St. Louis Local Section

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Upcoming Events

Tour of Elementis Specialties

Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 5:45pm CDT
Posted by Tom Blackwood
The St. Louis Chapter of the AIChE will be touring Elementis Specialties located near the Hill on Manchester. Elementis Specialties provides high value functional additives to many markets including architectural and industrial coatings, personal care and oilfield drilling. These additives improve...Read more

Dr. Pepper Snapple Tour

Note date change
Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 5:15pm CDT
Posted by Tom Blackwood
Join us for a tour of a beverage factory. Dr. Pepper Snapple Group’s brand heritage spans more than 200 years. Their portfolio includes more than 50 brands and hundreds of flavors of carbonated soft drinks, juices, teas, mixers, waters and other beverages. The St Louis site manufactures, extracts,...Read more

Seminar on Corrosion

Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 2:00pm CST
Posted by Tom Blackwood
Four speakers will cover the aspects of corrosion protection, control and prevention. More details to follow. 1:00-1:30 Registration 2:00-5:30 Seminar 5:30-6:15 Seminar Concludes, Happy Hour, Dinner Registration 6:15-7:00 Dinner 7:00-8:00 Presentation: John Haake, Titanova, Inc. "Laser Cladding"...Read more

Recent Events

Laclede Gas' Cast Iron Main Replacement Program

Thursday, May 29, 2014, 5:00pm CDT
Posted by Tom Blackwood
You have probably seen the “work in progress” throughout the city. If you’ve been wondering what’s going on, please join us for the May meeting of the St. Louis AIChE Chapter! Central crew members Chris Niemann (running the mini excavator) and Vince Dilg (locating utilities in the hole) work in the...Read more

Focus on Drying Seminar

featuring student and member awards
Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 2:00pm-9:00pm CDT
Posted by Tom Blackwood
Our April meeting will focus on drying technology with a seminar presented by Karl Jacob from 2 to 5 pm. This seminar covers drying fundamentals (equilibrium, psychrometry, kinetics and drying mechanisms), advantages and features of various types of drying equipment (primarily layer and dispersive...Read more

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