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Celanese Hikes Acrylic-Based Emulsion Prices

August 25, 2009 12:25 pm | News | Comments

DALLAS (AP) - Chemical maker Celanese Corp. said Tuesday it will increase the price of all its acrylic-based emulsions in North America effective Sept. 15 or as contracts allow.

SPE Honors Carl G. Hagberg With Heinz List Award

August 25, 2009 12:15 pm | News | Comments

Carl G. Hagberg received the Heinz List Award at the Society of Plastics Engineers annual meeting in Chicago in June.

Jury Finds DuPont Negligent In Herbicide Misuse

August 25, 2009 12:00 pm | News | Comments

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A federal jury has found the Bureau of Land Management and E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Co. negligent in the use of an herbicide blamed for damaging thousands of acres of crops across a broad swath of southern Idaho.


Fitting Pipes Easily

August 25, 2009 11:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

Two new “add-on” fittings from Easyfit, Inc. allow for the modification and expansion of existing tubular pipe structures without having to dismantle the structure.

Filters For Semiconductor Applications

August 25, 2009 11:18 am | News | Comments

W. L. Gore & Associates has announced the release of GORE® filters for semiconductor applications.

Sanitary Tank Cleaning Nozzles

August 25, 2009 10:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

Lechler, Inc. offers two separate lines of tank cleaning nozzles that adhere to 3A sanitary standards.

Efficient Cooling Tower Motor & Drive

August 25, 2009 10:14 am | Product Releases | Comments

Baldor Electric Company has combined technologies from the laminated finned frame RPM AC motor

Food Inc: Yesterday’s Accomplishment, Today’s Failure

August 25, 2009 5:57 am | Blogs | Comments

By Luke Simpson, Associate Editor, Chem.Info It’s easy for people to like the Food Inc. movie.


Energy Microbes As Monocellular Biorefineries

August 25, 2009 5:04 am | News | Comments

Biofuels Digest - In California, a report on Craig Venter in Discover focuses on the Syntehtic Genomics founder's ambitions to develop synthetic life forms .

The Future Of Energy Harvesting

August 25, 2009 5:02 am | News | Comments

By Jonathan C. Smith, Senior Industrial Designer, IDSA Energy harvesting? Let's begin by establishing a definition for the phrase. Energy harvesting as defined on Wikipedia is the process by which energy is derived from external sources (e.g.

Milacron Exits Bankruptcy

August 25, 2009 4:50 am | News | Comments

BATAVIA, Ohio (AP) - Plastics processing company Milacron LLC said Monday its businesses have emerged from bankruptcy following their sale to investors. The new company, Milacron LLC, is owned by investors led by Avenue Capital Group and DDJ Capital Management LLC.

Coconut Catches Fire At Candy Plant

August 25, 2009 4:41 am | News | Comments

August 24, 2009 ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) - Mallo Cups and Smoothies won't be rolling off the Boyer Candy Co.'s production lines for a few days because of a machine fire at the plant in central Pennsylvania.

Wis. Man Pleads Guilty In Meatpacking Plant Fire

August 25, 2009 4:32 am | News | Comments

DINESH RAMDE Associated Press Writer - August 25, 2009 MILWAUKEE (AP) - One of two

Fire At Detroit Chemical Factory Is Extinguished

August 25, 2009 4:17 am | News | Comments


Getting The Edge On Safety

August 24, 2009 1:36 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The VITECTOR unit of FRABA Inc. has released two new versions of its ‘safety edges’


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