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200 Ordered To Stay Indoors After Toxic Spill

September 8, 2009 12:43 pm | News | Comments

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) - A factory employee was treated for exposure to a toxic chemical Tuesday and about 200 people were ordered to stay indoors after a railroad car leak in southern West Virginia. Huntington Fire Chief Tim Provaznik said the injured worker was taken to St.

Large Vacuum Cups

September 8, 2009 12:36 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Large vacuum cups from Vi-Cas Manufacturing fit virtually any type of vacuum equipment used for lifting, or “pick and place” of large, bulky, cumbersome or heavy items. Cups are available in: Sizes up to 15” and larger. Round, rectangular and oval shapes.

Increase Output With UF Membrane Systems

September 8, 2009 12:19 pm | News | Comments

Over the past decade, production has grown rapidly at the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, manufacturing plant of Ames True Temper. Ames is the oldest and one of the largest producers of non-powered lawn and garden tools in North America.

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New Fittings & Valves For Tubing

September 8, 2009 11:39 am | Product Releases | Comments

Automation Direct’s NITRA line of pneumatic components now includes additional fittings and

Cleanroom Robots Reach Out

September 8, 2009 11:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

DENSO’s new VM series of six-axis articulated, class 100 cleanroom robots feature: Reaches of 3.28’ to 4.27’ Standard cycle times of 0.89 to 0.95 sec. Repeatability from ±0.00196” to ±00275”.

Feature-Packed Hydraulic Metering Pumps

September 8, 2009 9:18 am | Product Releases | Comments

The series 500 hydraulic metering pumps from Neptune™ Chemical Pump Co., Inc. are designed for water cooling tower applications and feature: Variable Oil By-pass stroke adjustment. EZE-CLEAN™ valves. Electric stroke control. Pneumatic stroke control.

Boeing's Composites, Compressors & Pumps

September 8, 2009 6:40 am | News | Comments

By Luke Simpson, Associate Editor, Chem.Info Bonjour! This week's column comes from about 30,000 feet above Quebec, on my way home after three glorious days in Montreal for the Labor Day weekend.

China Cracks Down On Dangerous Chemicals

September 8, 2009 5:42 am | News | Comments

BEIJING - China's volatile Xinjiang region is tightening controls over the sale of dangerous chemicals in an effort to improve public safety, state media reported today.

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Unionized Employees Strike At Cameco Fuel

September 8, 2009 5:30 am | News | Comments

Cameco Corporation (TSX: CCO) (NYSE: CCJ) announced that unionized employees at Cameco Fuel Manufacturing Inc. (CFM) began a legal strike on Saturday, September 5, 2009 after the company and members of United Steelworkers Local 14193 were unable to reach a new collective agreement.

Michigan Fosters Innovation In Processing

September 8, 2009 5:13 am | News | Comments

KATHY BARKS HOFFMAN Associated Press Writer - September 8, 2009 FLINT, Mich. (AP) - Sometime next year, Michigan will lose its 1 millionth job since the state's economy began its downward slide in mid-2000.

Chevron Accuses Ecuador Judge, Officials Of Bribery

September 8, 2009 5:12 am | News | Comments

SAN RAMON, Calif. (Business Wire) - Lawyers for Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) provided

Stimulus Funds To Rebuild Wastewater Systems

September 8, 2009 5:05 am | News | Comments

RUIDOSO, N.M. (AP) - Some $9.75 million in federal stimulus funds will help pay to rebuild wastewater systems in Ruidoso and Ruidoso Downs that was damaged in a flood. That announcement comes from the state director of the U.S.

DuPont Says Employee Tried To Steal Trade Secrets

September 8, 2009 4:37 am | News | Comments

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - The DuPont Co. is accusing a former employee of trying to steal trade secrets and bring them back to his native China. The lawsuit was filed in late August in the Delaware Court of Chancery.

Dainippon Buys Drugmaker Sepracor For $2.6 Billion

September 4, 2009 4:11 am | News | Comments

TOKYO (AP) - Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma Co. is acquiring U.S. drug maker Sepracor Inc., which makes insomnia drug Lunesta, for about $2.6 billion in an effort to expand in the U.S. market, both sides said Thursday.

Eco-Friendly Bottles Found To Contain BPA

September 4, 2009 3:52 am | News | Comments

MICHAEL HILL Associated Press Writer - September 4, 2009 Sigg bottles are leaving Katy Farber with a bitter taste.

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