BOC Edwards’s vacuum and semiconductor equipment business acquired
CCMP Capital, through affiliates of international private equity firms CCMP Capital Advisors LLC and CCMP Capital Asia, Ltd., has reached an agreement with The Linde Group, the global gases company, to acquire BOC Edwards.
New ISO draft standard on filter testing available
The Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology (IEST) has announced the publication of the first document produced by the International Organization for Standardization Technical Committee (ISO/TC) 142, Cleaning equipment for air and other gases.
Spinach contamination investigation results prove inconclusive
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and California’s Department of Health Services (CDHS) recently released a joint report on the investigation into the causes of the E. coli O157:H7 outbreak last fall
Cleanroom expansion to help implant manufacturer increase capacity
Heritage Worldwide, Inc., a provider of pre-filled breast implants worldwide, announced that it is expanding its manufacturing capacity to accommodate the 38 percent increase in demand projected for fiscal 2007-from 105,000 units in 2006 to 145,000 units.
New biolab at K-State focuses on food safety
As reported in the Wichita Eagle, Pat Roberts Hall, home of the new $50 million Biosecurity Research Institute, recently opened at Kansas State University.