DuPont Chairman and CEO Charles Holliday Jr. says the pace of society's transition to products and services that meet the definition of "sustainable" will accelerate.
The U.S. consumer market for pesticides and fertilizers has grown by approximately 5 percent a year over the past two years.
HK Systems Inc. in Milwaukee has announced the appointment of Michael L. Gonzalez to the position of president and COO.
Met-Pro Corp.'s Systems Division in Harleysville, PA, has received an order valued in excess of $1.7 million to modify an existing thermal oxidizer at an ethanol manufacturing facility in the Midwest.
A new automated bulk bag weigh batching system from Flexicon Corp. in Bethlehem, PA, feeds ingredients to a central weigh hopper at mezzanine level using four flexible screw conveyors and then transports pre-weighed batches to a downstream blender using a pneumatic conveying system.
Millipore Corp. in Billerica, MA, has developed a protocol for efficiently compartmentalizing protein solutions using ultrafiltration in a centrifugal mode.
Staff members of Houston's Infrastruct Security Inc. have recently been certified to perform vulnerability assessments of chemical facilities.
Atrion International has launched www.reachlegislation.com, an information web-portal covering topics related to REACH (Registration, Evaluation, and Authorization of Chemicals) including in-depth industry viewpoints on this new European chemical framework for regulating the manufacture, import, marketing, and use of chemicals.
'Cleaning house isn't just the right thing to do. It makes business sense'
With so many products to choose from, making sure you select the proper sealant is especially important. Selecting the wrong industrial sealant, or applying the correct sealant in the wrong manner, can have serious consequences.
Industrial enzymes have a wide array of applications in the chemical industry. Examples include textile wet processing, fructose and ethanol production from corn, food and fruit juice production, and the pulp and paper industry
'Contamination of one crop can cause a widespread problem that can't be tracked or recalled'
"The word 'motivation' does not appear in OSHA's regulations on hearing conservation," says industrial audiologist Brad Witt in presentations to safety professionals.
'Heat exchangers, molds, pipes, tubing, sensors, monitors and other parts become fouled when dirt particles in the water settle out on warm surfaces.'
The XV connection concept makes it possible to add valve manifolds to an already extensive I/O system with minimal configuration effort. They allow standard devices to be used with multi-pin connectors instead of valve manifolds with expensive fieldbus connectors.