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Acquisition: Tor Coatings

April 13, 2007 7:42 am | Comments

RPM International Inc. has announced that its subsidiary, Rust-Oleum Corp. has acquired Tor Coatings Limited, a leading manufacturer of specialty coatings in the United Kingdom.

Membership: Deacom Inc.

April 13, 2007 7:42 am | Comments

Deacom Inc., Wayne, PA, has joined the Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturers Association.

Certification: GE Energy

April 13, 2007 7:42 am | Comments

GE Energy's PulsePleat filtration technology has received ecomagination certification after completing the company's rigorous environmental and operational evaluation.


Safety Record: DuPont

April 13, 2007 7:42 am | Comments

DuPont Performance Elastomers, a subsidiary of DuPont, has set an all-time workplace safety record for the company with 60 years without an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recordable lost workday case.

Kudos: Albemarle

April 13, 2007 7:42 am | Comments

Albemarle Corp., a leading manufacturer of polymer additives, catalysts, and fine chemicals, received recognition for its commitment to environmental stewardship and increasing native biodiversity at its Magnolia plants during the 18th Annual Wildlife Habitat Council Symposium.

Certification: Parker Page

April 13, 2007 7:26 am | Comments

Parker Page International Hose, Fort Worth, TX, has obtained certification for RCTW and PAGE-flex SBF products to the requirements of USP Class VI.

Lean Agenda: Erie Plastics

April 13, 2007 7:26 am | Comments

Erie Plastics, Erie, PA, an injection molder, has advanced its ultra-lean manufacturing agenda by completing installation of an IQMS Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, a data integration solution for plastics processors.

Noteworthy: Drummond

April 13, 2007 7:26 am | Comments

Drummond Corp., Burton, OH, offers precision machined plastic components without the contamination of metallic debris or coolants.


Partnership: Korsch and Thomas

April 13, 2007 7:26 am | Comments

Korsch AG, South Easton, MA, a leader in the design and manufacture of tablet presses, and Thomas Engineering Inc., Hoffman Estates, IL, a leader in the distribution of tablet presses, tablet coating pans, and tablet press tooling, have formed a strategic partnership.

Expansion: CoorsTek

April 13, 2007 7:26 am | Comments

CoorsTek Inc., Golden, CO, a provider of industrial pump, valve, seal, and surge protection components and equipment for the energy and petrochemical industries, has expanded into the Houston, TX, area.

Award Winner: Do-Coop

April 13, 2007 7:26 am | Comments

The 2007 Frost & Sullivan technology leadership award in the European polymerase chain reaction reagents market has been conferred on Israel-based Do-Coop Technologies Ltd.

Software News: Comsol

April 6, 2007 11:10 am | Comments

Comsol, Burlington, MA, has introduced version 3.3a of its leading multiphysics simulation environment. The entire product family, including the Comsol Script suite of scientific computing software, now runs on Microsoft's Vista operating system as well as on Intel-based Macs.

Star-P Helps MIT Scientists Clear Pollution From the Air

April 6, 2007 8:05 am | Comments

A new MIT-developed computational method for molecular modeling aims to help scientists reduce soot in hydrocarbons, understand what causes ozone degradation, and discover other chemical molecular behaviors that could potentially improve the atmosphere.

ACC News: Three New Members

April 5, 2007 12:15 pm | Comments

Huntsman Corp., Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP, and Montgomery Chemicals LLC are the latest companies to join the American Chemistry Council.

Survey Says 85 Percent Don't Pay Heed to Safety

April 5, 2007 12:15 pm | Comments

If there is one thing all workplace safety experts agree on, it is the need for proper protective equipment when undertaking hazardous tasks.


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