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Spotlight on Safety: Enable Employee Growth and Success

November
2015
Spotlight on Safety
Albert Ness
On a recent talk radio program, Zeynep Ton, the author of the book The Good Jobs Strategy, discussed the defining factors of a good job — fair wages, predictable schedules, and opportunities for growth and success. The last element — opportunities...

CEP: Software

September
2015
Software
Plant Resource Manager Centralizes Data Version R3.20 of this plant resource manager (PRM) software improves maintenance efficiency and enables centralized management of data produced by monitoring and control devices and manufacturing equipment...

New Products - November 2015

November
2015
New Products
Product Digest: Heat Transfer Plate Heat Exchanger Facilitates Efficient Operation The TK20 semi-welded, gasketed plate heat exchanger is suited for applications where high efficiency is key, such as evaporators, condensers, desuperheaters, and...

The Malaysian Chemicals Industry: From Commodities to Manufacturing

November
2015
Global Outlook
Dominic C. Y. Foo
A wealth of natural resources is an advantage for Malaysia’s chemicals industry. Since it became independent in the mid-20th century, the country has evolved from a commodities-based economy into a technology and engineering hub

Process Safety Beacon: Wrong Hose Causes Ammonia Leak

November
2015
Process Safety Beacon
One morning in July 2009, at a plant in South Carolina, a truck of anhydrous ammonia was unloaded into a storage tank using a hose stored on the truck trailer. Shortly after the transfer started, the unloading hose ruptured and released a cloud of...

Israel’s Chemicals Industry: From the Desert to the Dead Sea

October
2015
Global Outlook
Since Israel’s independence in 1948, its chemicals industry has flourished thanks to the Dead Sea and the minerals it provides. A highly educated and skilled workforce makes this small nation a global power player in the pharmaceutical and electronics industries.

Institute News

November
2015
Institute News
Board of Directors’ and Institute Awards; SBE Names Bailey and Wang Awardees; New Journal: Bioengineering & Translational Medicine; Giving Tuesday Challenge; AIChE Foundation Honors McKetta with Naming of Honor Society; Your AIChE Membership: Discounted Products and Services

AIChE Journal Highlight: A Sustainable Approach to Process Safety

November
2015
Journal Highlight
Process safety engineering involves the use of fundamental engineering knowledge (e.g., thermodynamics, fluid dynamics, and kinetics) to develop and apply measures to prevent, mitigate, and respond to catastrophic incidents. The objective of this...

Calendars

November
2015
Calendars
AIChE Meetings Calendar; AIChE Academy Calendar; Webinars

Moving Process Safety into the Board Room

September
2015
Safety
B. Karthikeyan
Top management is often unfamiliar with the high-risk process safety decisions being made on a daily basis by plant managers. Incorporate this method into your management of change (MOC) procedure to ensure that all decisions are consistent with your organization’s risk-tolerance level.

CEP: What's New

September
2014
New Products
http://www.aiche.org/resources/publications/cep/2014/september/catalyzin...

CEP: What's New

July
2014
New Products
Read about new products and services in the areas of bioprocessing; instrumentation; environmental, health, and safety; laboratory equipment; and materials and chemicals.

CEP: What's New

December
2014
New Products
Read about new products and services in the areas of heat transfer, instrumentation, environmental, health, and safety, and operation and maintenance.

CEP: What's New

January
2014
New Products
Read about new products and services in the areas of instrumentation, fluids and solids handling, and laboratory equipment.

CEP: What's New

May
2015
New Products
Read about new products and services in the areas of heat transfer; fluids and solids handling; environmental, health, and safety; materials and chemicals; and operations and maintenance.

Product Digest: September 2015

September
2015
Product Digest
This month's topic is pumps. Dosing Pumps Offer Smooth Operation These dosing pumps are suitable for intermittent or continuous dosing in high-pressure, low-flow applications. They are a cost-effective and reliable alternative to more-costly gear...

Books - October 2015

October
2015
Books
Mindware: Tools for Smart Thinking Richard E. Nisbett, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, NY, $27, 336 pages, Aug. 2015, ISBN: 978-0-37411-2-677 Scientific and philosophical concepts can change the way we solve problems by helping us to think more...

Institute News

October
2015
Institute News
MAC will Honor Pioneers of Diversity Diversity Summit McKetta Celebrates 100 Years AIChE Gala Your AIChE Membership: Group Insurance Benefits

CEP: New Products

August
2015
New Products
Read about new products and services in the areas of fluids and solids handling, materials and chemicals, bioprocessing, and operations and maintenance.

Material Matters: Robots Enhance Inspection

October
2015
Material Matters
Kirk Richardson
On July 4, 1997, the Mars Pathfinder delivered a six-wheel rover, named Sojourner, to the red planet to explore the terrain and demonstrate the feasibility of low-cost landings on the Martian surface. NASA completed that successful mission with...

CEP: What's New

November
2012
New Products
Read about new products and services in the areas of heat transer; instrumentation; environmental health and safety; materials and chemicals and laboratory equipment.

