Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Lehigh Valley, Pa., was named to CMP Media's InformationWeek 500, a prestigious listing of the largest and most innovative users of information technology. For 13 years, the InformationWeek 500 has tracked businesses' IT agendas, providing a unique opportunity to understand and examine their business practices across core areas of operations. Companies named to this list demonstrate a pattern of technological, procedural and organizational innovation. Air Products was ranked number 171 overall and fourth among chemical companies.
Bostik Findley, Inc.
Bostik Findley, Inc.'s Construction & Distribution Div., Middleton, Mass., has recognized two companies from its national distributor network for outstanding sales performance in 2000. Prime Industries, Lafayette, Colo., was honored as Bostik Findley's Distributor of the Year for its unsurpassed growth in sales and an accompanying increase in new revenue. Springfield Paper, a Philadelphia-area company that also posted significant gains in sales and revenues, received Bostik's Distributor Achievement Award.
Cammda Corp., Toronto, a leading manufacturer of fluid-dispensing products and services, has opened a new European headquarters in the U.K. The Cammda office will support all European activities for the company.
Morehouse-COWLES, a division of MFIC Corp., has opened a sample test laboratory in Fullerton, Calif. The facility's applications equipment includes Morehouse-COWLES Zinger horizontal small media mills, vertical small media mills, single-shaft high-speed dissolvers, low-speed agitators, ViscoMAX multi-shaft dissolvers, rotor stator mixers, stone mills and Microfluidics Microfluidizer high-shear fluid processors. It also offers laser-scattering particle-size analysis and microscopic qualitative analysis with digital-imaging capabilities.
Premier Mill, A Lightnin Company, Reading, Pa., is now affiliated with Lightnin's COX Machinery. With Lightnin's acquisition of Premier Mill in March 2001, the product lines of both companies have been merged. COX's Machinery manufactures milling, blending and mixing equipment, which directly complements the line of Premier Mill equipment.
Seegott of Canada
Seegott of Canada, Mississauga, Ontario, recently opened distribution centers in Montreal, Quebec; Calgary, Alberta; and Richmond, British Columbia. The expansion triples the 20,000 square feet of storage space that Seegott of Canada has leased in Toronto since its inception in January 2001.
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