LPP Combustion LLC, Columbia, MN, says it has demonstrated that its patented LPP Combustion System will allow soybean oil-based biodiesel to burn as cleanly as natural gas with no net greenhouse gas emissions.
A well-prepared material safety data sheet (MSDS) may not be enough to protect a company facing a failure-to-warn claim, says Eric Hudson, an attorney with Butler, Snow, O'Mara, Stevens, and Cannada PLLC.
The EPA has approved experimental use permits (EUPs) for DuPont Altacor and Coragen insecticides for use on 10 fruit and vegetable crops in 16 states including California, Florida, and Texas.
It's relatively easy to make orange juice from oranges. But imagine making an orange from orange juice. That analogy is an apt description for the work done by Solvay SA representatives who are the recipients of the 2007 Glycerine Innovation Award from the Soap and Detergent Association and the National Biodiesel Board.
Cristal, an affiliate of Saudi Arabia's National Industrialization Co., has completed its acquisition of Lyondell's titanium dioxide business, Millennium Inorganic Chemicals.
Sorbent Technologies Corp., Twinsburg, OH, has begun commercial shipment of brominated carbon mercury sorbents under a long-term supply agreement.
An Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) report says its members are stepping up to the challenge to solve the world's biggest environmental issues and calls on government, industry, and the public to get involved.
Peter McIlroy II, CEO and chairman of the board of Robroy Industries, has been selected as a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Upstate New York and Western Pennsylvania Region.
For the fourth year in a row, Frost & Sullivan has selected Emerson Process Management, St. Louis, as company of the year for industrial automation and process control.
Aspen Technology Inc., Cambridge, MA, a provider of software and services to the process industries, is the recipient of the 2007 SSPA Star best online support award presented by the Service & Support Professionals Association.
John Zink Co. LLC, Tulsa, OK, has finalized the acquisition of Coen Co. Inc., a privately held combustion supplier to the power generation, steam generation, and process combustion markets.
Drew Van Norman, chief engineer at SPX Process Equipment, Delavan Operations, will take on an additional leadership role in the company's New Product Development program.
Dow Chemical Co., Midland, MI, has been named winner of an American Chemistry Council Responsible Care Energy Efficiency Award.
Lanxess Corp.'s Material Protection Products business unit, Pittsburgh, has received EPA registration for several formulations based on the active ingredient benzisothiazolinone (BIT).