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Chemical Industry Update

Masterflex Pumps vs. Solenoid Pumps: No Contest For Dependable Chemical Feed

Solenoid-driven diaphragm metering pumps have long been a standard for chemical feed applications, but these little metering pumps can bring big headaches.
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Tackling the Top Six Pricing Challenges in the Chemical Industry

This white paper highlights the top six pricing challenges facing the chemical industry today and how industry-leading companies are tackling these challenges using pricing best practices and technology solutions.
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Texas, Louisiana lead US in planned 2013 chemical processing industry projects

Nearly $12 billion in chemical processing industry projects are expected to start in 2013 in the U.S. Gulf Coast states, with Texas and Louisiana leading the way.
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US chemical industry shows sustained growth, hints at recovering housing market

The American Chemistry Council's most recent Chemical Activity Barometer showed sustained growth for the sixth consecutive month.
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Non-contact radar level meter improves reactor vessel measurement

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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The art of high shear mixing

The high-shear rotor/stator mixer, once relegated to a relatively narrow niche of mixing applications, has become a mainstay in many applications in the chemical process industries. The ability to apply
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China imposes duties on US, EU imports of glycol, diethylene glycol

China's Commerce Ministry is sticking to its trade restriction policy and this was recently proved again with the introduction of another protectionist tariff for imports of two types of chemicals.
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Chemical operators in high demand

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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US chemicals industry again globally competitive

Natural gas as fuel and feedstock; demand growth from emerging economies
It’s all a matter of vocabulary. First the word “shale” entered the daily water-cooler discourse, along with “horizontal drilling” and “fracturing.” It wasn’t long before large swaths of the American public realized the natural-gas energy revolution was on.
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