ASTM International

Composite Materials Standard will aid delamination prediction.

Proposed standard ASTM WK30580, Guide for Development of Benchmark Solutions for Composite Delamination Growth Analysis, is being developed by Subcommittee D30.02 on Research and Mechanics. National Institute of Aerospace associate research fellow Ronald Krueger said proposed guide will include benchmark solutions for delamination onset and growth in representative composite coupons. Standard...

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Arch Coal, Inc.

Arch Coal Acquires Equity Interest in West Coast Terminal

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 12, 2011 - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that it has acquired a 38 percent interest in Millennium Bulk Terminals-Longview, LLC ( MBT"), the owner of a bulk commodity terminal on the Columbia River near Longview, Wash., in exchange for $25 million plus additional consideration upon the completion of certain project milestones. "This transaction gives us a direct stake...

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Cargill, Inc.

Cargill Announces Acquisition of German Chocolate Business

MOUSCRON, Belgium, Jan. 12, 2011 - Cargill is expanding its cocoa and chocolate business in Europe through the acquisition of the business of Schwartauer Werke GmbH & Co. KG Kakao Verarbeitung Berlin, ( KVB"), an integrated chocolate company based in Germany. KVB has two production plants, both in Berlin, Germany. The two plants have a capacity of over 75,000 tonnes of chocolate per year and...

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Magna International Inc.

Magna Seating Continues Expansion in South America with Acquisition of Pabsa

SAO PAULO, Brazil, Jan. 12 - Magna Seating, an operating unit of Magna International which develops and manufactures complete seating solutions and mechanisms, continues its growth in South America with the acquisition of automotive seat supplier Pabsa S.A. The new entity will operate as Magna Seating Argentina. Pabsa, previously part of the L'Equipe Monteur Group, is based in Buenos Aires,...

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Helical Products Company, an MW Industries Company

3D CAD Models of Helical Couplings Available for Download

January 11, 2011 - Helical Products joined forces with TraceParts back in 2009, creating 3D CAD Models of the standard flexible shaft couplings. Now, the company's website (heli‐cal.com) features direct links to view and download these informative 3D models. When accessing the relevant charts of a particular series, a column appears citing the specific link to the TraceParts illustration. To...

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Visual Workplace Inc.

Learn How to Implement an Extreme Makeover, Factory Edition

Visual Workplace Factory Makeover training DVD illustrates how to effectively create a visual workplace that stands the test of time, and yields amazing results BYRON CENTER, MI - Visual Workplace, Inc. introduces the Visual Workplace Factory Makeover training DVD. This 30-minute video teaches employees how to eliminate waste through the removal of information deficits - those missing pieces of...

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Eaton - Hydraulics

Eaton Names Astrid Mozes as President - Europe, the Middle East and Africa for Hydraulics Group

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. ... Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced that Astrid Mozes has been named president - Europe, the Middle East and Africa for the Hydraulics Group effective January 2011. A search to find a successor for Mozes as senior vice president and general manager - Power and Motion Control Division is underway. Mozes will report to William R. VanArsdale,...

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Eaton - Hydraulics

Eaton Names Egon Lechner as Solutions Architect for Hydraulics Group

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. ... Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced that Egon Lechner has been named solutions architect for the Hydraulics Group. In this role, Lechner will work closely with Ruppert Russionello, vice president-Global Markets, on global segment needs and William VanArsdale, president-Hydraulics Group, on business development. He will continue to be based...

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Alliance Polymers & Services

Alliance Polymers and Services Takes on New Partner

Ron Sheu Brings Added Depth in TPE Technology, Formulations, Applications ROMULUS, MI (January 12, 2011) - Ron Sheu, one of the plastics industry's leading elastomers development and application executives, has joined Alliance Polymers & Services, LLC (APS) as a partner. He is now one of three principals of APS, the others being Roger Huarng and Stephane Morin. APS is the first of a new wave of...

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Pixim Appoints Channel Development Director EMEA

Mountain View, Ca Pixim Inc has appointed David Beech, a surveillance security professional with over 28 years industry experience, as channel development director - EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa). As a member of channel marketing, Beech will be responsible for increasing the awareness of Pixim's brand as well as building channel relationships in his markets. Most recently, Beech served as...

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