pork company's plant in St. Joseph.
By Karen Langhauser, Editor-in-Chief, Food Manufacturing I’m trying hard not to blame myself for the Yankees’ Game 5 World Series loss. In my defense, the Yankees’ starting lineup was sans Posada, Matsui and Cabrera. AJ Burnett was pitching on short rest.
HOUSTON (AP) - Exxon Mobil Chemical Co., one of the world's biggest petrochemical
DAN GUNDERSON The Associated Press - November 4, 2009 WILLIAMS, Minn. (AP) - A sewage treatment plant in a small northern Minnesota town is failing and threatens to dump thousands of gallons of raw sewage into Lake of the Woods.
SANDY SHORE AP Business Writer - November 4, 2009 A leaner DuPont chemical company is pushing hard into China and other developing countries and said Tuesday it is in position to outperform markets that have been rattled by the recession. DuPont Co., based in Wilmington, Del.
WASHINGTON, DC - Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today that the Department of Energy is awarding more than $155 million in funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for 41 industrial energy efficiency projects across the country.
It's one thing to move materials during the production process, but when it's a finished product on the packaging line, choosing the right material handling system is essential.Â Getting it wrong results in squandered production time and wasted raw materials.
Donaldson Company has released the Torit® PowerCore® CPV-1 dust bin vent collector, featuring: A 20-70 percent smaller footprint compared with other bin vent collectors on the market.
Flowserve Corporation has launched the ISC2 series of cartridge seals, designed to fit a large range of pump models in order to reduce inventory and downtime. The series features: Thermal management technology, which tolerates short-term dry run events without overheating.
Specialty Equipment has a new line of stainless steel conveyors, designed for handling drums, pallets or IBCs in wash down applications. Features of this chain driven roller conveyor include: Loads of 500 to 5,000 lbs.
COMSOL has released the beta edition of its Multiphysics 4.0 modeling and simulation environment. Version 4.0 includes the COMSOL Desktop™, a new user interface that makes it easy for users to build and run simulations.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - Contaminated fresh ground beef caused a possible E. coli outbreak that killed two people and sent 16 others to hospitals, federal health officials said Monday. Twenty-eight people may have become ill after eating beef produced by Fairbank Farms of Ashville, N.Y.