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Workshop offers manufacturers innovative methods to turn waste into profit and tour Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations facility in Wilson, N.C.

| Waste

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, more than 250 million tons of waste are generated by homes, schools, hospitals, and businesses each year in the United States, and more than half ends up in a landfill. Manufacturing executives can learn how to help reverse this trend and make their … Continue reading

Synthetic base stock certified as HX-1 food-grade

| Materials

Woodridge, Ill.-based Elevance Renewable Sciences Inc., a provider of specialty chemicals made from natural oils, has announced that its Elevance Aria™ WTP 40 synthetic base stock has been certified as HX-1 food-grade. Continue reading

Large internal mix spray nozzles coat, cool, treat, and paint

| Materials

Exair offers 1/2 NPT internal mix atomizing spray nozzles that atomize fluids in a variety of spray patterns and liquid volumes. Continue reading

Energy storage system releases energy during peak demand times

| Energy Efficiency

Sharp offers SmartStorage®, an energy storage system that helps lower peak demand usage, which can be more than 50 percent of a company’s utility bill. Continue reading

Calgon Carbon expects mercury removal market to grow despite Supreme Court ruling

| Air/Emissions

Granular activated carbon producer Calgon Carbon Corp., Pittsburgh, has responded to the June 29 ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that overturned the U.S. EPA’s MATS rule. Continue reading

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