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  • Honeywell`s New Low-Global-Warming-Potential Liquid Blowing Agent Approved By U.S. Environmental Protection Agency For Foam Insulation Application

                MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that its new low-global-warming-potential (LGWP) blowing agent for foam insulation has received final approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The approval allows the company's new Solstice™ Liquid Blowing ...


    By Honeywell

  • Honeywell Triples Production Capacity of Low-global-warming Blowing Agent

    Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has tripled production capacity for its low-global-warming-potential (GWP) product HFO-1234ze to meet the growing need for the material, which is used in multiple foam and aerosol applications.The production expansion was made at Honeywell’s small-scale HFO-1234ze manufacturing facility at its Buffalo Research Lab in Buffalo, ...


    By Honeywell

  • Honeywell Triples Production Capacity of Low-Global-Warming Blowing Agent

    Honeywell (NYSE: HON)announced today that it has tripled production capacity for its low-global-warming-potential (GWP) product HFO-1234ze to meet the growing need for the material, which is used in multiple foam and aerosol applications. The production expansion was made at Honeywell's small-scale HFO-1234ze manufacturing facility at its Buffalo Research Lab in ...


    By Honeywell

  • ASTM D4009 - 92(2011) standard guide for foam stability of hand dishwashing detergents

    1. Scope 1.1 This guide provides guidelines for several techniques of measuring the foam stability of light-duty hand dishwashing detergent products in the presence of artificially applied test-food soils. It is intended as a laboratory screening test to aid in the formulation of products, for quality control and as a basis between the formulator and supplier in standardizing specific ...


    By ASTM International

  • US Water Treatment Chemicals Industry 2017

    US demand to rise 3.2% annually through 2017 Demand for water treatment chemicals in the US is forecast to rise 3.2 percent per year to $6.6 billion (15.2 billion pounds) in 2017. Gains will reflect not only healthy demand growth in the oil, gas, and mining markets, and a rebound in manufacturing water treatment chemical demand, but also the increased use of scale control ...


  • Whirlpool Corporation and Honeywell Introduce Most Environmentally Responsible and Energy Efficient Insulation Available into U.S. Made Refrigerators

    Demonstrating their mutual commitments to environmental leadership, Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) and Honeywell (NYSE: HON) have announced that all Whirlpool Corporation U.S.-made refrigerators will begin incorporating Honeywell's Solstice™ Liquid Blowing Agent. This includes future product lineups from Whirlpool ...


    By Honeywell

  • Honeywell and Sinochem Announce Formation of Joint Venture in China

    Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and Sinochem Group announced today they have signed an agreement to form a 50/50 joint venture to produce and sell blowing agents for energy efficient foam insulation in China to meet growing demand in the Asia region for more energy efficient and environmentally friendlier materials. The formation of the joint venture is ...


    By Honeywell

  • Kenaten cosmetics, now protected by Safe Drain

    Shampoo ingredient spill cost company US$80k in fines A main ingredient of shampoo spilled into a north Redding creek last week, causing a lather and killing about 80 fish. Workers with National Response Corporation Environmental Services in Chico still were cleaning up the spill Thursday from the Kematen Cosmetics USA plant on Mountain Lakes Boulevard into Buckeye Creek. ...

  • U.S. Proposes Quick Phaseout of Ozone Damaging Chemicals

    WASHINGTON, DC (ENS) - The United States has submitted a proposal to adjust the Montreal Protocol to accelerate the phaseout of ozone damaging chemicals. Under the Montreal Protocol's First Stage, chlorofluorocarbons, CFCs, were phased out in developed countries by 1996 And replaced by less harmful HCFCs. After World War II, CFCs, halogenated hydrocarbons, were used ...

