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Energy Diet: Margarine & Vegetable Oil Plant Sheds More Than Expected

December 4, 2006 4:30 am | News | Comments

In the face of rising and unpredictable energy prices, Unilever's plant in Rexdale, Ontario, has embarked on a campaign to improve energy efficiency in order to remain competitive.

Pipeline Dispute:Nova and QuicksilverFace Off Over Access

December 4, 2006 4:28 am | News | Comments

Alberta's energy regulator will resolve a dispute in January between Nova Chemicals and Quicksilver, an energy firm focused on unconventional gas resources, over access to the Canadian province's pipeline system that could impact ethane supplies to Nova's petrochemicals plants.

PFOA Worries:DuPont and ResidentsReach Water Agreement

December 4, 2006 4:28 am | News | Comments

DuPont has agreed to provide residents near its plant in Washington, WV, with clean water should perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) reach 0.5 parts per billion (ppb) in the area's drinking supplies.

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Outlook for 2007 and Beyond:Economy Is Growing...But Slowly

December 4, 2006 4:28 am | News | Comments

U.S. and global economies are slowing, but both should see continued if more moderate growth in the new year, say top chemical industry economists.

On Capitol Hill:Democrats Likely to Move Against China

December 4, 2006 4:28 am | News | Comments

Democratic control of the 110th Congress that convenes in January makes trade sanctions against China more likely, but a legislative effort to redress the U.S.-China trade imbalance could kill the golden goose of China's market for U.S. chemical makers and other major exporters.

Plastic Gear Operator

December 4, 2006 4:17 am | News | Comments

The submersible Plasgear, billed as the industry's first thermoplastic gear operator, is constructed of composite plastic with black urethane coating.

Cartridge Filter

December 4, 2006 4:17 am | News | Comments

The media used in new DuraShield cartridge filters is a proprietary high-strength, polyester-reinforced material with a fluorocarbon melt-blown outer-surface layer that makes possible a high-efficiency minimum efficiency reporting value (MERV) of 15.

Spinning Riffler

December 4, 2006 4:17 am | News | Comments

The new SP-230 has a quieter and safer spinning riffler, which has been designed for sampling accuracy and reliability of the highest order with dry materials.

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Web-Enabled Devices

December 4, 2006 4:17 am | News | Comments

New iSeries devices, billed as the first web-enabled controllers, panel meters, transmitters and signal conditioners, connect directly to an Ethernet network with a standard RJ-45 connector and can send and receive data in standard TCP/IP packets.

Eurotherm Controller

December 4, 2006 4:17 am | News | Comments

This microprocessor-based controller is now available for circulating water and heat transfer fluid temperature control systems and portable chillers.

Pharmaceutical Reactor System

December 4, 2006 4:17 am | News | Comments

This ultra-compact Kilolab batch reactor system for testing pharmaceutical processes allows the user to perform operations needed for accurate scale-up to production-level processing including mixing, heating, and cooling; crystallization; distillation; and liquid-liquid extraction.

High-Performance Seals

December 4, 2006 4:17 am | News | Comments

A new series of seals — more than 50 — have been engineered primarily for use in syringe pumps and the columns of HPLC systems in medical and food and beverage applications.

Batch Cleaning

November 6, 2006 9:35 am | News | Comments

Suitable for chemical processing, cosmetic, food, beverage, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical industries, an Ultra-Clean-in-Place option is now available for between-batch cleanings on M-700 Series Microfluidizer( processors.

Salt Meter

November 6, 2006 6:54 am | News | Comments

The CDH-90 handheld salt analyzer, which has been designed for the food and beverage industry, measures the percentage of salt over two ranges of concentration.

Backflush Water Filter

November 6, 2006 6:54 am | News | Comments

This backflush water filter has been designed specifically for water-based fluids requiring backflushing capability.

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