Nacd

Bruce H. Schechinger Honored as NACD 2009 Distributor of the Year

Bruce H. Schechinger, President, BHS Marketing LLC, Salt Lake City, UT, was named the 2009 Distributor of the Year by the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD). Schechinger's 15 plus years of service to the Association in many different leadership roles have been an outstanding example of his steadfast commitment to the chemical distribution industry. The award, given annually for...

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The Sherwin Williams

Sherwin-Williams to Distribute Wagner Powder Coating Equipment through Provisions(TM) Program

ProVisions Fast and Easy One-Stop Shopping to include Wagner Manual Industrial Powder Coating Equipment (CLEVELAND) - An agreement between The Sherwin-Williams Company and Wagner Systems, Inc., will expand the relationship between the two companies, enabling product finishers using Sherwin-Williams innovative ProVisions(TM) program to purchase Wagner's line of manual industrial powder coating...

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Marshall Paper Tube

Marshall Paper Tube Co., Inc Has Been Licensed by the 100% Recycled Paperboard Alliance

Marshall Paper Tube Co., Inc. of Canton MA has been licensed by the 100% Recycled Paperboard Alliance (RPA-100%) to use the 100% Recycled Paperboard Symbol on their products. Marshall Paper Tube uses about 5,000 tons of 100% recycled paperboard per year in its 2 plants located in Canton MA and Fall River MA. For more information, please contact Jeffrey S. Lepes, President of Marshall Paper Tube...

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PIRTEK USA

PIRTEK South Philadelphia Celebrates 10 Years of Business

Congratulations to PIRTEK South Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) marking 10 years of successfully servicing customers with their on-site hose replacement needs. Bill Zetterlund is the original owner of PIRTEK South Philadelphia that is located in Folcroft. Responsible for day-to-day operations is Pat Monahan, who joined the business in 2006 as general manager and became a partner alongside Zetterlund...

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ASTM International

ASTM Subcommittee to sponsor embrittlement trends workshop.

Following subcommittee meeting on Jan. 26, 2010, ASTM Subcommittee E10.02 will hold workshop focusing on embrittlement trend curves. Some workshop topics will include comparison of like material embrittlement in test and power reactors; alternatives to use of surveillance data to obtain high fluence measurements; physical models for understanding flux and time effects; lessons learned from BWRVIP...

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ASTM International

ASTM Workshop to cover biologic and synthetic bone grafts.

Scheduled for May 18, 2010, workshop titled Biologic and Synthetic Bone Grafts: Current Status and Future Directions will summarize current technologies and their approved uses, and highlight areas for new ASTM guide and standard development. Workshop will also focus on bone graft assessment and models, clinical performance, and tissue engineered bone graft biomaterials and combinations.

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BIO supports investment in biorefinery projects.

BIO applauded announcement of over $600 million in grants and loan guarantees to help build 19 biorefinery projects to produce advanced biofuels and biobased chemicals from renewable feedstocks. Investment by DOE and USDA shows how important biofuels and biobased chemicals are to economic and energy security of country. According to report by Bio Economic Research Associates, advanced...

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American Institute Of Physics

Networking Site fosters physical scientists' collaboration.

AIP announced the launch of Release 2 of AIP UniPHY (aipuniphy.org), which has 10,000+ registered members. This professional networking site offers features to help physical science researchers connect and collaborate. In addition to providing CV section, where researchers can display their professional profiles, site offers functionality for uploading photos, linking to social bookmarking sites,...

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ASTM International

Proposed Standards cover aspects of fire exposure.

Proposed standard ASTM WK23700 will cover test for resistance of roof field vents to flames and burning embers. Practical application of standard is to effectively subject roof field vents, and potentially ridge vents, to real world exposure to wind-driven flames and burning embers under laboratory conditions. Proposed standard ASTM WK25760 will serve as tool in development of fire test methods...

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Wacker Chemical

Ten Years of Wacker Asahikasei Silicone in Japan

Munich / Tokyo, December 7, 2009 - WACKER Asahikasei Silicone Co., Ltd. is celebrating its tenth anniversary today. The company, headquartered in Tokyo and with a production facility in Akeno, was founded in 1999 as a joint venture between Munich-based chemical group WACKER and Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corporation. 50 percent held by WACKER, it has some 100 employees on its payroll who produce and...

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