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Formaldehyde Maker Indicted On Waste Charges

August 7, 2009 12:32 pm | Comments

WILLIAM McCALL Associated Press Writer - August 7, 2009 PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - One of the nation's largest manufacturers of formaldehyde and its owner have been indicted on charges of dumping hazardous waste in a volcanic cinder cone in Oregon. Dennis Beetham and his company, D.B.

1 Slightly Hurt During Exxon Plant Fire

August 7, 2009 8:42 am | Comments

BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) - A small fire at an Exxon Mobil Corp. chemical facility in Baytown generated some black smoke but left behind no air quality problems. Company spokeswoman Neely Nelson told The Associated Press on Friday that one contract worker fell and suffered a shoulder injury.

Merck Shareholders Approve Schering-Plough Deal

August 7, 2009 8:36 am | Comments

LINDA A. JOHNSON AP Business Writer - August 7, 2009 TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Shareholders of drugmaker Merck & Co. on Friday overwhelmingly backed a huge acquisition of New Jersey neighbor Schering-Plough Corp. Merck spokeswoman Amy Rose said 99.


Buyout Settlement Fuels Jump In Huntsman Profit

August 6, 2009 7:56 am | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) - Huntsman Corp. posted a more than tenfold jump in second-quarter profit Thursday, driven by a settlement it received from Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank over accusations that the banks tried to scuttle a buyout of the chemicals maker last year.

Molex Closes French Plant After Violence At Site

August 6, 2009 7:44 am | Comments

Lisle, IL USA - Molex Incorporated, a global electronic components company, today announced it is closing its plant in Villemur-sur-Tarn, France to evaluate its security.

Pillsbury Plant Employee Kills Co-Worker

August 6, 2009 7:31 am | Comments

NEW ALBANY, Ind. (AP) - An employee crashed his car through a Pillsbury plant's security gate during a shift change Wednesday morning and then fatally shot a co-worker as others watched in horror, authorities said.

Manufacturer Gets ISO 13485:2003 To Support Medical Electronics Community

August 5, 2009 9:20 am | Comments

Santa Ana, CA - Express Manufacturing, Inc., (EMI), a leader in electronics manufacturing services, (EMS), today announced they have received the distinguished ISO 13485:2003 Certification.

P & G's 4Q Profit Falls, Signs Deal With NFL

August 5, 2009 8:59 am | Comments

DAN SEWELL AP Business Writer - August 5, 2009 CINCINNATI (AP) - The Procter & Gamble Co.


Fire At Mich. Facility May Have Started Near Meter

August 5, 2009 4:58 am | Comments

DAVID EGGERT Associated Press Writer - August 5, 2009 VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - A fire at a Michigan fuel storage facility that caused several oil barrels to explode and prompted area evacuations may have started near an electric meter, authorities said Wednesday.

Partnership Simplifies Vision System Integration

August 4, 2009 12:58 pm | Comments

Southington, Conn. - Baumer, a Swiss-based manufacturer of high performance sensors and digital cameras, has become a member of the Cognex Acquisition Alliance.

EVSystems 'Prescribes' OPC In Recent Pharmaceutical Applications

August 4, 2009 7:33 am | Comments

EVSystems Data Solutions is a system integrator, allowing customers to connect SCADA and automation systems to their operation, business and information systems.

Noren Products Launch New Website

August 4, 2009 7:10 am | Comments

Noren Products, a developer and manufacturer of thermal solutions including heat pipes, thermal pins, and heat exchangers, recently launched its new web site. Located at www.norenproducts.

Hapman Introduces Online Material Testing

August 4, 2009 6:56 am | Comments

Kalamazoo, Michigan - Hapman has introduced Hapman Live™, an innovative way to help customers save time and money. “We are the only manufacturer in the industry to offer online material testing,” said Greg Patterson, Hapman vice president.

Former Union Carbide CEO 'Haunted' By Bophal Gas Leak

August 4, 2009 4:58 am | Comments

FRANK ELTMAN Associated Press Writer - August 1, 2009 BRIDGEHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) - The

Chemical Leak Sends 119 To Hospital

August 4, 2009 4:36 am | Comments

NEW BEDFORD, Massachusetts - Noxious fumes at a trash disposal facility sent 119 people to hospitals on Monday, including two who were listed in critical condition. Firefighters responded to ABC Disposal Service Inc.


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