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Eastman Chemical Cutting Up To 300 Jobs

March 9, 2009 12:35 pm | News | Comments

Eastman Chemical Co. on Monday said it will take a $30 million charge as it cuts up to 300 jobs and reduces salaries, in an effort to trim costs and keep its dividend and lowered capital spending plans intact.

Better Than Ethanol

March 9, 2009 12:32 pm | News | Comments

Biobutanol has a number of important advantages as a fuel over ethanol.

Among Chemical Makers, Rohm & Haas A Prized Asset

March 9, 2009 12:29 pm | News | Comments

When Dow Chemical swooped in last summer to buy a much-smaller rival, many believed the more-than $15 billion offer was too high with Wall Street barreling toward an economic meltdown and the mortgage crises in full swing.


Obama Budget Proposes Shift To Green Energy

March 5, 2009 10:20 am | News | Comments

President Barack Obama's first budget plan moves aggressively to tackle climate change and shift the nation from reliance on foreign oil to green energy.

Renewable Energy-From Point A To B In $49 Billion

March 4, 2009 4:35 am | Blogs | Comments

"The billions of federal dollars about to be spent are going to be the biggest government infrastructure investment since the interstate highway system was launched in the 1950s."

Calculating Your Annual Dust Collection Savings

March 4, 2009 4:07 am | News | Comments

United Air Specialists (UAS) recently launched an easy-to-use interactive cost-savings calculator on its Web site in order to enable users to determine their approximate annual energy and operational savings using Proturaâ„¢ nanofiber cartridge filters in conjunction with UAS dust collection equipment.

In-Demand Efficiency Gains Due To Air Analysis

March 4, 2009 4:07 am | News | Comments

Kaeser Compressors recently unveiled its comprehensive Air Demand Analysis program-a complete compressed air system audit that uses dataloggers and precision sensors to create detailed air usage profiles for individual facilities.

Measurement At Your Doorstep

March 4, 2009 4:07 am | News | Comments

In an effort to deliver product demonstrations to customers' doorsteps, Emerson Process Management will present Rosemount® Analytical gas chromatograph, liquid and process analytic solutions in its recently enhanced demo van.


Free Laptops ... While They Last

March 4, 2009 4:07 am | News | Comments

CWorks Systems is pushing facility management mobility by giving new one-year Web-based CareWorks computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) subscribers a free, new WiFi-ready Lenovo S10 Netbook PC, which is to be given on a first-come, first-serve basis while supplies last.

Improving Operational Productivity Through Education

March 4, 2009 4:07 am | News | Comments

ICONICS, a 2008 Microsoft Gold-Certified Partner of the Year and Web-enabled, OPC-based human-machine interface(HMI)/supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) visualization and manufacturing intelligence software provider for Microsoft Windows® operating systems, recently announced the release of its new seminar series entitled "Improving Operational Productivity."

Cataloging Biotech Equipment

March 4, 2009 4:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

Worthington Biochemical recently printed a catalog documenting its 2009 to 2010 enzymes, biochemicals and primary cell isolation kits for applications in life science research, diagnostics and biotechnology.

One Of The Pressure-Screening Greats

March 4, 2009 4:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

Great Western Manufacturing offers its sanitary gravity-flow atmospheric-pressure screeners with 4B stainless steel product contact surfaces, which are additionally welded to eliminate crevices, rivets, and nuts or bolts.

DMM Features Demystified Via Video

March 4, 2009 4:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

Fluke Corp. has posted 4 online videos to briefly explain the advanced features of its newest digital multimeters (DMMs).

An Impressive Mix Of Mixing Products

March 4, 2009 4:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

Cole-Parmer recently published its comprehensive 2009 mixers catalog, which contains 32 pages offering the company’s latest mixers and overhead stirrers, including: Laboratory and industrial process scale mixers. Static mixers. Sanitary mixers. Powder mixers. Process mixers.

Lubricants Accommodate The Food-Processing Elite

March 4, 2009 4:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

Petro-Canada recently augmented its extensive line of food-grade lubricants, greases and specialty fluids with the PURITY FG synthetic compressor fluid—a polyalphaolephin-based product formulated with selected additives.


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