Five years after 9/11 and one year after Hurricane Katrina, most chemical industry professionals feel they are prepared to handle a disaster, with 83 percent reporting that their disaster response plans are good, very good or excellent.
A Purdue University researcher has explained for the first time the details of how drugs are released within a cancer cell, improving the ability to deliver drugs to a specific target without affecting surrounding cells.
Lubrizol Corp., Cleveland, plans to make a multi-million dollar investment to increase production capacity at its Avon Lake, OH, facility.
Dr. James C. Stevens, renowned chemist at Dow Performance and Chemicals R&D, was honored as the Society of Chemical Industry's 100th Perkin Medal recipient at last month's annual dinner in Philadelphia.
Greif Inc., Delaware, OH, has acquired Delta Petroleum Co. Inc. from Riverside Co. in Cleveland, OH.
The Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association (CTFA) has filed comprehensive comments with the FDA on the science and regulation of nanoparticles in personal care products.
Trelleborg AB, Sweden, has opened a manufacturing facility for its Sealing Solutions business in China's Shanghai region.
International Dispensing Corp., a developer of proprietary dispensing solutions in Hanover, MD, and Steuben Foods, one of the nation's largest low-acid aseptic producers based in Jamaica, NY, have entered into a long-term agreement under which Steuben will market three aseptic bag-in-box product lines featuring IDC's Fresh Flow Tap.
A professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, delivered strong remarks about bioethanol at last month's Global Energy Day in New York.
Patent attorneys at the Buskop Law Group in Houston, TX, suggest using the phrase "patent-pending" whenever possible and appropriate in product descriptions, signs and advertisements.
Sales of non-prescription drugs in the U.S. grew by only a modest 3 percent in 2005, but this did little to slow the increasing dominance of some of the biggest players in the OTC market.
SoyLink in Oskaloosa, Iowa, has been issued a patent that covers proprietary technology used to produce highly functional soybean protein powders.
Hydra-Cell pulsation dampeners protect pipes, valves, fittings, meters and in-line instrumentation by producing steady and continuous fluid flow up to 99 percent free from pulsation and vibration, even when dosing, blending or proportioning fluids.
The Grapoid reduces labor and bag replacement costs by providing quick, easy removal of top loading snap-in pleated and felt bags in baghouses.