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Airlanco Names New Operations Manager

July 31, 2007 12:04 pm | Comments

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.

Corrosion College: Knowledge Beats Desert Heat

July 27, 2007 5:38 am | Comments

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.

Certification: Ingersoll Rand

July 5, 2007 5:06 am | Comments

Ingersoll Rand Air Solutions, Davidson, NC, has announced that it is the first manufacturer in the world to be certified Class 0 for centrifugal air compressors.


Acquisition: Escor

July 5, 2007 5:06 am | Comments

The acquisition of the assets of Escor, a Milwaukee-based engineering and design firm that provides control systems for use in wastewater treatment systems, was announced by Dresser Roots, Houston, TX.

Accreditation: Sartorius

July 5, 2007 5:06 am | Comments

Sartorius Corp., Edgewood, NY, has been awarded ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation for field calibration.

Selection: Liaison

July 5, 2007 5:06 am | Comments

Arizona Chemical has selected Liaison Technologies, a real-time multi-enterprise integration infrastructure provider, for its integration managed services capabilities in order to implement trading partner connectivity and mapping for one of the world's largest producers of naturally derived specialty resins and pine-based chemicals.

Promotion: Moore (2452)

July 5, 2007 5:06 am | Comments

Charles Larson has been promoted to director of technology, a newly created role intended to strengthen the link between strategic product direction and product design strategies, at Moore Industries-International Inc., North Hills, CA.

Appointment: Innovative

July 5, 2007 5:06 am | Comments

Innovative Processing Solutions, Aurora, IN, has appointed Dan Powell as system engineer.


Noteworthy: Farr

July 5, 2007 5:06 am | Comments

Farr Air Pollution Control, Jonesboro, AR, is offering its popular Gold Series dust collector with a new high-performance explosion vent for applications involving the capture of explosive dusts.

Expansion: Concoa

July 5, 2007 5:06 am | Comments

Responding to the increasing demands of the European market, Concoa has opened a manufacturing plant in the Netherlands.

It's All About Better Drinking Water Quality

July 5, 2007 4:58 am | Comments

Bristol Water, which relies on dissolved ozone for the disinfection of potable water, is using an innovative dissolved ozone monitor to improve its drinking water quality.

CEO Succession Plan at Air Products

July 5, 2007 4:58 am | Comments

After 35 years with Air Products, John P. Jones, chairman and CEO, will retire in October as CEO of the company. At that time, John E. McGlade, currently president and COO, will become CEO.

R & D at R & S Targets Sustainability

July 5, 2007 4:58 am | Comments

Rohm and Haas Co. says it's allocating $150 million — roughly half of its nearly $300 million 2007 R&D budget — for sustainability efforts including new product development, energy efficiency, and process improvements.

Good News for Soy-Based Biodiesel

July 5, 2007 4:58 am | Comments

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.

Timely Safety Advice: MSDS May Not Be Enough

June 1, 2007 11:02 am | Comments

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.


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