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The Supply Chain's Dynamic Duo:RFID and EPC

September 5, 2006 6:47 am | Comments

RFID is the current buzzword in just about every industry from retail to transportation to chemicals.

Mergers & Acquisitions:Silver Liningor Stormy Issue

September 5, 2006 6:38 am | Comments

The rapid increase of chemicals production in China, wider Asia, Latin America and the Middle East is making capacity in established regions redundant or under-utilized.

Focusing on Biomonitoring's Ups and Downs

September 5, 2006 6:38 am | Comments

The America Chemistry Council (ACC) has welcomed the latest report from a top U.S. scientific committee on biomonitoring.


Economist Blames Subsidies for Oil Price Hike

September 5, 2006 6:38 am | Comments

Artificial demand for oil created by government subsidies and financial market speculation are key contributors to the volatility of crude prices, an energy economist told a chemical industry gathering recently.

Counterfeit Chemicals in Cosmetics, Drugs

September 5, 2006 6:38 am | Comments

Efforts to curb China's rampant piracy and counterfeiting of goods are falling short.

How to Create Seamless Transitions

September 5, 2006 6:27 am | Comments

Single-use systems have been used in the biopharm industry for more than a decade.


September 5, 2006 6:17 am | Comments

Costco has begun replacing some of its plastic clamshells used for product packaging with Natralock, a new product made by MeadWestvaco of Richmond, VA.

People News

September 5, 2006 6:17 am | Comments

Ken Langhorn has been promoted to technical director at Charles Ross and Son Co., Hauppauge, NY.



September 5, 2006 6:17 am | Comments

Vertellus Specialties, a newly formed company focused on the manufacture of high-growth, high-value products to the agriculture, nutrition, pharmaceutical, personal care and industrial markets, has begun expansion of its Greensboro, NC, facility.

Turkish Trade DelegationTargets Chemical Sector

September 5, 2006 6:17 am | Comments

To enhance U.S.-Turkey commercial relations, Turkey's minister of state for foreign trade, H.E. Kursad Tüzmen, is leading a trade delegation to the U.S. this month, visiting New York and Chicago.

Advanced Nanocomposites from DuPont in 2007

September 5, 2006 6:17 am | Comments

DuPont expects to introduce a family of thermoplastic nanocomposites next year that promise to open new opportunities for design and production of plastic parts delivering higher performance, lighter weight and increased molding productivity.

Tip of the Month (1096)

September 5, 2006 6:17 am | Comments

Commercial building owners or leaseholders can qualify for a tax deduction for making their buildings energy efficient.

Green Chemistry: Yoga Mat With No Toxins

September 5, 2006 6:17 am | Comments

Developed by Crescent Moon Yoga in Anaheim, CA, the ECOmat is a "green" folding mat made from patented TPE foam that contains no PVC, latex or rubber.

GE Program Takes Aimat the Rising Cost ofCrude Oil

September 5, 2006 6:17 am | Comments

GE Water & Process Technologies is promoting the Predator program as an innovative solution for reducing crude oil costs.

Simple Synthesis Tools for the Next Generation

September 5, 2006 5:54 am | Comments

R&D chemists are familiar with the difficulties inherent in using automation while attempting to increase productivity in the laboratory.


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