Living under the lid of tight margins for food processors creates the mission of getting as much production out of equipment as possible while getting the most out of every square foot of floor space.
Energy management used to be straightforward in the past. For example, food manufacturers simply received a bill and paid it. But today, there is a different scenario.
Pittsburgh Paints has announced its 2007-08 color trends, which the company says bring together elements from nature, as well as from South American and traditional Japanese cultures, to create colors that respond to our need for connection, energy, and escape.
MTS Systems Corp.'s Sensors Division, Cary, NC, is providing fuel barges with its M-Series sensors and, thus, increasing the safety of international coastal shipping between European nations.
Seven pesticides from Pharm Solutions Inc., Salem, OR, have achieved USDA National Organic Program Certification.
Industrial talc, an open-pit-mined mineral used in ceramic, paint, and paper manufacturing contains asbestos fibers responsible for a pottery artisan's fatal mesothelioma, a jury ruled in the first U.S. verdict connecting industrial talc with asbestos-related cancer.
The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association is helping its members take the shock out of rising electricity costs.
Several leading chemical manufacturers have announced plans to replace their entire U.S. and Canadian chlorine tank car fleets by the end of 2017 with new rail tank cars that will feature significantly enhanced safety and security attributes.
Eastman Chemical Co., considered the largest producer of PET for packaging, has introduced a new generation of PET resins called ParaStar.
What can be done to prolong the life of a belt drive system?
Many solids processing companies have a serious potential for a dust explosion and may not even recognize the risks.
Maintaining a steady flow of molten sulfur and measuring that flow are challenging enough.
Established in 1906, the Perkin Medal is considered one of the chemical industry's most prestigious awards and the highest honor that the Society of Chemical Industry bestows on an individual for outstanding work in applied chemistry in the U.S.