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Senator Donnelly honored as BIO Legislator of the Year.

April 18, 2016

BIO announced its selection of Senator Joe Donnelly (D-IN) as Legislator of the Year for 2016. According to BIO President and CEO Jim Greenwood, BIO thanks Senator Donnelly for his support of biotechnology in human and animal health, in food and agricultural production, and in generating renewable fuels and bio-based products. In particular, BIO thanks him for his efforts to find bipartisan... Read More

Green & Clean, Services

NAM says Congress should act on ozone implementation relief.

April 18, 2016

According to statement issued by NAM Vice President of Energy and Resources Policy Ross Eisenberg, manufacturers are encouraged to see House leaders pursue much-needed legislation to reduce the burdens and inflexibilities associated with the 2015 ozone standards. H.R. 4775 would ensure continued air quality improvements across the country, while better aligning the rule’s requirements with the... Read More

Green & Clean, Services

FAA Plays Major Role in new alternative jet fuel approval.

April 18, 2016

FAA aided in development, testing, and approval of new alternative, environmentally friendly, bio-based jet fuel, which will make air travel more environmentally sustainable as well as reduce air quality emissions. FAA's Continuous Lower Energy, Emissions and Noise (CLEEN) partnership with industry was crucial in completing steps needed to support ASTM International approval of this new... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Green & Clean

Bosch Introduces New Generation of Pure Steam Generators and Distillation Units to the Market

April 18, 2016

Optimized performance and energy efficiency

  • Focus on sustainability
  • Preheater reduces heating energy consumption by up to 30 percent
  • Modularization leads to shorter delivery times
Bosch Packaging Technology has developed a new generation of pure media systems with optimized performance and energy efficiency, including pure steam generators and distillation... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Green & Clean, HVAC, Services, Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

Cambridge Engineering Launches New App for Building Owners & Specifying Engineers

April 15, 2016

Online TruBTU® calculator provides comparison of direct-fired technologies ST. LOUIS – Cambridge Engineering, the leading manufacturer of high temperature heating and ventilation (HTHV) direct-fired gas products for commercial spaces, launched its new TruBTU® app at January’s International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo), held in Orlando, Florida.  The... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Green & Clean

WEG Improves the Environmental Impact of the La Corona Sugar Mill in Argentina

April 15, 2016

WEG Manufacturing in San Francisco, Córdoba, recently installed the largest low voltage variable frequency drive (2280A) controlling a WEG 900kW, 6-pole, 380V electric motor at a sugar mill in Argentina. This new solution will replace an existing diesel engine, resulting in significant productivity and environmental benefits. WEG is investing continually in technological innovations for... Read More

Green & Clean, Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

Foamlinx Collaborates with Bay Area Recycling Company to Provide Custom Foam Recycling Services

April 15, 2016

Foamlinx LLC, a Silicon Valley based company, manufacturer of CNC foam cutting machinery is expanding its business to include custom foam recycling programs and services. The company has teamed up with foamrecycle.org, an environmentally green recycling company to offer pick up of foam scrap from local businesses, foam drop off and storage as well as foam recycling equipment rental. Full... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Green & Clean, Paints & Coatings

Decorative Yet Functional Concrete Floor Coating for 86-year-old Building

April 15, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS - The renovation of an 86-year-old historical building in Pittsburgh – the Energy Innovation Center (EIC) at the site of the former Connelly Trade School – took special care in preserving the building’s interior features. The building’s 20,000-square-foot concrete floor was poured in 1930, and the surface was severely spalled and cracked in many areas. The restoration process... Read More

Green & Clean, Services

BIO Announces Programming for 2016 World Congress IP Symposium.

April 15, 2016

BIO will present Intellectual Property Symposium, "Where IP meets IB," on April 20 as part of BIO's 13th Annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, which will take place April 17–20, 2016 in San Diego, CA. There will be 2 panels featuring experts highlighting value of IP in industrial biotechnology: "Assessing and Preserving Value in Biotechnology Intellectual Property"... Read More

Green & Clean, Services

Report Show Biotech Crops continue to be favored by farmers.

April 15, 2016

International Service for Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications (ISAAA) report, "20th Anniversary of the Global Commercialization of Biotech Crops (1996–2015) and Biotech Crop Highlights in 2015," details global adoption of biotech crops. Global biotech adoption increased from 1.7 to 179.7 million hectares from 1996–2015. In comment, BIO's Brian Baenig noted how this shows, in part,... Read More

Green & Clean, Materials & Material Processing

Rheology Modifiers increase paint formulation versatility.

