Vertellus Acquires Dow SBH Business
Vertellus, a producer of specialty chemicals for the life sciences sector and other industrial applications, signed a definitive agreement to acquire the sodium borohydride (SBH) business, including associated assets, from The Dow Chemical Company.
AIChE Announces New President And Board
Cheryl Teich, reaction engineering expertise area leader at The Dow Chemical Company, will become president of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) in 2015.
SOCMA Awards Honor EHS&S Improvement
More than 28 member facilities will receive 2014 Performance Improvement Awards for their outstanding commitment to continuous improvement in environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) practices at the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) 93rd Annual Dinner on December 8 in New York.
SCI America Honors ExxonMobil’s Pryor
The Society of Chemical Industry, America Section will present the SCI Chemical Industry Medal to Stephen D. Pryor, president of ExxonMobil Chemical Company.
OSHA Continues Alliance With GCCA
OSHA renewed its alliance with the Global Cold Chain Alliance to continue working together to prevent workers from exposure to hazardous chemical releases from ammonia refrigeration systems.
Book Examines The Science of Spirits
A new book by Adam Rogers, “Proof: The Science of Booze,” examines the chemistry, physics, biology and even metallurgy that power alcohol production.