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2012-04-25 06:20:21

NORFOLK, Va., April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) announced today that 45 customers have earned the company's Thoroughbred Chemical Safety Award for their safe handling of chemical products in 2011. Given annually for 16 years, the award recognizes companies and facilities that ship more than 1,000 carloads of federally regulated hazardous material over Norfolk Southern's rail network without incident for the year. In 2011, 39 corporations and six plants...

2012-04-12 06:20:11

OMAHA, Neb., April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Pacific Railroad named 74 companies as annual Pinnacle Award recipients for chemical transportation safety. The award recognizes Union Pacific customers that implemented successful prevention and corrective plans and achieved a rate of zero non-accident releases (NARs) for regulated hazardous materials shipments. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110304/LA59497LOGO) "We work closely with our customers to identify and share best...

2012-02-23 09:36:00

CLEVELAND, Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: LECO) today announced that Curtis E. Espeland, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Eastman Chemical Company, has been elected to Lincoln's Board of Directors. "We welcome Curt Espeland to the Lincoln Electric Board and look forward to his contributions and guidance," said John M. Stropki, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "Curt brings an extensive financial background, international...

2012-01-31 08:30:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE: EMN), Solutia Inc. (NYSE: SOA), Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) and EI DuPont de Nemours and Company (NYSE: DD). (Logo:...

2012-01-30 08:05:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Insiderslab.com has issued insider trading reports and Equity Research for the following companies: AT&T (NYSE:T), Pfizer (NYSE:PFE), Eastman Chemical (NYSE:EMN), Quepasa (AMEX:QPSA), Hewlett-Packard (NYSE:HPQ) and Barrick Gold (NYSE:ABX). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100419/HKM001LOGO ) (Read full report by clicking the link below, you may need to copy and paste the full link to your browser.) Report...

2011-11-07 09:15:00

EVANSTON, Ill., Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Industrial employment in Tennessee fell 1.4% over the past year according to the 2012 Tennessee Manufacturers Register®, an industrial directory published annually by Manufacturers' News, Inc. (MNI) Evanston, IL. MNI reports Tennessee lost 5,645 manufacturing jobs over the past year, far less than the 22,286 jobs MNI recorded were lost over the 2009-2010 survey period. Manufacturers' News reports Tennessee is now home to...

2011-10-04 09:00:00

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on cellulosic man-made fibers. Global consumption of cellulosic man-made fibers is forecast to reach over 5.16 million tons by the year 2017. Increasing demand for alternate fibers and development of new fiber technology and products is expected to drive market growth. Although marginally sidelined by superior synthetic substitutes such as polyester and nylon, cellulosic fibers are poised to regain momentum, primarily backed by...

2011-07-19 11:24:00

CLEVELAND, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT) has received two prestigious awards from Eastman Chemical Company as part of their Eastman Supplier Excellence Program (ESEP) for 2010. The Eastman Supplier Excellence Award signifies consistent performance in furnishing Eastman with high quality materials and on-time shipping performance, while working on Eastman's behalf to improve efficiency and competitiveness in today's market. (Logo:...

2011-06-22 08:00:00

HOUSTON, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- STERLING CHEMICALS, INC. (SCHI) announced today that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE: EMN) will acquire all of the outstanding equity of Sterling Chemicals for $100 million in cash, subject to certain adjustments as provided in the merger agreement. Under the terms of the transaction, the holders of Sterling Chemicals' common stock, par value $0.01 per share, will receive $2.50 per...

2011-06-20 10:00:00

SAN DIEGO, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tonight, Genomatica will be awarded the top honor in green chemistry, the Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award. The award, created by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), recognizes technologies that have broad application while incorporating the principles of green chemistry. The award validates Genomatica's impact on producing major industrial chemicals - those made and sold in billions of pounds per year - with better economics...