September U.S. manufacturing technology consumption totaled $439.51 million, according to the Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT) and the American Machine Tool Distributors' Association (AMTDA).
Butanol has traditionally been used as paint thinner, cleaner and adhesive, but as a fuel additive, it contains more energy than ethanol and could be blended into existing cars at higher percentages.
Orion Corp. recently celebrated its 40th anniversary of providing products to the global power generation, oil and gas, petrochemical, and marine industries. For four decades, the company has manufactured hydrodynamic bearings for high-speed rotating machinery.
CPFD-Software recently selected Reprise Software 's Reprise License Manager (RLM) as BarracudaÂ® particle-flow software's new license manager.
Microfluidics introduces several new services in an effort to enhance customer success and assist in customer innovation. These new services build on Microfluidics' technology, and process and applications expertise, including hands-on work with formulations at the Microfluidics Technology Center, according to the company.
Arizona Instrument recently launched its redesigned Web site, www.azic.com, which now features complete information on all product lines and optional accessories.
The new Green Energy Applications guide from Fluid Components profiles nine green energy and pollution reduction applications, while simultaneously providing solutions to obtain accurate and reliable gas flow measurement within them.
Consumers in emerging markets have been instrumental in creating an upsurge in private consumption, according to Business Wire. Consequently, this has triggered more business ventures in the chemical and petrochemical markets, which are picking up pace to supply the extra demand.
OriginOil Inc. has been developing a breakthrough technology to transform algae-a promising source of renewable oil-into a true competitor to petroleum. The company recently announced that prominent algae scientist Takaaki Maekawa has made a positive evaluation of the technology.
Vacuum equipment manufacturer Edwards Ltd. recently expanded its Industrial Service Center located in Strongsville, OH. Standing by its commitment to continuously improve customer service, the company has amplified support for its popular Stokes Microvac product line.
The initials remain the same-but what they stand for has changed. ISA 's Council of Society Delegates voted in its annual meeting during the ISA Expo in Houston to change the organization's name to the International Society of Automation by an overwhelming majority. The council voted to rename the society from the Instrumentation, Systems and Automation Society.
On Tuesday, July 29, 2008, the Employment and Workplace Safety Subcommittee of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) convened a hearing in the Dirksen Office Building of the U.S. Senate.
The European Union (EU) environmental NGOs, via The International Chemical Secretariat (otherwise known as ChemSec, an agency that provides chemical expertise to the EU), has published its infamous SIN list-or in other words, Substitute It Now-for identifying candidate substances of very high concern.
Norgren Inc. and Pneu-Logic Corp. recently joined forces to initiate the industry's first intelligent compressed air management program, boasting of plant-wide analysis, real-time process control and pneumatic system design in a single integrated solution.
ISA will collect financial donations throughout ISA EXPO 2008, and will dedicate Tuesday evening's industry reception to the relief effort with a silent auction to raise money for the American Red Cross' Hurricane Ike disaster relief fund.