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Mixing Ethanol With Cartoons -- Caption Winner Announced

For the first time since Chemical Processing introduced Comical Processing, the winner of the cartoon caption contest won by unanimous vote.

Who You Calling A Klutz?

For those of you who don't know, Editor-in-Chief Mark Rosenzweig's sense of humor is witty and dry. His humor creeps in on little cat feet and pounces on you when you aren't looking. In fact, I nearly have spit out my Diet Coke more than once laughing at a...

Emergency Preparedness Saves Lives

If you've never been to the U.S. Chemical Safety Board's Web site, it's time you remedy that. The site is full of useful videos, news and articles all aimed at helping you make your site a safer place to work.

The Case of the Killer Rubber Duck

During a recent visit to, I stumbled upon a potentially interesting book. The title is one of those "grab you by the shirt collar and look at me" type titles, so I am assuming the rest of the book will be equally interesting.

What's On Your Bookshelf?

Mark Rosenzweig's upcoming editorial for the August issue is about summer reading. Well – according to Mark, it's summer reading. The titles he suggests aren't the lightest of tomes:

Chemical Companies Implement Flexible Planning Strategies

According to the global chemistry industry production index, chemical production declined more than 10% in the first half of 2009. As a result, chemical companies are using flexible planning strategies to forecast supply and demand.

'Get Smart' Cartoon Caption

A new winner for the Comical Processing cartoon caption contest has been announced.

Recycling Coatings: An Environmental and Business Opportunity

Recycling Coatings: An Environmental and Business Opportunity "

10 Killer Mistakes

Any time I see an article that points out 10 (or 9, 5 or 3) mistakes and touts it can help you avoid making said mistakes, I always bite and open the link. (Sorry if I tricked you into opening this link.)

The Best Programming Language For Process Control

Our Ask the Experts (ATE) area has experienced an uptick in traffic due to a posting regarding programming languages for process control.