Upcoming and recent events of the St. Louis Local Section are listed below. To learn about older events, click here.

Upcoming Events

Trivia for Engineers

Thursday, February 19, 2015, 6:00pm CST
Posted by Tom Blackwood
Schedule: Doors open at 6 p.m. Games begin 7 SHARP Evening Includes: Trivia Wine# Beer # Soda Light Snacks { PRIZE MONEY WILL BE AWARDED! } #Must be 21 years old to consume alcohol Tables of up to Eight (8), we will place those who do not have enough for a table. Cost: $20/Person (Students $10) (...Read more

Environmental Update

Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 11:30am CDT
Posted by Tom Blackwood
Join us for a special joint meeting with the Air and Waste Management Association. Watch this space for more details. The Club will have green beer.Read more

Focus on Pneumatic Conveying

and Air Movement
Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 2:00pm CDT
Posted by Tom Blackwood
Our April meeting will feature a seminar on pneumatic conveying presented by three experts from 2 to 5 pm. This seminar covers theory of operations and the fundamentals of both dilute and dense phase conveying, advantages and features of the various types of equipment and selection of the best...Read more

Past Events

Alloys: The Metallurgist's Perspective

Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 5:00pm CST
Posted by Tom Blackwood
Speaker: John P Crowe, Adjunct Professor of Metallurgy at Jefferson College. The presentation will be divided into 3 distinct sections: Overview of alloy families. Metal fabrication processes and techniques. Unique and lesser known metals and alloys Professor Crowe’s presentation is aimed at...Read more

Tour of Boeing Prologue Room

Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 5:15pm CST
Posted by Tom Blackwood
The St Louis Section AIChE December meeting will feature a private (after hours) tour of the James S. McDonnell Prologue Room. The James S. McDonnell Prologue Room in St. Louis tells the panoramic story of a century of aviation progress from bi-planes to space travel. Scale models, paintings, and...Read more

Seminar on Corrosion Prevention and Control

Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 2:00pm CST
Posted by Tom Blackwood
Don't miss this opportunity to brush up on topics of preventing and controlling corrosion in the chemical process industries. Three speakers will cover diverse topics during the afternoon: Jim Briem, Briem Engineering, “Materials Selection in the Process Industry” Jim Dooley, Corrpro Companies, Inc...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

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

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

Tour of Herbaria Soap Factory

Reliable Pharma Cancelled
Thursday, March 27, 2014, 5:00pm CDT
Posted by Tom Blackwood
CHANGE – March meeting. Unfortunately, we will have to postpone the tour of Reliable Biopharmaceutical Corporation until a future time. Instead, we’d like to invite you to tour Herbaria, a natural soap manufacturer on the same date, March 27. Herbaria manufactures soap using the cold soap making...Read more

Tour of Quality Testing Services

Thursday, January 9, 2014, 5:30pm CST
Posted by Tom Blackwood
The St. Louis Chapter of the AIChE will be touring Quality Testing Services Inc. located in Maryland Heights, MO. Quality Testing services the Greater St. Louis area to meet customer needs for nondestructive testing, a variety of E&I calibration services, specialized training and consulting...Read more

2013 December Meeting

Tour of Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate
Saturday, December 7, 2013, 10:00am CST
Posted by Tom Blackwood
What better way to celebrate the holidays than to tour a candy factory? And who doesn’t like CHOCOLATE??? Join us on Saturday morning, December 7th, as we tour the Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate Company on “the Hill”. It all started with ONE retail store, a candy stove and a young candy maker. After...Read more

October Tour

Tour of Monsanto’s Biotechnology Facilities in Chesterfield
Thursday, October 10, 2013, 4:15pm-6:00pm CDT
Posted by Tom Blackwood
Monsanto traits under the GenuityTM brand help growers increase yields by providing herbicide tolerance, insect protection, weather protection, improved utilization of nutrients and increased vigor. Monsanto uses state-of-the art methods in biotechnology and breeding to deliver improved seed...Read more