St. Louis Local Section

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Charles 'Chuck' J. Foerster - Long time St. Louis ChE Passed Away

Foerster, Charles 'Chuck' J. passed away surrounded by his family on Tuesday, December 24, 2019. Beloved husband of Mary Foerster (nee Paino); loving father of Katie Foerster; dearest son of Adelaide (nee Goellner) and the late Earl Foerster; dear brother of Fran (the late Larry) Walsh; Godfather...

Upcoming Events

Batch Distillation of Potable Spirits

Thursday, January 23, 2020, 5:00pm-9:00pm CST
Posted by Robert Gale
Batch Distillation of Potable Spirits Speaker: Doug Bertie Sponsored by ICC, Inc. Thursday, January 23, 2020, 5:00 pm-9:00pm CDT Distillation using plate and packed columns is commonly used in chemical and petroleum industries, but batch distillation equipment that is used in the distilled...Read more

Trivia for Engineers

Monday, February 24, 2020, 6:00pm-10:00pm CST
Posted by Tom Blackwood
The St. Louis Section of AIChE is hosting another "Engineering Trivia Night" in the new auditorium, at the Engineering Center of St. Louis. We have all kinds of categories - some technical, others just "science/math fun"! Unlike most trivia nights, this trivia night is meant to appeal to Science...Read more

Recent Events

Square One Brewery and Distillery Tour and Dinner

Tuesday, December 17, 2019, 6:00pm-9:00pm CST
Posted by Robert Gale
Square One Distillery and Brewery Date: Tuesday, December 17 th 2019 Time: 6:00pm (1800) Location:Square one 1727 Park Ave, St. Louis, MO 63104 Join us for a tour of Square One. A brewery, distillery, and restaurant. This will be a good place to learn the basics before our technical talk on spirit...Read more

Tour of Companion Bakery

Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 5:00pm-9:00pm CST
Posted by Robert Gale
AICHE TOUR OF COMPANION BAKERY - 2331 Schuetz Rd, St. Louis, MO 63146 Tuesday, November 12, 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm CDT Schedule of Events 5:30 pm Arrive at Companion Bakery 5:45-6:30 pm Bakery Tour 6:30-8:00 Dinner at O’Fallon Brewery (45 Progress Pkwy, Maryland Heights...Read more