The Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) and the Ohio Bioproducts Innovation Center (OBIC) , in conjunction with PolymerOhio , recently launched an initiative that will accelerate the innovation and commercialization of soy-based industrial products.
According to a new technical market research report, Sludge Treatment: The Global Market from BCC Research , the global market for sludge treatment technology is expected to be worth $4.6 billion in 2008. This will increase to more than $5.8 billion in 2013, adding up to a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.6 percent.
MTS Systems ' Temposonics® R Series linear position sensors and Level-Plus® M Series transmitters are being incorporated into automation and control applications in the food and beverage industry due to high reliability, accuracy and compatibility with smart sensor networks such as DeviceNet.
On January 1, 2009, new international regulations for transporting hazardous materials by air and vessel will go into effect. New marking requirements and revisions to existing ones are included in the regulations. Labels and markings compliant with the new regulations are furthermore now offered by Labelmaster , a distributor of regulatory compliance products.
Zero-Max Inc. , an ISO 9001-certified design and manufacturing company, introduces its composite disc couplings for the wind turbine industry.
SERFILCO , a manufacturer of corrosion-resistant pumps, filtration systems and fluid-handling equipment, has launched a much anticipated new product catalog.
OMEGA Engineering recently unveiled its thermal wind tunnel. According to the company, it features: The capacity to generate accurate, uniform and repeatable air flows up to 1,000 FPM.
Gardner Denver offers its intelligent IQ blower package. According to the company, the package exhibits:
It's hard to believe, but according to a recent post on BusinessWeek 's Web site, an Apple a day could help keep the unemployment numbers away. Per blogger Michael Mandel, the Apple iPod has created 13,920 engineering and retail jobs worth a combined total of $753 million in the U.S.
Altra Industrial Motion has launched a new Web site that provides engineers and professionals in the global energy industry with a comprehensive resource for application-specific power transmission and motion control solutions.
The Institute for Supply Managementâ„¢ (ISM) is currently taking nominations for the J. Shipman Gold Medal Award and will continue taking nominations until January 31, 2009. The J. Shipman Gold Medal Award is presented annually to an individual whose persistent efforts have aided the advancement of supply management.
Chemists and chemical engineers using dataloggers or chart recorders for environmental monitoring critical to preserving chemical purities can now contact Dickson calibration specialists for no-charge consultations on custom point calibrations best-matched to application requirements.
Salt is a common ingredient found in many food products. Due to heat, moisture and storage conditions, however, it often clumps together.
ICONICS recently launched Version 10.5 of its GENESIS64 OPC-integrated HMI/SCADA suite.