Books: September 2015

September
2015
Books
Beyond Engagement: A Brain-Based Approach That Blends The Engagement Managers Want with the Energy Employees Need Brady G. Wilson, BPS Books, Toronto, ON, Canada, $18.99, 190 pages, June 2015, ISBN: 978-1-77236-017-2 Statistics reveal that one in...

CEP: What's New

June
2013
New Products
Read about new products and services in the areas of instrumentation; fluids and solids handling; materials and chemicals; bioprocessing; and environmental, health, and safety.

CEP: What's New

August
2014
New Products
Read about new products and services in the areas of fluids and solids handling, instrumentation, and laboratory equipment.

CEP: New Products

July
2015
New Products
Read about new products and services in the areas of instrumentation, materials and chemicals, and fluids and solids handling.

CEP: What's New

November
2013
New Products
Read about new products on display at the 2013 Chem Show, December 10-12, New York City.

CEP: What's New

October
2014
New Products
Read about new products and services in the areas of fluids and solids handling, materials and chemicals, and environmental, health and safety.

New Products: September 2015

September
2015
New Products
Operations and Maintenance Dust Collector Diagnostics System Is Web-Based GoldLink enables around-the-clock monitoring of dust collector operations by providing critical data, such as filter pressure drop, airflow velocity, emissions, fan run status...

Calendars

October
2015
Calendars
AIChE Meetings Calendar; AIChE Academy Calendar; Webinars

CEP: What's New

February
2014
New Products
Read about new products and services in the area of solids and fluids handling.

Software & Information Technology - October 2015

October
2015
Software
Software Capitalizes on the Internet of Things Niagara Version 4 includes improvements to help users take full advantage of the Internet of Things (IoT?), including advanced visualization and new search, security, and navigation tools. The faster...

CEP: What's New

May
2013
New Products
Read about new products and services on exhibit at the Air and Waste Management Association Expo.

Meeting Preview: 2015 Annual Meeting - New this Year

October
2015
Meeting Preview
New programming. New ideas. New opportunities to focus on innovation and your professional growth. This year’s Annual Meeting is all about enhancing your conference experience and broadening your perspectives, whether you’re a first-time attendee or...

CEP: What's New

January
2013
New Products
Read about new products and services in the areas of instrumentation; heat tranfser; and fluids and solids handling.

CEP: What's New

December
2012
New Products
Read about new products and services in the areas of instrumentation; heat transer; and fluids and solids handling.

Profile: Tackling Microbial Control

October
2015
Profile
Our understanding of the Legionella pneumophila bacteria has come a long way since the 1970s, according to Christine McInnis, the Dow Microbial Control Global R&D Platform Leader at the Dow Chemical Company. “In the ’70s, when the first...

CEP: What's New

October
2013
New Products
Read about new products and services in the areas of fluids and solids handling; instrumentation, and materials and chemicals

New Products - Chem Show Expo Preview - October 2015

October
2015
New Products
Chem Show Nov. 17–19, 2015 • Javits Convention Center • New York, NY www.chemshow.com The Chem Show features the latest process equipment, products, and services — bringing together manufacturers and innovative new suppliers with executives, process...

CEP: What's New

November
2014
New Products
Read about new products and services in the areas of Instrumentation, operations and maintenance, and laboratory equipment.

CEP: What's New

September
2013
New Products
Read about new products and services in the areas of fluids and solids handling; environmental health and safety; and laboratory equipment.

CEP: What's New

March
2014
New Products
Read about new products and services in the areas of fluids and solids handling, instrumentation, and materials and chemicals.

Software & Information Technology: September 2015

September
2015
Plant Resource Manager Centralizes Data Version R3.20 of this plant resource manager (PRM) software improves maintenance efficiency and enables centralized management of data produced by monitoring and control devices and manufacturing equipment...

CEP: What's New

September
2012
New Products
Read about new products and services in the areas of fluids and solids handling; instrumentation; environmental health and safety; and materials and chemicals.

CEP: Whats New

March
2013
New Products
Read about new products and services in the areas of instrumentation; fluids and solids handling; laboratory equipment; and environmental, health, and safety.

CEP: What's New

August
2013
New Products
Read about new products and services in the areas of fluids and solids handling; materials and chemicals; bioprocessing; instrumentation; environmental health and safety; and laboratory equipment.

CEP: What's New

May
2014
New Products
Read about new products and services in the areas of instrumentation; materials and chemicals; fluids and solids handling; and heat transfer.

AIChE Journal Highlight: Tribute to Founders: John M. Prausnitz

October
2015
Journal Highlight
Credited for his vision of combining fundamental molecular theory with practical thermodynamic applications in what he called molecular thermodynamics, John M. Prausnitz has profoundly affected the chemical engineering discipline. A tribute to...

CEP: What's New

July
2013
New Products
Read about new products and services in the areas of fluids and solids handling; materials and chemicals; bioprocessing; and laboratory equipment.

Product Digest - October 2015

October
2015
Product Digest
This month’s topic is Safety Equipment Work Gloves Grip without Bulk Brass Knuckle CR4300 work gloves feature American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Level 4 cut protection and a grip-enhancing latex coating on the entire finger and palm...

CEP: What's New

February
2015
New Products
Read about the latest products and services in the areas of fluids and solids handling; environmental, health and safety; instrumentation; and laboratory equipment.

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