St. Louis Local Section

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Upcoming Events

Sulfuric Acid Heat Recovery System

Wednesday, October 14, 2015, 6:00pm CDT
Posted by Tom Blackwood
Don McAlister will present a talk titled “Sulfuric Acid Heat Recovery System (HRS). This will provide a summary of energy recovery work in sulfuric plants culminating in a discussion of a novel process for recovering energy from cooling high temperature sulfuric acid. Discussion of the HRS process...Read more

Epic Systems Tour

Wednesday, November 11, 2015, 5:30pm CST
Posted by Tom Blackwood
The November meeting will be a tour of a EPIC Systems Inc . EPIC Systems, Inc. is an experienced multi-discipline industrial engineering company and fabrication firm. They provide turnkey solutions for modular process plants and systems, integrated packaging lines, custom machine manufacturing,...Read more

Wine making and tasting

Tuesday, December 8, 2015, 5:00pm CST
Posted by Tom Blackwood
Cris Hehner will demonstrate wine making followed by a tasting session. Have you been to a winery? Ever wonder what it takes to make wine and if you have the wherewithal to do it? Here is your chance! Cris Hehner, a 40 year AIChE member and amateur wine maker, will be talking about home winemaking...Read more

Recent Events

Tour of Bissinger's factory

includes dinner
Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 5:00pm CDT
Posted by Tom Blackwood
Come and see first-hand the art and craft of creating Bissinger’s award-winning fine confections. The tour will highlight the company’s 350-year history, artisan techniques, and discuss the chocolate-making process and the social and environmental elements related to cocoa farming. Experts will...Read more

AIChE STL YP Happy Hour this month

Thursday, July 30, 2015, 4:00pm-6:00pm CDT
Posted by Robert Gale
You are invited to the AIChE Local Section Young (and young at heart) Professionals happy hour at Café Napoli in downtown Clayton. AIChE STL will be buying the first beer, for up to the first 25 who attend, and providing some light appetizers. Student members home for the summer or participating in...Read more

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