Dow to Achieve More Than $100 Million in Annual Savings via Additional Portfolio Management Actions to Streamline Manufacturing Footprint
Company Remains On Track to Reach $1.3 Billion in Cost Savings Related to Rohm and Haas Acquisition
The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) announced today that on June 30, its Board of Directors approved a restructuring plan which calls for the shutdown of a number of manufacturing assets, including ethylene and ethylene-derivative assets in the Company's basics portfolio. » Read More
Dow Announces Plan to Build and Operate a Pilot-Scale Algae-based Integrated Biorefinery with Algenol Biofuels
Environment ≫ Bioethanol 07/09 2009 09:01
The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) announced that it plans to work with Algenol Biofuels, Inc. to build and operate a pilot-scale algae-based integrated biorefinery that will convert CO2 into ethanol. The facility is planned to be located at Dow's Freeport, Texas site.
"This project and the innovative technology involved offers great promise in the battle to help slow, stop and reverse the growth of greenhouse gas emissions," stated Andrew N. Liveris, Dow chairman and chief executive officer. "We are very excited to be part of this ground-breaking alternative energy project, which is a good example of Dow's holistic approach to CO2 capture and storage by adding value through chemistry." » Read More
Shanghai, China(July 7, 2009) FUJIFILM Dimatix launched the latest addition to its line of Spectra brand drop-on-demand inkjet printhead products with the introduction of the new Spectra Polaris PQ-512/15 printhead aimed at a wide range of demanding printing applications.
The Spectra Polaris PQ-512/15 printhead utilizes the binary operating capability of Dimatix’ VersaDropTM jetting technology and Q-Class hybrid construction to deliver ink drop sizes from 15 to 30 picoliters from 512 individually addressable inkjet nozzles at continuous frequencies up to 45 kHz fired at 8 meters/second velocity with exceptional straightness.
The new Spectra Polaris printhead is equipped with a flexible, fluid interface allowing single or two-color operation with a broad range of inks, including UV-curable inks and aggressive organic solvents, making it suitable for a broad range of commercial and industrial printing applications such as wide-format, label and package printing at resolutions to 1000 dpi. » Read More
Printing ≫ Flexography 07/09 2009 07:08
St. Louis, Missouri, USA (July 7, 2009) Mark Andy, Inc. , a world leader in narrow- and mid-web printing and converting equipment, is pleased to announce updates to their aftermarket service group in Europe. The company's extensive European customer base will now be serviced even more effectively and efficiently as Sacha Cerini joins the team as Director of Aftermarket Sales in Europe, located at the company's European headquarters in Basel, Switzerland. » Read More
All products using Stream Inkjet Technology now branded KODAK PROSPER
The commercial inkjet platform of the future is available today, as Kodak rapidly advances its breakthrough Stream Inkjet Technology. In commercializing the S10 Imprinting System, formerly referred to as the Stream Printhead, Kodak also announced it is branding all products using Stream Inkjet Technology under the KODAK PROSPER family name. » Read More