In the chemical processing world, peace of mind comes by achieving expectations for safety, quality, and customer satisfaction. That's no easy task. Chemical streams demand constant attention. Everything must be traced and monitored from unit quantities to expiration dates.
PPG Industries has installed and commissioned Emerson Process Management's Smart Wireless solution at its expansive Chemical Division facility in Lake Charles, Louisiana.
Severn Trent Services' UltraDynamics 8102-HO-200 ultraviolet disinfection system has received validation test certification that conforms to the protocols prescribed by the EPA's Ultraviolet Disinfection Guidance Manual (UVDGM).
Tri-Mer Corp., the developer of CCS technology, teamed with U.S. air quality authorities on a full-scale demonstration of its technology against diesel pollution at the train yard in Roseville, CA.
Three consumer products industry associations from Canada and the U.S. have announced that they support the agreement reached between Canada, Mexico, and the U.S. concerning North American regulatory risk-based assessment and management of existing chemical substances.
A-T Controls, a supplier of ball valves, actuators, controls, and packaged solutions for process industries, has received TA-Luft low-emission certification for its range of direct-mount valves with a patented pyramidal stem seal system.
Following its change of ownership in May from the Linde Group, BOC Edwards has announced that it will now be known to the industry as Edwards.
Is it time to upgrade to the latest near-infrared technology? If so, you might want to check out FOSS NIRSystems and its trade-in program for existing FOSS NIR laboratory analyzers.
ITW Performance Polymers, an Illinois Tool Works company, has acquired M&C Specialties Co., a Pennsylvania-based contract manufacturer of custom-fabricated die-cut adhesive components, tapes, and labels. M&C also sells adhesive subassemblies, foils, and double- and single-coated foams.
Urebrade polyurethane hose, manufactured by NewAge Industries in Southampton, PA, is now made from non-toxic ingredients that conform to FDA's standard 177.2600 (rubber articles intended for repeated use).
Designed for precision flow switching and measurement in rugged industrial applications, the FLT93 switch, ST98 flowmeter, and GF90 and GF92 flowmeters from Fluid Components International in San Marcos, CA, have received IEC/IECEx approvals for safe use.
With microprocessor-based intelligence and a true-fail-to-safe design, the IR2100 infrared point gas detector from General Monitors, Lake Forest, CA, is now rated SIL 2 suitable. It continuously monitors hydrocarbon gases and vapors within the lower explosive limit.
Thomas Zant has been appointed president of Midland Manufacturing in Skokie, IL. He brings a broad experience in engineering, lean manufacturing, and international operations to Midland after spending the past four years with Siemens Water Technologies/U.S. Filter Corp.
Airlanco, Falls City, NE, has promoted veteran engineer Doug Watkins to the position of operations manager. Watkins previously worked in machining, equipment design, and plant management prior to joining the company's engineering staff as a project manager six years ago.
The professionals at K & F Electric are electrical contractors specializing in the water and waste industry, where applications are known for extremely corrosive environments in which unprotected electrical products can deteriorate quickly, cause safety concerns, and increase costs.