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Air Products,Lehigh Valley, Pa., will supply onsite gaseous oxygen to Xinfeng Steel's plant in Tangshan, Hebei Province, China, and concurrently expand its liquid production to the merchant market in Northern China. An air separation unit and liquefier adjacent to Xinfeng will be built with on-stream time scheduled in early 2005. Air Products is well positioned to grow further within the Northern China market with the addition of another plant for major liquid production. Call Alexander Masetti at (610) 481-7461.
Arizona Instrument LLC, Tempe, Ariz., has been awarded ISO 9001:2000 certification. The revised ISO 9001:2000 standard addresses an organization's capacity to meet customer requirements and improve customer satisfaction. Approximately 25 percent of ISO 9001:1994 registered companies in the United States have upgraded to the 9001:2000 standard. A local company with worldwide distribution, Arizona Instrument has been partnering with manufacturers, municipalities and consultants for more than 20 years. Visit www.azic.com.
Cycle-Therm Inc., Allentown, Pa., will install two additional RTO units for the Acushnet Company, manufacturer of the Titleist Golf Balls. The installation of 16,000 SCFM units comes after the successful design, fabrication, installation and operation of two other units meeting 95 percent thermal efficiency recovery at the Fairhaven, Mass. site. See www.cycletherm.com.
Ducon Technologies Inc., Farmingdale, N.Y., has started up a system to remove mercury vapor and submicron particulate from a fluidized bed incinerator flue gas stream at a major gasoline refinery. The incinerator burns hydrocarbons and amine sludges from the refinery. Ducon's complete system includes a Ducon high-efficiency wet electrostatic precipitator followed by a deep-bed design Carbon bed adsorber to remove mercury, semi-volatiles and submicron particulate from the exhaust gases. See www.ducon.com.
Environmental Quality Management Inc. (EQ), Cincinnati, has won a rebid of the EPA Region 5 Emergency and Rapid Response Services (ERRS) contract. This five-year contract, which began in July, is potentially valued at $144 million. EQ has provided emergency services to Region 5 since mid-1999. In 2002, EQ won three five-year ERRS contracts for EPA Regions 6, 9 and 10. EQ also has provided emergency services to Region 3 and is a subcontractor for Region 4 and Region 8. See www.eqm.com.
The Flowserve Corp., Vandalia, Ohio, has published a new full-color, 20-page Mining and Mineral Processing brochure showcasing the Pump Division's full range of mining and mineral processing pumps for such services as benefication, hydrometallurgy and refining. The catalog also presents special-purpose pumps for applications such as dewatering, delivery of process water and the transport of slurries. The brochure features Flowserve's line of erosion- and corrosion-resistant pumps for benefication processes. Call (800) 728-7867.
ITT Industries Inc., White Plains, N.Y., has signed a definitive business combination agreement through which it will acquire WEDECO, a leading manufacturer of ozone oxidation and ultraviolet disinfection equipment. WEDCO will become a part of the Sanitaire division of ITT's Fluid Technology group. The new combination will provide ITT with a broad product range of water treatment technologies and represents the continuation of ITT's strategy of providing customers with a leading water and wastewater product portfolio. See www.itt.com.
Nalco Co., Naperville, Ill., has been purchased by the private equity group of The Blackstone Group, Apollo Management, LP, and Goldman Sachs Capital Partners. As of the closing of the sale, the officially renamed Nalco Company, which was founded in 1928, will operate as a privately held, independent business. The company currently serves more than 60,000 customer locations representing a broad range of end markets. It has established a global presence with more than 10,000 employees operating in 130 countries. Call John Schoen at (630) 305-1147.
Scott Specialty Gases, Plumsteadville, Pa., has been awarded a five-year sole-source contract by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) of the U.S. Department of Commerce to produce a wide variety of Standard Reference Materials (SRMs). Scott will supply more than 500 SRMs in the first year. NIST will sell the SRMs as worldwide reference for use in calibrating highly sensitive instruments such as continuous emission monitors. See www.scottgas.com.
Zenon Environmental, Oakville, Ontario, Canada, has again joined the ranks of companies that lead their industry in attracting and retaining quality employees, according to the 2004 edition of Canada's Top 100 Employers by Richard Yerema. Since the initial publication in 2000, Zenon has been selected every year among thousands of companies in the country. Zenon also has won contracts in Bejing and Datong, China, to provide ZeeWeed membranes for the treatment of wastewater for further reuse as cooling tower make-up water and boiler feed water in a power plant currently under construction. See www.zenon.com.