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Dow Corning to showcase innovative high performance building solutions at Zak Glass Technology Expo India
11/27/2014 11:14:48 AM
Dow Corning – a global leader in the development of silicon-based innovation for the high-performance building industry - will showcase its innovation portfolio at the upcoming ZAK Glass Technology Expo 2014 from December 5-7, at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, India. Visitors to the booth – GI-13 in Hall 12 – will have the opportunity to get direct information on the available …
New Guidance for Indoor Air Quality in Schools
New Guidance for Indoor Air Quality in Schools
11/26/2014 3:07:58 PM
In October, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released new guidance to help school districts protect indoor air quality while increasing energy efficiency during school renovations.  The practices outlined in the new guidance support schools as healthy, energy-efficient buildings that play a significant role in local communities.   According to the EPA, nearly …
GEA becomes a partner of the Dairy Farming Institute in China
11/26/2014 9:53:49 AM
GEA Group will contribute its expertise to Nestlé’s freshly inaugurated Dairy Farming Institute in Shuangcheng in Northeast China (Heilongjiang Province) as a designated partner for milking and hygiene. The institute has the mission of helping to advance dairy farming practices and sustainably ensuring high quality domestic milk supplies to meet the growing consumption of milk …
BASF contributes $22,000 to United Way of Southwest Alabama
11/25/2014 6:34:34 PM
The BASF site in McIntosh contributed $22,000 to United Way of Southwest Alabama. The funds will assist more than 50 United Way partner agencies in Clarke, Washington, and Mobile counties. “BASF is pleased to support United Way of Southwest Alabama,” said George Vann, Vice President of the BASF site in McIntosh. “In addition to the company’s contribution our employees …
Santa Clarita Valley Homes Flooded & Now Face Microbial Concerns
Santa Clarita Valley Homes Flooded & Now Face Microbial Concerns
11/25/2014 5:07:45 PM
Last month, The Santa Clarita Valley Signal published a report about property damage to homes after a water pipe burst allowing 1.3 million gallons of water to inundate some properties in the area.  According to the article, the impacted residents have been told it will likely be two to three months before they are able to return to their homes.   Not only did the sudden …
Safar Highlights Products at Mangystau Oil & Gas
Safar Highlights Products at Mangystau Oil & Gas
11/24/2014 12:16:33 PM
Safar Oilfield Services showcased a comprehensive list of oilfield products and equipment at the 2014 Manygstau Oil, Gas & Infrastructure event. Held 11-13 November at the Grand Nur Plaza Hotel & Convention Center in Aktau, the event brought together over 70 exhibitors and 1,200 attendees from key companies throughout Central Asia. The first two days of the event …
Hazardous Chemical Exposures in the Workplace
Hazardous Chemical Exposures in the Workplace
11/24/2014 10:21:01 AM
Earlier this month, four workers were killed at a chemical refinery in La Porte, Texas.  The tragedy occurred when methyl mercaptan leaked at the plant and the workers were overcome by the release.  A team from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) is currently investigating the deadly incident.   While sudden deaths, like what occurred in Texas may not happen on daily basis, …
Cibus And Rotam Announce Launch Of Their First Non-Transgenic Commercial Product
11/20/2014 10:08:38 AM
Cibus Global, a leader in non-transgenic trait development, and Rotam, a fast growing international company in the crop protection industry, have announced the launch of non-transgenic SU Canola™ (Sulfonylurea Tolerant) in the United States. Rotam has developed two new effective weed control solutions specifically designed for use on SU Canola™. Dave Voss, Vice President, …
BASF contributes $34,000 to Washington County Alabama School System
11/19/2014 5:55:37 PM
BASF – McIntosh contributed $34,000 to the Washington County Alabama School System. The funds will assist seven schools and the career technical center with making science engaging for students and support workforce development initiatives. “BASF is pleased to support schools in Washington County,” said George Vann, Vice President of the BASF site in McIntosh, Alabama. “In …
Papros Data Leads With Sophisticated Data Flow System For Supply Chain
11/17/2014 12:49:56 PM
Green leader Papros Inc, in promoting Deep Relationship Logic for the Supply Chain, announced that that a comparison across the landscape of supply chain data flow systems shows this to be the only solution able to target supply chain relationships across the entire span of levels of the supply chain for even the most complex of industries. This makes MRPRO(TM) the most …
Ahlstrom launches Ahlstrom AceBlade(TM) Carbon, a cost-effective solution for manufacturing wind turbine blades
11/13/2014 4:48:05 PM
