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January 1, 2014
  Uhrig Laborde Sielaff Scheu Festge   Bioformix, Inc. (Cincinnati, Ohio), a manufacturer of energy-efficient, sustainable polymer platforms, names Jeff Uhrig senior vice president of corporate strategy. Nadege Laborde becomes president of the industrial biotech business unit of Novasep (Pompey, France), a supplier of manufacturing solutions for...
December 3, 2013
Effective January 1, 2014, Professor Rafiqul Gani from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) will take office as president of the European Federation of Chemical Engineering (EFCE; for a two-year term. Gani succeeds the outgoing president, Professor Richard Darton, who has occupied the post since 2010. Speaking in Frankfurt, Germany, at the last meeting of EFCE officers for 2013...
December 1, 2013
The 2013 Chem Show ( will take place in New York on December 10–12 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. This biennial event will showcase process equipment and technology from across the chemicals processing industries (CPI), with over 300 exhibitors expected to participate with hands-on demonstrations, seminars and new product releases. The following is a preview of some of the...
December 1, 2013
  NORTH AMERICA 2014 Proactive Compliance Conference.International Soc. for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE; Tampa, Fla.). Phone: 813-960-2105; Web: New Brunswick, N.J. January 13–14, 2014   Informex. UBM Live (Hamilton, N.J.). Phone: 609-759-4700; Web: Miami, Fla. January 21–24, 2014   4th Annual Chem/Petrochem & Refinery Asset Reliability Conference...
December 1, 2013
One of the chemical process industries’ (CPI) foremost authorities on process safety, Trevor Kletz, passed away in late October at the age of 91. Amongst Kletz’s many achievements, one that stands out is his extensive contributions to the concept of inherent safety — a technique to reduce plant hazards through design, for example by keeping a lower inventory of hazardous chemicals on hand...
December 1, 2013
Dascalescu Hinman Kreisel Aldana Wiseman Environmental Drilling Solutions (Lafayette, La.) names John Meckert CEO, and John Marty III business development manager.   Specialty chemicals company Evonik Canada, Inc. (East Gibbons, Alta.), names Diana Dascalescu manager of the company’s Maitland, Ont., site.   Jacqueline Hinman becomes CEO of CH2M Hill (Denver...
November 1, 2013
Award for engineering students Applications are now open for National Engineers Week Foundation’s New Faces of Engineering – College Edition. This third annual event honors the best and brightest engineering students in the U.S. and beyond. Applications are available at and the deadline for submissions is Friday, November 15. Nominees will be announced Thursday...
November 1, 2013
O’Toole Potier Mathews Waddle Drewes Bryan O’Toole becomes president of Bryan Steam LLC (Peru, Ind.), a manufacturer of boilers, replacing Tom May, who retired in July.   Edwin Reidel becomes business manager for North America for LemnaTec GmbH (Aachen, Germany), a producer of hardware and software for the life sciences.   Benjamin Potier becomes...
October 1, 2013
NORTH AMERICA 2013 Gasification Technologies Conference. Gasification Technologies Council (Arlington, Va.). Phone: 703-276-0110; Web: Colorado Springs, Colo. Oct. 13–16 International Water Conference. Engineers’ Soc. of Western Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh, Pa.). Phone: 412-261-0710, ext. 13; Web: Orlando, Fla. Oct. 17–21 Oil & Gas Applications: Electrical...
October 1, 2013
The 86th Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference (Weftec) will be held this October at the McCormick Place South Convention Center in Chicago. The conference runs October 5–9, with the exhibition taking place on October 7–9 and will feature more than 140 technical sessions and 27 workshops. Over 750 exhibitors will be showcased on the tradeshow floor. The...
October 1, 2013
Field Device Tools gain acceptance The SAC (Standardization Administration of the People’s Republic of China) has announced the official approval of the FDT [Field Device Tool] standard as the China National Standard GB/T 29618, clearing the way for further, broad deployment of the FDT standard throughout China in all industrial and governmental control projects. The FDT standard is already approved...
October 1, 2013
Kehl Diaz-Stringel Morgan Imbrogno Morgan   Thomas Kehl becomes president and chairman of the executive board of Coperian GmbH (Stuttgart, Germany), which specializes in compounding and bulk-materials-handling systems. Univar, Inc. (Redmond, Wash.), a global chemicals distributor, names Sam Sutherland vice president of global mining. The Composites Group (Highland...
September 1, 2013
Where will you be on September 25 and 26? The Chemical Engineering staff will be in Galveston, Texas at the ChemInnovations Conference and Expo. We hope you will be too. Four years ago, we had the idea to start a conference and tradeshow dedicated to the chemical process industries (CPI). That idea materialized, rather quickly that first year, into the annual event that has been held in Houston, New...
September 1, 2013
  The ChemInnovations 2013 Conference and Expo will be held September 25 and 26 at the Moody Gardens Convention Center in Galveston, Tex. With eight conference tracks and a number of industry experts (See Chem. Eng., August p. 30–31 for more), the event will also feature exhibits from many vendors who will showcase their newest equipment and technologies on the show floor. The following...
September 1, 2013
Call for abstracts: AIChE Meeting Professionals working in all areas of chemical engineering and related disciplines are invited to submit abstracts for the AIChE Spring Meeting (New Orleans, La., March 30–April 3, 2014), in a number of subject and topical areas including the following: Subject areas: Chemical Engineering & the Law; Education; Energy; Environmental Issues; Flow Assurance; Fuels...
September 1, 2013
Schonemann Camasso Miller Riojas Hill Hans Schonemann becomes president of Phasex Corp. (Lawrence, Mass.), which specializes in supercritical fluid extraction. He replaces Phasex founder Val Krukonis , who becomes director, R&D programs James Camasso becomes plant manager. Netzsch Pumps North America LLC (Exton, Pa.) names Robert Kisler national sales and...
August 1, 2013
North America Energy Storage North America. Messe Düsseldorf North America (Chicago, Ill.). Phone: 312-781-5185; Web: San Jose, Calif. Sept. 10–12   Winding: Machines, Mechanics and Measurements. Assn. of International Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators (Fort Mill, S.C.). Phone: 803-948-9470; Web: Chicago, Ill. Sept. 19–20   The 2013 Polyurethanes Technical...
August 1, 2013
The fourth ChemInnovations Conference and Expo will be held September 25 and 26 in Galveston, Tex. at the Moody Gardens Convention Center. Programmed by chemical industry leaders and designed for professionals in the chemical process industries (CPI), the event aims to supply information that will help companies and individuals prepare for the future of the industry. The conference portion of...
August 1, 2013
Spagnoletti Spiesshofer Evans Pepper Usuki Amato Spagnoletti becomes president of Taylor Wharton Cryogenics (Theodore, Ala.), a maker of cryogenic equipment for the industrial gases, life sciences, and liquefied natural gas markets. Ulrich Spiesshofer becomes CEO of ABB (Zurich, Switzerland). He was formerly the head of ABB’s discrete automation and motion division. Foth Infrastructure &...
July 1, 2013
  Hughey Joy Iafigliola Rochas Yuille Hovione (Loures, Portugal), a developer of active pharmaceutical ingredients and drug-product intermediates, appoints Justin Hughey , to lead the particle-design sciences team at its New Jersey site.   Bayer MaterialScience LLC (Pittsburgh, Pa.) names Christine Bryant as head of commercial operations for its coatings, adhesives and...
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