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December 1, 2008
In nearly every issue of this magazine, a majority of the content focuses on the roles that technologies — and the companies that supply them — play in the chemical process industries (CPI). Indeed, products and services bond the CPI together, but the strength of that bond depends unequivocally on people. That is why once every-other December, we turn our focus inside out and recognize the...
December 1, 2008
The winners are Brian W. S. Kolthammer, Research Fellow at The Dow Chemical Co. (Midland, Mich.; and Shyam Lakshmanan, group general manager at See Sen Chemical Bhd & Malay-Sino Chemical Industries Sdn Bhd (Perak, Malaysia; Their careers are summarized here. For more on the award and its history, click here. Brian W. S. Kolthammer With 33 U.S. patents and numerous...
November 1, 2008
Dreyfus Foundation Establishes $250,000 Prize for Chemical Science The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation announces the establishment of the Dreyfus Prize in the chemical sciences to recognize an individual for exceptional and original research in a selected area of chemistry that has advanced the field in a major way. The biennial prize of $250,000 is one of the largest awards dedicated to the chemical...
October 15, 2008
North America Pointwise User Group Meeting 2008. Pointwise (Fort Worth, Tex.). Phone: 817-377-2807; Fax: 817-377-2799; Web: Fort Worth, Tex. Nov. 5 – 6 Pack Expo International. PMMI (Arlington, Va.). Phone: 703-243-8555; Fax: 703-243-8556; Web: Chicago, Ill. Nov. 9 – 13 21st Annual Bioprocess Technology Seminars and Exhibition. ASME Continuing Education...
October 15, 2008
Webinar: Heat Transfer Optimum Performance in Thermal Fluid Heating Systems: The importance of heat flux and film temperature Date: November 6, 2008 | Time: 11am EST In circulating thermal-fluid heating systems, the rate of heat transfer is typically controlled to maintain a desired outlet-temperature setpoint of the fluid. However, it is the temperature of the fluid film in contact with the heater walls...
September 15, 2008
2008 Perkin Medal Honors a Pioneer in CFC and HCFC Aternatives On the 18th of this month, the Society of Chemical Industry (SCI; London; awards its 2008 Perkin Medal to Dr. Ian Shankland, director of technology for Honeywell’s Fluorine Products business (Morristown, N.J.; The Perkin Medal is one of the most prestigious honors given in the chemical industry and is...
August 15, 2008
  North America 37th Turbomachinery Symposium. The Turbomachinery Laboratory, Texas A&M University (College Station, Tx.). Phone: 979-845-7417; Fax: 979-845-1835; Web: Houston, Tx. Sept. 8 – 11 LogiChem 2008. Worldwide Business Research (New York, N.Y.). Phone: 888-482-6012; Fax: 646-200-7535; Web: Atlanta, Ga. Sept. 23 – 24 Infrastructure...
August 15, 2008
Receivers in Compressed Air Systems June, Cover Story Part 2, Compressed Air: Your Most Expensive Utility, pp. 39 – 43: This is a very good article. I want to add a thought about the current practice of specifying receivers. When the majority of compressors sold and used were reciprocating compressors, receivers were provided as part of the system to act as a muffler, a point for water separation...
June 15, 2008
Engineering an Answer to Poverty Chemical engineers around the world have been challenged to put their design and innovation skills to the test and help some of the planet’s poorest communities. The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE;; Rugby, U.K.) is looking for individuals and teams to develop and use chemical engineering technology to support people living on less than $2/d...
June 15, 2008
North America Water Treatment and Corrosion Control In Water Systems. Professional Analytic and Consulting Services (Coraopolis, Pa.). Phone: 724-457-6576; Fax: 724-457-1214; Web: Boston, Mass. Jul. 5 – 6 Quality Assurance of Chemical Measurements. Professional Analytic and Consulting Services (Coraopolis, Pa.). Phone: 724-457-6576; Fax: 724-457-1214; Web: Boston, Mass. Jul...
April 15, 2008
North America Polyurethane Manufacturers Association (PMA) Annual Meeting. PMA (Milwaukee, Wis.). Phone: 414-431-3094; Fax: 414-276-7704; Web: San Antonio, Tex. May 4 – 6 ESTECH 2008. Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology (Rolling Meadows, Ill.). Phone: 847-255-1561; Fax: 847-255-1699; Web: Bloomingdale, Ill. May 4 – 7 2008 Offshore Technology Conference...
April 15, 2008
The International Powder & Bulk Solids Conference and Exhibition will be held from May 5 – 8 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois. This leading event is intended for engineers and managers who process, handle, package, transport, test and store dry particulate matter and bulk solids from many industries, including food, mining, petroleum, pharmaceuticals, plastics and...
April 15, 2008
Nominations for the 7th annual HART Plant of the Year Award are now being accepted by the HART Communication Foundation (HCF). The global award is presented annually to recognize innovative use of HART Communication in realtime industrial-process plant applications. Nominations are encouraged from all world areas and will be accepted through June 30. Nomination forms are available at
March 15, 2008
The chemical process industries (CPI) face unprecedented opportunities in the form of global growth initiatives. But with growth and globalization comes challenge, in particular with regard to securing people and knowledge resources, and in dealing effectively with increasing technology, project execution, and asset management complexity (for more, see pp. 21 – 24). Effective uptake and utilization...
March 15, 2008
This year, Interphex will be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pa. from March 26 – 28, 2008. Interphex, the largest pharmaceutical conference and exhibition in the world, will feature cutting-edge technology in the area of life sciences, from drug development to manufacturing. Once again, this show shares a location with PlarmaMedDevice, the only comprehensive event to focus...
March 15, 2008
The 24th International Pump Users Symposium will be held from April 21 – 24 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. As a meeting organized by pump users for pump users, it provides valuable resources for engineers involved in maintenance, performance, troubleshooting, operation and purchase of pumps. Through the technical sessions, attendees can choose from a number of lectures...
March 15, 2008
July, Causes and Prevention of Packing Fires, p. 34. I thought the article was very timely and informative and appreciate being a reference for your paper. However, after reviewing the information provided regarding potassium permanganate (especially Table 1), I must provide the following constructive comments. We know of one specific refinery that has been using permanganate since 1991 with excellent...
February 15, 2008
North America Pittcon 2008. The Pittsburgh Conference (Pittsburgh, Pa.). Phone: 412-825-3220; Web: New Orleans, La. Mar. 1 – 7 SPAR 2008. Spar Point Research LLC (Danvers, Mass.). Phone: 978-774-1102; Fax: 978-774-4841; Web: Houston, Tex. Mar. 3 – 5 Conexpo-Con/AGG 2008. Association of Equipment Manufacturers (Milwaukee, Wis.). Phone: 414-272-0943; Fax: 414-272-1170...
February 15, 2008
Another corrosion-resistant material deserves a mention In the December 2007 article, The Heat Is On (pp. 24–28) I take issue with the statement next to the Pfaudler photo, “Tantalum and glass-lined steel are the two most corrosion resistant materials used in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries.” They are two of the most corrosion resistant materials, but our Hexoloy Sintered Alpha...
January 28, 2008
Third-quarter earnings were mixed for chemical companies listed in the CW100. Strong overseas demand in the quarter offset a weak North American market, chemical firms say. Higher oil, gas, and raw materials costs weighed on margins in the quarter, however, producers say. Dow Chemical’s net income fell 21%, to $403 million (42 cts/share), including $362 million in charges resulting from a change in...
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