April 15, 2016

Featuring low-VOC, solvent- and surfactant-free, hydrophobically modified ethylene oxide-based urethane (HEUR) chemistries, ACRYSOL™ RM-1600 and RM-3030 improve surface aesthetics and hiding across range of binder chemistries. ACRYSOL™ RM-1600 Newtonian HEUR ICI builder improves film build and smoothness. Also improving film build, ACRYSOL™ RM-3030 promotes flow/leveling and allows... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Cleaning Products & Equipment, Green & Clean, Materials & Material Processing

Natural Quartz Material offers expanded color options.

April 14, 2016

Moldable into round and curved shapes, Evero® Natural Quartz Surface line adds dimension to commercial washroom design. Product comes in 22 colors, including shades of whites and grays, as well as earthy beige and taupe tones. Expanded color options have been added to Evero Geo Series, which is made from blend of bio-based resin, natural quartz, granite, recycled glass, and other exotic... Read More

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NREL Report measures public opinion of electric vehicles.

April 14, 2016

Report by NREL's Mark Singer, titled Consumer Views on Plug-in Electric Vehicles-National Benchmark Report, highlights what consumers really think about plug-in electric vehicles, including pure electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. Report presents findings of a study on public's sentiments, with focus on vehicle purchasing behaviors, awareness, and barriers to... Read More

Green & Clean, Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Products & Equipment

Amcor to Showcase Packaging Sustainability at SustPack 2016 Conference in Chicago

April 14, 2016

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Amcor Limited, a global leader in responsible packaging solutions, will discuss its approach to sustainability and highlight a broad range of innovative packaging solutions at the SustPack 2016 conference April 11-13 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Under its theme of “Fresher, Lighter, Safer, Smarter,” Amcor will feature several innovative applications, including rigid and... Read More

Green & Clean, Material Handling & Storage, Transportation Industry Products

Automotive Tire features fuel-efficient technology.

April 13, 2016

Designed for cars and minivans, Firestone Champion™ with Fuel Fighter Technology™ provides all-season performance in dry, wet, and winter driving conditions. Tire is engineered with minimized rolling resistance for optimal fuel economy. Available in 48 sizes for 14–18 in. rim diameters, tire is backed by 70,000 mile treadwear warranty, and will replace Firestone Affinity and Precision... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Green & Clean

Wood Flooring Adhesive offers unlimited subfloor moisture control.

April 13, 2016

Supreme Green DriTac 7800 lets end-users install engineered plank, solid wood plank, and bamboo flooring without any restriction on width, length, or thickness. Offering sound and moisture control, this single-component, 5-in-1 hybrid polymer wood flooring adhesive isolates old cutback adhesive, acts as crack suppressant, and includes bond only option. Formula facilitates cleaning off surface... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean, Services

FEV Features 48-Volt Hybrid Technology at 2016 SAE World Congress

April 13, 2016

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - With the proliferation of components and systems that require electrical power in today's vehicle, the standard 12-Volt battery has been pushed to its limits.  Under idle conditions and especially under low-temperature conditions, current 12V electrical systems can account for the entire power output of a conventional alternator.  Increasing the vehicle's power... Read More

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BIO Names Companies presenting at GreenTech Investor Sessions.

April 13, 2016

Emerging industrial biotechnology companies presenting at GreenTech Investor Sessions during BIO's 13th Annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology include Deinove, Aequor, Kalion, Inc., Agrivida, Leaf Resources Limited, Sylvatex, Manus Biosynthesis, KnipBio, and Mango Materials. GreenTech Investor Sessions provide select companies high-visibility opportunity to showcase their... Read More

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Statement from ECCC, EPA speaks to environment and economy.

April 13, 2016

Environment and Climate Change (ECCC) Minister Catherine McKenna and U.S. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy concluded successful meetings in Ottawa, Ontario. In their combined statement that followed, McKenna and McCarthy noted "a common vision…of a prosperous and sustainable North American economy." Specific taking points included methane reduction, clean growth, Canada–U.S. Air Quality... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Outdoor LED Light features 100% solar-powered design.

April 12, 2016

Self-storing and self-recharging, pole-mounted SEPCO™ SolarASL can replace up to 250 W metal halide luminaires in site, area, security, and roadway lighting applications. Solar system ranges from 30–550 off-grid solar-power watts, with minimum of 5 nights autonomy from stored power. Each SolarASL LED has individual optical lens and produces 15–55 W with IES Type II, III, IV, and V... Read More