Ametek acquires Sunpower Inc


AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME) today announced that it has acquired privately held Sunpower, Inc., a leader in the development of Stirling cycle cryocoolers and externally heated Stirling engine technology.

Release Date: Thursday, January 03, 2013

Berwyn, PA, January 3, 2013 – AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME) today announced that it has acquired...

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Chemical Battalion stands up CBRN Response Task Force in joint exercise


More than 240 Soldiers from the 2nd Chem. Bn. joined hundreds of other service members from various commands and organisations for the Defense Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Response Force, or DCRF Mission.

By: Spc. Rosalind van Megen
2nd Chemical Battalion

FORT HOOD, Texas – Before dawn, 244 Soldiers of the 2nd Chemical...

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Press Release

Researchers at Aldrich Materials Science have discovered an innovative way to design an important class of 3-D hybrid structures under completely liquid-free conditions.

St. Louis, MO ¬ December 18, 2012 ¬ Researchers at Aldrich Materials Science, a strategic technology initiative of Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (NASDAQ:SIAL) have discovered an innovative way to...

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News Release


1st Detect awarded US patent for novel mass spectrometer ion trap control technology


Austin, Texas, December 13, 2012 - 1st Detect Corporation, a subsidiary of Astrotech Corporation (Nasdaq:ASTC), announced today that the United States Patent Office (\"USPTO\") has...

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Avon announces new PC50 air purifying respirator


The PC50 is said to be among the most comfortable masks available, provides superior protection, excellent fit and a class leading integration with protective helmets and clothing.

Belcamp, MD -- October 22, 2012 -- Avon Protection Systems, today announced the introduction of the PC50 APR, a field proven, military pedigree,

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M6 closed after chemical tanker explodes


The M6 has been closed between junctions 2 and 4 in Warwickshire after chemical fire

A tanker vehicle carrying what is believed to be hydrochloride has exploded following a crash on the M6 in Warwickshire this afternoon. Ambulance services are treating at least ten people with breathing difficulties and many...

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