spill absorbent industry News

  • Tracking largest industrial spill

    At about 1 a.m. last Dec. 22, James Schean awoke with a start. He heard what sounded like a furious thunderclap and a staccato of snapping trees. Then his house shuddered and heaved. Swept up by some mighty force, it tore clear of its foundation and rumbled off like a derailed freight car. "I could hear everything breaking," he says, "the rafters cracking, Sheetrock falling off, the furniture ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Leading Chemical Manufacturer Expands Biobased Offering through Unique Distribution of Proven Green Spill Absorbent

     Radiator Specialty Company (RSC) announced that it has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Sorbent Green, LLC, makers of GreenSorb®, an environmentally friendly absorbent that makes the management and disposal of fluid spills ...


    By RSC Bio Solutions

  • New PIG introduces PIG® RHINO™ ABsorbent mat

    New PIG introduces PIG® RHINO™ ABsorbent mat Tipton, PA, January 20, 2010 – New Pig Corporation introduces tough PIG® RHINO™ Absorbent Mat designed to stand up to heavy foot traffic while soaking up liquid and minimizing slips. The PIG® RHINO™ Absorbent Mat features a thermally bonded, spunbond polypropylene top layer with zig-zag stitching to enhance ...


    By New Pig Corporation

  • Brady and SPC unveil environmentally friendly sorbents for industrial spills and cleanup

    Brady (NYSE:BRC) and SPC, a Brady Business unveil Re-Form™ Eco-Friendly Sorbents, a green, class A fire-retardant, cost-effective sorbent with up to 50 percent more absorbency than oil-based polypropylene sorbents.  Brady and SPC have partnered with Sellars Absorbent Materials of Milwaukee, WI to introduce a breakthrough cellulose-based sorbent for which Brady and SPC will have exclusive ...


  • IPI now offers comprehensive selection of industrial spill control kits

    Interstate Products, Inc. (IPI), the leading provider of spill containment products and the preferred source for environmental and industrial solutions now offers a broad range of industrial spill control kits that allow for an immediate response to any kind of emergency spill situation.  IPI has increased its line of quality universal Spill Kits which combine the very best absorbents, ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • Soaking up oil spills with nanowires

    Oil spills and other industrial chemical leaks can cause havoc in ecosystems, killing marine and aquatic wildlife and polluting drinking water supplies. New research has developed a way of cleaning up spills using a super-absorbent material, which selectively draws up oil and other organic pollutants, leaving clean water behind. Current methods for cleaning up oil spills have limitations. Many ...

  • New Pig introduces Fat Mat™ super-absorbent mat

    New Pig Corporation has introduced the FAT MAT™ Super-Absorbent Mat for special applications that require mats to last longer and absorb more.Sixteen layers of thermally bonded polypropylene enable the FAT MAT™ Super-Absorbent Mat to absorb up to 56 ounces of oils, coolants, solvents and water per 20” x 16” pad. Its exclusive dimple pattern speeds wicking action across the Mat and transfers ...


    By New Pig Corporation

  • New Pig Corporation Introduces Absorbent Solution for Extreme-Traffic Walkways

    New Pig Corporation Introduces Absorbent Solution for Extreme-Traffic Walkways   Tipton, PA – May 15, 2010 – New Pig Corporation (www.newpig.com) has introduced the highly durable ...


    By New Pig Corporation

  • Interstate Products Expands Line of Spill Containment Pallets

    Interstate Products, Inc. (IPI), the leading manufacturer of spill containment products and the preferred source for environmental and industrial solutions has expanded its line of secondary spill containment and storage products. As a manufacturer, service company and major US and international distributor, IPI now offers the most flexible and comprehensive spill protection, containment, ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • Company in West Virginia oil spill under scrutiny

    When state inspectors showed up unannounced at Freedom Industries to investigate a licorice odor wafting across West Virginia's capital city, company executive Dennis Farrell seemed to brush off any cause for concern. But inspectors quickly found what was already contaminating the water for some 300,000 people: a chemical oozing from an above-ground tank and escaping through an old, cracked ...


