Design-Expert 7.1 features upfront power calculation for factorial designs, providing the probability of seeing a desired difference (the signal) in a measured response given the amount of noise in the process, which could avoid pressing ahead with a lost cause if there is excessive variability in the process and/or test.
Release 3.4 of the Comsol Multiphysics engineering and scientific software environment for modeling and simulating any physics-based system features new multicore processor support that uses the maximum number of cores available on the system.
NuTech Solutions, which specializes in advanced predictive analytics for the petroleum industry, has been explaining the benefits achieved by upstream energy companies using predictive analytics software.
Petro Rabigh has awarded a multi-million dollar contract to Invensys Process Systems to implement an InFusion-based plant information management system for its refining and petrochemical complex in Rabigh, Saudi Arabia.
Bronswerk Heat Transfer BV uses EFD.Pro general purpose engineering fluid dynamics software from Flomerics Ltd. (www.flomerics.com) to develop new air-cooled coolers and fans with the potential to aid industries requiring a "greener" solution.
3E Company, provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, has announced the acquisition of MSDS Solutions, which supplies material safety data Sheet (MSDS) and EH&S management products and services.
K-Tron International Inc., through its Jeffrey Specialty Equipment Corp. subsidiary, has acquired Rader Companies Inc. for $15.945 million.
Emerson Process Management has announced that all Micro Motion ELITE Coriolis flowmeters have achieved CSA dual seal certification, ensuring dual seal safety when processing flammable or combustible process fluids, and eliminating the need for secondary seals.
The Bayer MaterialScience LLC site in New Martinsville, WV, has completed its transition from a commodity chemical plant to a state-of-the-art specialty chemicals facility and business park.
MTS Systems Corp., Sensors Division, Cary, NC, has announced the revival of the Level Plus brand name for its liquid level sensors.
Custom Catalytic Solutions Inc., a new manufacturer of high-quality catalysts for the chemical process industry, has announced its first production run.
These companies are marking major milestones in some unique ways this year.
Jacques Aschenbroich has been named president and CEO of Saint-Gobain Corp., the $8.5 billion Valley Forge, PA-based manufacturer of packaging, construction products, and high-performance materials.
Lenze-AC Tech has announces the creation of a new position vice president of North American sales and has promoted Danny McDonald, the former director of sales, into this role.