Sasol North America has announced its new U.S. linear low-density polyethylene unit has achieved beneficial operations — the first of the seven LCCP production facilities to come online at Lake Charles, LA.
In the last few years it’s become increasingly common for hospitals, clinics, healthcare and life science organizations and other business to use an electronic temperature monitoring system to safeguard their products and satisfy regulatory demands.
St. Louis, MO-based Emerson has completed the purchase of Intelligent Platforms from General Electric. The addition of Intelligent Platforms programmable logic controller (PLC) technologies will enable Emerson, a global leader in automation for process and industrial customers, to expand its capabilities in machine control and discrete applications.
Flow conditioners from Vortab can eliminate or mitigate swirling fluid flows and asymmetric velocity profile distortions resulting from crowded plant conditions where insufficient pipe straight runs exist upstream and/or downstream. These phenomena emanate from sensitive equipment such as gas compressors, pumps, valves and flow instruments, the company says.
Best Process Solutions offers a loss-in-weight vibratory batch feeder system for dry-processing industries. The system is said to assure accurate and uniform flow of a wide range of materials.
Onicon Inc., a Harbour Group company based in Largo, FL, has acquired the parent company of Pulsar Process Measurement Ltd., Jeff Fox, Harbour Group’s chairman and chief executive officer, has announced.
Mount and power level sensors on silos without the complexity or expense of wiring, says BinMaster, with the model SPL-100 single point laser. Units are said to install quickly through a 1.5 or 2 in. NPT connection on silos or in remote locations where inventory monitoring has not been feasible.
Evonik of Essen, Germany, has launched its second venture capital fund with a volume of €150 million, more than doubling the amount under management to €250 million. The new fund will help secure access to disruptive technologies and innovative business models as well as supporting Evonik’s digital transformation and enabling early identification of potential technology acquisition targets.