  • Energy Department Invests $14 Million in Innovative Building Efficiency Technologies

    The Energy Department today announced up to $14 million in funding for 15 research and development projects to support technologies that will contribute to advancing early-stage, breakthrough energy-efficient solutions for buildings and homes. These projects will help building managers and homeowners reduce energy demand, save money and accelerate the deployment of clean energy ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Honeywell to Invest $33 Million in Louisiana Facility

    Honeywell (NYSE: HON)announced today that it will invest $33 million in its Baton Rouge, La., manufacturing facility – one of the leading suppliers of refrigerants in the U.S. – to produce a low-global-warming material used in insulation and aerosols. This investment will provide the Baton ...


    By Honeywell

  • EPA`s Response to Hillcrest Industries Fire

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently took the lead on responding to the fire inside a 50,000 ton pile of plastic, glass and other materials at the Hillcrest Industries facility in Attica, N.Y. The EPA is working in concert with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Wyoming County and Village of Attica. The EPA’s primary goal is to extinguish the fire as ...

  • Novomer Wins ICIS Award for Innovation with Best Environmental Benefit

    Novomer Inc., a sustainable materials company pioneering a family of high-performance plastics, polymers and other chemicals from renewable feedstocks such as carbon dioxide (CO2) and carbon monoxide (CO), today announced that it was selected for a prestigious 2011 ICIS Innovation Award. Lauded as the "Innovation with Best Environmental Benefit," the company's revolutionary technology was ...


    By Novomer Inc.

  • Honeywell`s Low-Global-Warming Potential Performance Fluid Approved By U.S. Environmental Protection Agency For Use As Aerosol Solvent

     Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved Honeywell's new low-global-warming-potential Solstice™ Performance Fluid (PF) for use in aerosol solvent applications. "The availability of Solstice PF as an aerosol solvent, and Honeywell's low-global-warming-potential Solstice Propellant, means that manufacturers and marketers of aerosol ...


    By Honeywell

  • Honeywell´s Low-global-warming Solvent Approved By U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

     Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that its new low-global-warming-potential solvent for precision cleaning of metal and electronics components has received final approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The approval allows the company's new Solstice™ Performance Fluid (PF) to be used in precision cleaning applications such as metal cleaning, electronic components ...


    By Honeywell

  • Europe using less ozone-damaging chemicals

    Europe has made significant progress in phasing out chemicals which damage the ozone layer, according to a report from the European Environment Agency (EEA). The report considers production and use of more than 200 chemicals which damage the planet’s ozone layer, which are controlled by the Montreal Protocol and EU legislation. In the 1970s and 1980s, scientists established that ...

  • Polluting Philly drinking water costs Merck $20m

    Merck, the global pharmaceutical research company, has agreed to resolve violations of federal and state water pollution control regulations arising from spills of pollutants at its pharmaceutical plant outside of Philadelphia. The spills entered a waterway that supplies 40 percent of Philadelphia's drinking water. In one of the most comprehensive remediation settlement agreements for the ...

  • More Fire Departments Charging Fleets for Hazmat Spill Response

    Fire departments routinely respond to spills of hazardous materials and other regulated substances as part of their service – usually at no charge to the party responsible for the spill. But budgetary belt-tightening is prompting more and more fire services and other emergency responders to start charging spill generators for the cost of the response. Many states and municipalities have ...


    By Spill Center, Inc.

  • Regulations Promote Greater Innovation in European Automotive Paint Additives Market, Finds Frost & Sullivan

    The mature European automotive paint additives market is being driven mainly by new technology and product innovation. Sizeable R&D investments are aimed at developing competitively priced, high performance additives that meet legislative requirements. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan (http://www.chemicals.frost.com), ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • 9 of the Best Industrial Wastewater Treatment Equipment Supply and Technology Companies

    Here at SAMCO Technologies, we understand that proper, economical industrial wastewater treatment is essential to the efficiency and overall success of your everyday process. Improper treatment can lead to valuable process water going down the drain in addition to costly violations of local POTW (publicly owned treatment works) and environmental regulations. While our custom-engineered industrial ...


    By SAMCO Technologies, Inc.

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