It is too soon to speculate about whether concerns over the European Union's proposed regulations for the chemical industry could result in formal complaints under trade pacts, according to a recent statement made by a spokesman for the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.
eCalibration Inc., State College, PA, has redesigned its Web site to include a life sciences section featuring news and training information.
The International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering's Professional Certification Commission has announced the eligibility criteria for the Certified Pharmaceutical Industry Professional (CPIP), a new competency-based pharmaceutical industry credential.
A guide on custom powder coating production lines called "Patented Environmental Powder Coating Room" from KMI Systems Inc., Crystal Lake, IL, tells how to design, engineer, manufacture and install environmental rooms that provide high-quality coated product and improved ROI.
Mettler-Toledo Safeline Inc., Tampa, FL, is offering metal detector performance verification samples and kits that allow plant personnel to test the performance of any manufacturer's metal detectors to make sure product quality standards are met.
Researchers at Purdue University have shown how a new ultra-fast chemical-analysis tool could yield many promising uses including detecting cancer in the liver. -
Advice on transportation expenditures and managing the dynamics associated with high-volume shipping can be had by downloading "Minimizing Transportation Costs to Gain Competitive Advantage.
Heat transfer fluid comparisons can be obtained online with Paracalc software from Paratherm Corp., West Conshohocken, PA.
The Hydraulic Institute, Parsippany, NJ, has an interactive job board for pump and pumping systems professionals.
Thermo Electron Corp., an analytical instrumentation manufacturer headquartered in Waltham, MA, has released a catalog offering access to unique, high-quality collections
A stainless steel scale provides continuous measurement of the hydrafluosilicic acid contained in a large tank at the Saginaw Water Treatment Plant as the chemical is carefully dispensed into the city's drinking water.
The Fieldbus Foundation announced that an updated version of its specifications defines features that enhance Fieldbus functionality and provide incentives for automation equipment suppliers to utilize the open, non-proprietary Foundation Fieldbus protocol.
Global specialty chemicals manufacturer Sartomer Co. in Exton, PA, has released volume No. 9 of "Elastomer Cure Concepts," a technical booklet that provides data to improve the processing and performance of elastomer systems using specialty rubber additives and chemicals.
Several challenges face those responsible for calibrating pressure sensors for critical air environments, including pharmaceutical plants. Pressurization equipment requires highly accurate calibrations to certify that pressure sensors are working correctly.
Fourier-Transform Infrared (FT-IR) and Fourier-Transform Near-Infrared (FT-NIR) are two technologies that are being increasingly used in the chemical processing industry. While these two technologies are similar, there are important differences between them that make each better suited for particular applications.