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.
Innovative Processing Solutions, Aurora, IN, has appointed Dan Powell as system engineer.
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.
Responding to the increasing demands of the European market, Concoa has opened a manufacturing plant in the Netherlands.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The EPA has approved experimental use permits (EUPs) for DuPont Altacor and Coragen insecticides for use on 10 fruit and vegetable crops in 16 states including California, Florida, and Texas.
It's relatively easy to make orange juice from oranges. But imagine making an orange from orange juice. That analogy is an apt description for the work done by Solvay SA representatives who are the recipients of the 2007 Glycerine Innovation Award from the Soap and Detergent Association and the National Biodiesel Board.
Cristal, an affiliate of Saudi Arabia's National Industrialization Co., has completed its acquisition of Lyondell's titanium dioxide business, Millennium Inorganic Chemicals.
Sorbent Technologies Corp., Twinsburg, OH, has begun commercial shipment of brominated carbon mercury sorbents under a long-term supply agreement.
An Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) report says its members are stepping up to the challenge to solve the world's biggest environmental issues and calls on government, industry, and the public to get involved.