Praxair, Inc. celebrated the 100th anniversary of its founding and its 15th year as a publicly-traded corporation on January 24, 2007.
Month: January 2007
Linde Hydrogen Center inaugurated in Munich-Unterschleissheim
The inauguration of the new Linde Hydrogen Center in Munich-Unterschleissheim in October marked Linde AG's commitment and support to a hydrogen economy.
Yoed Rabin leads cryosurgical research team
Carnegie Mellon University's Yoed Rabin is leading an interdisciplinary research team in developing a new computerized research tool to assist surgeons in planning cryosurgery.
NHMFL to build hybrid resistive/superconducting magnet
NHMFL has received an $11.7 million National Science Foundation grant to build an innovative, next-generation hybrid resistive/superconducting magnet that will potentially revolutionize a technique used to learn more about little-understood molecules.
Barber-Nichols celebrates its 40th anniversary
Barber-Nichols celebrated its 40th anniversary with an open house for customers, employees, vendors and alumni.
BSD Medical Corp. introduces new use of MRI to treat cancer
BSD Medical Corp. has introduced a radical new use of MRI to treat cancer called the BDS-2000/3D/MR. The hybrid system was developed through joint efforts of BSD Medical Corp., Charite Medical School in Berlin and Siemens Medical Systems.
Study reports benefits of cryosurgery with chemotherapy
A study published in the May 14 British Journal of Cancer reported that the synergistic effect of pairing cryosurgery (freezing cells to destroy them) and chemotherapy may lead to a powerful new form of cancer treatment that targets malignant cells while leaving healthy tissue unharmed.
Superconducting dipole magnets arrive on time for installation in LHC
The anticipated 1,232 superconducting dipole magnets arrived on time for installation in CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) this fall.
Air Products and Linde to supply cryogenic equipment to ILC
Air Products and Linde signed a Teaming Agreement to pursue refrigeration services for the proposed International Linear Collider (ILC). They hope to work together to provide, operate and maintain the cryogenic equipment for the ILC.
Louis Blum of Alloy Custom Products dies
We regret to learn of the death of Louis Blum of Alloy Custom Products of Delphi IN, who passed away on October 8, 2006.
Chart Energy and Chemicals extends its BAHX product line
Chart Industries, Inc. announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Chart Energy and Chemicals, Inc. has extended its Brazed Aluminum Heat Exchanger (BAHX) product line with the development and installation of an advanced new Welded Plate Heat Exchanger (WPX).
US scientists discover two new subatomic particles
A team of US scientists led by Petar Maksimovic, Assistant Professor of Physics at Johns Hopkins University, has discovered two new subatomic particles.
Air Products’ mobile hydrogen fueling technology in use in California
Air Products' mobile hydrogen fueling technology helped fuel vehicles in Southern California from October 4 to 8, as part of the California Fuel Cell Partnership's Road Rally 2006.
Praxair introduces remote system for monitoring cryogenic containers
Praxair, Inc. recently introduced a new, patented remote monitoring system for world-wide monitoring of cryogenic containers.
Oy AGA Ab acquires Messer Suomi Oy
Oy AGA Ab, a subsidiary of Linde, has acquired Messer Suomi Oy, the Finnish industrial gases company in the Messer Group.
John R. Hull joins Boeing’s Phantom Works division
CSA member John R. Hull has joined Boeing's Superconductivity, Electromagnetics Flywheel Energy Storage Phantom Works in Seattle. He was previously with Argonne National Laboratory.
John M. Ulliman joins AMSC
John M. Ulliman has joined American Superconductor Corporation as vice president of Business Development and Government Relations. Ulliman was previously employed with Northrop Grumman Corporation.
Cryogenic rotors can prevent warped rotors
The Sept.-Oct. issue of Police Fleet Manager commented: "Cryogenic rotors, using today's technology, are a legitimate solution for some agencies in preventing warped rotors. If you haven't looked at cryogenic rotors lately, you haven't looked at cryogenic rotors."
FIBA Technologies receives a Manufacture License of Special Equipment
FIBA Technologies, Inc. received a Manufacture License of Special Equipment from The People's Republic of China, allowing it to export seamless pressure vessels, tubes, trailers and ISO containers into China.
Flowserve Corp. wins two awards
Flowserve Corp., a global provider of fluid motion and control products and services, received two awards at the Frost and Sullivan Growth Excellence Awards ceremony on September 26.