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Articles Tagged with ''chemical industry''

Occidental exec re-elected board chair of American Chemical Society

February 20, 2013
William F. Carroll, vice president at Occidental Chemical Corp. in Dallas, Texas, has been re-elected chair of the Board of Directors of the American Chemical Society (ACS).
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Stronger regulations on chemicals spur innovation, study finds

February 18, 2013
Tougher rules to regulate hazardous chemicals have sparked the continuous invention of safer chemicals and accelerated the pace at which safer alternatives are developed, according to a new study.
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UK chemical industry optimistic for 2013, focuses on training

February 18, 2013
The British chemical industry is looking forward to 2013, as it shows optimism for growth, sale volumes and a general pickup in activity, following a rather difficult 2012.
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Non-contact radar level meter improves reactor vessel measurement

February 14, 2013
For one chemical manufacturer, replacing a tedious and time-consuming manual level measurement process with a continuous non-contact radar level meter paved the way for shorter cycle times and reduced worker
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Chemical operators in high demand

February 4, 2013
Chemical plants in Washington County, Ohio, are looking to hire between 100 and 200 operators this year, but the demand is not limited only to this region.
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February 1, 2013
In February, Processing will launch two new industry-focused electronic newsletters. To receive these and other of our electronic deliverables, go to
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European small businesses lack awareness of REACH

January 18, 2013
UK manufacturers' organization EEF is urging European producers to get to grips with REACH, a European Directive banning certain chemicals, warning that if they fail to comply they will face huge fines or even prison.
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Dow Corning to cut 500 jobs

January 14, 2013
Dow Corning Corp. announced it intends to reduce its global workforce by approximately 500 people to better align the company's cost structure with the realities of today's volatile global economy.
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Chemical industry outlook positive for US, bleak for Europe

January 9, 2013
While many industry watchers predicted an increase in demand during the second part of last year, in fact the development took the opposite direction and left the mature markets still waiting for a pickup in activity.
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EU chemicals industry faces gloomy 2013

January 7, 2013
The European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic) has made a downward revision of its projection for Europe's chemicals output in 2012, the organization has announced.
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