For the fourth year in a row, Frost & Sullivan has selected Emerson Process Management, St. Louis, as company of the year for industrial automation and process control.
Aspen Technology Inc., Cambridge, MA, a provider of software and services to the process industries, is the recipient of the 2007 SSPA Star best online support award presented by the Service & Support Professionals Association.
John Zink Co. LLC, Tulsa, OK, has finalized the acquisition of Coen Co. Inc., a privately held combustion supplier to the power generation, steam generation, and process combustion markets.
Drew Van Norman, chief engineer at SPX Process Equipment, Delavan Operations, will take on an additional leadership role in the company's New Product Development program.
Dow Chemical Co., Midland, MI, has been named winner of an American Chemistry Council Responsible Care Energy Efficiency Award.
Lanxess Corp.'s Material Protection Products business unit, Pittsburgh, has received EPA registration for several formulations based on the active ingredient benzisothiazolinone (BIT).
Tina Lockhart has been promoted to director of engineering at Moore Industries-International Inc., North Hills, CA.
Dow Performance Fluids is expanding its production capacity and technology capabilities in several key locations across the world.
Cargill plans to construct a specialty starches production line for the pulp-and-paper and corrugated cardboard industries at its existing site in Efremov in the Tula region of Russia.
CH2M Hill, an engineering, construction, and operations firm headquartered in Denver, hired nearly 900 professionals in the first quarter of the year to staff a growing number of water, transportation, environmental, and industrial projects worldwide.
Steve Scott and Ken Arner have been appointed to the positions of plant manager and engineer, respectively, at Diamond America Corp., an extrusion equipment manufacturer in Tallmadge, OH.
Koch-Glitsch LP's manufacturing site in Dallas has earned OSHA's STAR safety designation status, considered the most prestigious designation under OSHA's Voluntary Protection Program.
Material Transfer & Storage Inc., Allegan, MI, a material handling equipment manufacturer, is adding a new facility.
David K. Jones has been named to the new position of director of bioproducts for Ashland Inc., Dublin, OH.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. has announced that a global supplier of testing and thermal processing services has selected the Thermo Scientific HiPerTOC total organic carbon benchtop analyzer for its environmental inorganic and organic carbon analyses of water samples.