Artificial demand for oil created by government subsidies and financial market speculation are key contributors to the volatility of crude prices, an energy economist told a chemical industry gathering recently.
The rapid increase of chemicals production in China, wider Asia, Latin America and the Middle East is making capacity in established regions redundant or under-utilized.
Single-use systems have been used in the biopharm industry for more than a decade.
Vertellus Specialties, a newly formed company focused on the manufacture of high-growth, high-value products to the agriculture, nutrition, pharmaceutical, personal care and industrial markets, has begun expansion of its Greensboro, NC, facility.
Ken Langhorn has been promoted to technical director at Charles Ross and Son Co., Hauppauge, NY.
Costco has begun replacing some of its plastic clamshells used for product packaging with Natralock, a new product made by MeadWestvaco of Richmond, VA.
GE Water & Process Technologies is promoting the Predator program as an innovative solution for reducing crude oil costs.
DuPont expects to introduce a family of thermoplastic nanocomposites next year that promise to open new opportunities for design and production of plastic parts delivering higher performance, lighter weight and increased molding productivity.
To enhance U.S.-Turkey commercial relations, Turkey's minister of state for foreign trade, H.E. Kursad Tüzmen, is leading a trade delegation to the U.S. this month, visiting New York and Chicago.
Commercial building owners or leaseholders can qualify for a tax deduction for making their buildings energy efficient.
Developed by Crescent Moon Yoga in Anaheim, CA, the ECOmat is a "green" folding mat made from patented TPE foam that contains no PVC, latex or rubber.
R&D chemists are familiar with the difficulties inherent in using automation while attempting to increase productivity in the laboratory.
The marketplace is full of instrumentation advances that are either smart or intelligent. Smart sensors store information and intelligent
The E8 3/8 in. Mini-Matic Pump weighs only three pounds, yet is capable of pumping up to 6.8 gallons per minute and delivering pressures up to 100 psi (6.8 bar), making it ideal for a range of demanding applications. It can be mounted upright, sideways or inverted to adapt to a variety of uses.