    By Associated Press

  • Colorado flooding triggers oil spills, shutdowns

    Colorado's flooding shut down hundreds of natural gas and oil wells in the state's main petroleum-producing region and triggered at least two spills, temporarily suspending a multibillion-dollar drilling frenzy and sending inspectors into the field to gauge the extent of pollution. Besides the possible environmental impact, flood damage to roads, railroads and other infrastructure will affect the ...


    By Associated Press

  • New Re-Form™ Oil Only Sorbents up to 50 percent more absorbent

    Sorbent Products Company (SPC), a Brady Worldwide, Inc. business (NYSE: BRC), has pioneered a new environmentally-friendly sorbent that offers up to 50 percent more absorbency than traditional polypropylene sorbents. Made from all natural cellulose (cotton), Re-Form™ Oil Only Sorbents help customers sustain their company’s green initiatives, while providing outstanding absorbency levels that far ...


  • New Re-Form™ oil only sorbents up to 50 percent more absorbent than polypropylene sorbents

    Sorbent Product Company (SPC), a Brady Worldwide, Inc. business (NYSE: BRC), has pioneered a new environmentally-friendly sorbent that offers up to 50 percent more absorbency than traditional polypropylene sorbents. Made from all natural cellulose (cotton), Re-Form™ Oil Only Sorbents help customers sustain their company’s green initiatives, while providing outstanding absorbency levels that far ...


    By Brady Corporation

  • New Pig Corporation Introduces PIG® GOBOX® UNIVERSAL SPILL CADDY

    New Pig Corporation Introduces PIG® GOBOX® UNIVERSAL SPILL CADDY  Tipton, PA – July 21, 2010 – New Pig Corporation (www.newpig.com) has introduced the PIG® GoBox® ...


    By New Pig Corporation

  • Interstate Products offers new ultra-rack sump drum spill pallet

    Interstate Products, Inc. (IPI), the leading provider of spill containment products and the preferred source for environmental and industrial solutions has added a new selection of warehouse rack containment sumps to its diverse line of oil spill equipment and containment products. The new Ultra-Rack Sump from Ultra-Tech is an industrial quality polyethylene containment sump featuring a low ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • President Obama`s oval office address on the gulf oil spill

    The following is the text of U.S. President Barack Obama"s address to the American people on June 15, 2010. Good evening. As we speak, our nation faces a multitude of challenges. At home, our top priority is to recover and rebuild from a recession that has touched the lives of nearly every American. Abroad, our brave men and women in uniform are taking the fight to al-Qaida wherever it exists. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • See-Thru Wall-Mount Spill Kit Makes Spotting Response Supply Inventory Easy

    Tipton, PA—New Pig Corporation has introduced the PIG® ...


    By New Pig Corporation

  • MOP Environmental Solutions: MOP Can Protect the Most Fragile Areas in Gulf Spill

    MOP® 201 Absorbing Product “Ready to Go” to Protect Shoreline Bath, NH. New Hampshire–based MOP Environmental Solutions says it has the product to protect the most fragile areas along the Gulf Coast and it is just waiting to get a go ahead to ship the product and all deployment equipment. “This problem has become enormous and no one solution is going to take care of everything but we have to ...


  • SPC expands it’s eco-friendly initiative with new Re-Form™ eco-friendly emergency response spill kits

    Sorbent Product Company (SPC), a Brady business, announces an addition to their high-performance Re-Form™ Sorbents product line, adding Portable and Drum Spill Kits. Use less and save more with Re-Form spill kits offering 24% more absorbency and 5% savings than standard polypropylene spill kits. Currently, SPC Re-Form™ Sorbents are available in pads, rolls, and socs, and now includes Re-Form ...


    By Brady Corporation

  • Interstate Products, Inc. offers more models of spill containment berms for online shoppers

    Interstate Products Inc. continues to expand their spill containment berm product line with the addition of new portable models available for immediate purchase online for fuel, acid and chemical applications. Interstate Products is a preferred source for spill containment products and berms that provide EPA and OSHA compliance. The addition of spill berms to the web store offers customers the ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

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