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BOC Edwards, Wilmington, Mass., has expanded its electronic materials offering to include resources and expertise in purification, blending, packaging and distribution of wet chemicals for flat panel display, semiconductor and solar cell customers throughout Asia. The BOC Group purchased a 50 percent ownership in Asia Union Electronic Chemical Corp. from UPC Technology Corp., a Mitac-Synnex Group company. Visit www.bocedwards.com.
At the 2004 WEFTEC Conference, held last October in New Orleans, Pittsburgh-based Calgon Carbon Corp.'s UV Technologies division announced the launch of the company's new C3150™ ultra-violet light wastewater disinfection system. The system was designed to disinfect municipal wastewater and prevent the spread of waterborne pathogens to natural water bodies. Visit www.calgoncarbon.com.
Atlanta-based GE Energy's oil and gas division is extended through Oct. 2006 its partnership with one of Germany's leading research centers to develop new technology used as pipeline inspection tools. GE Energy's work with Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, which began in 1985, will focus on developing smaller, more powerful electronic components used on pipeline inspection gauges, which are sent through pipelines in search of various defects that could lead to costly leaks or ruptures. E-mail email@example.com. Visit www.gepower.com.
At its 8th annual Tech 50 Awards Ceremony, the Pittsburgh Technology Council recognized Industrial Scientific Corp., Oakdale, Pa., as one of Southwestern Pennsylvania's top 10 companies for achievements in Advanced Manufacturing. The Council honors the region's leading technology-oriented companies, selecting the top 50 fastest growing and innovative companies competing in five categories. Visit www.indsci.com.
ITT Industries, Brown Deer, Wis., continues to strengthen its capabilities as a treatment solutions provider with the formation of Aquious, a new brand under which the company's existing membrane filtration companies will team together to provide customers with a broader range of filtration process systems and products. Aquious will operate within the parent company's Advanced Water Treatment Division. Visit www.itt.com
Paratherm Corp., Conshohocken, Pa., announced a move from its current Colwell Road location to larger facilities nearby. The rapid growth of the company's business in the past few years, coupled with expanded personnel and increased space needs for research, manufacturing and warehousing made the change necessary. The company promised, however, that there would be no interruption in business activity. Visit www.paratherm.com.
Perma-Fix Environmental Services Inc., Gainesville, Fla., has been awarded a multi-year contract valued at approximately $23 Million for the treatment of mixed, low-level wastes generated at the DOE's Hanford site. Located in southeastern Washington State and covering 586 square miles, the site was a plutonium production complex that is now engaged in the largest environmental clean-up project in the world. Visit www.perma-fix.com.
RAE Systems Inc., Sunnyvale, Calif., reported record revenue for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2004. The company reported revenues of $12.3 million compared to revenues of $8.0 million in the third quarter of 2003, an increase of 53.9 percent. The growth in revenue was largely attributable to increased homeland security applications for wireless sensing solutions and radiation pagers. Visit www.raesystems.com.
Scott Specialty Gases, Plumsteadville, Pa., recently unveiled an improved design to its website. In addition to featuring a completely new look, the design allows more intuitive site navigation along with faster online product lookup and purchasing of pure and mixed specialty gases and gas delivery equipment. Introduced in 1995, the website now also includes a wealth of innovative e-tools that empower Scott customers to reduce operating costs. Visit www.scottgas.com.
Severn Trent Services, Fort Washington, Pa., has been awarded an eight-year, $65 million contract to provide operations, maintenance and facilities management services at the Fresh Kills Landfill on Staten Island. This landfill is the largest closed Subtitle D landfill in the country. The leachate control system is capable of treating up to one million gallons per day utilizing a combination of biological and chemical treatment. Visit www.severntrentservices.com
USFilter Electrocatalytic Products has completed installation of a custom Chloropac® system for Petro-Canada's Terra Nova floating production, storage and offloading vessel anchored off the coast of Newfoundland. The system replaced an existing chlorination system and treats the lift water to prevent marine fouling in the process cooling water system. Visit www.usfilter.com, and www.siemens.com.
Western Pneumatics Inc., Eugene, Ore. announced that its Environmental Group has been awarded a major contract for the design, fabrication, installation and start-up of a new Regenerative Thermal/Catalytic Oxidizer system, as well as the upgrade of an existing RTO, from Hardel Mutual Plywood Corp. Hardel expects the system to allow their specialty plywood plant to meet or exceed compliance standards. Visit www.westernp.com.