The first acute renal care market manufacturer to utilize Eastman Chemical Co.’s (www.eastman.com/tritan) Tritan™ copolyester, the Therapeutic Technologies Group of Minntech Corp., a Cantel Medical company, is developing the first renal system applications made with Tritan--Hemocor HPH® Hemoconcentrators and Renaflo® II Hemofilters.
Companies:Pro Mach, Inc. has acquired Allpax Products, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of sterilization, material handling and automated controls systems for food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. The acquisition will add retort and sterilization capabilities to Pro Mach's diverse portfolio of packaging equipment solutions.
An organization called the U.S. PET Resin Producers Coalition in late March filed petitions with the United States Department of Commerce and International Trade Commission requesting an investigation of unfair trade practices by PET resin producers in India, Indonesia, Thailand, and Taiwan.
Videojet Systems Intl., Inc. (Wood Dale, IL) has changed its name to Marconi Data Systems Inc. The name change supports the recent rebranding of Videojets parent group from GEC to Marconi plc.Power Packaging (St.
Eastman Chemical (Kingsport, TN): Thomas J. Stevens, business unit director, container plastic business, North America; Murray R. Deal, business unit manager, container plastic business, Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Accu-Sort Systems (Telford, PA) and Eastman Chemical Co. (Kingsport, TN) have entered into a worldwide licensing agreement whereby Accu-Sort will manufacture and market scanners for use with Eastman's NIRF inks.
Eastman Chemical Co. (Kingsport, TN) opened its first Latin American Eastapak PET plant in Cosoleacaque, Veracruz, Mexico; Eastman broke ground for another Eastapak PET plant in Zarate, Argentina; it will also build a new plant in Port of Rotterdam, The Netherlands, to produce PET for containers and PTA, a raw material used to produce PET.
Eastman Chemical Co. (Kingsport, TN) is planning to build a polyester copolymer plant with about 30ꯠ metric tons annual capacity in Kuantan, Malaysia; Eastman will build a 120ꯠ-metric-ton PET plant at San Roque, Spain.