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Acumeter Laboratories, Inc., St. Paul, Minn., announces that the Acumeter Division office located in Holliston, Mass., has relocated to Shrewsbury, Mass. The new contact information is 155D Memorial Drive, Shrewsbury, MA 01545-4030; phone 508-842-9200; fax 508-842-9699; e-mail; and Web site The corporate offices remain located in St. Paul.

EVER Corp., St. Louis, has been awarded first place in the Tube Council's 2001 Showcase Award for an adhesive/sealant tube manufactured for Atlantic Pacific Automotive in Memphis, Tenn. The Tube Council is the only trade association for the tube industry in North America representing squeeze-tube manufacturers and their suppliers. The winning tube was designed and manufactured for the Master 11 Black RTV silicone adhesive sealant.

Hauthaway Corp., Lynn, Mass., has appointed Walsh & Associates, Inc., St. Louis, to represent its line of Hauthane waterborne polyurethane dispersions to the architectural and industrial coatings market and adhesives market in portions of the Midwest, South and Rocky Mountain regions. This sales and marketing collaboration will allow Hauthaway to expand its market reach to coatings and adhesive formulators in Northern Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Northern Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Western Tennessee and Wyoming.

Netzsch-Condux, the dry-grinding and classification division of Netzsch Inc., Exton, Pa., has announced the appointment of manufacturers' representatives for various territories in the United States. The representatives are Allen/Dais L.L.C., Batavia, Ill., in four North Central states; Process Control Equipment Co., Draper, Utah, in nine Rocky Mountain and Plains States; and FloDynamics Inc., Westford, Mass., in New England and Upstate New York.

Premier Mill, A Lightnin Company, Reading, Pa., has upgraded its Customer Testing Laboratory in all areas, including equipment, process-monitoring electronics and utilities to enhance equipment operation. According to the company, the upgrades are critical to the development of the next generation of the company's dispersion equipment and are demanded by many of the new chemical processes the company is involved with.