Chemicals & Materials Now!
From basic to specialty, and everything in between
Posted on August 19th, 2016 by Carlton Washburn in New Materials & Applications
Recently Google was issued a patent for an adhesive applied to the hood of a car (U.S. Patent No. 9,340,178, 2016). The adhesive’s purpose is to catch a person who has been struck by a car, keeping them from bouncing off the hood and getting run over. Continue reading “The Future of Materials” »
Posted on May 6th, 2016 by Regina Javier in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence
A proactive EHS plan is not an option, an add-on, or a ‘nice-to have’ feature in the chemical manufacturing industry – it is the foundation on which your business stands.
From increased restrictions in the Toxic Substances and Control Act (TSCA) in the U.S. and the Registration, Evaluation, and Authorization of Chemicals (REACH) in Europe, to growing penalties related to environmental protection in China, chemical companies are Continue reading “Creating Your EHS Road Map” »
Posted on May 5th, 2016 by Regina Javier in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence
Chemicals can offer amazing benefits to society in areas as diverse as medicine and agriculture, but they can also at times have adverse effects on the health of people and on our environment. For that reason, regulations are increasing, putting added pressure on chemical companies to maintain compliance. Continue reading “Putting EHS Principles into Processes” »
Posted on April 21st, 2016 by Mike Schmidt in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence
No one should die at work. Yet people do. Even the safest job in the United States, librarian, has a work-related fatality rate of 0.3 fatalities per year per 100,000 librarians. Continue reading “Reducing Risk in the Chemical Process Industries” »