Ahlstrom, a global high performance fiber-based materials company, launches today Ahlstrom AceBladeTM Carbon, a new product for the wind energy market. AceBladeTM Carbon is a patent pending, unidirectional carbon fiber reinforcement with superior fatigue resistance and enhanced mechanical properties. The product addresses the market need for  longer and lighter blades. The …
Asbestos Removal Begins at Reputed Haunted House in Clovis
Asbestos Removal Begins at Reputed Haunted House in Clovis
11/13/2014 3:42:37 PM
Last month, The Fresno Bee published an article that asbestos removal had begun in a famous property in Clovis, California. The work began at Wolfe Manor, a former sanitarium that has been featured in a number of television shows and is reputed to be haunted. Several years ago, the city designated the house as unsafe to occupy before declaring it a nuisance and danger …
TWI and Safar Attend ADIPEC 2014
TWI and Safar Attend ADIPEC 2014
11/13/2014 9:47:16 AM
TWI and Safar Oilfield Services recently attended the 2014 Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference (ADIPEC). Held 10-13 November in Abu Dhabi, UAE, the annual event provides a premier opportunity for key market leaders and organizations to meet, exhibit new products and solutions, and network. This year’s event attracted more than 600 speakers from 111 …
AkzoNobel and partners to explore use of waste as chemicals feedstock
11/12/2014 10:38:46 AM
AkzoNobel is part of a major Dutch partnership working with Canada’s Enerkem to explore the use of waste streams as a feedstock for chemical production and the development of waste-to-chemicals facilities. The collaboration features a number of industry and semi-governmental partners looking to benefit from Enerkem’s proprietary technology that converts waste into …
Home Buyers Turn to EMSL’s Mold Experts for Answers to Important Questions
Home Buyers Turn to EMSL’s Mold Experts for Answers to Important Questions
11/11/2014 4:23:38 PM
While there are some home buyers and investors who may look for properties that are in need of major repairs, most people buying a home do not want to deal with anything more than minor cosmetic fixes when purchasing a home. There are few things that can cause a bigger headache or expense for new homeowners than discovering water damage and mold growth in their home after …
PPG completes acquisition of Comex
11/6/2014 3:47:10 PM
PPG Industries (NYSE:PG) today announced that it has finalized the acquisition of Consorcio Comex, S.A. de C.V. (“Comex”), an architectural coatings company with headquarters in Mexico City, in a transaction valued at $2.3 billion. “We are pleased to have successfully completed this acquisition, the second-largest in our company’s history, as it adds a leading architectural …
DuPont Packaging Announces Advisory Panel and Calls for Entries
DuPont Packaging Announces Advisory Panel and Calls for Entries
11/6/2014 3:44:20 PM
DuPont Packaging today announced the formation of an Advisory Panel to help ensure the industry’s longest running, independently judged competition continues to foster and celebrate packaging innovation around the globe.  DuPont also announced today the call for entries for the 27th DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation program.  The deadline for entries is Feb. 2, 2015, …
Safar Oilfield Services Awarded Supply Contract by ZADCO
Safar Oilfield Services Awarded Supply Contract by ZADCO
11/3/2014 9:05:26 AM
Safar Oilfield Services and TWI are pleased to announce the recent award of a two year supply contract with Zakum Development Company (ZADCO). Signed earlier this week, Safar will supply and deliver pit liners for ZADCO operations. In support of this contract, Safar will supply ZADCO with tested and trusted pit liners from Raven Industries, one of the leading providers of …
Special Materials Company (SMC) Announces a New Joint Venture with Dalian Bio-Chem to Supply Isothiazolone Biocides and Preservatives to the U. S. Market.
Special Materials Company (SMC) Announces a New Joint Venture with Dalian Bio-Chem to Supply Isothiazolone Biocides and Preservatives to the U. S. Market.
10/30/2014 11:16:22 AM
New York, NY, October 30, 2014 – Special Materials Company (SMC) and Dalian Bio Chem have agreed to form a new joint venture in the isothiazolone-based biocide and preservative markets. DBSM Biocides , will formulate, market and sell isothiazolone based biocides and preservatives throughout the U.S., offering customers a new alternative to their current isothiazolone …
Corning Expands Light-Duty Filter Capacity in Germany
Corning Expands Light-Duty Filter Capacity in Germany
10/30/2014 9:57:08 AM
  Corning Incorporated  (NYSE: GLW) today hosted a ceremony to recognize capacity enhancements at its manufacturing facility in Kaiserslautern, Germany. Business leaders and state government officials gathered at the company’s Kaiserslautern facility to celebrate Corning’s continued investment in mobile emissions control technology and manufacturing in the local community. …