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Award Winner: Do-Coop

April 13, 2007 7:26 am | Comments

The 2007 Frost & Sullivan technology leadership award in the European polymerase chain reaction reagents market has been conferred on Israel-based Do-Coop Technologies Ltd.

Software News: Comsol

April 6, 2007 11:10 am | Comments

Comsol, Burlington, MA, has introduced version 3.3a of its leading multiphysics simulation environment. The entire product family, including the Comsol Script suite of scientific computing software, now runs on Microsoft's Vista operating system as well as on Intel-based Macs.

Star-P Helps MIT Scientists Clear Pollution From the Air

April 6, 2007 8:05 am | Comments

A new MIT-developed computational method for molecular modeling aims to help scientists reduce soot in hydrocarbons, understand what causes ozone degradation, and discover other chemical molecular behaviors that could potentially improve the atmosphere.


ACC News: Three New Members

April 5, 2007 12:15 pm | Comments

Huntsman Corp., Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP, and Montgomery Chemicals LLC are the latest companies to join the American Chemistry Council.

Survey Says 85 Percent Don't Pay Heed to Safety

April 5, 2007 12:15 pm | Comments

If there is one thing all workplace safety experts agree on, it is the need for proper protective equipment when undertaking hazardous tasks.

New Leader in Cellulosic Ethanol?

April 5, 2007 12:15 pm | Comments

Diversa Corp. and Celunol Corp. have signed a definitive merger agreement to create a new leader in the emerging cellulosic ethanol industry.

Ups and Downs: New Data on Plastics

April 5, 2007 12:15 pm | Comments

Despite pressures from external challenges, the U.S. plastics industry remains one of the largest manufacturing sectors in the U.S.

Cosmetic Black Eye? New Report Focuses on Toxics in Personal Care Products

April 5, 2007 12:15 pm | Comments

Things could get ugly for investors who ignore glaring health risks in the cosmetics industry, warns a new report from the Investor Environmental Health Network (IEHN), which represents 20 investment organizations with $22 billion in assets under management.


Shell Game: ExxonMobil Loses Top Spot

March 15, 2007 8:36 am | Comments

In a reversal of ExxonMobil's ascendancy in 2005, Shell Oil Co. has reclaimed the title of the largest global lubricants marketer for 2006, according to a study by Kline & Co. Shell Oil.

Name Game? ACC Umbrella Opens to Strengthen Image

March 15, 2007 8:20 am | Comments

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) has announced a significant re-branding of the organization as well as the completion of the merger with the American Plastics Council.

Nano Conference

February 26, 2007 5:18 am | Comments

Nanotechnology has been heralded as the next industrial revolution, with the nanotechnology market estimated to reach $1 trillion by 2015.

Dry Bulk Show

February 26, 2007 5:18 am | Comments

Focusing on dry bulk material processing and handling, the Gulf Coast Solids Handling & Processing Show comes to the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, TX, April 3-4.

Biodiesel Additive: Fuel for Thought

February 26, 2007 4:12 am | Comments

Eastman Chemical Co.'s BioExtend 30 is an antioxidant additive for biodiesel that extends shelf life and enhances product protection by inhibiting biodiesel's tendency to react with oxygen.

Risk Management: Ethanol Evolution

February 26, 2007 4:12 am | Comments

With all signs pointing to an explosion in the bio-fuels marketplace, Aon's Agribusiness and Food Systems Group has created a unit to focus on the specialized risks associated with this evolving industry.

Travel Advice: Emissions Tracking

February 26, 2007 4:12 am | Comments

Atlanta's TRX Inc., a provider of transaction processing and data integration services to the travel industry, has launched a carbon emissions model to provide corporations with empirical data that details the impact of employee travel on the environment.


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